Renting Vs. Buying a Home

By Dominion Lending Centres Via REW.ca If you are at a point in your life where you are considering homeownership, you probably have some questions. Whether you are currently living at your parents’ home and looking to take the first steps out on your own, or are currently renting or rooming with someone and want… Continue reading Renting Vs. Buying a Home

Housing Market Activity Reaches Historic Peak Levels

SURREY, BC – Consumer demand for real estate in the Fraser Valley remained robust for the fourth consecutive month, with overall sales and new listings reaching record-breaking numbers in September. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 2,231 sales on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September, an increase of 66.1 per cent compared to… Continue reading Housing Market Activity Reaches Historic Peak Levels

Things to consider when buying an acreage

Acreage living is plentiful with benefits, offering room for shops, hobbies and animals, privacy, as well as the freedom to build your home to suit your needs.   Additionally, with the rise in cost of city lots, and the flexibility that acreages afford, they are looking more appealing than ever.  However, building on an acreage adds… Continue reading Things to consider when buying an acreage

BC Assessments Vs. The Worth of Your Home

BC assessment and the worth of your home Information from REW.ca BC Assessment notices have arrived in the mail, giving some homeowners a big smile and a bit more spring in their step (increased property taxes aside), while others wilt and lament at a modest gain or decrease in assessed value. But hold on a… Continue reading BC Assessments Vs. The Worth of Your Home

BBQ Worthy Backyards

The cool breeze, warm sun, swaying trees. Dogs and kids running around and the smell of BBQ. Ahhh… Summer. It’s just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to fire up the BBQ and start grilling up some veggies and burgers. Now, more than ever, it’s so valuable to have… Continue reading BBQ Worthy Backyards

New CEWS Program for Employers

New Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) calculator for businesses from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) The federal government implemented a new CEWS program to help employers keep and return workers to their payroll through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. CEWS is meant to provide a 75 percent wage subsidy to eligible employers for… Continue reading New CEWS Program for Employers

What Does Scuba Diving and Real Estate Have in Common?

Stefanie Richardson. Scuba Diver. Triathlete. World Traveller. Realtor.  For those of you who have had the pleasure of meeting her in real life, you know that she absolutely loves outdoor adventures and is pretty well up for anything at the drop of a hat. She has this really positive and grounded energy about her that… Continue reading What Does Scuba Diving and Real Estate Have in Common?

The BC Temporary Rental Supplement

The BC Temporary Rental Supplement TOP 5 QUESTIONS *Information from Landlordbc.ca   The BC Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) was launched earlier this month. The program is administered by BC Housing and they have also provided several robust resources including Landlord and Tenant factsheets. We have received many questions on this new supplement and have compiled the most common questions as… Continue reading The BC Temporary Rental Supplement

How has COVID-19 affected the Real Estate Market?

We’re here for you in this time of need. Please give us a call if there’s anything we can do to support you, if you’d like to talk about the market to see if this is a good time for you to sell or buy, or if you’d like a home evaluation to see what… Continue reading How has COVID-19 affected the Real Estate Market?

COVID-19 Information

  Always together, never apart. Maybe in distance, but never at heart.   We’re thinking of you, your family, friends and our community and we hope that you are all safe and healthy. Hang in there. You are not alone. We will get through this together.   Information about COVID-19 Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Program:… Continue reading COVID-19 Information