Canadian House Prices Up!

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After two consecutive monthly declines, the Teranet–National Bank National Composite House Price Index rose 0.2 per cent in January. However, home prices rose month-to-month in just five of the 11 metro markets studied: Vancouver (1.2 per cent), Victoria (0.9 per cent), Toronto (0.6 per cent), Halifax (0.5 per cent) and Edmonton (0.3 per cent). It wasn’t […]

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Perfect Family Home in Colwood

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Family home on large, level private lot. Hardwood floors and coved ceiling in upper level. Bright, open living/dining room with spacious kitchen overlooking backyard and access to deck. Lower level hosts 2 bedrooms, rec room, large laundry room, 4pc bathroom & separate entrance with full height basement. Recent updates: permitted rainwater catchment system, connection to […]

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OPEN HOUSE! Sat 17, 1-3pm 409-1400 Lynburne Place

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OPEN HOUSE! Sat, Jan 17, 1-3: Live life as it was intended at Finlayson Reach! The wonderfully maintained 2 bed 2 bath condo shows pride of ownership. Well appointed kitchen will make cooking a joy. Granite counter tops, gas range and plenty of counter space. Open concept perfect for entertaining. Large deck over looking the […]

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BCREA ECONOMICS NOW – Canadian and US Employment

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January 9, 2015 Employment in Canada was relatively unchanged to end the year, falling by 4,300 jobs in December.  The national unemployment rate remained at 6.6 per cent. Total hours worked, which is closely associated with economic growth, increased by a relatively strong 0.7 per cent. In BC, employment grew by 2,200 jobs in December. […]

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Good News for Stratas: Civil Resolution Tribunal Update

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It’s been under development for some time, and now the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) is really starting to take shape. The CRT is a long-awaited voluntary mechanism to resolve many strata and small claims disputes. The CRT is scheduled to launch in 2015, and will be available 24/7 online. High-level descriptions of the process and the […]

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Housing Market Ends Year in Balanced Conditions

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Vancouver, BC – December 12, 2014. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 5,972 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November, up 8.8 per cent from November 2013. Total sales dollar volume was $3.4 million, an increase of 12.1 per cent compared to a year ago. The […]

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Commercial Real Estate Gains Momentum in BC

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Vancouver, BC – December 1, 2014.  The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator (CLI) rose 1.4 index points to a new record high of 118.4, surpassing the previous high of 117.1 set in the second quarter of 2014. “Momentum has been building in sectors most important to commercial real estate,” said BCREA Economist Brendon Ogmundson, “That momentum […]

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