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Timely Update Answering Questions Many Have Been Asking!

April 12th, 2010
I just responded to a client email on some of the issues covered in the update (see below) earlier today. The one thing I would add to the update is that the market is also likely to get increasingly better for buyers for the next while BUT you might not want to wait for the bottom. When the market went down in 2008, I tried to encourage a couple of people who had been looking for quite a whi ...

April 2010 Macrealty Market Update

April 12th, 2010
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April 2010 Market Update

Why Now's a Good Time

If you're considering buying a home, now may be a better time than in several months.

That's because, right now, three key factors are working in the buyer's favour: the HST, interest rates, and product selection.

HST:

The HST, which comes into effect on July 1, won't have a dramatic effect on the real estate market as a whole; however, th ...

Real Estate Board Stats for March

April 6th, 2010

REBGV Stats
 
Home listings rise to start the spring season

 
A steady influx of new listings has helped create a balanced ‘typical spring’ housing market in the Greater Vancouver region.
 
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that new listings for detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver totalled 7,004 in March 2010. This represents a 60 per cent incre ...