Real Estate Tips

June 10, 2022

Real estate beyond Vancouver: These cities, suburbs have seen biggest home value increases

A new report shows just how much home values have increased in parts of the Lower Mainland since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

While prices in Vancouver-proper rose by 18 per cent, new data from Properly shows the rate was more than twice that in a number of other ...

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June 9, 2022

A new park in Richmond officially opens to the public this week

The new park features pathways for pedestrians and bikes, a basketball court, table tennis and an off-leash dog park.

Just in time for the warmest months, Richmond's Alexandra Neighbourhood Park officially opens. 

On Monday, Richmondites who live near by found the fence, which had cordoned off the area ...

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June 8, 2022

Spring ushers in calmer housing market trends in Metro Vancouver

After reaching record-setting levels in 2021, home sale activity has returned to more typical seasonal levels in Metro Vancouver this spring due, in large part, to rising interest rates.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,918 in May ...

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June 8, 2022

The Bank Of Canada Rate Hike Effect on Mortgages

June 3, 2022

Here’s how to take advantage of the housing market chill as a first-time millennial buyer

Calculate how much a down payment will be, then set up a savings schedule that is co-ordinated with your paydays

Are visions of owning coming back into your sights again as the housing market chills out a little? Follow these money tips if buying is in your near-ish future.

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June 2, 2022

Commercial Real Estate Report (Canada 2022)

Demand for commercial properties soars nationwide amidst economic expansion and stock market volatility, according to RE/MAX® Canada Brokers

 Investors flock to ‘bricks and mortar’ as hedge against inflation in Q1 2022

With North American stock markets dangerously close to correction, bricks-and-mortar commercial real estate continues to resonate with institutional and ...

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May 31, 2022

Richmond detached home prices starting to lower but unlikely to tumble, say realtors

Rising interest rates and buyer fatigue are some of the reasons.

As sales decrease for detached homes in Richmond, their prices are starting to follow suit.

According to data compiled by HouseSigma, average sale prices for detached homes in Richmond have decreased slightly from February to April 2022 – from ...

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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 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.

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