REBGV: May’s Real Estate Market Soars Back Up

  • While the increase of new listings increased the most in the detached home segment of the market last month, it’s demand in the condominium and townhome that’s truly driving current activity. Here is your REBGV update for May.  “First-time buyers and people looking to downsize from their single-family homes are both competing for these two […]

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  • A full stomach of home-grilled food is probably one of the best gifts to give dad this Sunday, June 18th. So in honour of the man of the hour, your Vancouver real estate experts have been planning the ultimate bbq menu for Father’s Day. Because the kitchen — and the patio, in this case — […]

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  • When scouring Vancouver’s westside real estate listings, zeroing in on the right property can come down to a few distinguishing factors; including what the neighbourhood has to offer. So with summer nights approaching, we’ve sourced your top spots to have one of the best cocktails in Kitsilano and enjoy the neighourhood vibes. The Best Caesar: […]

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  • Let’s be honest, if you’re looking to be in the throws of constant entertainment, Vancouver’s East Side offers a plethora of options for all tastes. But don’t mistake Kitsilano’s laid-back vibes and family-centric atmosphere for boring. As your West Side realtor specialists, it’s our duty to let you know the neighbourhood offers several awesome options […]

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  • Sunday, May 14 doesn’t need to be a big production, but it should show the Mom in your life you’re thinking of her, and everything she does. Because chances are, you don’t even know the half of it! We’ve selected 10 of the coolest, simplest ideas from some of the internet’s craftiest people to help […]

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  • We love weekends. Our favourite part? Breakfast cooked by someone else and cocktails before noon, mimosa, anyone? If you’re new to the West Side, we’ve rounded up the very best brunch spots in Kitsilano so stop unpacking those moving boxes in your brand-new Vancouver dream home and treat yourself to a leisurely morning. Brunch by […]

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  • With a plethora of cafés to choose from, as your East Side realtors it’s our duty to share the ones that top our list for best places to grab a cup of joe on the Drive. Because if you buy a house in Vancouver, as every homeowner knows, a good neighbourhood joint where everyone knows […]

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  • March was a big month for the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, and the market at large: the REBGV instated its president for 2017/2018, Jill Oudil. Jill has served on the REBGV’s Board of Directors for the five years and works at Coldwell Banker Westburn Realty in Burnaby. The month also had the lowest […]

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  • REALTOR® Doug Gibson discusses how the BC Government extends an olive branch to first time homebuyers with down payment loan help. The BC Government will offer first time buyers a loan of up to $37,500 or up to 5% of the purchase price. There are certain rules that apply: The purchase price must be less than $750,000 The […]

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  • REALTOR® Doug Gibson talks about the new Canadian mortgage rules and what he thinks of them. Stay tuned for our next video where Doug talks about why these rules are so important. Canada’s New Mortgage Rules The federal government of Canada instated 3 new mortgage rules towards the end of 2016: Any mortgage over $500,000 […]

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