COVID19 Protocols Buyers

Real Estate in the Era of COVID19 Worldwide, the effects of dealing with the COVID19 situation is creating change in every aspect of life. Real Estate is no different. Fortunately, Realtors® have been deemed an Essential Service, which makes sense when you consider housing and shelter are a basic need. We are incredibly adaptable and … Continued

COVID19 Protocols Sellers

Real Estate in the Era of COVID19 Worldwide, the effects of dealing with the COVID19 situation is creating change in every aspect of life. Real Estate is no different. Fortunately, Realtors® have been deemed an Essential Service, which makes sense when you consider housing and shelter are a basic need. We are incredibly adaptable and … Continued

What is a time clause offer?

Sometimes when making arrangements to view a property with your Realtor® you’ll hear that a property you want to view has “a time clause offer”. Often this will be followed by the question, “Would you still like to view this property?” Understanding what a time clause is can help with deciding how to proceed. A … Continued

How does DocuSign® work?

If you have an email address you can use our electronic signature programs to sign all documents required in a real estate transaction with a Realtor®. We use a program called DocuSign® for our electronic signatures. If you’re ever having trouble signing a document, we’ve sent you, feel free to phone us, most times we’re … Continued

Vancouver Island Real Estate Market Update

Welcome to what is the first of our regular ongoing articles about real estate in our community. The purpose of our articles is to provide you with the most up-to-date information here in Oceanside. As you are aware, real estate is constantly changing, as are the market conditions and regulations. Hopefully, our articles will provide … Continued

New National Housing Strategy Released by Canadian Government

From coast-to-coast, real estate continues to be one of the most talked about topics in Canada today. Red hot real estate markets, foreign buyers, consumer debt, and affordable housing are all topics at the forefront of this issue, creating mass concern and impacting the lives of everyday Canadians. In November, the Government of Canada made … Continued

Vancouver House Sales Decline Causing Provincial Averages To Dip

Recent numbers gathered from October show major decreases across the board for province-wide real estate figures, with experts citing the decrease in activity in the Lower Mainland as the main culprit. In a report released by the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), residential sales in October were down by nearly 17 per cent compared … Continued

Vancouver Home Sales in Plummet by Nearly 40%

The number of home sales in the month of October dropped by 38.8 per cent when compared to the same month in 2015, as revealed by new statistics provided by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. In the past month, only 2,233 properties were sold, compared to 3,646 home sales in October 2015. This … Continued

TD Bank Raises Prime Rate

Toronto Dominion Bank, one of the nation’s big banks, announced that it is changing its mortgage rates, including increasing their prime rate from 2.7 per cent to 2.85 per cent. The move is in anticipation of higher lending costs sparked by the recent changes in mortgage rules. The increase applies only to the TD Mortgage … Continued