According to the recent report from the FVREB, the local market experienced the strongest August since 2011.

 

More than 1,300 sales were processed in August, a 3% increase over the same month last year.

 

According to Ray Werger, president of the Board, “As usual, we saw a typical summer slowdown in August compared to July, however like every month so far in 2014, August sales were higher than last year. It’s the continuation of the story we’ve seen all year; a return to a normal, balanced market.”

 

Here are a few of the report highlights:

 

- Single family homes continue to outpace sales of townhouses and condos

 

- Many first time home buyers are skipping condos as a first- time home purchase and proceeding directly to townhomes and other larger properties

 

- The benchmark price for detached homes in August was $569,800; for townhouses it was $298,200

 

To view the full report, click here.

 

Are you a first time home buyer? What do you hope for as your first home purchase? Or are you a seasoned home buyer looking to move up the property ladder? I can help you find the area that's right for you and get you a home you'll be excited about. Contact me today!

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If you're interested in certain areas or are thinking about selling, here's the August Snap Stats from the Fraser Valley (I also have information for Abbotsford & Mission if you're interested).


These offer great insight into what's selling, where, and at what price points. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me and I'll be happy to help you get the information you need.

 

 

 

 

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I'm excited to be featuring this beautiful Surrey home again and will be hosting an open house this Sunday from 2- 4pm.

 

Recently reduced to $1,149,000, 15367 North Kettle Crescent is a stunning 5,000+ square foot home on a large 14,500+ square foot lot. With a 3- car garage, there's room to store an RV or boat with ample room left for other vehicles. Other bonuses include a gym and games room; and the private landscaped property is a gardener's dream.

 

Come see it for yourself- your dream home awaits!

 

 

 

For more photos and information about this listing, click here.

 

If you are interested in this property and would like to book  private viewing, or are interested in other homes like it, contact me and I'll help you find the next home that's right for you!

 

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Just reduced!

 

Come see this beautiful home in a quiet, exclusive neighborhood Surrey neighborhood.

 

Boasting more than 5,000 square feet in living space with 5 bedrooms & 4 baths on a 14,500+ square foot lot, this home is a great value!


Come see this stunning home for yourself! Featuring...


Curb appeal with a large 3- car garage- with room for an RV or boat!

Large, spacious rooms...

And a large & spacious kitchen...

Make this the perfect home for your family!

 

To book a private viewing or inquire about this listing, contact me today. If you are intersted in homes like these, I am happy to help you find the one that's right for you!

 

For more photos and info about this beautiful home, click here.

To see the virtual tour, click here.


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Vancouver tower makes enemies before it’s built; some complain units offered for sale to buyers in Asia first

Information derived from article by Sam Cooper, The Province




Vancouver House, the 52- storey, $500 milion dollar project slated to be complete in 2018 along the north side of the Granville Street Bridge is garnering a lot of attention- in more ways than one.


Recently controversy has arisen about the strong initial sales push in China and Singapore ahead of units being available for sale to local residents. However, despite this, development spokeswoman Jill Killeen states that "more than 50 percent of buyers will come from the Vancouver marketplace". In addition, local residents are not too keen about the style of the building (see image, above). To learn more about the Vancouver House project, click here to view the original article.




What do you think about the architecture of this building?


Do you think it is a good idea to open sales for a local building to an international market before it is available to loacls?? 


If you would like more informationa about the local Vancouver and Fraser Valley, contact me and I will be happy to help!


Image Sources:

The Province

BuzzBuzzHome

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