Buyer's Market Statistics

November 28th, 2008

A new report issued by Ipsos Reid had this to say about home Buyers in British Columbia:

One-in-five (20%) British Columbians say they are considering the purchase of a home in the next two years. Among these individuals, half (51%) are more likely to consider the purchase of a home today than they were a year ago. In contrast, only 16% are less likely.

Canada Line Properties to Rise Faster

November 27th, 2008

The market may be cooling in some areas, but for property owners along the Canada Line, values could rise at a faster rate then elsewhere, if trends around the Expo Line continue.

A new report released by Landcor Data Corporation, Lessons from Expo 86 for the 2010 Olympics looks at construction and price appreciation resulting from the Expo Line, completed in 1985 for Expo 86, and the ...

Tax Breaks for Green Homes

November 25th, 2008

Did you know that home Buyers in Vancouver get tax breaks from the government who green their homes?

 

In the 2008 Budget the BC government announced its new plan to offer sales tax exemptions for energy star qualifies appliances, windows, doors, skylights and home heating equipment for water tanks, weather stripping, caulking, and window insulation and energy efficient ...

Time to Make Your Investment a Home

November 8th, 2008

Markets don’t tend to move in straight lines. Not often do we ever look at the up or the downward trends but what is right smack in the middle.

 

In the last seven years we have been experiencing a bull real estate market with average yearly gins in the double digits. There was an overwhelming surge of consumer confidence as well as a number of real estate success stories. Whil ...