MARKET ACTIVITY PICKS UP IN MAY!

MARKET ACTIVITY PICKS UP IN MAY!

Sales in the Greater Vancouver board area jumped in May, increasing by 23% month-over-month, returning to near record levels. The average April-May increase in sales was 5% over the past decade. Total sales in May 2017 (4,382) are only 8%…

March Sales Set an All-time Record

March Sales Set an All-time Record

It seems with each passing month new records are set. In March 2016 Metro Vancouver home sales eclipsed 5,000 for the first time on record. Residential property sales in the region totaled 5,173 in March 2016, an increase of 27.4… Read More

North Vancouver Condo Market HOT HOT HOT

North Vancouver Condo Market HOT HOT HOT

The real estate market in Metro Vancouver continues to be red hot. As with the last 12 months, multiple offers are abound and buyers who cannot write a cash offer well over asking continue to struggle. The biggest change in… Read More

Changes to the Property Transfer Tax

Changes to the Property Transfer Tax

This is an interesting read in the Vancouver Sun about the new property transfer tax guidelines and other proposed budgetary changes ahead for our province. If you have ever wondered why the Property Transfer Tax is 1% on the 1st… Read More

Bank of Canada: Rates Remain Unchanged

Bank of Canada: Rates Remain Unchanged

At 10:00 am EST, Wednesday January 20, 2016, the Bank of Canada maintained their overnight rate which in essence means no change to your interest rate if you have a variable rate mortgage, or line of credit. There has been… Read More

Property Taxes Can Hurt!

Property Taxes Can Hurt!

If you own a detached home in the lower mainland your property assessments for tax purposes have gone sky high.  I spoke with a client in East Vancouver who saw their assessment rise by 32%.  Many others reported that they… Read More

7 things first time home buyers need to know

7 things first time home buyers need to know

Buying a home is one of the largest financial investments most people ever make. The right REALTOR® can guide you through the process and help you find a home that is the perfect fit. These tips will help you better… Read More

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