How The British Columbia Real Estate Board (BCREA) Plans to Improve Housing Affordability in this Province

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Last month (April 19), the BCREA proposed a “five pillar approach” to address housing affordability for renters, homebuyers and homeowners across the province. According to Robert Laing the CEO, the recommendations “provide a clear pathway toward making homes more accessible and affordable for British Columbians.” The 5 pillars include recommendations to: 1. Adjust the Property […]

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Backyard Composting – It’s Easy and Your Garden Will Thank You

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Here’s what the West Vancouver District website says about composting: “Backyard composting is the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to recycle food scraps and yard trimmings. If you’re composting at home, thank you and please carry on! You are diverting waste from the landfill and getting a rich fertilizer for your garden.” Compost consists […]

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REBGV Market Update April 2017 – The Seller’s Market Continues: Townhomes And Condos Are Hot

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The April 2017 stats released by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) show that demand for condominiums and townhouses continues to drive the Metro Vancouver real estate market, and we are firmly in a seller’s market. By looking at the following key indicators, we can get a better understanding of last months’ results: […]

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6 Great Tips On How To Buy A Home In A Hot Real Estate Market

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Buying in a seller’s market can be frustrating, especially when you are competing with many buyers for a limited inventory. Your challenge is not just finding the right home but beating out other homebuyers who are just as keen as you. Expecting to find the right home by casually visiting Open Houses and viewing online […]

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The Hidden Costs Of Buying A Home That Every Homebuyer Should Know About

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Purchasing a home is a major purchase and what many home buyers, especially new ones, don’t realize is that there are a number of hidden costs associated with the home purchase. So when you look at purchasing a home, you must make sure that you have a good understanding of how much money you will […]

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