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Are You Ready to Buy Your Next Home in Vancouver?

If you are ready to buy your first house, condo or townhouse in Vancouver Yaletown, Kitsilano, Vancouver Downtown, Gastown, West Vancouver, Coal Harbour, Kerrisdale, False Creek or other parts of the Lower Mainland, then there are three vital tips that you will want to keep in mind as you prepare to enter into the Vancouver real estate marketplace. By following these tips, you will be in the best possible position to ensure that you really will be able to find and buy your dream home.

Get Pre-approved for a Home Mortgage

Perhaps the most important step that you should keep in mind when it comes to buying your first home is to get pre-approved for a home mortgage loan. By getting pre-approved for a home mortgage loan before you start looking, you will be in a far stronger position to enter into a real estate contract.

The typical home seller will be more eager to enter into a sales contract with a person who has been pre-approved for a home mortgage loan. One of the biggest obstacles to closing a real estate deal in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland is usually the inability of the buyer to obtain acceptable bank financing. By coming to the bargaining table with a pre-approved home mortgage, you will be able to demonstrate to a seller that you are serious about buying their home.

Develop a Specific Home Buying Plan

Another important step that you will want to take when it comes to buying your first home is to develop a specific home buying plan. If you do not have a plan, you will often be tempted off course in your search for that perfect property. A Vancouver REALTOR® will help you set up your plan.

Perhaps the most significant element of a plan is to set forth specifically what you are willing to pay for a house, condo or townhouse. The failure to establish such a budget oftentimes results in a person ending up spending far more on a home than he/she can actually afford.

Consult with a REALTOR®

Finally, your interests can be best served by engaging a professional Vancouver real estate agent to assist you in your search for your home. Our agents will provide you with the newest Vancouver MLS real estate listings, advise you on all facets of a property and the current market, guide you through the complex contract negotiations and always be there for your needs. By selecting a professional Vancouver real estate agent to assist you in your home search, you have the best chance for success in finding your ideal Vancouver house, condo or townhouse and ensuring your experience is both exciting and stress-free.
 
 

 

Latest Vancouver Real Estate News

Commercial Activity Report - 2019 Q4

The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator (CLI) has decreased to 134.3 in 2019 Q4 for the second straight month. Looking back at the same time last year, the CLI has increased by 0.3%. The provincial economic activity slowed down which can be attributed to a slow down in the wholesale trade (2.0% decrease) and manufacturing sales (0.6% decease) despite retail sales seeing an increase of 0.8%

The economic activity component of the CLI has been negative for the sixth consecutive quarter. The economic activity component follows the overall trend in the BC economy and reflects changes in economic variables shown to lead commercial real estate activity.

The employment component of the CLI has also seen a negative change due to a decline in manufacturing employment despite office employment increasing....

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I have sold a property at 204 3673 11TH AVE W in Vancouver
I have sold a property at 204 3673 11TH AVE W in Vancouver.
RARELY AVAILABLE home at Alma Court! This two bedroom and one bathroom corner unit is south facing with a quiet tree-lined street view and features an exceptional use of space across 553 SF. Includes gas fireplace, insuite laundry, one secure underground parking stall and south facing balcony. Rentals and pets are allowed. Steps away from greek town, shopping, community center, transit, daycare, eateries, Almond Park and more - 92 walkscore! Don't miss this one.
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February 2020 Metro Vancouver Housing

Last month, there was steady home buyer demand with a decrease in home seller supply across Metro Vancouver. According to the Real Estate Board (REBGV), there were 2,150 residential home sales last month which is a 44.9% increase from the same month last year and a 36.9% increase from last month. However, February 2020 sales were 15.6% below the 10-year February sales average.

“Home buyer demand again saw strong year-over-year increases in February while the total inventory of homes for sale struggled to keep pace,” Ashley Smith, REBGV president said. “This was most pronounced in the condominium market.”

There has been a 2.8% increase in MLS listings compared to February 2019 for detached, attached and apartment homes on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®)...

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Open House. Open House on Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Please visit our Open House at 204 3673 11TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM
RARELY AVAILABLE home at Alma Court! This two bedroom and one bathroom corner unit is south facing with a quiet tree-lined street view and features an exceptional use of space across 553 SF. Includes gas fireplace, insuite laundry, one secure underground parking stall and south facing balcony. Rentals and pets are allowed. Steps away from greek town, shopping, community center, transit, daycare, eateries, Almond Park and more - 92 walkscore! Don't miss this one. Open House Sunday, March 8, 1-3pm
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Open House. Open House on Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Please visit our Open House at 204 3673 11TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM
RARELY AVAILABLE home at Alma Court! This two bedroom and one bathroom corner unit is south facing with a quiet tree-lined street view and features an exceptional use of space across 553 SF. Includes gas fireplace, insuite laundry, one secure underground parking stall and south facing balcony. Rentals and pets are allowed. Steps away from greek town, shopping, community center, transit, daycare, eateries, Almond Park and more - 92 walkscore! Don't miss this one. Open House Sunday, March 1, 1-3pm
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Speculation + Vacancy Tax Declarations

All residential property owners in the designated taxable regions must complete a declaration for the speculation and vacancy tax on an annual basis. In a case where there are multiple owners, each owner must complete a separate declaration. You are only entitled to an exemption if you make the declaration. Failure to complete the declaration will result in being charged tax at the maximum tax rate. At this point, you should have all your speculation and vacancy tax declaration letters already.

Important Dates to Note:

- January 20,2020:Declaration Period Opens
- Mid-February: If you own residential property in a designated taxable region on December 31, 2019, you will receive a speculation and vacancy tax declaration letter in the mail. Letters will be mailed between January 20th to February...

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New property listed in Kitsilano, Vancouver West
I have listed a new property at 204 3673 11TH AVE W in Vancouver.
RARELY AVAILABLE home at Alma Court! This two bedroom and one bathroom corner unit is south facing with a quiet tree-lined street view and features an exceptional use of space across 553 SF. Includes gas fireplace, insuite laundry, one secure underground parking stall and south facing balcony. Rentals and pets are allowed. Steps away from greek town, shopping, community center, transit, daycare, eateries, Almond Park and more - 92 walkscore! Don't miss this one. Open House Sunday, Feb 23, 1-3pm.
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Open House. Open House on Sunday, February 23, 2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Please visit our Open House at 204 3673 11TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, February 23, 2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM
RARELY AVAILABLE home at Alma Court! This two bedroom and one bathroom corner unit is south facing with a quiet tree-lined street view and features an exceptional use of space across 553 SF. Includes gas fireplace, insuite laundry, one secure underground parking stall and south facing balcony. Rentals and pets are allowed. Steps away from greek town, shopping, community center, transit, daycare, eateries, Almond Park and more - 92 walkscore! Don't miss this one. Open House Sunday, Feb 23, 1-3pm.
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August 2019 Metro Vancouver Housing

There was a total of 7,093 residential unit sales recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August, which is a 4.9% increase from the same month last year. There was also an increase of 2.6% from the same month last year for the average MLS® residential price bringing it to $685,575. Total sales dollar volume saw an increase of 7.6% from the same month last year to $4.86 Billion.

"BC home sales continue to recover from a policy-driven downturn," said BCREA Deputy Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson. "Home sales have been rising through the spring and summer, but still remain well below pre-B20 stress test levels."

MLS® residential active listings in the province were up 10% from August 2018 to 40,098 units and were essentially flat compared to July on a...

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