Monthly Archives: February 2018

How Canada’s New Mortgage Rules May Effect You

New Mortgage Rules - Mark J. Walker, Realtor

Are you wondering how Canada’s new mortgage rules may effect you?  Canada posted year-over-year residential price gains in 2017 across most regions. Now in 2018, many housing markets could see reduced purchasing power resulting from the new OFSI mortgage rules that took effect on January 1.

What the what???

If you’re among the 37 per cent of Canadians who … Read More

Home Buyer Demand Depends on Property Type

Attached and apartment homes are in demand across Metro Vancouver while detached home buyers are facing less competition today.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,818 in January 2018, a 19.4 per cent increase from the 1,523 sales recorded in January 2017, and a 9.8 per cent decrease compared … Read More

Oakridge Centre Redevelopment Finally Happening!

Oakridge Redevelopment Plan

Oakridge Centre Redevelopment Finally Happening!  After more than a decade of planning, construction is set to begin on the Oakridge Centre redevelopment by the end of the year for a full completion in 2025.

And the international team behind the ambitious project says it was worth the wait, as they were able to refine the design to a world-class standard … Read More