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November Market Stats 2017

Published on Dec 05, 2017 in Market Stats

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,795 in November 2017, a 26.2 per cent increase from the 2,214 sales recorded in November 2016, and a 7.5 per cent decrease compared to October 2017 when 3,022 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 17 per cent […]

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ATTENTION Vancouver Investors & Landlords

Published on Nov 15, 2017 in Neighbourhood Info

Vancouver has banned owners of Basement Suites and Laneway Houses from listing them on Airbnb after a heated debate in which some city Councillors warned that homeowners would not be able to pay their mortgages without the extra income. City council approved new regulations in a 7-4 vote Tuesday for vacation websites such as Airbnb […]

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The Need Has Never Been Greater

Published on Nov 09, 2017 in Special Events

Let’s help keep the record number of homeless and working poor warm and dry this winter. Our network of REALTORS® are gearing up for another productive year of collecting warm clothes and blankets. Since it started 23 years ago, the Blanket Drive has helped more than 300,000 people in our communities. This success is thanks to your donations! […]

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Canada’s Bank Regulator Toughens Mortgage Qualifying Rules

Published on Oct 17, 2017 in Realtor Insight

Canada’s banking regulator just released final rules that will make it harder for buyers to take on uninsured mortgages, adding to the list of measures aimed to rein in Canada’s dynamic housing markets. After years of clamping down on insured mortgages, policy makers have been turning their attention to the uninsured segment, which has been […]

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Vancouver’s By-Election

Published on Oct 04, 2017 in Special Events

WHAT? I HAVE TO VOTE AGAIN? Municipal elections typically see lower turnouts than either federal or provincial elections, and by-elections are generally even lower. People don’t realize just how important it is, and how directly local government impacts their day-to-day lives.   WHO AM I VOTING FOR? The 2017 Municipal By-election will elect 1 Councillor […]

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July Market Stats 2017

Published on Aug 03, 2017 in Market Stats

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,960 in July 2017, an 8.2 per cent decrease from the 3,226 sales recorded in July 2016, and a decrease of 24 per cent compared to June 2017 when 3,893 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 0.7 per […]

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