Wednesday, March 17, 2021
If a home is more than 60 years old, home owners may refer to it as having character merit or as “heritage”, regardless of how well it has been preserved or how much it has been altered over the years.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
In a busy real estate market, homes are bought and sold at a faster pace than usual. This can create a sense of urgency that causes home prices to rise.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Many local governments in Greater Vancouver have a bylaw or policy addressing tree removal, retention, pruning and damage on private property. This fact sheet is an overview.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
This fact sheet provides a summary of bylaws and policies for secondary suites located within primary residences, auxiliary suites above garages, small garden suites, and coach houses (not laneway homes).
Thursday, March 14, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) would like to introduce REALTOR® Ashley Smith as its 2019/2020 president.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
It’s official—the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver turned 100 on March 13!
To mark this momentous occasion, we produced a video that celebrates our past while looking toward the future.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Navigating Metro Vancouver’s housing market can feel daunting, especially when market conditions are changing.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties and describes the rights and obligations of the parties to the contract.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
When you decide to buy a property, your Realtor will prepare what is known as an Offer to Purchase.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
The five per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) applies to the sale of some home sales in BC. Find out if GST applies to you by using this handy fact sheet.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Licensing and Consumer Services is a branch of BC Housing, a provincial government agency, established to improve the quality of residential construction and strengthen protection for new home buyers. Learn more about Consumer Services in this fact sheet.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Under the Canadian Bank Act, the federal government requires federally regulated financial institutions to insure high-ratio mortgages – less than a 20 per cent down payment – against default. Understand mortgage insurance by using this fact sheet.