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Mission BC: The Emerging Real Estate Market That’s Defying Density and Attracting Buyers

Abbotsford council to consider revised McKee Neighbourhood Plan

June 12 public hearing scheduled after Abbotsford council approves first and second reading An updated McKee Neighbourhood Plan that includes 65 more acres (23 hectares) of land to be designated as open space received initial approval by Abbotsford council on Monday (April 24). Council approved the first and second readings of the bylaw – repeating […]

August 2023 – Fraser Valley Real Estate Market Snapshot

August 2023, Summertime Blues On September 7, 2023, the Bank of Canada (BOC) maintained the prime rate at 5%, keeping it unchanged since the last increase in mid-July. Future rate increases appear imminent as the BOC battles inflation, aiming to reach 2.5% by mid-2025. Nevertheless, they have provided Canadian consumers a slight break for the […]

July 2023 – Fraser Valley Real Estate Market Snapshot

July 2023, More Market Uncertainty In mid-July, the Bank of Canada (BOC) raised the prime interest rate to 5% and is hinting at a potential further increase in September. This is happening even though inflation dropped as low as 2.8% after the July increase and then stabilized at 3.3% by August. It seems that interest […]

June 2023 – Fraser Valley Real Estate Market Snapshot

June 2023, Uncertainty In May, we observed signs of overall market improvement, but we also discussed potential changes that could lead to some turmoil. Recently, the Bank of Canada (BOC) raised the prime rate to 5% in mid-July, and there is a possibility of further increases in September. This is happening even though inflation has […]

May 2023 – Fraser Valley Real Estate Market Snapshot

May 2023, Changes Are Brewing While last month clearly had a strong sense of equilibrium, the month of May appears to bring changes to the real estate industry and market from every angle. Last month, the Bank of Canada did not move interest rates for two periods; however, they spoke of potential increases that materialized […]

April 2023 – Fraser Valley Real Estate Market Snapshot

April 2023, Balance April clearly represents balance or equilibrium that is slowly starting to weigh more toward the seller’s side. Clear signs of stabilization and confidence can be seen in the Fraser Valley real estate market. The Bank of Canada has continued to hold rates, helping to substantiate this new consumer confidence in our local […]

March 2023 – Fraser Valley Real Estate Market Snapshot

March 2023, Steady Eddy When reviewing this month’s statistics in detail, you will notice strong increases in sales absorptions compared to the previous month, although most are lower than the same time last year. What is most notable is that the Bank of Canada has not moved interest rates for two consecutive periods now, and […]

Mixed-Used Real Estate: A Blend of Housing, Work, Shops, and Social Objectives in One Place

There was a time when mixed-use real estate transit-oriented development was believed to be the key to revitalizing cities and creating complete, compact communities across the Burrard Peninsula to the Fraser Valley. However, today, station nodes are expected to offer a complete range of services that fulfill various civic objectives, such as addressing the housing […]

GREEN with Envy: The stunning kitchen design that’s growing on Langley homebuyers

Quietly tucked away from bustling Willoughby Town Centre, is an exclusive collection of only 30 traditional townhomes and 16 single family strata homes for a maintenance free lifestyle.