Construction employment in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region decreased in August, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Associationâ€™s (VRCA) analysis of todayâ€™s Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada.
Author: James Chung
So much for the housing market being crushed by rising interest rates.
The Bank of Canada cranked up its trendsetting overnight rate for the third time in four months on Wednesday and the impact will be felt by a wide range of borrowers. But home buyers? Not so much.
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.
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.
Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney raised the overnight lending rate a quarter percentage point on Wednesday morning, in line with most analysts’ expectation.
Carney raised the trend-setting rate from 0.75 per cent to an even 1 per cent.
If Music Waste welcomes the start of summer in Vancouver, then the Victory Square Block Party is the ultimate way to say good-bye.
This neighbourhood around Fraser Street and East 30th Avenue has a lot of potential. It has history. It has character. It is right in the middle of Vancouver, surrounded by unique cultural texture, and central to the best of the city. Yet many feel that Fraser needs something. In fact, that something is coming very soon: a community of quality homes that will make Fraser Street more attractive than ever, including an upcoming Starbucks, Shoppers Drug Mart, and a Nofrills market. Century will play a vital role in the true emergence of this area of the city. This is an ideal chance to own a timeless Vancouver home, in a neighbourhood that suits you perfectly.
1. Be choosy, but realistic.
You may never find the prefect home.
2. Do your homework before looking at homes.
Determine exactly what features you want in a home and which are most important to you.
Why use a top Real Estate Agent
When you are ready to sell, I willâ€¦
1. Provide a Comparative Market Analysis for your home to determine an appropriate sales price.
For years, U.S. historians have been at odds over the identity of Americaâ€™s first female cop.