Industry Experts

How Money Laundering Works in Real Estate

It is estimated that $5-billion was laundered via real estate in British Columbia in 2018. This is according to recent ground-breaking reports by Simon Fraser University public policy professor and former B.C. deputy attorney general Maureen Maloney, and by former RCMP deputy commissioner Peter German. These reports indicate that these laundered funds contributed to increased real estate prices by at least 5% — significantly impacting housing affordability (particularly in Greater Vancouver)…

Pilot Mortgage Group Interest Rate Update July 2019

The West Haven Group has asked that its primary mortgage broker partner team, Pilot Mortgage Group (Damon, Tyler, and Rob), prepare a monthly interest rate update and outlook article to assist our clients in remaining up to date with what is happening with interest rates. Below is their update article for July 2019…

West Haven Group's Client Appreciation Summer Party!

Recently, the West Haven Group team — Shawn Brown, Steven Forlin & Mallory Psihas - hosted their wonderful clients/friends at the Vancouver Club for an appreciation party. The party was lovely — it was so great to have so many kind and funny and enjoyable people all in one room. And, the ambience and elegance in the Georgian Room at the Vancouver Club did not disappoint. Gorgeous. Philip Ireland, the General Manager of the Club, does an amazing job and is so kind and a joy to work with…