Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Learn how heat pumps are an energy-efficient way of transferring heat in and out of a home. (3 minute read)
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
When you're looking to buy a home, it's important to understand the steps for getting a mortgage. (3 minute read)
Monday, August 28, 2023
Here's how to make your lawn and garden look good when the weather isn't. (2 minute read)
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Follow these tips for a healthy lawn next summer! (2 minute read)
Friday, September 9, 2022
Sure signs that fall is coming are shorter days and the start of school. Fall also means it’s time to begin preparing our homes for oncoming cooler weather.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Your home reno can be less stressful if you plan wisely. Find out how! (3 minute read)
Monday, February 28, 2022
Spring is a time of renewal for both you and your home. As you emerge from your winter cocoon, you’ll want to start the spring repairs and updates your home requires.
Friday, December 3, 2021
Realtors across the Lower Mainland raised over $134,000 for disaster relief and collected warm clothing and blankets for those in need.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
REALTORS® are closely involved with their communities. Find out how they helped during BC's flood disaster.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Cannabis is regulated at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. Here’s a summary of how it’s dealt with in Greater Vancouver municipalities.
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.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Natural disasters can strike at any time. Earthquakes, floods, and fires can spring up quickly and endanger homes and businesses. What can you do to prepare?
Friday, February 12, 2021
Whether you’re looking for your ‘forever’ home or already live there, adjusting its design will help make your life easier and safer.
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Learn what changes are being made to give strata corporations the info needed to make informed decisions about their insurance needs.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
We're adapting our personal spaces to reduce our exposure to the coronavirus and to feel better. Some trends are now commonplace, but one may surprise you.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
If you have a household income under $120,000 and want to buy a home in Vancouver, a new proposal from the city – had it passed – might’ve interested you.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Demand is beginning to outpace the supply of new homes coming on to the market in Metro Vancouver.
Thursday, December 19, 2019
More than 40,000 Lower Mainland residents have received blankets and warm clothing this month thanks to donations collected during the 25th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
A group from REBGV surprised five local housing-related charities last week with holiday treats and $10,000 donations.
Friday, November 15, 2019
If you own, or are looking to buy, a pre-1990s home, and are planning a demolition or renovation, you’ll need to understand the risks of asbestos and the need to hire a qualified testing company.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The REALTORS® of Greater Vancouver raised funds over the past year for three housing-related charities in the region as part of the REALTORS Care® Shelter Drive.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Phil Moore, Tom Everitt, Alice Wu, and John Patricelli are serious about inspiring at-risk youth to make positive choices in their lives.
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.
Monday, April 8, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) awarded REALTOR® and business owner Josh Bath the Professional Excellence Award on April 5.
Monday, April 8, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) awarded REALTOR® Jody Squires the 2018 REALTORS Care® award for his tireless fundraising and charitable efforts.
Legislation & Regulations
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Federal Budget 2019 includes initiatives for first-time buyers, renters and measures to prevent tax non-compliance and money laundering.
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, 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.
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, December 12, 2018
Are you thinking of selling your home? Before your REALTOR® begins showing your home, you will want to make sure it’s in tip-top condition.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
If you’re planning to buy a strata property and you have furry or feathered friends, find out whether pets are allowed and if there are restrictions.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
What documents do you have to check to make sure the parking spot and storage locker come with the apartment you plan to buy?
Friday, October 12, 2018
Missing middle housing includes ground-oriented, multi-unit homes that don’t stand out in single-family neighbourhoods.
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.
Monday, December 2, 2013
William PJ McCarthy, a long-time member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, made the single largest charitable bequest to a sole beneficiary in BC’s history.