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Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:04:23 PM UTC
REALTORS® and journalists have more in common than you think…
How so, you ask?Well, let me tell you how. You see, for over two decades now, the influence of our traditional mainstream media – what we call print, radio, and TV – has been waning. Commensurate with this has been the ever-increasing rise and influence of social media in its varying forms, TikTok being the latest.

However, as we have witnessed at various moments in recent history, gone are the days...

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Near record-breaking new listings in the Fraser Valley not enough to match insatiable buyer demand

SURREY, BC – Fraser Valley’s extraordinary pandemic real estate market continued to break sales records – for the ninth consecutive month – while at the same time, reaching near-historic levels of new listings in May.

In May, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 2,951 sales on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), an increase of 267 per cent compared to May 2020 and a 2 per cent decrease...

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COVID-19 – Does BC’s Restart Plan Mean We’re Back to Business as Usual?

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer

Today’s eMemo contains the following updates:

  • Making the most of virtual open houses   

Dear Members,

The announcement of BC’s Restart Plan last week brought with it much excitement for all of us, as we look forward with hope to the gradual lifting of restrictions, and the regaining of many freedoms we all remember from pre-pandemic days.

But are we back to...

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COVID-19 – Clarification on the Provincial Restart Plan to Safely Bring People Back Together
by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer

Today’s eMemo contains the following updates:

  • Clarification on the Provincial Restart Plan to Safely Bring People Back Together Announced on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Dear Members,

As many of you may be aware, Tuesday, May 25 was a big day for the citizens of BC. Premier John Horgan, together with Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and BC’s Minister of...

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Reminder: Homeowners now need to apply to the provincial government for the Home Owner Grant
This is a good time to remind clients that Home Owner Grant applications are no longer being processed by municipalities. Starting this year, the provincial government will be administering the provincial program.The Home Owner Grant helps to reduce the amount of property tax eligible British Columbians pay on their principal residence. The regular grant amount is $570 for properties in the Metro Vancouver,...
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