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May 2017 Market Stats

Published on Jun 09, 2017 in Market Stats

Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,364 in May 2017, a decrease of 8.5 per cent from the 4,769 sales in May 2016, an all-time record, and an increase of 22.8 per cent compared to April 2017 when 3,553 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 23.7 per cent above the 10-year May sales average and is […]

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April 2017 Market Stats

Published on May 02, 2017 in Realtor Insight

Residential property sales in the region totalled 3,553 in April 2017, a 25.7 per cent decline compared to April 2016 when 4,781 homes sold and a 0.7 per cent decrease from the 3,579 sales recorded in March 2017. April sales were 4.8 per cent above the 10-year average for the month. For the first four […]

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If You Sold Your Home Last Year You Have to Report It on Your Taxes

Published on Apr 06, 2017 in Realtor Insight

For the first time, Canadians who sold their homes in 2016 will have to report it to the Canada Revenue Agency, even though any gains remain tax-free if they’ve lived in the properties as long as they’ve owned them. Basic information related to the transaction, the year of purchase, the proceeds of the sale and […]

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March 2017 Market Stats

Published on Apr 04, 2017 in Market Stats

Residential property sales in the region totalled 3,579 in March 2017, a decrease of 30.8 per cent from the 5,173 sales recorded in record-breaking March 2016 and an increase of 47.6 per cent compared to February 2017 when 2,425 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 7.9 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the […]

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A Quick Guide to Daylight Savings Time

Published on Mar 10, 2017 in Uncategorised

Early Sunday morning, we will be springing forward 1 hour to kick off the start of Daylight Savings Time. This means longer days, warmer seasons, patio beers and beach days! – But why do we spring forward and how does this affect our internal clocks? Here are some facts you can spout during the inevitable […]

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February 2017 Market Stats

Published on Mar 02, 2017 in Market Stats

Reluctance amongst Metro Vancouver* home sellers is impacting sale and price activity throughout the region’s housing market. Residential home sales in the region totalled 2,425 in February 2017. This is a 41.9 per cent decrease from the record 4,172 homes sold in February 2016 and an increase of 59.2 per cent compared to January 2017 […]

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