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Oil Tanks in Vancouver

History of Oil Tanks Homes in the greater Vancouver area built before 1960 were originally heated with furnace oil. Rather than being stored above ground in environmentally friendly, safe containers, the majority of these tanks were located underground in backyards. As a result of natural gas becoming more popular, and oil less favorable these oil…

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Luxury Home Sales Plummeted in 2018!

Luxury Home Sales Plummeted in 2018! Don't think that the decline in sales in the Vancouver market is only affecting one section. Luxury home sales are taking a decline as well, actually even more so. Homes that sold for over $1 million fell 26% to 3,151 units sold in 2018 from 4,282 units sold in…

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Want To Appeal Your Property Assessment?

Want To Appeal Your Property Assessment? It is that time of year, property assessments are arriving! It is important to know that your property tax bill is based on the assessed value of your property which is determined on a certain date, generally on an annual basis. If you want to appeal your property assessment, follow the steps…

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Declining Home Sales + What This Means

Metro Vancouver home sales in 2018 were the lowest annual total in the region since 2000.   How low can sales go? Seriously, how low can real estate sales go? This really is the age old question, but don't worry, it hasn't been projected that anyone is going to sell there house for zero dollars…

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Common Real Estate Myths + Their Truths

Common Real Estate Myths Let’s start the year off fresh and debunk 5 of the most common real estate myths. The real estate market in Vancouver is always changing, and although these changes can be exciting and beneficial, they can also create anxiety and stress. You may be asking yourself, "Did I purchase the right home?…

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BC’s Assignment Register

      BC’s government continues to take action to combat the housing crisis and impose laws to ensure transparency in the real estate market.  Enter the Condo and Strata Assignment Integrity Register (CSAIR), managed by the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia.  This register will help the government track those who are not paying…

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Ask Niki | Know the New Mortgage Rules

If you’ve tuned into the news today, you’ve probably heard that there are new mortgage rules coming into effect on January 1st. 2019. Please note that even though you may have a preapproval, you will be subject to the new regulations if you have an accepted offer after January 1, 2019.  Over the next week you’ll…

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How to Price your Home for Sale | Leo Wilk on Breakfast Television

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ43jvctXRY Leo Wilk shares his insider knowledge on how to price your home for sale in the current market. In this market pricing your home properly is key to selling.  With more competition on the market it can be hard to know what to price your home at to stand out from the competition. Price…

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