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Fraser Valley Housing Market Statistics – November 2019

December 3, 2019

Unusual end-of-year demand for Fraser Valley real estate SURREY, BC – A combination of unseasonably high demand and declining supply reinforced Fraser Valley’s real estate market in November. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,405 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November, an ...

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How Long Will your Next Appliance Last?

November 20, 2019

It can be disheartening to discover that the average lifespan of some major home appliances is actually shrinking, despite great technological advances.  Of course, such statistics are relative, with certain brands outperforming others, but it’s worth taking a look at why this trend may continue. To being with, today’s consumers ...

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Fraser Valley Housing Market Statistics – October 2019

November 5, 2019

Real estate rebound continues for Fraser Valley SURREY, BC – The demand for Fraser Valley real estate is the strongest it’s been since the spring of 2018. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,592 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October, a 18.5 per cent ...

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Leverage the Power of “Done” to Achieve Goals

November 1, 2019

During a marathon, organizers typically have signs set up along the route to indicate distances completed.  For example, one might say, “You’ve just finished 4K!”  They do that for two reasons: to let runners know where they are; and, to motivate them. Why are these signs motivational?  They give runners ...

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Cleaning Grout and Tile

October 28, 2019

Although tile and grout can provide an attractive and durable household surface – especially in kitchens and bathrooms – they need to be maintained to avoid discoloration and/or germ infestation.  When cleaning and disinfecting, it’s important to consider how the surface will react to the various compounds and methods you ...

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Planning for Value when Investing in a Major Project

October 16, 2019

A major home project, such as a kitchen or a bathroom renovation, is almost always a source of stress for those affected.  Aside from the upheaval of accommodating construction phases and compromised living spaces during the project, the planning process can take up quite a bit of time and require ...

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Fraser Valley Housing Market Statistics – September 2019

October 2, 2019

Property sales in Fraser Valley have recovered bringing market into balance SURREY, BC – For the third straight month, home sales in the Fraser Valley surpassed 2018 levels bringing the market back in line with long-term averages. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,343 sales of all property types on ...

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Take Control of your Log-In Passwords

September 18, 2019

When they are required to provide an online security password, many people simply use the same memorable sequence for all logins.  This is a bad idea, because simple pass-codes can be easily discovered and duplicated by hackers, who could then access any other sites where the legitimate user has assigned  ...

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Fraser Valley Housing Market Statistics – August 2019

September 4, 2019

Fraser Valley housing market continues to stabilize as sales pick up compared to last year SURREY, BC – For the second month in a row, home sales in the Fraser Valley surpassed 2018 levels bringing the market closer to historical norms. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,297 sales ...

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Fraser Valley Housing Market Statistics – July 2019

August 8, 2019

Fraser Valley home sales rebound in July after lackluster June SURREY, BC – A noticeable lift in home sales and slight decrease in new listings bolstered the Fraser Valley housing market in July. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,458 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing ...

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