Condo sales are at an all time high in the Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland, before you set your sights on the condo unit and complex you think are right for you (and likely enter into competition), read this guide to help you find your perfect home. Hire a professional Realtor® to represent […]
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In all the excitement and packing, buying & selling, many people forget to take care of some essential items before they move. Don’t look past these 5 things you need to take care of, or it could cost you $$$.
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The City of Burnaby says it will be the first in British Columbia to take advantage of the province’s new rental zoning laws. The city says in a news release that it will begin implementation of a rental zoning bylaw aimed at maintaining rental stock at affordable rates. On Monday, Burnaby council passed a motion […]
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B.C. to allow homeowner groups to fine defiant short-term rental hosts $1,000 a day Homeowners groups in British Columbia will soon be able to fine owners or residents up to $1,000 a day for defying the corporation’s bylaws on short-term rentals. The B.C. government says the regulations for the so-called strata corporations will be changed […]
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Investing in real estate can be tricky in a rising rate environment, but interest-only mortgages with term are helping stabilize cash flow. “It’s the most innovative product that has come through the mortgage market for the last seven years,” said Jacques du Preez, principal broker and owner of Mortgage Allies. “Because of the new rental […]
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Homeowners decide to do renovations for a number of reasons, you want your space to be more livable, or you want it to sell for more and for a much quicker timeframe, but one thing is clear, you need to set a budget to ensure you stay on track with your goals. Maybe you decide […]
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You’ve been spending so much time on projects inside your home (like that new shower you have to drag yourself out of), that your front yard is starting to scream for a bit of attention. Poor neglected, thing. You know your yard has some super curb appeal potential, but where to begin? Check out the Remodeling Impact Report: […]
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A new report suggests the average Canadian saves just 4.4 per cent of their income The average millennial, saving the average amount, could be stuck waiting 160 years before being able to afford a down payment on a West Vancouver home. That’s according to real estate firm Point2Homes, which in a report released Monday […]
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The Fraser Valley housing market kicked-off summer with a further increase to overall inventory and a downturn in sales across all major residential property types. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,452 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June, a decrease of 43.5 per cent compared to the […]
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