To all of my friends, clients, and colleagues;
I recently came across an article about our current situation right now and I wanted to share it with you. So, here it is:
The recent events created from the spread of the coronavirus, or otherwise known as COVID-19 is a perfect example of just how fragile we humans are, on a planet that is reminding us that nature and physics are in control.
Unfortunately, even with our advanced technology, it’s still going to take a while before...
While Metro Vancouver* home sale and listing activity remains limited by the COVID-19 situation, we REALTORS® across the region are fast adopting new tools and practices to help advise and serve our clients in a responsible way.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,109 in April 2020, a 39.4 per cent decrease from the 1,829 sales recorded in April 2019, and a 56.1 per cent decrease from the 2,524 homes sold in March...
Steady demand and low supply benefits home sellers
February saw steady home buyer demand and reduced home seller supply across Metro Vancouver.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region was 2,150 in February 2020, a 44.9 per cent increase from the 1,484 sales recorded in February 2019, and a 36.9 per cent increase from the 1,571 homes sold in January 2020.
Last month’s sales were 15.6 per cent below the 10-year February...
11 Tips for Staying Calm During the Time of the Coronavirus.
There's so much fear and uncertainty around the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation.
How can we be as calm and happy as we can be, under these circumstances?
For people who are fortunate enough to be in good health (remember gratitude!), in addition to crucial health measures such as washing our hands and practicing social distancing, what can we do in a challenging time like this?
This self-assessment tool, developed with the BC Ministry of Health, will help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.
Click https://rem.ax/2U0o9tn to take the self-assessment.
Over the past few months across British Columbia, there has been an industry struggle to renew strata-corporation insurance policies. With renewals, the cost of insurance has increased anywhere between 50 to 300%.
Insurance Deductibles have also increased substantially from $25,000 per claim to as much as $250,000 and $500,000 per claim.
A strata includes ½ duplexes, multifamily low-rise wood-frame apartment buildings, townhouses or high-rise buildings....