Real Estate Market Update

December 30th, 2013

BC Home Sales Edge Lower in November

Vancouver, BC – December 13, 2013. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 5,490 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC during November, up 17.3 per cent from November 2012. Total sales dollar volume was 36 per cent higher than a year ago at $3.06 billion. The average MLS® res ...

Christmas Holiday Hours - Change

December 18th, 2013

Just a slight change folks!

HOLIDAY

OFFICE HOURS

 

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. – noon only

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 – CLOSED

Thursday, December 26, 2013 – CLOSED

Friday, December 27, 2013 – CLOSED

Monday, December 30, 2013 – open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. only

Wednesday, January 1, 2013 - CLOSED

January 2 & 3, 2014 ...

10 Real Estate Mistakes Buyers Make

December 17th, 2013
Becoming a buyer of a new home is no easy business and many of mistakes can happen. To help all you buyers out there I have put together a list of 10 mistakes most home buyers make. Hopefully this will help inform and educate you when the time comes to purchase your new home.

10 Real Estate Mistake Buyers Make


1) Extremely low balling a seller

2) Not getting pre-approved before loo
king at homes

3 ...

Real Estate and Interest Rates

December 4th, 2013

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - December 4, 2013

The Bank of Canada once again opted to maintain its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. In its accompanying statement, the Bank highlighted that inflation continues to move below the Bank's 2 per cent target due to significant excess supply in the Canadian economy. It also noted that the risks to ...