August 2019 Real Estate Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

By: Sheldon Coxford

August 2019 Real Estate Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

Tags: Home Prices, Whats my home worth, Vancouver real estate stats

Home sales increase in July Home buyer demand picked up across Metro Vancouver last month, making July, a traditionally quieter month in real estate, the second highest selling month so far this year. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,557 in July 2019, a 23.5 per cent increase from the 2,070 sales recorded in July 2018...Read More

Bank of Canada lowers benchmark qualifying mortgage rate

By: Sheldon Coxford

Bank of Canada lowers benchmark qualifying mortgage rate

Tags: Qualifying rate, mortgage stress test, qualify for a mortgage

Mortgage applicants can now qualify for a slightly higher priced home under stress test. For the first time in three years, the Bank of Canada has lowered its five-year qualifying mortgage rate, from 5.34 per cent to 5.19 per cent. This provides some slight relief for home buyers and mortgage renewers who have to pass the mortgage stress test, by qualifying at the posted rate or their ...Read More

Mandatory Forms - Effective June 15, 2018

By: Sheldon Coxford

Mandatory Forms - Effective June 15, 2018

Tags: Mandatory Forms, New rules, Real Estate, Disclosure forms

Effective June 15, 2018, licensees must use the “Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services” to disclose the type of representation they can offer a consumer. This mandatory form clearly explains to consumers the difference between being represented and unrepresented, and which of those options they are being offered by the licensee who is providing them with the form. Licensee...Read More

June 2019 Real Estate Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

By: Sheldon Coxford

June 2019 Real Estate Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

Tags: Home Prices, Whats my home worth, Vancouver real estate stats

Housing supply up, home sales and prices down in June With home buyer demand below long-term historical averages in June, the supply of homes for sale continued to accumulate in Metro Vancouver. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,077 in June 2019, a 14.4 per cent decrease from the 2,425 sales recorded in June 2018 and a...Read More

7 Best Dog Parks in Vancouver Plus Tips for A Pawsitive Off-Leash Experience

By: Sheldon Coxford

7 Best Dog Parks in Vancouver Plus Tips for A Pawsitive Off-Leash Experience

Tags: Off Leash Dog parks, Off-Leash Experience, Off-Leash Parks, Dog beach, best dog parks

You’ve checked out of the office for the day. You feel the breeze blow through your cardigan as you pedal home over the Burrard Bridge. Your livened breath is momentarily taken away by the condo-checkered cityscape, floating barges sprinkled over the sparkling inlet, and the white laced tips of the north shore mountain skyline. The sounds of anxious clicking away on a keyboard and the b...Read More

April 2019 Real Estate Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

By: Sheldon Coxford

April 2019 Real Estate Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

Tags: Home Prices, Whats my home worth, Vancouver real estate stats

Reduced demand and increased supply remain the trend across Metro Vancouver’s housing market Decreased demand continues to allow the supply of homes for sale to accumulate across the Metro Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,829 in April 2019, a 29.1 per cent decrease from the 2,579 sales r...Read More

The Future Gens' Dream Home: Has it Gone to the Dogs?

By: Sheldon Coxford

The Future Gens' Dream Home: Has it Gone to the Dogs?

Tags: Pet friendly condos, pet friendly realtor, dog realtor, homes that are dog friendly

Millennials are having dogs, not kids. Bringing home a bundle of furry joy from their local rescue and providing a little creature with a good life is the new getting pregnant and birthing of a human baby.   A new generation is popping up fast on the real estate market. One which more heavily revolves around finding suitable homes for their most beloved family members - their dogs.  ...Read More

March 2019 Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

By: Sheldon Coxford

March 2019 Recap - Vancouver Real Estate

Tags: Home Prices, Whats my home worth, Vancouver real estate stats

Prospective home buyers remain on the sidelines in March Metro Vancouver home sales dipped to the lowest levels seen in March in more than three decades. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,727 in March 2019, a 31.4 per cent decrease from the 2,517 sales recorded in March 2018, and a 16.4 per cent increase from the 1,484 ...Read More

By: Sheldon Coxford

When and Where to Find the Farmers Markets across Vancouver

Tags: East fresh, Vancouver Farmers Markets times, 2019 farmers markets,

Where to find Farmers Markets across Vancouver There are quite a few farmers markets going on in and around Vancouver: Trout Lake Farmers Market – Saturdays  When: Saturdays – May 9 to October 24 Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each week Location: North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake Between Templeton and Lakewood south of the 13th Avenue Alley Kits...Read More

By: Sheldon Coxford

New Pre-sale Condos coming to English Bay in Downtown Vancouver

Tags: Pre-sale condos, english bay real estate, Davie & Nicola, Davie and Nicola,

Welcome to the West End, where the life of English Bay connects to the style of the city. The 21-storey architecture of Davie & Nicola pays homage to the heritage character of the West End in a timeless and modern form. With city and nature entwined, there is always a sense of balanced living in English Bay. Embrace an outdoor lifestyle with sandy beaches, the seawall, and Stanley Park o...Read More

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