Buying a home

Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to live in the world. We are surrounded by breathtaking beaches, parks, mountains and oceans. Our infrastructure, healthcare, school systems and transportation are world class. This city is safe and green and friendly…and expensive! Buying a home in Vancouver can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be. I’m here to make the process seamless, intuitive and enjoyable. I will make sure you have the information, the advice and the expertise to leave you with peace of mind and hopefully a piece of some of the most sought after real estate on the planet!

Each client is unique and no two properties are the same. My job is to have my finger on the pulse of the Vancouver market to ensure I have the latest trends, listings and prices at the tip of my fingers. But most importantly, my job is to understand YOU. Your wants, your needs, your lifestyle, your budget, your expectations and your availability. Too many realtors jump straight into the market without spending enough time understanding their clients. I will dig deeper to make sure that we find great value AND the perfect property for you. Finding a realtor who you can trust to act in your best interest is how to make your dreams a reality.

You’ve decided you’re ready to buy a new home.

But where do you start?

1. Financing

Before starting your search, it’s important to evaluate your financial situation. To establish a realistic budget, understand mortgage options and secure pre-approval from your lender. This will help you conduct your search with confidence and negotiate your desired home successfully.

2. Conversation

The better I know you, the more effectively I can serve you. My goal is to hone in on your priorities and expectations to understand how best to custom taylor our search. We will get very detailed with our discussions to learn exactly what your goals are for your home; the amenities, location and other key features.

3. Home Search

We have the inside scoop on the newest properties, and we will set up a query on the MLS which outlines your criteria including location, price and characteristics of the home.

4. Offer

The better I know you, the more effectively I can serve you. My goal is to hone in on your priorities and expectations to understand how best to custom tailor our search. We will get very detailed with our discussions to learn exactly what your goals are for your home; the amenities, location and other key features.I will guide you through the preparation, writing, presentation, negotiation and acceptance of the offer. In this active market it is not unusual to be in multiple offer situations. In fact, its becoming the norm. I will navigate the process to ensure we take a logical, strategic approach and present the best possible offer to the Seller. Upon closing, I will present you with a checklist of items to be completed prior to closing.

5. Moving Forward

The deal may be done, but my services continue! I treat my clients like family. And I remain at your disposal to ensure you are satisfied with your purchase, aware of the latest market conditions and comfortable to contact me with any questions or concerns you have moving forward.