• Victoria
  • Sidney
  • Saanich Peninsula
    250-656-4626
In your neighbourhood...
  • Victoria
  • Sidney
  • Saanich Peninsula
    250-656-4626
In your neighbourhood...

Blog

Real Estate News For March - COVID-19 - Tag: International

Posted by Jack Barker

Writing a roundup of real estate news invariably involves projection. Always trying to look forward and see how the market will shift, and give our customers the best advice on what to do with their property searches—but this month, the theme of the news is definitely one of uncertainty and calls for stability. 

Read More »

Get Ready For Generation Z! - Tag: International

Posted by Jack Barker

Gen Z is bigger than the Baby Boomers and is about to upend consumerism.

Generation Z thinks differently about marketing and commerce. Surveys show that unlike Millennials, Gen Z is cautious about consumption.

Here's how the oldest members and consumers compare with previous demographic cohorts in the United States:

Boomers: 54-72 Years Old
Generation X: 38-53 Years Old
Millennials: 22-37 Years Old
Generation Z: Born after 1996

Gen Z are more ethically minded spenders than the previous generation.

Gen Z are harder to reach. Forget TV — social media will be how they connect. Statistics Canada notes they're sometimes called the "Internet generation", as the first generation born after the popularization of the internet.

Read More »

Exemptions to Bill 45 - Tag: International

Posted by Jack Barker

As of the passing of Bill 45, the Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation and Vacancy Tax) Act, the Government of British Columbia has approved additional exemptions to the tax, addressing advocacy concerns brought to the Province’s attention by BCREA. The Bill now allows for exemptions for British Columbians going through traumatic life events such as illness, divorce, or separations, and for owners of properties that are being developed or undergoing renovations.

Read More »

Immigration in British Columbia, Canada - Tag: International

Posted by Jack Barker

The BC skilled worker category was modified in January 2015 by introducing a PNP Express Entry system co-ordinating with Federal immigration programs. The most radical changes have been renewed for the business category.

Read More »

Where Are Buyers Coming From? - Tag: International

Posted by Jack Barker

We constantly hear about International buyers in BC and many people think that the majority of buyers are coming from overseas and other provinces. Let’s check the real facts...

Read More »

 
Back To Top