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Fraser Valley home sales continued to soar in November further depleting supply

December 2, 2021

SURREY, BC – Robust demand for Fraser Valley real estate continued in November, with the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) recording the region’s second-highest volume of sales of all property types for the month – second only to November 2016. In November, the FVREB processed 1,972 sales of all ...

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How Important are Good Listing Photos?

November 25, 2021

There are two trends impacting real estate photography that you should know about if you’re thinking of selling this year. First, more than ever before, buyers are relying on pictures to decide whether or not to schedule a viewing. They expect to be able to go online and “tour” your ...

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Easy Ways to Keep your Home “Show Ready” when Selling

November 17, 2021

After your home has been cleaned from top to bottom, it’s natural to want it to stay that way. Don’t you wish you could just wave a magic wand and the place would clean itself? Unfortunately, even Harry Potter can’t manage that! However, when you’re preparing your property for sale, ...

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Should You Accept the Highest Offer for your Home?

November 10, 2021

Imagine a kid running a lemonade stand. He’s selling his product for 25 cents a cup. He’s doing okay. Sales are good. Then someone comes up to his stand and says, “I’ll give you 50 cents for a cup. But, I don’t have the money right now. Give me the ...

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MLS® sales in the Fraser Valley remained strong in October while supply continued to diminish

November 2, 2021

SURREY, BC – Demand for Fraser Valley real estate remained solid in October with overall sales the third highest on record. The Board processed a total of 1,938 property sales on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October, an increase of 3.9 per cent compared to September and a decrease ...

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Paperwork to Get Together in Preparation for Selling your Home

October 27, 2021

When preparing your home for sale, you need to fix things up, declutter, perhaps slap a fresh coat of paint on a few walls. That’s all part of getting your property ready for buyers. But there’s another type of preparation that you also need to do. And, the sooner you ...

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Positive start to fall market; new listings increase, sales soften

October 5, 2021

SURREY, BC – Demand for Fraser Valley real estate remained robust in September. While overall sales decreased compared to August, total sales reached the second-highest levels for the month of September in the 100-year history of the Board. The Board processed a total of 1,866 property sales on its Multiple ...

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Feeling Cool about Selling in November or December?

October 1, 2021

If you need to sell your home in the next month or two, you might be worried. After all, aren’t spring and summer the ideal seasons to list your property? If you list in November or December, you might have difficulties attracting buyers and getting the best price for your ...

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Kitchen Improvements for under $100

September 27, 2021

Is it really possible to improve your kitchen’s look for about the cost of a takeout gourmet dinner with the family? Obviously you’re not going to be able to do anything major, such as replace the cabinets within that budget. But, there are many surprisingly low-budget ways to spruce up ...

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When You Can’t Paint Them All: Prioritizing Rooms

September 22, 2021

As you may know, a fresh coat of paint is an inexpensive way to make your home look great to buyers. But, what if you don’t have time to paint the entire place? Here are three areas you should prioritize—and one you can potentially ignore. 1. Rooms with bold colours ...

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