As we've all heard over the years and decades the Metro Vancouver
region will be affected by an Earthquake. Whether the 'Big One' hit's in our
lifetime or not is an unknown. We all need to be prepared and educated on the
topic to some degree for the event and the Earthquake just North of Victoria on
December 29, 2015 was a great reminder and warning from Mother Nature. The
attachment below is a great tool measuring risk for Metro Vancouver and
Victoria broken down by Postal Codes...
If you’re looking to make your festive season truly merry and bright, look no further than these locations where Christmas lights are the main attraction in Metro Vancouver & the Fraser Valley.
With Metro Vancouver’s many trees, green spaces and natural setting, lighting up for the holidays is must-do. Stop by for a spectacular photo-op and even some pretty amazing light shows across the region!!!
- Burnaby & New Westminster
- Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam & Port Moody the Tri-Cities
- Pitt Meadows & Maple Ridge
- Surrey & Delta
Steady sales and diminished listings characterize 2017 for
the Metro Vancouver housing market
After reaching record levels in 2015 and 2016, Metro
Vancouver* home sales returned to more historically normal levels in 2017. Home
listings, on the other hand, came in several thousand units below typical
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports
that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 35,993 on the
Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2017, a 9.9 per cent decrease from the
39,943 sales recorded in 2016, and a 15 per cent decrease over the 42,326 residential
sales in 2015.
Last year’s sales total was, however, 9.7 per cent above the
10-year sales average.
“It was a steady year for home sales across the region, led
by condominium and townhome activity, and a quieter year for home listings,”
Jill Oudil, REBGV president said. “Metro Vancouver home sales were the third
highest we’ve seen in the past ten years while the home listings total was…