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May 23, 2022

How to get your finances in order before buying a home

Take these steps to ensure you're truly ready to pay for a mortgage

Many people aspire to be homeowners, but since it’ll likely be the most significant financial decision you’ll ever make, it’ll take careful consideration. You need to ensure you take the proper steps to put yourself in ...

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May 22, 2022

What Can Canadian Homebuyers Expect With The Housing Market Until 2027?

May 21, 2022

Renovations That Pay Off on the Resale Market

If you’re a home-buyer, owner or seller, you’re probably wondering how to maximize your investment. The answer depends on a number of factors, such as market conditions, your current circumstances and long-term goals, but there are some home renovations that pay off on the resale market, whether you’re looking to ...

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May 20, 2022

Richmond home sales and listings fell in April, said real estate board

Some realtors pointed out that the slowdown was due to increased rates hikes, but the News found that the home sales dropped way before the interest rate hikes.

Real estate activity in Richmond seems to have dropped again after the Bank of Canada raised interest rates to curb inflation.

Listings ...

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May 19, 2022

Metro Vancouver home sales plunge 34 per cent from last year

April sales also down 25.6 per cent from March as month-over-month prices increases stall at a lofty high

The benchmark price of a home in Greater Vancouver in April inched up just 1 per cent from March as sales dropped more than 25 per cent and were down more ...

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May 19, 2022

RBC Economics says odds of Canadian housing market crash are low but “can’t be completely ruled out”

RBC Economics says home buyers across the country will “feel the pinch of rising rates”.

The Bank of Canada has so far raised its interest-setting rate twice this year, and it’s not yet done.

RBC economist Robert Hogue believes that the central bank will hike rates by one percent more ...

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May 8, 2022

Do Staged Homes Sell Faster?

Do staged homes sell faster, and for a higher price? The short answer is yes and yes. Even in a hot seller’s market, smart sellers seek out ways to give themselves an advantage. This includes engaging an experienced, professional real estate agent, evaluating market demand and comparables, setting the right ...

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May 8, 2022

Happy Mother's Day

Here is a short history of the special day.

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May 7, 2022

Richmond Real Estate Market Update April 2022

Home sales have eased down from the record-breaking pace of the last year. While still a small sample size, the return a to more normal traditional pace of home sales experienced so far this spring provides hopeful homebuyers or time to make decisions.

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May 5, 2022

New Rules For Real Estate Taxation

The proposed federal budget for 2022 has introduced a number of new rules relating to real estate, including new rules to dampen speculation in the Canadian real estate market (for a full list of the housing affordability measures announced,(click here). 

Investors should be generally aware of these changes ...

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