Category: First Time Buyers
The re-development of Guildford Town Centre (GTC) means that the shopping centre with welcome a long list of exciting new retailers!
Here is a list of shops that will come to GTC upon expansion: ... Read More
The Greater Vancouver housing market is experiencing ongoing market stability this spring as a result of balanced home sales and listings.
According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver ... Read More
The Bank of Montreal (BMO) Housing Confidence Report released this Wednesday revealed that 48% of Canadian homeowners plan to purchase property in the next five years, which remains relatively ... Read More
G3 Residences' final phase is releasing Saturday, May 18th!
This collection of contemporary, boutique-styled townhomes is nestled in the heart of the Guildford community, within walking ... Read More
Canucks goalie, Roberto Luongo's luxurious Yaletown penthouse was listed by his realtor for $4.2 million.
Spacious, well decorated, and inclusive of an incredible view, Luongo's place is ... Read More
Recently, an article published by Real Estate Weekly (REW) asked both professionals working in the real estate industry, and consumers to relate their opinions and predictions regarding how the ... Read More
On April 9th, a committee of 20 real estate executives came together to discuss new areas of investment opportunities.
A decision among the committee was made to focus on the North Shore as the ... Read More
According to data published by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) yesterday, housing sales increased going from February to March.
A total of 2,122 homes were sold in Vancouver, ... Read More
It's official! The Brookland is completely SOLD OUT!
Brookland is a collection of low-rise townhomes developed by Woodbridge Capital Ltd. and Pennyfarthing Development Corporation, ... Read More
A recent Real Estate Weekly (REW) survey shows that a majority of residents in the Lower Mainland believe that it is a good time to buy a home, rather than to sell one.
The survey had the ... Read More
A panel of real estate experts and developers who attended this year’s Buildex Vancouver conference noted that transit routes will continue to influence development projects in B.C.’s Lower ... Read More
Oftentimes, we hear that Vancouver is reputable for being one of the least affordable cities to live in. What many people overlook is the fact that, although housing costs are higher in the city ... Read More
Organizations or companies who spend more time and money on advertising being “green," rather than spending resources on implementing practices that lower its impact on the environment, are ... Read More
In lieu of Chinese New Year, G3 Residences’ next 8 home buyers of Phase 2 will receive an amazing discount off of their brand new home!
Home buyers will pick a lucky red envelope which will ... Read More
The B.C. government has implemented a temporary B.C. First-Time New Home Buyer’s Bonus, an incredible incentive to help increase affordability of purchasing a new home for first-time home buyers.... Read More
According to the RE/MAX Canadian Homebuying Trends Survey 2013-2014 that was released yesterday, there has been a shift in the mindset of Canadian homebuyers.
The national survey was conducted ... Read More
As previously mentioned, Surrey has been recognized as one of the strongest future real estate investment cities in Canada, due to its steadily increasing population and prime location for local, ... Read More
Women in their twenties represent a niche market of prospective home buyers in Canada who according to the Globe and Mail, should not be overlooked.
As noted in the article published by the ... Read More
Construction on G3 Residences has officially begun!
Situated in the heart of the Guildford community, G3 offers occupants the convenience of living within walking distance of both the Guildford ... Read More
It appears that both prospective home buyers and sellers are waiting for “an ever-elusive bubble to burst in Vancouver” before purchasing and selling their homes, respectively.
Although unit ... Read More
According to a quarterly report published on Wednesday by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), there has been evident improvements in Canada’s housing affordability during the last quarter of 2012.... Read More
Despite reports showing a decline in sales for multi-family developments, a more recent real estate report published by Colliers International shows that the amount of sales for new homes in ... Read More
According to a report published by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB), the housing market in the Fraser Valley experienced a significant increase in monthly sales from September to ... Read More
According to a report published by the B.C. Real Estate Association (BCREA) on Friday, British Columbia will experience a significant increase in home sales in 2013.
The BCREA’s 2012 Fourth ... Read More
The B.C. government is offering developers monetary incentives to build safer and more accessible houses.
The government will provide the SAFERhome Standards Society with a grant valued at ... Read More
At first glance, it may appear that Vancouver and the Lower Mainland is scattered with predominantly high rise residential buildings; however, many low rise housing units are making a presence, ... Read More
One of our current projects, G3 Residences, was featured in the Surrey Real Estate Weekly paper last week! G3 Residences offers great benefits including mere walking distance to Guildford Town ... Read More
Although highrise towers used to be almost exclusive to the Downtown Vancouver area, things are changing, as we see major highrise development projects beginning to make a presence in smaller ... Read More
A recent survey conducted by TD Canada Trust on 1,002 respondents showed that many first time home buyers shared a common regret. Surprisingly, this common regret was unrelated to paying too much ... Read More
Based on a forecast made by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the housing market in British Columbia is expected to remain stable for 2013. B.C.’s housing market is to experience ... Read More
Formed in 2003, the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association (DSBIA) currently fosters 5 guiding objectives. They are:
1) Creating a vibrant, safe, and livable downtown
2) Fostering ... Read More
During the past two weeks, trees were cut down at the G3 Residences site in Guildford in preparation for future construction.
All the trees that were cut down are being put to great use. They ... Read More
Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Surrey are the strongest future real estate investment cities in B.C.08/16/2012
A recent article published on Business Review Canada’s (BRC) website lists some of Canada’s strongest upcoming real estate investment cities.
Among the top four that were listed, two of them ... Read More
According to the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB), the housing market in the Fraser Valley has remained relatively stable over the past few months.
The FVREB processed 1,393 sales on the ... Read More
The process has begun! Trees surrounding the G3 Residences area in the Guildford community of Surrey have been cut down in preparation for future construction.
If you have not had a chance to ... Read More
Developers of condominium buildings are beginning to reduce the number of available parking spots for residents due to the presence of many unoccupied parking spots.
The new building on 60 West ... Read More
The process of purchasing a home for first time homebuyers can be fairly chaotic and overwhelming. There is typically much to learn, from picking up real estate jargon, to understanding the entire ... Read More
Ottawa's Finance Minister, Jim Flaherty announced last week that there will be changes made to Canada's mortgage rules starting July 9, 2012.
The maximum amortization period for government ... Read More
As reported by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB), warmer weather helped maintain steady home sales in the Fraser Valley last month.
In May, the board received an increase in both the ... Read More
North Surrey is boasting an up-and-coming 54-story tower including ground-level commercial retail, 320 residential units and a 160-room hotel. This will be Surrey's tallest tower, situated in ... Read More
Spring tends to be a popular time for home-buyers, and the new $10,000 bonus just may accelerate this trend. This bonus applies to first time buyers of new homes.
Vancity explains that there has ... Read More
Did you know that buyers of newly-built homes, such as Surrey’s new condo development at The Brookland, are getting TWO new tax breaks, courtesy of the Provincial Government?
The first gives ... Read More
Your Financial Responsibility
Make Your Mortgage Payments on Time
You can make your mortgage payments monthly, biweekly or weekly. But, whichever timetable you’ve chosen, it’s important to ... Read More
Starting Your Search
Here are some ways to begin looking for your new home:
Tell everyone you know that you are looking for a new home. Surprising things sometimes happen. ... Read More
Once you have a good idea about your finances, you’ll need to think clearly about the home you’d like to buy.
Your Needs — Now and in the Future
Try to buy a home that meets most of your needs ... Read More
How can you know if you are financially ready to become a homeowner?
This step guides you through some simple calculations to figure out your current financial situation, and the maximum home ... Read More
Alas, you have made the decision to accomplish the next greatest step, perhaps your lifelong dream, to buy your very own home. We salute you! You are ready to have a home to call your own. The ... Read More