February 2013

What is a 2-5-10 Year Home Warranty?

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 in Buying Your Home

Home warranty insurance can only be provided by insurance companies approved by the provincial Financial Institutions Commission. 

Minimum coverage and allowable exclusions for third-party home warranty insurance are set by legislation. As a minimum, homes built by Licensed Residential Builders must have 2-5-10 year home warranty insurance.

A new home...

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Housing Market Update for January 2013 (Video)

Posted on Feb 19, 2013 in Market Insights 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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BC Home Sales Remain Subdued but Stable

Posted on Feb 19, 2013

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 3,410 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC during January, up 1.8 per cent from December on a seasonally adjusted (SA) basis, but down 13.6 per cent compared to January 2012.

Similarly, total sales volume increased 3.8 per cent SA, b...

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January home sales remain quiet

Posted on Feb 06, 2013 in Vancouver Update

Home buyer demand remains below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. This has led some home sellers to remove their homes from the market in recent months.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,351 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Ja...

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