May 2019

Found 2 blog entries for May 2019.

 

You've just signed the paperwork on a new home - congratulations!

When the excitement of purchasing your new place wears off, the reality of having to move sets in. There’s no way around it… hardly anyone we know LIKES moving, but the fruits are always worth the labour! It’s a bit of short-term hassle and discomfort with a longterm pay-off - but there are a few ways to make it more manageable!

Here are our (proven) tips to keep you sane and organized during the move:

1. Declutter

 Don’t pack things you don’t want to move with! NOW is the time to purge, purge, purge. Recycle, repurpose, and gift anything you don’t love enough to pack and relocate to your new home.

2. Pack a little bit each day

If time is on your site, avoid

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Via the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Sales of single-family homes in April board-wide dipped by 13 per cent year over year but rose by 33 per cent from March. Last month, 412 single-family homes sold on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System compared to 475 in April 2018 and 308 the previous month. In the apartment and townhouse categories, sales dropped by three per cent and 24 per cent, respectively.

The mortgage stress test (Guideline B-20) continues to wreak havoc in the Vancouver, Fraser Valley, and Lower Mainland housing markets, which is spilling over, albeit more slowly, onto Vancouver Island. While the B.C. economy continues to be highly supportive of housing demand, the negative shock to affordability and purchasing power

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