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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London saw its high-end prices fall most significantly in the second quarter; Cape Town saw the most growth in the sector High-end housing markets across the globe, beleaguered by the coronavirus pandemic and the accompanying damage to the economy, have reached their lowest rate of annual growth in almost a decade, according to the […]
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MORE than 70 farmers from throughout British Columbia have found new opportunities in farming communities through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP). Delivered by Young Agrarians, the BCLMP connects new, young and established farmers with landholders seeking to lease their properties to ensure their land stays in production or starts producing food. Since the pilot launch, […]
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A new report from the British Columbia Real Estate Association shows June home sales rose 17% year-over-year Why it matters: The BCREA’s chief economist says sales surged back to pre-COVID-19 levels last month. While sales have normalized, active listings are down and certain markets are reporting upward pressure on prices. New B.C. real estate […]
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Number of sales doubled from May to June as province gradually reopened, says real estate board Property sales in the Fraser Valley bounced back in June as buyers and sellers adapted to COVID-19 measures, according to the region’s real estate board. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board says it had 1,718 sales in June, more […]
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Thinking of buying a house and plan on borrowing money for a mortgage in the coming months? Next month, you may have a harder time securing a mortgage. Come July 1, it will be harder for Canadians to qualify for a new mortgage due to changes announced last week by the Canada Mortgage and Housing […]
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Interest rates around the world have fallen sharply amid a pandemic-induced economic crisis, and the result is that it has never cost less to borrow money to buy a house in Canada. Rates on Canadian mortgages have fallen to their lowest levels ever, with one bank ― HSBC Canada ― now offering a five-year, fixed-rate mortgage at […]
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Tidy up the garage, clean the patio furniture or finally get around to that DIY project…we all have a list of projects around the house that seems to grow faster than you can finish it. Now that you might be spending more time around the house, why not use this as an opportunity to start a […]
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CREA economist Shaun Cathcart on how the overheated markets before the crisis could become a source of strength after Shaun Cathcart, senior economist at The Canadian Real Estate Association, talks to Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the state of Canada’s real estate in the wake of the pandemic and how the overheated market could […]
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Click the links below to view the monthly market statistics for your area in an easy to understand infographic. Listings, sales and prices are summarized for condos, townhomes and single family homes for cities across B.C. Abbotsford Bowen Island Burnaby East Burnaby North Burnaby South Cloverdale Coquitlam Kelowna Ladner Langley Maple Ridge Mission Nanaimo New […]
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Tidy Up First and foremost, you should make sure your bedroom is clean. It’s not just better hygienically and aesthetically speaking, but it can also be less stressful. “None of us want be in this situation, but we’re in it, so we can at least keep our spaces clean, which can it can make you […]
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