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What to Look for when Viewing a Home

Shopping for a home is a little like shopping for a car. Unless you know what to look for, you risk being swayed by first impressions and buying something that does not truly meet your needs. For example, you might fall in love with the recreation room and unconsciously overlook the ...

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How to Sell your Home Super Fast

If you put your home on the market, chances are you want it to sell quickly. However, there are certain circumstances in which sellers don’t just want their home to sell quickly, they actually need it to sell super fast. This may be due to a sudden relocation, the purchase ...

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Provincial Housing Market Set Up for Very Strong 2021

BCREA 2021 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2021 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update. Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to rise 15.6 percent to 108,680 units this year, after recording 94,021 sales in 2020. In 2022, MLS® residential sales are ...

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Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement  – January 20, 2021

The Bank of Canada maintained its overnight rate at 0.25 per cent this morning, a level it considers its effective lower bound. The Bank reiterated what it calls "extraordinary forward guidance" in committing to leaving the overnight rate at 0.25 per cent until slack in the economy is absorbed and ...

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