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Real Estate Auctions: The Future Of Home Sales

Posted on Feb 18, 2021 in Auction News



Some real estate agents are convinced that the online transition of home sales will fundamentally reshape the Metro Vancouver real estate sector. Others say that merging an old stalwart – live auctions – with new technology could smooth and speed more housing sales. Realtors have progressively provided clients with online videos of homes for sale...

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Maximising Your Property’s Sale Potential With a Virtual Tour

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 in Advice



For many people, virtual reality is associated with video games and entertainment. This technology, however, has huge potential in the real estate industry. 

With social distancing now the ‘new normal’, you may be wondering how digital solutions can help boost your property’s sale potential. While nothing quite replaces the in-person experience in it...

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The District Of North Vancouver Plans For Future Growth: Where to Make a Pre-Sale

Posted on Feb 04, 2021 in Community News



North Vancouver is known for three main things: the mountains, the ocean and the forests. It’s a winning combination that draws people from all over who want to live in close proximity to everything this region has to offer. In the past, North Van was a sleepy, bedroom community of Vancouver, with a large population of families and seniors. But the...

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Reports say rents are falling in Metro Vancouver. Is it a good time to renegotiate the lease with your landlord?

Posted on Jan 28, 2021 in Community News



Renters are choosing to move away from urban centres, leading to falling rents. Meanwhile, rents in suburbs and smaller cities are holding or rising.

The average monthly rent in Vancouver in October for a two-bedroom apartment was the highest in Canada at $2,712, but it was an eight per cent drop from a year earlier, the steepest fall in B.C.

Robert...

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Sustainable Real Estate Development: The Future Is Now

Posted on Jan 21, 2021 in Harcourts News



Staying one step ahead in the uncertain and competitive real estate space can be a challenge. We started out the year with many experts predicting that sustainability would once again be a “trend” for 2021. This is not an “aha” moment for most of us: Green building and sustainability have been enduring trends in the industry for the past couple of...

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Metro Vancouver Housing Market Shows Resilience In 2020

Posted on Jan 14, 2021 in Market News



Vancouver's real estate market ended 2020 with a bang, as a December home-buying spree helped the market rebound from a weak 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Strong December activity brought Metro Vancouver’s* 2020 home sales total in line with the region’s long-term annual average.

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Recent Blog Entries

Real Estate Auctions: The Future Of Home Sales



Some real estate agents are convinced that the online transition of home sales will fundamentally reshape the Metro Vancouver real estate sector. Others say that merging an old stalwart – live auctions – with new technology could smooth and speed more housing sales. Realtors have progressively provided clients with online videos of homes for sale...

Read More

Maximising Your Property’s Sale Potential With a Virtual Tour



For many people, virtual reality is associated with video games and entertainment. This technology, however, has huge potential in the real estate industry. 

With social distancing now the ‘new normal’, you may be wondering how digital solutions can help boost your property’s sale potential. While nothing quite replaces the in-person experience in it...

Read More

The District Of North Vancouver Plans For Future Growth: Where to Make a Pre-Sale



North Vancouver is known for three main things: the mountains, the ocean and the forests. It’s a winning combination that draws people from all over who want to live in close proximity to everything this region has to offer. In the past, North Van was a sleepy, bedroom community of Vancouver, with a large population of families and seniors. But the...

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