September 2018

Give it Your Best Shot!

Posted on Sep 26, 2018



If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the right photos in your home listing may be worth thousands of dollars. Here are a few tips to prepare for the photographer, and to ensure the listing photos of your house portray it beautifully.


INSIDE:

If your home isn't already gleaming and professionally staged, make sure you declutter and give your p...

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Out of the Basement and Onto Social Media

Posted on Sep 19, 2018



The next generation of homebuyers is here, and one driving force behind their buying activity is triggered to a degree by social media, generating "FOMO" — "fear of missing out."


The proliferation of social media posts showing happy Millennium-aged homeowners posing in their newly purchased spaces appears to be having a domino effect on real estate...

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Housing Supply Up, Demand Down, Prices Strong

Posted on Sep 12, 2018



The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) announced a quieter summer than usual, with July residential housing sales in Metro Vancouver reaching their lowest levels for that month since the year 2000. The MLS® Home Price Index composite benchmark price for all residential properties in July rose year-over-year, however, with a 6.7 percent...

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Home Buying for the Ages

Posted on Sep 05, 2018



When searching for a new home, on top of the size of the home, style, location and price, home buyers need to take into account their personal growth cycle and the specific needs that come at each life stage.


In your 20s and 30s: While your first home isn't typically your last one, you do want it to serve your needs for a few years to come.


At this a...

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