How the Government Makes Housing More Expensive

How the Government Makes Housing More Expensive

Featuring Brandon Harding on Podcast: The UnReal Estate Show by Keith Roy Keith Roy, Keith and Associates March 31, 2019 We’re quick to judge landlords, developers and owners of multi-family properties here in Vancouver when in reality we need these people if we’re going to solve the housing crisis. With each new tax and each new restriction, […]

BC Assessment Charges Market Rent – So Why Can’t Landlords?

BC Assessment Charges Market Rent – So Why Can’t Landlords?

The battle between affordability and economic feasibility is reaching a climax as landlords are being demonized by tenants and the city continually deflects blame onto property owners. Tenants who do not want to pay market rent for their rental units are crying Wolf in an unjust world that does not allow them to live in […]

Why There Are Unprecedented Premiums on Retrofitted Apartment Buildings

Why There Are Unprecedented Premiums on Retrofitted Apartment Buildings

The term renoviction has become the coined term for any major capital improvements on purpose-built rental buildings; however, soon this will be a word only used for history. With Vancouver poised to set up regulations stipulating strict tenant relocation policies, a court decision allowing tenants to come back into their renovated suite at the previous […]

Going Once… Going Twice… Not Sold..?

Going Once… Going Twice… Not Sold..?

We have seen a new phenomenon rising in 2016 that is taking the sale of apartment buildings into one of the oldest forms of buying or selling goods and services..the auction. Originally established in 500 B.C, some brokers have rebranded this ancient method of bidding as a modernized way of achieving higher values. One of […]

Multi-Family Prices in Vancouver Redefine “Stratospheric”

Multi-Family Prices in Vancouver Redefine “Stratospheric”

Six-suite Kitsilano rental building, built in 1947, sold this in July for $750,000 per suite. – NAI Commercial Multi-Family Prices in Vancouver Redefine “Stratospheric Frank O’Brien Western Investor We continue to pioneer pricing to new heights in this ever skyrocketing market. Many of our Buyers have been aggressively bidding on properties that come on the […]

Problematic Pricing

Problematic Pricing

Are Buyers getting priced right out of the apartment building market? Apartment building market prices remain consistently strong all over the Metro Vancouver area due mainly from the limited supply. What constricts or releases that supply is you, the apartment owners. However there are many influences outside of your control that seem to affect most […]