Category: Tri-Cities News
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
The housing market in Greater Vancouver (GV) is experiencing greater balance this Spring due to a closer relationship between home buyer demand and the supply of housing.
According to the Real ... 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
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
According to the Multiple Listing Services (MLS), sales in the Fraser Valley experienced an "early spring" surge.
January yielded a total of 617 sales, while February yielded 913 sales, ... 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
Last week, the province confirmed further details regarding the construction of the Evergreen Skytrain Line.
The province has awarded the contract to a consortium led by SNC-Lavalin Inc., worth ... 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
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
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
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
The weather in Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland has picked up in the last two weeks as temperatures rise and the amount of rain decreases. The weekend,for many, start tomorrow and while most ... Read More
According to Statistics Canada, municipalities across the country issued building permits valued at $7.0 billion in May of this year, representing a 7.4% increase since April 2012. This is the ... 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
There are just a few days left until Canada celebrates its 145th birthday. Below is a list of Canada Day 2012 (all occurring on Sunday, July 1st) celebratory events to keep everyone busy. There ... Read More
The long-awaited Evergreen Line SkyTrain route will open in the Summer of 2016, connecting Burnaby, Port Moody and Coquitlam.
Once completed, the rapid transit line will run on ground level, on ... Read More