The low points were many: Brazil & South Korean presidents, both women, both impeached. The end of far too many legends: …to name only a few. Horrendous terrorist attacks in Germany’s Christmas Market, Bastille Day in France, a nightclub in Orlando and unfortunately too many innocent lives lost in the name of Allah… Continue reading Who could have guessed what 2016 would bring?
Property assessments were delivered to mailboxes last week, so by now you should have received yours. It seems that across the board, values have gone up. This is expected, as the last 12 months have been very active. Though the market slowed in the Fall, we didn’t see big drops in value, nor would this… Continue reading BC Assessment have Arrived
And we are not talking about the weather! The month of August has been dismal for home sales. Prices have not noticeably followed, but as this table indicates they are slipping. This news has already leaked out to the Vancouver Sun last week, but come September 1st when all the papers get the official numbers… Continue reading All the Leaves Are Brown and the Sky is Grey
We’ve long detested the media’s interference into our market place. Let’s face it, they don’t really report the news for the most part, they are out to sell papers and make headlines. Real Estate in Vancouver is the easiest accessible fodder for the masses. The media purposely stirs up the emotions of the public at… Continue reading The Age of Persuasion
May 2016 Market Report Homes continue to sell at an unprecedented rate in communities across the region. Economic and job growth continues to outperform most regions in the country, which is underpinning todays market activity. Sales last month rank as the highest sales total on record for May, but were down .3% from April 2016.… Continue reading May 2016 Metro Vancouver Market Snap Stat
This month’s market brief is focused on the negative press in the news about Vancouver’s real estate market. There is lots to be said about what’s happening in our market. Everyone agrees it’s out of control, but there is little agreement about what to do about it. The article in the Globe and Mail here … Continue reading Ethics in the real estate industry