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What’s the “Lifestyle” Score for your Home?

October 21, 2020

In the business world, a phrase that’s often used is ROI or Return On Investment. It refers to the regular gain (or loss) you’re getting from a particular asset relative to its cost. When it comes to your home, the gain may be more than financial. It may include the ...

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Dealing with Unsightly Flooring Issues when Selling

October 15, 2020

When you’re selling your home, you want it to look its best. You want buyers who view it to say, “Wow, I love this place!” However, what if you have a stubborn stain in the carpet, or a cracked floor tile? An unsightly issue like that can be distracting in ...

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Housing market activity reaches historic levels in September

October 5, 2020

SURREY, BC – Consumer demand for real estate in the Fraser Valley remained robust for the fourth consecutive month, with overall sales and new listings reaching record-breaking numbers in September. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 2,231 sales on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September, an increase of ...

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Sales and new listings continue to set records in the Fraser Valley

September 2, 2020

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) saw the second highest number of property sales and the highest number of new listings in August within the last two decades, when 2,298 sales were recorded in August 2005. The FVREB processed a total of 2,039 ...

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Sales and new listings reach near record-setting numbers in the Fraser Valley

August 5, 2020

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) saw the second-highest number of both property sales and new listings ever recorded in July. The FVREB processed a total of 2,100 sales in July, an increase of 22.2 per cent compared to sales in June and ...

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Dealing with Stress when Selling Your Home

June 18, 2020

Let’s face it. Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful. So, it’s not surprising that some homeowners — even those thrilled about moving — can slip into “worry mode” when putting their property up for sale. Unfortunately, this anxiety can make the process of selling ...

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Housing market activity picks up in the Fraser Valley as buyers and sellers adapt to the new environment

June 3, 2020

SURREY, BC – In May, Fraser Valley listings and property sales started to bounce back as REALTORS® helped their clients adjust to the new, necessary safety measures required to buy and sell a home during the provincial state of emergency due to COVID-19. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) ...

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Fraser Valley real estate market contracts and adapts in response to public health measures to mitigate COVID-19

May 4, 2020

As anticipated, real estate activity saw a steep decline last month in response to the pandemic lockdown, resulting in one of the slowest Aprils in Fraser Valley history. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed a total of 688 sales on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April, a ...

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March sales and new listing data show preliminary impact of COVID-19 on Fraser Valley housing market

April 6, 2020

SURREY, BC – The most up to date Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) data from the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) indicates COVID-19 has put the market on pause, as REALTORS® and the public adhere to health authority rules and government guidelines on the pandemic. By the end of March, ...

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February home sales outpace new listings in Fraser Valley

March 5, 2020

SURREY, BC – In February, property sales in the Fraser Valley finished slightly above the 10-year average for the month, while new listings came in 3 per cent below, keeping overall inventory at historically below-average levels. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,352 sales of all property types on ...

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