December 2012

How to Stop Spending Money on Rent and Own a Home Instead

Posted on Dec 20, 2012 in Buying Your Home

If you’ve always rented a place to live, buying a home can seem like a monumental undertaking. This report breaks down this home buying process into clear steps.

Seven Steps to Transition from Renter to Homeowner

Step One: Identify Your Needs and Wants

Begin your search by considering the kind of home you need and want. Write down your specific requi...

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BC Home Sales Pulled Lower by Vancouver/Fraser Valley

Posted on Dec 13, 2012

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that the dollar volume of homes sold through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC declined 24.6 per cent to $2.3 billion in November compared to the same month last year. A total of 4,680 MLS® residential unit sales were recorded over the same period, down 17 per cent from November...

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Housing Market Update for November 2012 (Video)

Posted on Dec 09, 2012 in REBGV Videos


How does this latest information effect your plans to buy or sell your property? The key to a successful real estate experience is knowing and understanding the detail behind the headlines for your city, neighbourhood, street and property type.

Please call or email me with any questions that you may have after watching this video. I'd be happy to he...

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Sale and listing activity below 10-year averages in November

Posted on Dec 05, 2012 in REBGV Update

Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home prices and a decrease in property sales compared to historical averages.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartmen...

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