January 2021

Is There a Good Time to Negotiate a Rent Rate?

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 Market Highlights December 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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The Most Important Step to a Successful First Year in Real Estate

Posted on Jan 07, 2021 in Harcourts News



How much money will you make during your first year in real estate? It’s hard to say. So much comes into play to determine your real estate income. Your market, the overall state of the industry, how many agents you are up against, and how well you manage your time will all affect your bottom line.

As many tenured agents can attest, the first year i...

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