Blog by Evon Mayer

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Affordability Survey for Vancouver

February 28th, 2014

 

More to Affordability than Meets the Eye


It’s no secret that Vancouver has the highest home prices in the country. At the beginning of the year, the composite Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) Benchmark Price was $603,000, 25 per cent higher than Toronto and 45 per cent higher than Victoria. I have little doubt that Vancouver will maintain its top five ranking in De ...

2014 first Quarter Housing Forecast Update

February 28th, 2014
Housing Demand to Trend Higher BCREA 2014 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update Vancouver, BC – January 30, 2014. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2014 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update today. BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to increase 4.8 per cent to 76,450 units this year, before increasing a further 7 per cent to 81,8 ...

Tax Burden Reduced for First time Buyers

February 28th, 2014

Government reduces tax burden on first-time buyers

First-time home buyers received welcome news in today’s provincial budget.

The government has announced, effective February 19, 2014, under the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) First-Time Home Buyers’ Exemption program, qualifying first-time buyers can buy a home worth up to $475,000. The previous threshold was $425,000.

The partial exemp ...

978 WALALEE Drive, Tsawwassen, British Columbia

February 17th, 2014

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 978 WALALEE Drive, Tsawwassen, British Columbia

Located in one of Tsawwassen's most prestigious neighborhoods "The Village". This 2,920 square foot, 5 bedroom and 3 bathroom family home sits almost 1/3 of an acre of well-manicured property. It has been beautifully updated with hardwood hardwood and ceramic tile flooring, new kitchen with stainless ...