Greater Vancouver Real Estate News

Real estate tips for buying, selling, owninginvesting, renovating and more! Plus stay up to date on the real estate market, mortgages, and what's happening in Greater Vancouver. 

June 15, 2018

Always a Pleasure to Work With -- Received Multiple Offers on our Home!

We recently had the pleasure of helping our clients, Cynthia and Jordan, sell their New Westminster townhouse in multiple offers for a great price, and this is what Jordan said about our service:

"I have sold two properties with Lori and Alan. Always a pleasure to work with. Lori and Alan are very detailed oriented people who make it a smooth way to buy or sell a property. Would highly recommend them if you are looking to buy or sell."

We'd like to help you achieve your real estate goals, and sell your home quickly for top dollar. Contact Us to discuss how we can help you too.

Posted in News, Selling
June 13, 2018

May 2018 - Reduced Demand Is Allowing Housing Supply To Accumulate

To view  all the details of the current Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver West and Vancouver East real estate market statistics and graphs, just click the desired buttons below to open a detailed PDF report.

 

Posted in Market Update
June 8, 2018

Basics of Do-it-Yourself Video-based Home Security

Do-it-yourself video camera home security tips and installation

According to law enforcement experts, a video-based home security system is significantly more effective than a simple alarm system. The reason is obvious. Burglars don’t want their crimes captured on video, which can then be used as evidence in court.

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Posted in Maintenance, Owning
June 2, 2018

Beware of Over-Downsizing or Over-Upsizing when Buying a Home

Tips to upsize or downsize into a new home

Buying a new pair of shoes is relatively easy. Once you find the style you like, all you need to do is try them on and see if they fit. If they do, you go to the cash register and pay.

When it comes to size, buying a new home can be trickier! Whether your intention is to upsize or downsize, figuring out the right size can be especially challenging. 

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Posted in Buying
May 24, 2018

B.C. Residential Tenancy Act Amendments

B.C. Residential Tenancy Act Amendments May 2018The B.C. Residential Tenancy Act was amended on May 17, 2018.

Following are a few highlights reflecting the changes to the Residential Tenancy Act.

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Posted in Investing, News
May 14, 2018

Fraser Commons at Marine in East Vancouver, BC

Living Room in Fraser Commons at Marine - East Vancouver

PRESALE - Fraser Commons at Marine is conveniently located at the corner of Fraser and SE Marine Drive in East Vancouver, only steps away from Marine Gateway and the Canada Line. These 4 buildings, ranging from 5-21 storeys, will offer fantastic layouts ranging from studios to 3 bedrooms. Featuring several unique retail spaces including a daycare, and a private park area. The developer is Serracan.

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Posted in New Developments
May 14, 2018

Tatlow Homes in North Vancouver, BC

Luxury Kitchen in Tatlow Homes Presale - North Vancouver

PRESALE - Tatlow Homes in an exclusive collection of thirty-three 1, 2 and 3 bedroom condos centrally located on Marine Drive in North Vancouver, 2 minutes from the Lions Gate Bridge. All units come with parking and a storage locker. Completing in late 2019 or early 2020. Secure your new home Today with only a 15% total deposit.

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Posted in New Developments
May 11, 2018

April 2018 - Home Sales Down and Listings Up in Greater Vancouver

To view  all the details of the current Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver West and Vancouver East real estate market statistics and graphs, just click the desired buttons below to open a detailed PDF report.

 

Posted in Market Update
May 9, 2018

Cambie Corridor Plan Approved by the City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver approved the final draft of their Cambie Corridor proposal for the next 30 years. It's a comprehensive plan to add more types of housing, increase density, create more job space, improve transit connections and public amenities.

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Posted in Community, News
April 29, 2018

5 Tips to Make the Home Selling Process Stress-Free

Tips to Reduce Stress when Selling Greater Vancouver Home

For some homeowners, the process of listing, showing and selling their home can be stressful. Fortunately, there is plenty you can do to make it much less nerve-racking—and even exciting and enjoyable. Here are some ideas:

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Posted in Selling