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5 Ways to Add Fun to the Selling Process

January 6, 2021

When you think about selling your property, do you dwell on the possible work and stress involved? You’re not alone. Many homeowners share the same concerns. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, there are plenty of ways to add some fun, anticipation, and even a sense ...

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Record-shattering December caps unexpected year in Fraser Valley real estate

January 5, 2021

SURREY, BC – In a year when the real estate market was at a standstill for months due to COVID-19, total annual sales in the Fraser Valley still finished 12.4 per cent above the 10-year average due to unrelenting, pent-up consumer demand during the second half of 2020. In December, ...

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Unrelenting demand for Fraser Valley detached and townhomes continued in November

December 2, 2020

SURREY, BC – For the fifth consecutive month, demand for real estate in the Fraser Valley showed no signs of waning. Overall property sales for the month of November again set a new Board record.  Sales records were also broken in September and October; and since July, all activity including ...

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Sales volumes remain exceptional in the Fraser Valley

November 3, 2020

SURREY, BC – Ongoing demand for Fraser Valley real estate saw overall sales reach the highest point for the month of October in the Board’s history. This is the fourth consecutive month of record-breaking or near-record activity for sales and new listings in the region. The Fraser Valley Real Estate ...

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Is the Psychology of Change Holding You Back?

October 28, 2020

Why is making a big change in life often so difficult? According to psychologists, maintaining the “status quo” is one of the most powerful motivations we have. If things are “okay”, even making a change for the better can be difficult. Our brains resist. You may have experienced this if ...

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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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