What is a home inspection? 

Posted on Nov 14, 2018

So if you’re considering buying a home or if you are close to a close on your listing, you are probably ready to schedule a home inspection. So what does that include? Let’s dig in! 

With a home inspection you hire an outside party to come in and check over the home you are buying. Your realtor will connect you with some options, but you should alway...

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October 2018 Housing Market Stats

Posted on Nov 05, 2018

This October, the sale activity average is below the long-term averages. 

Last month’s sales were 26.8 per cent below the 10-year October sales average.

“The supply of homes for sale today is beginning to return to levels that we haven’t seen in our market in about four years,” Phil Moore, REBGV president said. “For home buyers, this means you have mo...

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Moving to North Van? Here are some helpful links!

Posted on Nov 02, 2018

If you're thinking about making the move to this fantastic area, it can be daunting to do it without any guidance. Here are some things to help you along the way. I've put together a list of links that are things you should consider when you make the move and to make you excited about your new neighbourhood! 

First Steps
1. If you are moving from ano...

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Making your home more energy efficient

Posted on Oct 26, 2018

As the weather starts to change and the temperature starts to drop, it’s important to take the time to make sure your home conserves as much heat as possible. Here are a few ways to make your place more energy efficient. 

thermostat1) Thermostat
It’s important to install a programmable thermostat so you can lower the temperature when you’re away from the home o...

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September 2018 Housing Market Stats

Posted on Oct 04, 2018

The month of September has an increase in the supply of homes and buyer demand is below the typical levels for this time of year. We are still in a buyers market. 

  • September was 36.1 per cent below the 10-year September sales average
  • Residential property sales in the region totalled 1,595 in September 2018, a 43.5 per cent decrease from the September...

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August 2018 Housing Market Stats

Posted on Sep 14, 2018 in Monthly Stats

There has been a reduce in demand across condos, town homes, and detached homes in Metro Vancouver. Some quick stats: 
  • 1,929 sales in August, which is a 36.6% decrease from the same month in 2017
  • Sales were 25.2% below the 10-year average
  • 3,881 listings uploaded in August
  • sales-to-active listings ratio for August is 16.3%
  • prices have declined over the pa...

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