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Home Ownership
Buying costs
Friday, May 22, 2020
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.
Market Insights Video
April 2020 Market Insights
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Home sales and listings were down amid COVID-19.
Editorial
Real estate board instates Colette Gerber as 2020/2021 Chair
Friday, May 8, 2020
Metro Vancouver REALTOR® Colette Gerber begins her one-year term as Chair of the REBGV Board of Directors.
Home Ownership
COVID-19 relief programs for home owners and renters
Friday, April 24, 2020
The federal and provincial governments are providing emergency aid for individuals to help you weather the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Market Insights Video
March 2020 Market Insights
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Metro Vancouver’s housing market saw steady home buyer demand to begin March and a levelling off of activity as the month went on as concerns about COVID-19 intensified.
Market Insights Video
February 2020 Market Insights
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
February saw steady home buyer demand and reduced home seller supply across Metro Vancouver.
Market Insights Video
January 2020 Market Insights
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Home buyer demand increased in January compared to this time last year while the supply of homes listed declined below historical averages in Metro Vancouver.
Home Ownership
What you need to know about strata insurance rate increases
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Strata owners in BC are facing insurance rate increases of between 50 and 300 per cent this year, according to the Condominium Home Owners Association of BC.
Market Insights Video
December 2019 Market Insights
Friday, January 10, 2020
The Metro Vancouver housing market experienced below average sales activity and moderate price declines in 2019.
Home Ownership
Paying property taxes? Save money with the Home Owner Grant
Friday, January 3, 2020
The Home Owner Grant reduces the amount of property tax you have to pay on your home as long as its your primary residence. Province-wide, 92 per cent of homes will remain below the threshold. Is your home one of them?
Market Insights Video
November 2019 Market Insights
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
After a quieter first half of 2019, home buyer activity has returned to more historically typical levels in Metro Vancouver.
Home Ownership
Asbestos exposure remains a risk in older homes
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.