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The Importance of Showing your Home Often

Imagine coming across a “Home for Sale” listing on the internet. It’s in a community you’re seriously considering. You and your family are excited. You can hardly wait to view the property and see if it could be your next dream home. Then, there’s a problem. When you contact the agent, she ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market update, December 2021:

Metro Vancouver home sales set a record in 2021   Metro Vancouver home sales reached an all-time high in 2021 as housing needs remained a top priority for residents in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled ...

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Take a Walk on the Boardwalk (or Sidewalk)

If you’ve played the game Monopoly, you’ve probably picked up the Chance card that reads, “Take a walk on the Boardwalk. If you pass Go…” That’s good advice when shopping for a new home. When you see a property you like and you’re thinking of making an offer, spend some time ...

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Goal Setting Tips from the Motivational Masters

This is traditionally the time of year in which people set goals for the year ahead. But, unfortunately, most people who set goals – especially New Year’s resolutions – never achieve them. How do you beat the odds? Here is the rundown of what the most popular experts advise. Tony Robbins recommends ...

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Things to Check During the Weeks After Moving Day

When you purchase a new home, the most exciting day is closing day. That’s the day you take possession of the property and, in most cases, move in. But the process isn’t necessarily over. There are still some important details to take care of in the weeks and months after ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, November 2021

Home sales activity remains up, listings down across Metro Vancouver’s housing market As we near the end of 2021, home buyer demand remains well in excess of long-term averages and the supply of homes for sale continues to decline across Metro Vancouver’s housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports ...

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Don’t Forget Home Insurance

When you’re buying or selling a home, there are so many details to look after that it’s easy to miss something. One thing you don’t want to forget is insurance. Once your property has sold, you’ll need to contact your insurance company to let them know the date that ownership of ...

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What to Look For, Room by Room

When viewing a home for sale, many buyers look at the property from a “macro” perspective. They ask themselves questions like: “Is it large enough?”; “Are there enough bedrooms?”; “Is it in a nice community?” While those questions are important, it also pays to consider a potential new home from ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, October 2021

Metro Vancouver home buyers compete for fewer home listings in October Home sale activity in Metro Vancouver remained above historical averages in October while the overall supply of homes for sale dipped to levels not seen in three years. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales ...

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Commercial Real Estate market update, October 2021

Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market sees strong activity in the second quarter of 2021 The increased activity seen in the Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market in the beginning of 2021 carried into the second quarter (Q2) of the year. There were 726 commercial real estate sales in the Lower Mainland ...

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