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Staged For Success: Top Ten Pro Secrets

Post Date May 10, 2018


Staging your home prior to listing, more often than not, results in a faster and more profitable sale.1  In fact, the North American Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73% less time on the market, receive more foot traffic, and typically sell for more money.2

To get a plan customized for your particular property, give us a call to schedule... Read More

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Home Sales Down While Listings Increase Across Metro Vancouver

Post Date May 5, 2018


The Metro Vancouver housing market saw fewer home buyers and more home sellers in April.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,579 in April 2018, a 27.4% decrease from the 3,5... Read More

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Market Worries Keep Buyers & Sellers on Sidelines

Post Date April 18, 2018


Market worries keep buyers and sellers on sidelines.  Home buyers and sellers were less active in Metro Vancouver throughout the first quarter of 2018.

The REBGV reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,517 in March 2018, a 29.7% de... Read More

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RE/MAX 2018 Spring Market Update Video Report

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The RE/MAX 2018 Spring Market Update Video Report, is out!

Greater Vancouver continues to be a buyer’s market with great demand for condominiums. The foreign buyer’s tax and high prices for detached homes have had an impact on the low acti... Read More

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Metro Vancouver Real Estate Market Dropped Throughout First Quarter

Post Date April 10, 2018


Home buyers and sellers were less active as Metro Vancouver real estate market dropped throughout first quarter of 2018.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,517 in March 2018, a... Read More

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Goodbye Yaletown Parallel Parking, But Angled Parking Remains.

Post Date March 29, 2018


The City of Vancouver has backed down on its controversial plan to remove angled parking stalls on Hamilton Streets and Mainland Streets, and instead it wil... Read More

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World’s Thinnest Building In Vancouver – Who Knew!

Post Date March 21, 2018


The Sam Kee Building, located at 8 West Pender Street in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is the "shallowest commercial building in the world" according to the Guinness Book of Records. It runs from the corner of Pender and Carral ... Read More

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Northeast False Creek Development Plan Fly-Through Animation

Post Date March 20, 2018


Enjoy this fly-through animation showing the design and scale of the proposed Northeast False Creek district on the edge of downtown Vancouver.

City council has given the green light to a 20-year ambitious plan to... Read More

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BCREA Housing Market Update – March 2018

Post Date March 15, 2018


The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,206 residential unit sales were... Read More

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New Mortgage Qualification Rules Temper Housing Demand

Post Date March 14, 2018


MLS Residential Sales - Feb'18 - Mark J. Walker

It appears the new mortgage qualification rules have tempered housing demand.  The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,206... Read More

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February Home Buyers Were Less Active

Post Date March 13, 2018


Metro Vancouver home sales dipped below the long-term historical average in February.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totaled 2,207 in Febru... Read More

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BC Housing Demand Forecast Slower Through 2019

Post Date March 9, 2018


Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 8.6 per cent to 94,855 units this year, after recording 103,763 residential sales in 2017. MLS® residential sales are forecast to edge ba... Read More

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How Canada’s New Mortgage Rules May Effect You

Post Date February 9, 2018


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 redu... Read More

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Home Buyer Demand Depends on Property Type

Post Date February 5, 2018


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 Januar... Read More

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Oakridge Centre Redevelopment Finally Happening!

Post Date February 1, 2018


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... Read More

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