January 2017 Edition


Clarity Can Only Come From Accuracy Of Reporting 
Happy New Year to all! All we contemplate the challenges ahead, we focus too on the opportunities that this New Year will offer us. And yes, I believe that both will abound. The recent arrival of the July 2017 Property Tax Assessment notices has made me think of the science (or maybe is it a creative art?) of valuing homes  / more

January 2017 Numbers
Now to the full 2016 figures as we embark upon 2017. North Van detached homes sold are down 16% – 1242 vs 1481 during 2015, attached (t/hses) down 11% from 2015… / more
This year I pledge to continue my personalized service and further reduce my business ecological “footprint”. One initiative is the radio (podcast) library…  / more
Updated 2016 Average Price Graph
Please view the updated version of the Average Price Graph for 2016 published by the REBGV…  / more

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Alan Skinner
Over 30 years in finance and real estate (in Canada and internationally) Previously commercial banking manager – Bank of Montreal/ Barclays, Alan brings an extensive educational background to his real estate business: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Masters in Business Administration, Canadian Securities Course, Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers, Registered Relocation Specialist, Real Estate Broker’s qualification, active member of MENSA. Nominated and elected by his peers, he has been a Director-at-Large (Vice President) of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and also Director of the British Columbia Real Estate Association. He has served for some years on the Board’s Professional Conduct Committee. Alan enjoyed some years hosting The Real Estate Show on C-Fun Radio.