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Fraser Valley Inventory reaches highest level in 2016 as sales settle for Fall

(October 27, 2016)

Housing sales in the Fraser Valley continued to slow throughout September, dropping below the ten-year
sales average for the month for the first time this year. We are experiencing an environment where the summer sizzle has ceased, and demand is producing numbers inline with what we’ve seen historically.

The level of available inventory is rising as we had hoped, and homes are taking a bit longer to... read more.

(September 27, 2016)

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FOUR-FOR-FOUR IN RECORD-SETTING MONTHS FOR FRASER VALLEY REAL ESTATE

(May 03, 2016)


Once again Fraser Valley real estate saw record-breaking numbers with April sales reaching higher than any previous April historically. Last month, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 2,969 sales on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), an increase of 47.8 per cent compared to April 2015. The previous record for sales processed in an April was set in 1991 at 2,513. However, sales did dro... read more.

Fear of missing out leaves millennials taking on big risk in housing market

(April 29, 2016)

Gen Y’s fear of missing out on home ownership is right on the money.Month by month, affordability in the country’s hot markets is slipping away. Every year a first-time buyer waits could end up costing many thousands of dollars as higher prices flow through to bigger mortgage payments.In Vancouver, price increases over the same time span result in extra mortgage costs of $616 per month and $36,960... read more.

Four tips for a hassle-free move

(March 30, 2016)

After months of house hunting, you’ve purchased a great home that you’re excited to move into. But, there’s still the big to-do of planning the actual move.If hiring a moving company is part of your plan, consider these tips;
Ask the right questions. Here are a few questions to ask when determining if they’re the right company for the job:

    • Do they have liability insurance? While many companies have... read more.