2015 to be Big Year for Housing: RBC

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Despite recent dour economic predictions, especially in the oil patch, Canada’s largest bank says 2015 should be one of the best years ever. Royal Bank of Canada stated in its latest study that home sales should rise 5 per cent this year to more than 505,000, with prices up 4.6 per cent. “Canada’s housing market […]

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The Mustard Seed Challenge

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                On the weekend, The Mustard Seed launched their fall campaign to raise food and money to help the approximately 5000 individuals who utilize the Mustard Seed food bank monthly. The goal for their fall campaign, called #YYJPieOff, is to raise $100,000 and 100,000 pounds of food between […]

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10 Overlooked Tips for Getting a Property Sold

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Buyers have choices. They make decisions about a property within a blink of an eye. Here are ten overlooked tips for getting a property sold. 1. Don’t get personal Whether working with a professional stager or going it alone, cut all emotional ties. Visit each room, remember the memories and then pack the sentimentality away. […]

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Victoria Real Estate Market Remains Strong All Summer

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September 1, 2015, Victoria BC – The Victoria Real Estate Board today released its report on real estate activity for August 2015. A total of 741 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, an increase of 21.7% compared to the 609 properties sold in the same month last year. “Consumer confidence […]

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BCREA 2015 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update

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BC Home Sales to Reach 100,00 Units in 2015 Vancouver, BC – August 18, 2015. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2015 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update today. For only the third time in BC, Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are expected to reach 100,000 units in 2015. Housing demand has […]

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