Don Montgomery, REALTOR® CNE®
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Monday, March 20, 2023
Saturday, March 18, 2023
21 Projects That Will Actually Hurt Your Home’s Resale Value
While some projects instantly increase resale value, others can cost you in the long run. Check out these projects that may hurt your home's resale value...
Sunday, March 12, 2023
Signs of stability in Fraser Valley create opportunities for home buyers and sellers
House prices in the Fraser Valley posted a slight but positive bump in February after nearly a year of month-over-month decreases. Similarly, sales, though still trending lower than normal, also recorded their first monthly gain since October...
Thursday, March 09, 2023
To-Dos: Your March Home Checklist
The first official day of spring is March 20. So whether there’s still snow on the ground or flowers in bloom, you can rest assured that nicer weather is on its way. Usher in the new season with a bit of spring cleaning, some fresh flowers and — if you can get outdoors — a little dirt under your fingernails...
Thursday, March 02, 2023
Below average home sales allow inventory to inch upwards in Metro Vancouver
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,808 in February 2023, a 47.2 per cent decrease from the 3,424 sales recorded in February 2022...
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
B.C.’s younger communities under increasing pressure from rate hikes, data reveals
New mortgage data is offering a snapshot of where B.C. homeowners are getting their first foot into homeownership and how recent interest rate hikes are weighing down younger people more than others...
Sunday, February 26, 2023
How past recessions have impacted B.C.’s housing market
As the country braces for the potential economic fallout, the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has released a new market intelligence report, A Guide to Recessions and the BC Housing Market, offering insights on how the province’s housing market has been affected by past recessions...
Monday, February 20, 2023
Friday, February 17, 2023
Vancouver City Council to review the impact of protected mountain view cones on new housing
Increasingly in Vancouver, it is becoming challenging, if not almost impossible, to pursue major building developments of significance that generate important public benefits due to strict municipal policies that regulate height...
Sunday, February 12, 2023
Fraser Valley real estate sales record slowest annual start in ten years; January new listings lowest in over thirty years
Wednesday, February 08, 2023
To-Dos: Your February Home Checklist
February is a time of year to indulge in home comforts like cooking big-batch meals, reading in the afternoon and watching movies with the family. Keep your home fresh and organized this month while you plan for warmer days ahead...
Friday, February 03, 2023
Home sales decline below long-term averages and inventory remains low in Metro Vancouver
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,022 in January 2023, a 55.3 per cent decrease from the 2,285 sales recorded in January 2022...