Maurice Greenwood – REALTOR® and Property Manager.
REALTOR® and Property Manager for Westside Road and La Casa Resort
A wealth of experience in the property industry and a keen interest in helping people with all aspects of home ownership. Maurice can assist with the sale, purchasing, renting & renovation ideas for your residential or seasonal home.
Having expanded his knowledge of Property Management, Sales, Marketing and Maintenance in the Westside Road area over the past 12 years. Maurice can provide you with local knowledge and honest advice.
With a previous, long career providing financial management services in the building sector Maurice has a passion for everything property related. This resulted in many qualifications together with years of experience in Building Services as a Commercial Director, Development of Contracting Skills and also a pass with Distinction in Carpentry and Joinery from Okanagan College.
This extensive portfolio of skills and practical experience underlines the ability to deal with clients, suppliers and contractors in a professional manner.
Maurice’s skills and experience help achieve successful completion of projects, purchases and sales on budget and to the satisfactions of all parties.
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Maurice Greenwood Cell: 250 308 5224
Maurice Greenwood – REALTOR® and Property Manager for Westside Road and La Casa Resort
If you already own or are looking
to purchase a second home, there is
good potential for making a strong
investment for your future.
Long Term Rentals
There is a high
demand for rental accommodation in
the Okanagan. Providing your property
suits the market, there should be no
shortage of applicants.
Many of the attributes in a property
that you value highly as a home buyer
are those also sought by tenants – good
layout, modern kitchen and appliances,
views, outdoor living spaces and
parking. A licensed property manager
with local knowledge can help with
estimating rental income and a good
realtor can ensure you see the most
With the increased
popularity of vacation rental sites like
Airbnb, VRBO and others, consider
this option for generating some extra
income from your property.
Vacation rentals do require a lot of
hands-on management from the owner
to screen the guests, keep on top of
maintenance, damage and cleaning.
The season for most vacation rentals
along Westside Road is relatively short.
While the income generated in the
summer can be enticing it will likely
not be enough to completely fund a
Know the rules
• the BC Tenancy agreement rules and
terms apply even if you write your
• fixed-term rentals with the tenant
required to move out at the end are
not allowed unless the owner or their
close family member are moving in
for a minimum of six months from
the time the tenancy ends
• damage deposits are up to a half
month rent and a further half month
rent for a pet damage deposit
• rent increases are allowed on an
annual basis up to the maximum set
by the BC tenancy branch –2.6% for 2020
A rental property requires upkeep just
like any other home, and it must be
kept safe and functional for the tenants
so be sure to allow for predictable
maintenance costs such as the roof,
siding, appliances, as well as allowing
for some wear and tear.
Work with your realtor or property
manager to find the right property and
the rental income should cover most of
the financing and other costs, leaving
you with a great future asset.
Maurice Greenwood is a Westside resident
who specializes in property sales and
rental management in our local area, and
can be reached at 250.308.5224.