CMHC Housing Outlook for Greater Vancouver - Spring 2014

May 30th, 2014
Vancouver CMA housing starts are
forecast to continue at a steady pace,
with a marginal decrease of less
than one per cent to 18,600 units
in 2014, and edge lower to 18,400
units in 2015 (See Figure 1). This level
of homebuilding is in line with the
projected level of household growth2.
Multiple-unit starts are projected
to decline moderately this year and
next, while single-detache ...

Should I sell an Estate home before or after Probate?

May 24th, 2014
The death of a loved one is a stressful and emotional time for all, and especially if there is a loved one's property holding to pack up and prepare for sale.  Processing all the Government paper work for Probate Fees can be a challenge, even for the best of us.

There are several items to consider when selling an Estate home:
  1. Real Estate market conditions,
  2. selling before or after the comple ...

May 25 - Richmond Oval - SOS Children's Walk Run

May 21st, 2014

5th Annual SOS Children's Village Walk/Run - Sat. May 25th
 Richmond Oval - 6111 River RD. - 9:00 am

Come out and support this needed and popular community event in support of foster children in our community. Everyday life can present enormous difficulties for kids in foster care. They often feel like they don't belong, can't learn, and aren't successful. They are at risk of emotional dist ...

Stronger Spring Home Sales

May 16th, 2014

Globe & Mail - May, 2014 - Teranet-National Bank’s house price index, which tracks 11 cities, hit an all-time high in April, with prices rising 0.5 per cent from March and 4.9 per cent from a year earlier.

“Home prices are starting to show early signs of accelerating – even when adjusting for quality,” Toronto-Dominion Bank economist Diana Petramala wrote in a research note after the numbers ...

Why should I maintain my home?

May 14th, 2014
Why should I maintain my strata home or single family home?  We all know that home maintenance can be a chore, however it is your biggest investment and being pro-active with maintenance can give you good returns in the future.  Doing regular tasks can help extend the longevity of a house and may even defer the need for major repairs. Doing a regular inspection of your home's attic, crawl spa ...

Steveston Village Open House!

May 5th, 2014

We are proud to announce that this May 11th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 3195 Broadway St. in the Steveston Village neighborhood, Richmond. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent House for sale in beautiful Steveston Village.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Steveston Village House for sale.

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Steveston Village Open House!

May 5th, 2014

We are proud to announce that this May 10th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 3195 Broadway St. in the Steveston Village neighborhood, Richmond. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent House for sale in beautiful Steveston Village.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Steveston Village House for sale.

A ...

3195 Broadway St., Richmond, BC

May 5th, 2014

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FIRST OPEN HOUSE; SAT/SUN, May 9 & 10, 2-4 pm. Hurry, this is Steveston’s Best Buy and it’s all wrapped up in this charming and super cute “COTTAGE BY THE SEA” Rancher. This long time owner home is ideally located west of 4th Ave and is just 1 block to the Steveston Waterfront, Garry Point Park, all of the ...

It's wise to reduce the amount of moisture generated in your home!

May 4th, 2014
Did you know a family of 4 can add moisture to the air in our homes, equivalent to 30-40 litres of water per week? Showering, cooking, bathing and drying clothes indoors can add another 30 litres of moisture.  Take preventative steps to avoid condensation build up in your home and to help prevent avoidable and expensive problems in the future.