Real estate forecast anticipates 2019 sales to edge up after 2018’s fall

Tighter mortgage rules and higher interest rates have dented buying power, but health of the economy backs higher demand. The British Columbia Real Estate Association estimates that economic growth will remain strong enough to support a boost in sales next year after a substantial decline in 2018, according to its latest forecast. When the dust […]

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CANADIAN REAL ESTATE UPDATE

Canadian home sales fell 1.6 per cent between September and October 2018, reports the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). While activity is stronger now compared to the first half of 2018, it remains below monthly levels recorded from early 2014 to 2017. The number of transactions fell in more than half of all local housing […]

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Open House Checklist

What to do to get your home ready for potential buyers.   OUTSIDE Clean up the yard Weed garden beds Tidy the lawn Plant some flowers Make any repairs that need to be done (fences, downspouts, peeling paint, etc) Make sure people can walk around your home safely (without too much clutter, or risk of […]

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