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Jan. 7, 2022

Greater Vancouver Market Update

Discover What's Happening in Greater Vancouver Real Estate

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Posted in Market Update
Jan. 7, 2022

Fraser Valley Market Update

Discover What's Happening in Fraser Valley Real Estate

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Posted in Market Update
Dec. 5, 2021

Redevelopment Plans for False Creek Vancouver

False Creek South Redevelopment

The City of Vancouver is proposing the redevelopment of the 80 acres of city owned land between the Burrard and Cambie bridges on the south shore of False Creek on Vancouver's Westside. Please read the attached article for more information regarding the proposed redevelopment and thoughts on the future of the current property leases.

1. Informational Presentation

2. City of Vancouver Report

 

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Posted in News
Sept. 12, 2021

Housing Affordability and Home Buying are Hot Topics in the Federal Election

Affordability, lack of supply and mortgage rules are making it more difficult for many Canadians to own a home. As REALTORS®, unfortunately, we see this too often.

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Posted in News
June 4, 2021

Living in Vancouver's River District

The River Distirct is a popular neighbourhood in Vancouver, BC Canada. It's nestled in the southeast corner of Vancouver along the Fraser River (south of Marine Drive).

With miles of riverfront walking and biking trails, parks, picnic areas, tennis courts, plus the golf course minutes away, it's a perfect location for people looking for a peaceful nature oriented location to live. Plus, it has lots of shops, amenities and restaurants within walking distance. Plus you can drive to Champlain Square a few minutes away or drive to Metrotown or Burnaby's Byrne Road shopping district which is approximately 10 minutes away.

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Posted in Community
June 4, 2021

Living in Abbotsford BC Canada

Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada is nestled between the Fraser River and Mission to the north, the Washington U.S.A. border to the south, Langley to the west, and if you travel east down the highway, you'll arrive at Chilliwack. Abbotsford is approximately 1 hour from Vancouver, BC, and features gorgeous views of the BC mountains, Mt Baker and the Fraser River.

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Posted in Community
June 1, 2021

New Mortgage Stress Test Implemented June 1, 2021

On June 1st, 2021, the Canadian bank regulators, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), implemented the new Stress Test requirements.

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Posted in Mortgage
May 20, 2021

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive | Updated 2021

The First-Time Home Buyer Incentive helps qualified first-time homebuyers reduce their monthly mortgage costs by the government contributing to part of the home purchase. Basically, it's a shared equity mortgage with the Canadian Government.

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April 14, 2021

March 2021 - Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Insights

Greater Vancouver BC Real Estate Market Statistics

Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Overview

March housing sales skyrocketed more than 126% higher than in March 2020 – the month the COVID-19 pandemic began – to the highest monthly sales pace ever recorded in Greater Vancouver.

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Posted in Market Update
April 11, 2021

Canadian Bank Regulator Proposes Higher Mortgage Stress Test Level for Uninsured Mortgages

The Canadian bank regulators, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), are proposing a higher stress test level in order to curb the hot market and ensure that buyers do not over extend themselves if mortgage rates increase.

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Posted in Mortgage, News