11 Costs a Buyer Could Have When Purchasing a Home

(January 31, 2017)

Home Inspection

This is important when buying a home to check for major issues with the property. Cost is roughly $500-$700.

Appraisal Fees
Depending on if you're able to make a 20 per cent down payment on your home and depending on the lender, some lenders will require an appraisal to make sure you aren't overpaying on that property. This will come out of your pocket.

GST on New Homes
In BC the GST is... read more.

BC Home Sales Post Record Year

(January 14, 2017)

"Vancouver, BC – January 13, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a record 112,209 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2016, an increase of 9.5 per cent from the previous year. Total sales dollar volume was a record $77.6 billion, up 18.8 per cent from 2015. The average MLS® residential price in the province climbed 8.6... read more.

Royal LePage

(January 12, 2017)

The only Canadian real estate company to have its own charitable foundation, the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation.  It is dedicated to supporting women’s & children’s shelters and educational programs geared toward ending domestic violence. Royal LePage is a Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc. company, a TSX-listed corporation trading under the symbol TSX:BRE.