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 […]Read more "Ignore the gloomy forecast — property prices are not poised to decline 18%"
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 […]Read more "Monthly Market Update"
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 […]Read more "You Can Make Your Bedroom More Relaxing Right Now"
For when perfected your outdoor garden and are ready to enjoy. Summer is on its way and warmer temperatures have us running outside to enjoy any space we have. Whether you’re working with a fire escape patio or a wide open backyard, we’ve rounded up plenty of ways to work with what you have. Read on—the […]Read more "Backyard Activities to Enjoy Right Now"
HAPPY EARTH DAY! You don’t have to switch up your entire life to live a more sustainable one. In fact, there are countless tiny tweaks you can make at home that not only help the environment, but can be better for your health while saving you cash. That’s called a win-win-win. From simple swaps (after you use […]Read more "Little Ways to Green Your Life at Home"
No-fail designer secrets to refresh a tired room from start to finish. 1. GET INSPIRED Put your imagination to work when thinking about your decorating project. Inspiration can come from anywhere—from magazines to nature walks—and it’s easy to corral your ideas with sites like Pinterest. Start by collecting images and creating a strong theme that speaks […]Read more "DECORATING 101: HOW TO REDECORATE YOUR HOME"
A bleach solution or rubbing alcohol is your best bet for keeping your home sanitized. There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and then there’s COVID-19 clean. To get down the absolute nitty gritty on how to disinfect your home, you’ll want your big guns: bleach, rubbing alcohol, and hot water. The Best Disinfectants For your […]Read more "How to Disinfect Your Home in the Time of Coronavirus"
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 […]Read more "JANUARY MARKET UPDATE"
Mortgage brokers and homebuyers across Canada got the relief that many of them have been clamouring for: a change in the qualifying interest rate for insured mortgages. Last week, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced changes to the benchmark rate used to determine the minimum qualifying rate for insured mortgages. As of April 6th, that rate […]Read more "Who are the winners with the new qualifying interest rate?"
There are dire warnings that the condo real estate market in B.C. could collapse unless the province steps in to stop it. A representative of a condo owners’ association says recent changes to insurance rates mean that not only are buildings having to pay more for coverage – some are being denied altogether. “This is […]Read more "Insurance issues could cause B.C. condo market collapse, homeowners association warns"