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Canada needs 5.8 million new homes by 2030 to tackle affordability crisis, CMHC warns

Majority of supply gap found in Ontario and British Columbia, agency says The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) says 3.5 million more homes need to be built by 2030 to reach affordability. The agency released a report Thursday explaining the need for a different approach to the housing supply shortage ...

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Quick Kitchen Makeovers

Kitchen renovations tend to be the biggest, most complicated home makeover projects, mainly because the kitchen is the most frequented and most multifunctional room in modern homes. But sometimes a kitchen makeover can be achieved with some simple cosmetic changes, rather than a complete redesign of the actual floor plan. Beyond ...

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Will your Furniture Fit?

When you’re viewing a property that’s on the market, you’ll probably try to imagine how your furniture will fit and look in that space. Where will your desk go in the home office? How will you position the sofa and chairs in the living room? First, it’s often larger furniture that ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, May 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 ...

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Judgments Buyers Make in the First 30 Seconds

You’ve probably heard the expression, “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.” When it comes to selling your home, that is definitely true. In fact, a buyer will come to several conclusions about your property within the first few minutes of seeing it. That’s why it’s ...

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3 Reasons why a House isn’t Selling

Have you ever driven by a For Sale sign and wondered, “That house has been on the market for a long time, I wonder why it isn’t selling”? You might have asked that question because you were worried the same thing would happen when you put your own house on ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, April 2022:

Metro Vancouver home sales return to more traditional levels in April Home buyer demand in Metro Vancouver* returned to more historically typical levels in April. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,232 in April 2022, a 34.1 per cent decrease from ...

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5 Unexpected things Home Buyers want to See

If you’re planning on putting your home on the market, you probably know the basics of what buyers want to see. Clean and uncluttered rooms. Comfortable living room. Functional and spacious kitchen. Bright, modern bathrooms. However, there are some things that today’s buyers are looking for that you might not ...

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How to Be a Savvy Home Viewer

If you’re planning on finding your next dream home, then you’re probably going to view several homes on the market that meet your criteria.You will want to make the right purchasing decision for you and your family. So, it’s wise to be savvy when viewing properties for sale. Here are ...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update, March 2022

Calmer than last spring’s record pace, Metro Vancouver home buyer demand remains elevated   While down from last year’s record numbers, home sale activity in Metro Vancouver’s housing market remained elevated in March. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 4,344 in March ...

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