Tagged: Home Buyers

Richmond, west side in sellers’ market

Richmond, west side in sellers’ market

Metro Vancouver’s housing market remained balanced in January amid growing signs of a strong sellers’ market returning with high demand in larger centres.

Stability and regional ‘hot spots’ characterize January housing market

Stability and regional ‘hot spots’ characterize January housing market

The Greater Vancouver housing market remained in balanced market conditions in January, although higher levels of buyer demand were seen in some of the region’s largest communities.

CREA lowers home sales and price forecasts

CREA lowers home sales and price forecasts

Housing activity in the country is slowing down after a busy first half, especially in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario where prices are expected to fall in the coming months.

5 tips for assessing a lowball offer

5 tips for assessing a lowball offer

Your house is for sale for $350,000, and you’re confident it’s well-priced. You get an offer, but it’s for $300,000, and you’re stunned and disappointed by how low it is.

That seller might still end up with an acceptable sale price. The key is being ready.

Buying a Home: Overview

Buying a Home: Overview

If you’ve decided to buy a house, you may be wondering where to begin — find a real estate agent? Go to open houses? You’ll have to juggle a number of tasks simultaneously, ranging from the fun to the tedious. The preview below will alert you what’s ahead and link you to other key information.

BMO

BMO cuts mortgage rate to spur home buying

The Bank of Montreal cut its special five-year fixed rate mortgage by 20 basis points Wednesday, bringing it down to 3.59% from 3.79%.

BMO said in a statement that the move was an effort to provide potential home buyers an incentive as the fall season rolls around.