Niko Lambrinoudis

Personal Real Estate Corporation

Julie De Jong

Personal Real Estate Corporation

604-790-6456

If you were born in Vancouver in the last 30 years, somebody older than you has probably said that you won’t be able to afford a home by the time you grow up.  Comments like these always got to me as a child who was privileged to grow up in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  I still find that young professionals are graduating from university and starting their careers but still don’t think they can afford a home in the city they grew up in.  Here are the four most common objections I get from my future first-time homebuyer clients.


“Homes in Vancouver are so expensive.

This is correct! Home prices in Vancouver are constantly reaching new highs, and so are the surrounding areas. Maybe it is a little ambitious to think that your first home purchase is a downtown condo. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t afford a home at all.  I often tell my clients to consider investment properties in the...

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