Could Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth? 

Posted on Jun 07, 2021

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line.

Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing market. Low home inventory and high buyer demand have driven home prices to an all-time high.1 This has given an unexpected financial boost to many homeowner...

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Low Inventory, Overactive Market  and Government Interventions

Posted on May 05, 2021

Have you ever had an idea you thought was brilliant but the result unexpected? Where you planned for one thing to happen but it didn't work out that way and the result ends up being catastrophic?I was probably about 7 or 8 years old at the time when that happened to me. Really though, it probably wasn't the first time and I know it certainly wasn't...

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Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

Posted on May 04, 2021

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right?

For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical. A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That same space, to a growing family, would feel stifling. For empty nesters, a large h...

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March 2021 Abbotsford Real Estate Market Update 

Posted on Apr 15, 2021

I’m sure you have heard it on the news or maybe you have some friends who recently bought or sold a home who told you our real estate market was crazy. And it kind of is. But the fact of the matter is, that housing is an essential part of our life and one of the basic needs. So, it is really important to have an idea of what is happening out there...

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Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent? 

Posted on Apr 07, 2021

Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding wars—for homes in the most sought-after neighbourhoods. This has led some sellers to question the need for an agent. After all, why spend money on a listing agent when i...

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Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash? 

Posted on Mar 01, 2021

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last?

When COVID-related shutdowns began in March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated whether...

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