Blog by Evon Mayer

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BC organized real estate opposes the HST

July 30th, 2009

BC organized real estate opposes the HST

Presidents of the Fraser Valley and Greater Vancouver boards and BC real estate association have all spoken out against the newly proposed Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).

The BC government announced on July 23, 2009 that effective July 1, 2010, BC will adopt the HST, combining BC's seven per cent PST with the five per cent federal GST for a single sales ...

Survey suggests Consumer Confidence Concerning Real Estate Improving

July 30th, 2009

New BCREA survey suggests consumer confidence concerning real estate purchases may be improving

The May survey, conducted by the Mustel Group, was released on July 15. It contained questions that were last asked in a similar survey in January 2009. BCREA wanted to measure change in consumer attitudes over that four month period.

In a news release, BCREA revealed that four-in-ten British C ...

Media message re: Harmonized Sales Tax

July 29th, 2009

Media message re: Harmonized Sales Tax

I have been asked by the media for the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s position on the newly proposed Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).

The BC government announced on July 23, 2009 that effective July 1, 2010, BC will adopt the HST, combining BC's seven per cent PST with the five per cent federal GST for a single sales tax rate of 12 per cent.

As I expl ...

South Surrey Open House!

July 24th, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, July 26, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 1785 Martin Drive. , in Southwynd in South Surrey, Surrey. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful South Surrey.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this So ...

14753 Upper Roper Ave., White Rock, BC

July 20th, 2009

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 14753 Upper Roper Ave., White Rock, BC

MARKET : Buyer Demographics

July 10th, 2009

Who are

The Buyers fueling the market?

To get a better sense of who is

buying in Fraser Valley, what they’re

buying and where, a statistical pool was undertaken.

As expected, the most active segment

was first time buyers (32%),

followed by those moving from an

apartment or a townhouse to a detached

house (22%). Sellers moving

from a house into a condo or cashing

out completely ...

South Surrey Open House!

July 1st, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, July 5, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 1785 Martin Drive. , in Southwynd in South Surrey, Surrey. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful South Surrey.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Sou ...

402 19366 65TH Ave, Cloverdale, British Columbia

July 1st, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 402 19366 65TH Ave, Cloverdale, British Columbia

Beautiful apartment unit /no adjoining walls & no one above which means you can enjoy the view in privacy. This top floor unit is a 2 bdrm, 2 bath E plan. Including granite + laminate flooring w/2 parking spaces & a storage locker.