Thursday, November 23, 2023
Since June 22, 2022 chartered banks have repeatedly raised their posted mortgage rates in response to higher bond yields. (1 minute read)
Monday, November 20, 2023
Since July 1, 2020, it has become increasingly more difficult for first-time home buyers to buy a home. (2 minute read)
Monday, November 20, 2023
Home buyers with less than a 20 per cent down payment applying for a high-ratio mortgage with a regulated financial institution are typically offered a contract mortgage interest rate.
Friday, November 17, 2023
Check how the stress test may affect you, with examples of buying an apartment, an attached home, and a detached home. (3 minute read)
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Private insurers have not been required to follow CMHC's lead and tighten lending standards. (2 minute read)
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Buying or selling a home is a significant financial decision. That’s why it’s important to take your time to choose the right Realtor for you. (2 minute read)
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Search listings from the MLS® systems operated by the Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Chilliwack, BC Northern, and Vancouver Island real estate boards.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Andrew is an applied economist and data scientist specializing in real estate and urban land economics with experience in the public and private sectors. (1 minute read)
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
REALTORS® Ron Basra and Phil Moore received the 2021 REALTORS Care® Award for providing much needed aid under difficult conditions during the 2021 BC floods. (2 minute read)
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
If you’re looking to own a strata home, make sure you’re familiar with related terminology. Here’s a guide to some of those terms.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
If you’ve decided to buy a home, it’s important you understand all the costs involved in addition to the price you're paying for the property.
Friday, April 8, 2022
The Federal Budget 2022 was housing-focused, with a significant amount of funding going towards quickly creating new, and diverse housing. (5 minute read)
Monday, April 4, 2022
If you plan to buy a strata property, check out the strata council minutes, contingency fund, and more.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
BC government introduced legislation to help create a cooling off period for buyers to back out of a purchase after signing the contract. (2 minute read)
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Mortgage expert Angela Calla discusses trends, rate increases, and reverse mortgages. (2 minute read)
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Kevin Falcon plans to address zoning, red tape, and taxes he believes contribute to higher housing costs. (4 minute read)
Monday, March 21, 2022
Before buying a vacation property, be aware of tax implications and other vital considerations. (4 minute read)
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
To increase your chances of qualifying as a self-employed borrower, you’ll need to be familiar with what lenders require and what questions they’ll ask.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Before you begin home hunting, get prepared using these five simple steps to mitigate your risk so there are no unwanted surprises in one of the biggest financial decisions of your life.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Here's what hopeful home buyers need to know to successfully navigate Metro Vancouver’s hectic housing market.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
A combination of historically high demand, limited housing supply, and COVID-19 restrictions is changing the way buyers and sellers are operating in Metro Vancouver’s housing market.
Working with a REALTOR®
Monday, December 28, 2020
The Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), owned and operated by REALTORS®, is the most powerful real estate marketing system in the country.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
When looking for an eco-friendly home, here are some things to look for or put in place yourself.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Local REALTORS® Vern Jurovich, Andrew Leong, Steven Thom, and their office helped raise $350,000 for refugees in Metro Vancouver.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
The BC government released reports today on the findings of two examinations into potential money laundering activities in the real estate market.
Real Estate of Board of Greater Vancouver President Ashley Smith issued the following statement on the findings of these investigations.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Debi Pearce, a 16-year REALTOR® with Royal LePage Brookside Realty in Maple Ridge, recently underwent a journey of personal transformation in order to prepare to donate one of her kidneys to the son of one of her clients.
Monday, April 15, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver partnered with other organizations to submit joint recommendations to the provincial and federal governments on April 15, 2019 on how to strengthen anti-money laundering measures in our province.
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.
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Board first published Through Lions Gate: A Pictorial Tour of Greater Vancouver in 1966. It was the first four-colour pictorial book published in Canada and was dedicated to the citizens of Greater Vancouver.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
In 1885, 40-year-old Malcolm A. MacLean was at a crossroads in his life.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Each year, Realtors host activities such as golf tournaments, Christmas parties, and professional events from which the fundraising proceeds are distributed to local charities.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) turns 100 this year! REBGV was founded as the Vancouver Real Estate Exchange on March 13, 1919.
REBGV has a history of pioneering initiatives that benefit real estate practitioners and the communities they serve across Metro Vancouver and the country.
Friday, December 21, 2018
More than 39,000 Lower Mainland residents will receive blankets and warm clothing this winter from donations collected during the 24th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Navigating Metro Vancouver’s housing market can feel daunting, especially when market conditions are changing.
Friday, December 14, 2018
The 24th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive supports local housing projects like the Budzey, a unique social housing project run by RainCity that supports women and women-run families.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
When Vancouver Realtor Michelle Yu saw a video online of a mother sleeping outside with her child in the slums of El Salvador, she knew she had to do something. That’s why she's donating her commission on a recently listed $13.8 million Shaughnessy home to help house families from the Central American country.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Port Coquitlam REALTOR® Risa Bassetto was integral to finding a missing person earlier this month.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
REALTOR® John Patricelli received our REALTORS Care® Award earlier this year for his work with Camp Choice BC. It’s a program that helps teach at-risk youth how to become leaders, achieve their goals, and live positive lives.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Calvin Lindberg has been a fixture of leadership in the real estate profession at every level throughout his career, from local to international organisations.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
REBGV’s six recommendations to improve affordability.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
REALTORS® across the country have so far raised over $154,000 for the Red Cross BC Fires Appeal to support the communities affected by the ongoing wildfires in BC.