Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Report for September 2018

Here's a look back at real estate market statistics for Greater Vancouver listings and sales for September 2018 from Royal Pacific Realty. Subscribe to receive these directly in your inbox every month! MLS® HPI Benchmark Price for September 2018 HPI stands for “Home...

New powers for strata corporations to fine owners of short-term rentals

Strata corporations will have new powers to pass bylaws restricting or banning short-term rentals and fine non-compliant owners or residents up to $1,000 a day because of changes to the BC Strata Property Regulation. The goal is to help strata corporations deal with...

Tips to help sell your home

Are you thinking of selling your home? Before your Royal Pacific Realty Realtor® begins showing your home, you'll want to ensure it’s in tip-top condition. An attractive, well-kept home typically has a better chance of selling sooner. Minor exterior and interior...

Landlords – share your ideas on rental housing in BC by July 6

If you provide rental housing - from a secondary suite to a laneway home to a duplex, a fourplex or an entire apartment building, the province wants to hear from you. The BC Premier has appointed a Rental Housing Task Force which is consulting with both landlords and...

Property taxes – what you need to know

Property tax notices were sent to home owners and businesses in June and are due the first or second business day in July, depending on the municipality. No tax notice? Property owners who didn’t receive a tax notice should contact their municipal finance department...

Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Report for September 2018

Here's a look back at real estate market statistics for Greater Vancouver listings and sales for September 2018 from Royal Pacific Realty. Subscribe to receive these directly in your inbox every month! MLS® HPI Benchmark Price for September 2018 HPI stands for “Home...

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Tips to help sell your home

Are you thinking of selling your home? Before your Royal Pacific Realty Realtor® begins showing your home, you'll want to ensure it’s in tip-top condition. An attractive, well-kept home typically has a better chance of selling sooner. Minor exterior and interior...

read more

Property taxes – what you need to know

Property tax notices were sent to home owners and businesses in June and are due the first or second business day in July, depending on the municipality. No tax notice? Property owners who didn’t receive a tax notice should contact their municipal finance department...

read more

Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Report for May 2018

Here's a look back at real estate market statistics for Greater Vancouver listings and sales for May 2018 from Royal Pacific Realty. Subscribe to receive these directly in your inbox every month! MLS® HPI Benchmark Price for May 2018 HPI stands for “Home...

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How to defer your property taxes

Property taxes are due the first week of July 2018. If you’re a property owner unable to your pay property taxes on your principal residence, you may be eligible for the BC Property Tax Deferment Program. This is a low-interest loan program that lets qualifying...

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Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Report for April 2018

Here's a look back at real estate market statistics for Greater Vancouver listings and sales for April 2018 from Royal Pacific Realty. Subscribe to receive these directly in your inbox every month! MLS® HPI Benchmark Price for April 2018 HPI stands for...

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15 great ways to save a down payment to buy your first home

  1. Are you celebrating a birthday? Consider setting up a down payment account. Then let mom, dad, grandma, older siblings, aunties and uncles, and anyone else who usually buys you gifts, write a cheque instead. 2. Have you accomplished something important like...

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The economic spin-offs of real estate sales

Real estate sales are a key economic driver in Greater Vancouver. Last year (2017), 35,993 homes changed ownership here, generating $2.4 billion in economic spin-off activity and an estimated 17,130 jobs into Greater Vancouver neighbourhoods. The total dollar value of...

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