For dozens of local charities and the people they help, the November 18 – 25 timing of this year's REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive couldn't have been better.
Consistent home sale and listing activity has allowed balanced market conditions to prevail in the Greater Vancouver housing market for most of 2013.
While the number of commercial property transactions in the Lower Mainland continues to trend below recent years, the third quarter of 2013 saw an increase in the dollar value of properties sold, according to data from Commercial Edge, a commercial real estate system operated by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).
Today marks the launch of Greater Vancouver’s longest running warm-clothing drive - the 19th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive. Charitable organizations throughout our region rely on the proceeds to help some of our most vulnerable citizens during the coldest period of the year.
REALTORS® across the region are asking the public to round up their warm winter woollies for donation to help those in need in their communities.
Chances are high that many of the 1,600 homeless people currently living in Vancouver, 400 in Surrey, and 200 in Abbotsford have received a blanket, coat or multiple changes of clothing supplied through the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.
Home buyer and seller activity continues to mirror historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. These trends have helped keep the region in a balanced state for the last nine months.
Home buyer and seller activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continues to far outpace 2012, yet is in line with the region’s 10-year averages.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) Board of Directors is pleased to introduce Brad Scott as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer.
The second quarter of 2013 saw fewer commercial real estate sales and a corresponding reduction in total dollar value of commercial transactions in the Lower Mainland compared to recent years, according to data from Commercial Edge.