February 2014

Strongest January Residential Sales Since 2010

Posted on Feb 17, 2014

Vancouver Real Estate, Tim WrayMuted Impact Expected From Cancelled Investor Immigrant Program

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 4,244 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January, up 24.5 per cent from January 2013. Total sales dollar volume was $2.4 billion, an increase of 36.8 per cent compared to...

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Real Estate 101... "BCREA"

Posted on Feb 14, 2014

Britisg Columbia Real Estate Association

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) represents 11 member real estate boards and their approximately 18,000 REALTORS® on all provincial issues, providing an extensive communications network, standard forms, economic research and analysis, government relations, applied practice courses and continuing professional education (cpe).

To d...

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Cancellation of the Canadian Investor Immigrant Program

Posted on Feb 13, 2014

Vancouver Real Estate and ImmigrationThis is an interesting perspective from the BC Real Estate Association (BCREA) on the recent cancellation of the Canadian Immigrant Investor Program.

Only time will tell if there is any significant impact on high-end detached properties in Vancouver's Westside and West Vancouver. If you are potentially impacted by this news, you should keep a close...

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Housing Market Update for January 2014 (Video)

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 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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Real Estate 101... "CREA"

Posted on Feb 04, 2014

Canadian Real Estate Association







Organized real estate in Canada has three levels. The real estate board in general operates at a local level; the provincial or territorial association operates within a province or territory; and the national perspective is the mandate of The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).

The real estate board is the primary point for processing membersh...

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Greater Vancouver still in a "balanced market"

Posted on Feb 04, 2014


The first month of 2014 saw home sale and listing totals outpace historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,760 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2014. This represents a 30.3 per cent increase c...

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