Monthly Archives: April 2016

RE/MAX National Spring 2016 Trends Report

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In the RE/MAX National Spring 2016 Trends Report, it’s the best of times and the worst of times for real-estate in communities across Canada. High demand and low supply continue to characterize Vancouver’s and Toronto’s housing markets throughout 2015 as competition from Buyers over the limited inventory of single family homes pushes prices higher.

The average residential sale price increased

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How to Divide and Conquer Your Open-Concept Floor Plan

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One of the biggest catch phrases, as well as one of the biggest design trends, of the last dozen or so years is the open-concept floor plan. In the Lower Mainland, condominium owners have embraced open layouts in a big way, but  for many, how to divide and conquer your open-concept floor plan is a big challenge!

Because most condominiums

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Housing Starts Record Pace Won’t Alleviate Near-Term Market Imbalance

Despite the news of BC Housing starts record pace it won’t alleviate near-term market imbalance.  Metro Vancouver home sales eclipsed 5,000 in March for the first time on record. Residential property sales in the region totalled 5,173 in March 2016, an increase of 27.4 per cent from the 4,060 sales recorded in March 2015 and an increase of 24 per … Read More