August 2018

Is our local real estate market finally shifting?

Posted on Aug 24, 2018

It appears that the real estate market in the Lower Mainland is slowing down.

This is according to the latest report from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), in which residential property sales in the region totalled 2,070 in July 2018. Compared to July 2017 when 2,960 sales were recorded, we are talking about 30.1% decrease. This is...

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Buyers: it is time to get out there

Posted on Aug 16, 2018

My name is Kate. My husband and I have been looking to buy a home on the North Shore for our small family. We have been renting two bedroom apartments for the past four years when we first moved to North Vancouver. About a year ago I contacted Greg to help us buy a home. After much effort, my husband and I managed to save enough for a deposit. We w...

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What is the new form realtors are required to explain to their clients?

Posted on Aug 03, 2018

 If you have been in an open house lately, you may have seen how the regulations that came into effect on June 15 are shaping the relationship between realtors and clients. One of the main changes was the end of dual agency – when the same realtor represents the Seller and Buyer in a real estate transaction.

In accordance with this regulation, realt...

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