There’s no denying these numbers, Vancouver is facing a new reality and it’s time to adapt. There is, however, some good news. For a deeper dive on the Vancouver real estate market, watch the full video.
The first thing we noticed when we arrived at the property was the pile of broken drywall and lumber just beside the house. Before walking into the house, I asked the client, ‘You’ve got your flashlight?’”
There is a lot of support within the real estate industry for weeding out unethical or unprofessional behaviour. Self-policing can’t replace public sector regulation, but it’s a welcome extra layer of consumer protection.
The standard form lease tries to be all things to all people and ends up being suitable for no one. Because it tries to be generic enough to fit all tenancy situations, it ends up fitting no tenancy situations.
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