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Check out our latest articles on real estate, market trends and what’s happening in Mission and the Fraser Valley.

2018 Real Estate Taxes and Mortgage Review
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2018 Real Estate Taxes & Mortgage Review What’s New and How Will it Affect YOU?

Property Transfer Tax Everyone who purchases property pays property transfer tax upon registration of title.
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Mortgage Tips: Is the Stress Test Stressing You Out?

At the beginning of 2018, new federal guidelines came into effect requiring all federally regulated banks to vet borrowers’ applications using a minimum qualifying rate equal to the […]
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Housing supply ample as buyers remain hesitant in September

The slowing of sales activity and expansion of overall inventory that has defined much of 2018 for the Fraser Valley housing market continued in September, with sales at […]
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Buying Your First Home: Who you need on your team!
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Buying Your First Home: Who you need on your team!

Buying a home takes an entire team of people and you want the best representation in all real estate matters. Finding the right people to work with takes […]
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2018 New Real Estate Rules and What They Mean

On June 15, 2018, a few changes came into effect as to how real estate transactions are conducted in BC. But, the most important question is how will […]
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Considering adding an Income Suite?
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Considering adding an Income Suite?

A suite or secondary dwelling can be a great way to create income—a practical solution to being able to stay in your home rather than downsizing or moving […]
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April 2018 Real Estate Stats for Mission

Earlier this year, the real estate market in Mission continued to be strong. Sellers grew in confidence after a slow start in January and I saw a steady […]
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March 2018 Fraser Valley Real Estate Update
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March 2018 Fraser Valley Real Estate Update

Spring is usually the perfect time to market properties for sale. And this year is no exception. The past couple of months have shown a decrease in inventory […]
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What You Need to Know About New Taxes on Real Estate

The BC Government released their 2018 budget in February which includes new housing taxes, and some changes to current taxes. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) itemized […]
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