July 2020

Outdoor Space: COVID-19 and Buyer Priorities

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Since the start of social distancing, we’ve kept a close watch on the local housing market as it weathers the changes wrought by COVID-19. While last month’s market report showed market activity beginning to acclimate to the New Normal, if this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s how quickly things can change.

One trend we’ve noticed that likely...

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Will Park Drinking Soon Be Legal?

Posted on Jul 16, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Though it feels like the sun has been playing hide and seek with Vancouverites all summer, it’s mid-July, and we’re finally in for a stretch of good weather. It’s the perfect time to get outdoors, and Vancouver’s parks and beaches are filled with socially distant groups of friends and families.

We’re all excited to take advantage of the public open...

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Tighten Up: Mortgage Rules Get Stricter

Posted on Jul 09, 2020 in News & Announcements

As uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has rippled across the global economy, “business as usual” looks a lot different than even six months ago. BC may be in Phase 3 of our COVID-19 Restart Plan, but we’re far from out of the woods with no vaccine yet in sight. Even as we’ve adapted to the changes necessitated by physical distancing, exper...

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Metro Vancouver Housing Update June 2020

Posted on Jul 03, 2020 in Market Update

The latest update from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) shows that as we’ve all adjusted to each stage of BC’s COVID-19 pandemic response, so has the market. In June 2020, Metro Vancouver’s home sale and listing activity began to return to more historically normal levels.

“Home prices have remained steady with minimal fluctuation o...

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