Canada's Homebuyers: A rush unhindered by waiting for lower rates

Posted on Feb 03, 2024 in Blogs

Homebuyers in Canada are eager to enter the housing market, anticipating potential rate cuts from the Bank of Canada. A December sales rally and soft prices have fueled speculation of a heating market. The shift in market sentiment is evident, with increased optimism about home prices. Buyers, aiming to avoid rising competition, are jumping in, dri...

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Kids Life on the North Shore

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 in Blogs

Being new parents, my husband and I have been pondering how to give back to the North Shore community which has become our special home and the start of our kid's journey. We decided to engage local places and share their services with like-minded parents through a facebook community group we called "Kids Life on the North Shore".

This group will in...

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Q3 2021 Housing Overview

Posted on Sep 23, 2021 in Blogs

The past 18 months has been like no other for Metro Vancouver’s housing market. A steady recovery was well underway when the pandemic put the housing market and the rest of the economy into a lockdown in March of 2020. This lockdown, however, was short lived. To the surprise of many, home sales and, shortly after, prices built rapid momentum in the...

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Is lack of housing supply putting homeownership out of reach for millions of Canadians?

Posted on Aug 30, 2021 in Blogs

Housing prices are high because of a lack of supply; yet millions of Canadians still rank homeownership as a top life goal. Increasing housing supply would make homeownership more accessible for Canadians.

Here are some recommendations from the Canadian Real Estate Assossiation:

Housing Supply and Infrastructure:
Canada has the lowest number of housin...

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Millennials to drive housing demand

Posted on Aug 24, 2021 in Blogs

Over the next decade (2019-2029), there will be 861,000 job openings in BC, according to the British Columbia Labour Market Outlook.

- 69% of these future job openings will be to replace workers leaving the labour force.
- 598,000 job openings will be due to retiring workers will need to be replaced.
- 31% of the 10-year total job openings will be new...

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How to Finance your home?

Posted on Aug 16, 2021 in Blogs

When you're looking to buy a home, it's important to understand the steps for getting a mortgage.

Get pre-approved
Pre-approval of a mortgage is when your lender has reviewed all your financial information and has determined the maximum amount of money you can borrow. The advantages include that you:

  • know how much you can borrow, so you don't waste ti...

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