Christina Erl Real Estate Blog

7 Tips to Flip a House 

(January 22, 2014, posted in Investment Property)

Flip This House / Investments


If you're going to get into the business of flipping properties, you can do very well for yourself but strategy is key and it may not be what you think. Generally speaking, when we think of flipping a house, we think of a quick turn around. It sounds as if it can happen overnight. It sounds almost easy...right? Unless you have unlimited amounts of cash and resources, flipping a home is a lot of wo... read more.

BC Housing Market Update Jan 2014

(January 16, 2014, posted in Market Update)

Key Points:

  • home sales in BC bounced back nearly 8% in 2013
  • still below five and ten year average
  • Dec 2013 home sales climbed higher than past four year average
  • market conditions province wide are balanced
  • specific area market conditions vary greatly
  • contact me for a full market analysis of your niche market / neighbourhood


The Greater Vancouver housing market maintained a consistent balance between demand and supply throughout 2013.

(January 07, 2014, posted in Market Update)

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2013 reached 28,524, a 14 per cent increase from the 25,032 sales recorded in 2012, and an 11.9 per cent decrease from the 32,390 residential sales in 2011.

“Home sales quietly improved last year compared to 2012, although the volume of activity didn’t compare to some of the... read more.

Get Your 2014 BC Property Assessment 

(January 03, 2014, posted in Market Update)

BC Property Assessments have started arriving in most people's mailboxes, but if you are still waiting for yours or not at home, here is how you check yours online. To find out your property's value you can visit e-valueBC to search by Property Address, Assessment Roll Number or by Plan and Lot number. 


This instructional video will walk you through the steps required.. 


For further information and a... read more.