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One bedroom or Two? Comparing Lower Lonsdale

Mar 22, 2017
One Bedroom or Two? Comparing Lower Lonsdale over 5 years! I continue to look at the graph between 1 or 2 bedrooms [more]
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BC Budget 2017: BC’s First-Time Home B...

Feb 28, 2017
The BC government is raising the threshold for the first-time buyer Property Transfer Tax exemption to $500,000 from $475,000, finance minister Mike de Jong announced February 21 in the 2017 Budget An [more]
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Here’s how to apply for BC’s fir...

Feb 16, 2017
You’ve heard about it since December, but it’s finally real – now BC residents can get a loan to help them buy thei [more]
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Province to exempt those with work permits f...

Feb 01, 2017
Premier Christy Clark said her government is planning to make changes to the foreign homebuyers tax, saying it will exempt those in Metro Vancouver who have work permits. Clark made the comments Sunda [more]
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Applications Open for 1st-time B.C. Homebuye...

Jan 26, 2017
Applications are open for the B.C. government’s new Home Partnership program, which provides loans of up to $37,500 to help first-time homebuyers fund their down payment in the province’s [more]
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Mortgage Insurance and Qualification Changes

Oct 14, 2016
On Monday Finance Minister Morneau announced mortgage insurance and qualification changes effective October 17 and November 30respectively. We are in communication with the various banks, trust compan [more]
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REBGV honoured with Canada Award of Excellen...

Aug 30, 2016
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) has achieved the Canada Award of Excellence gold certification i [more]
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REW Neighbourhood Focus – Lower Lonsda...

Jul 20, 2016
“North Vancouver’s hot Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood is one of the most-searched areas on and with good [more]
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Sales vs Active Listings Indicative of Selle...

May 03, 2016
“Last month was the highest selling April on record for Metro Vancouver. Residential property sales in the re [more]
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A New Debate

Apr 04, 2016
What if we ended single family homes in Vancouver? “I’m starting to ask this question of myself quite a bit. [more]
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February at a Glance

Mar 14, 2016
Metro Vancouver home buyers set a record pace in February “VANCOUVER, B.C. – March 2, 2016 – Last month was t [more]
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Canada’s New Mortgage Rules

Feb 16, 2016
New mortgage rules mean homebuyers in Canada will now face a larger down payment requirement of 10% for the remaini [more]
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