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Over $30K raised at REBGV events in 2018
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.
Editorial
Take ownership of home ownership: Choose the REALTOR® who’s right for you
Monday, January 14, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver recently released a video advertisement that explains how choosing the right Realtor brings significant value to a real estate transaction. This video is appearing online, on-demand, and across major Canadian television networks.
Market Insights Video
December 2018 Market Insight
Thursday, January 10, 2019
REBGV President Phil Moore provides a summary of the December 2018 housing market statistics.
Home Ownership
All you need to know about the 2019 assessments
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Have you checked your 2019 assessment yet? BC Assessment (BCA) sent home owners their 2019 assessment notices last week, which reflect your home's market value as of July 1, 2018.
Taxes
All you need to know about BC's Speculation and Vacancy Tax
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
BC's Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act was introduced in the legislature on October 16, 2018. More than 99 per cent of British Columbians will be exempt - are you?
Community
REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive donations will help 39,000 keep warm this winter
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.
Editorial
Hiring the right REALTOR® is an important first step in today’s real estate market
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Navigating Metro Vancouver’s housing market can feel daunting, especially when market conditions are changing.
Community
REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive supports inclusive women’s housing project
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.
Community
One REALTOR®'s sale brings hope to poor 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.
Taxes
Why do I have to pay property taxes on the house I’m buying?
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Property taxes in BC are due the first business day after July 1. If you buy a home at another time, you may have to pay a share of the year to avoid a penalty.
Home Ownership
Prepare your home for sale
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.
Home Ownership
Resources for landlords, tenants and property managers in Greater Vancouver
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Whether you rent out a small secondary suite or multiple units in a high-rise tower, being a landlord brings significant financial and legal obligations.