REAL ESTATE NEWS

Top Ten Tips for safely Buying or Selling a Home during Covid-19

Posted on May 28, 2020


Thinking of putting your home on the market? You’re not alone. As of May 25th, new listings in the Fraser Valley have increased by over 46 per cent compared to the same period in April.And last month, even though transactions were down significantly compared to April of last year, on average on a daily basis, 23 families in the Fraser Valley relied...

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 The Best Tips for a Quick Home Office Setup

Posted on Apr 25, 2020



You’re suddenly faced with the need to Work From Home. Here are some essential elements you need to enhance productivity in your (new) home office.

1. Prioritize
What are your goals for this new space?
  • Will you need to be on the phone or webinars? 
  • Do you need to have a creative space? 
  • Do you need quiet or is a little noise, okay?
  • What do you want to look...

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Fraser Valley Market Update: March 2020

Posted on Apr 07, 2020



The most up to date Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) data from the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) indicates COVID-19 has put the market on pause, as REALTORS® and the public adhere to health authority rules and government guidelines on the pandemic. By the end of March, the FVREB processed a total of 1,441 sales on its MLS®, a 7 per cent i...

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Real Estate An Essential Service

Posted on Apr 07, 2020



On Thursday, March 26, the Province of BC announced its updated list of essential non-health services in British Columbia during COVID-19 pandemic and included property management and real estate agent services along with legal and professional services in that list.

The list includes those services British Columbians come to rely on in their daily...

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Condo insurance crisis: What you need to know

Posted on Mar 11, 2020


The last few months we have been hearing about strata corporations getting hit with new insurance rates that are going through the roof. Some renewals have increased anywhere from 50% to 300% and the deductibles to cover claims have also increased substantially, from $25,000 per claim, to as high as $250,000 and higher.

For strata properties it mean...

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