Canadian mortgages rates are at a record low, but should potential home buyers lock in rates right now or will rates go any lower? Not by much, but yes, rates will go lower is the answer from several analysts citing the Bank of Canada’s policy, competition among lenders, seasonal factors and the pandemic’s impact on […]
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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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Home sales up 29% compared to October 2019 The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says October home sales were up 29 per cent compared to a year ago, making it the second-best October on record. The board says its agents sold 3,687 homes last month, up from 2,858 sold in October 2019. Home sales […]
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Home sales and listings surged in September, according to the latest numbers from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. Sales were up 19.6 per cent from August, and more than 56 per cent from September last year, the board said. Listings were up 10 per cent from August. Real Estate Board Chair Colette Gerber […]
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It’s safe to say that 2020 has been unpredictable, to say the least. This theme carries over to the Canadian real estate market, which still managed to experience unprecedented growth despite many buyers deciding to hold off on purchases amid uncertain economic conditions brought on by the pandemic. However, the uncertainty of the past seven […]
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he Canadian housing market has been one of the hottest asset categories for years. Housing prices have been extremely strong as Canada’s economy and population have seen impressive growth numbers. When the coronavirus pandemic hit back in February, though, many expected the Canadian housing market to crash. This wasn’t just Canadian investors and analysts who […]
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4. 303 – 458 E 43rd Avenue – $419,900 Listing details: Zero bedroom One bathroom 457 sq ft Parking Located on West Broadway, this studio features a courtyard entrance, a gas fireplace, and a Juliet balcony. It’s also a short walk from local shops, restaurants, and public transit. 2. 206 – 760 Kingsway Avenue – $408,000 Listing details: Zero […]
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B.C.’s Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA) is coming into force on November 30, 2020. Effective November 30, 2020, all acquisitions of land will be subject to the new disclosure rules under LOTA, while existing owners of land will have until November 30, 2021 to become compliant. INTRODUCTION LOTA requires the disclosure of individuals who hold, directly or […]
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One of Canada’s most resilient and prolific sectors has been its real estate market. The residential market has mainly been on a consistent rise for the last several years. Canadians already know this. It is the reason for the buzzing activity in the housing market since the 2008 financial crisis. As immigration increased, so did […]
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A cross-country comparison of housing markets reveals housing markets are showing remarkable resilience except in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Recently released data by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) shows that national residential real estate sales are accelerating faster than new listings, and prices are up in most places except the Prairies. Housing prices are also […]
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The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) saw the second-highest number of both property sales and new listings ever recorded in July. The FVREB processed a total of 2,100 sales in July, an increase of 22.2 per cent compared to sales in June and an increase of 44 per cent compared […]
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