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.Read more "Monthly Local Market Update"
According to data we published in December 2017, the average cost of buying a home in Canada is nearing the $500,000 mark. Fortunately for first-time home buyers, there’s help. Say hello to the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) — lobbied for by the Canadian Real Estate Association on behalf of REALTORS®, and offered by the Government of […]Read more "9 Things You Should Know About the Home Buyers’ Plan"
The City of Surrey is hoping its low municipal tax rate for businesses will continue to attract companies to keep pace with its residential real estate boom. The average company is paying $21,995 annually in Surrey, the second-lowest rate in the Lower Mainland behind Langley City. The average business tax rate across Greater Vancouver sits […]Read more "Keeping up with the condos in the city of Surrey"
Unless you’re planning on staying in your house forever, chances are good that, when planning home improvements, you have at least one eye on resale value. Today we’re tackling a tricky subject: can new appliances increase the value of your home? As most appliances don’t come cheap, is it worth the expensive upgrade? Turns out, […]Read more "These Four Types of Appliances Are All Wrong for Home Resale"
Vancouver, the once-hot market could be perking back up after three months of declines as home prices rose 0.3% in January.Read more "Vancouver Home Prices Bounce Back"
The British Columbia Real Estate Association says fewer homes were sold across the province in 2017 compared with the year earlier, but it says prices were up and sales remained above 100,000 for the third straight year. The association’s snapshot of 2017 residential sales shows 103,763 properties changed hands, down 7.5 per cent from the 2016 […]Read more "B.C.’s 2017 home sales below 2016 record"
Understanding BC Property AssessmentRead more "THE HISTORY OF BC ASSESSMENTS"