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The BC Home Hunter Group - Fraser Valley Relocation Survival Guide
Anyone that has been following the west coast real estate market for any amount of time knows the Fraser Valley is a truly fabulous and increasingly sought after place to call home and also invest in the nearly endless real estate opportunities.
Metro Vancouver - The most 'Asian' City In The World Outside of Asia
This ethnic make-up and serious change obviously brings benefits and challenges to the Metro Vancouver area. Our real estate team at The BC Home Hunter Group have designed and positioned ourselves to be far ahead of this and other factors seriously affecting the BC and western Canadian real estate markets. We understand full well... read more.
Remember taking mathematics in grade school? For most, the introduction of math into their lives at that early age was life changing or at least the beginning of an understanding of the basics. Real Estate analysis and forecasting isn't a top secret code as we at The BC Home Hunter Group like to say, however the Vancouver, Fraser Valley and lower mainland real estate markets are somewhat of an ind... read more.
Whether your are considering subdividing a property you currently own or investing in a property and subdividing in the lower mainland or B.C.? Please consult with a knowledgeable real estate team and industry professionals that are experienced with the various costs, potential issues, processes, agencies etc. Many outstanding opportunities abound in the Vancouver, Fraser Valley and lower mainland... read more.
Even though the Peninsula Club is still years away from opening its doors in 2017, people from cities throughout the south of the Fraser are already clamouring to join. Right now the prospective site is home to a driving range and open space, but Mary Manning envisions a thriving sports and recreation centre. It's something she said she has been wanting to see since she moved here from Vancouver m... read more.
Among our real estate team's real estate services are those involving all aspects of subdividing, land assembly and land development. We receive enquiries from home and property owners throughout the lower mainland and British Columbia that are contemplating subdividing and all aspects of that process.
Our real estate marketing and sales team were delighted to work with our fabulous friend and client Dr. Mario yet again. Mario's sleek new, custom built, uber desirable Elgin, South Surrey dream home is exactly what and where he was searching.
Storekeepers know the names of their customers; parents and children stroll the sidewalks enjoying the ever-changing window displays; and benches invite one and all to sit and rest a while with a latte or ice cream cone,tucked in beside one of the many beautiful plantings of flowers and foliage. From the butcher to the baker and everything in between the village is a one-stop shop for many local... read more.
WHITE ROCK BY THE SEA-
Unless your living in a cave or perhaps a lovely seaside cottage somewhere in the Gulf Islands we are all constantly being inundated by every manner of "news" media, banking sector, developer and real estate industry headlines.Those headlines are often screaming that either the sky is falling and a bubble is about to explode or stating the obvious that consumer debt is off the charts and not susta... read more.
The Fraser Valley market is showing signs of spring.
The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) recorded 1,102 sales in February, an increase of 43 per cent over January’s sales and an increase of 21 per cent over the 913 sales during February of last year.
Ray Werger, President of the Board, says, “The last time we saw an improvement in the market this early in the year... read more.
Our team are delighted with the number of real estate referral enquiries we are receiving and want to thank all those that are spreading the word everywhere. We are not just the friendliest community and client focused real estate team in B.C.
THE BC HOME HUNTER GROUP - GIVING BACK
TYPES OF MORTGAGES
When you sell a home in British Columbia, the vast majority of Home Buyers will complete an inspection of your home once you have accepted their offer to purchase your home and you’ll find most Real Estate Agents will always recommend a home inspection. The Buyer typically has from 5 to 15 days in which to complete a home inspection; this time period will vary from one contract to another. The urg... read more.
THE BC HOME HUNTER GROUP - SPRING 2013 MARKET UPDATE
A CANADIAN LUXURY REAL ESTATE PUSH IS ON
A recent report by British based Real Estate firm Knight Frank is a near carbon copy of the reports by The BC Home Hunter business manager and analyst Robert Pybus. Canadian Luxury Real Estate will be set for a boost in 2014 from an increasing number of wealthy individuals around the world, that will push u... read more.
THE BC HOME HUNTER GROUP - REAL ESTATE ASSESSMENT ANSWERS
THE BC HOME HUNTER GROUP: Things you need to know when Buying a home in Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, GVRD and British Columbia.
Property Transfer Tax
1% of the 1st $200,000 & 2% on the balance of the purchase price.
Lawyer / Notary Fees
Includes your lawyer's fees & registration of mortgage and certificate of title and disbursements.
Most Lenders require an appraiser's report confirming... read more.
Cancellation of the Canadian Investor Immigrant Program -
As The BC Home Hunter Group's in house analyst and business manager Robert Pybus predicted, in its recently tabled budget, the Federal Government effectively cancelled a program, the Canadian Immigrant Investor Program (IIP), which afforded wealthy prospective immigrants access to fast-tracked immigration. The program, which began in 1995... read more.
The BC Home Hunter Group's - Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know what mortgage I can afford?
First, you may want to contact a mortgage professional to help you calculate your net worth. Your mortgage lender will certainly want this information and it will give a quick insight into how much of a down payment you can afford. Along with your net worth, you’ll also need to add up your non-discreti... read more.
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