May 2016 Edition

Healthy Impetus For Some Serious Further Study
I was gratified at the various comments I received after my last Update. Other than a few, most were in agreement that our elected  Provincial government has not managed the question of control of foreign residential real estate investment, very well. Why do I get a feeling of Deja Vu / more

May 2016 Numbers
Now to the YTD figures, 4/12 (1/3rd) of this year so far. Yes, we have a pretty good idea of what’s happening and the direction 2016 will maintain. North Van detached homes… / 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.