February 5, 2021 Get your home ready for spring using these simple steps As you emerge from your winter cocoon, you’ll want to start the spring repairs and updates your home requires. February 2, 2021 Home buyer demand remains elevated across Metro Vancouver In the first month of 2021, Metro Vancouver’s housing market continued with home sale activity outpacing the supply of homes listed for sale. January 27, 2021 Complete your speculation and vacancy tax declaration Residential property owners in communities where the speculation and vacancy tax applies will soon receive their declaration package. January 26, 2021 Pandemic-induced trends emerge in the commercial real estate While the COVID-19 pandemic constrained economic activity, the Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market saw declines in demand in Q3 2020. December 11, 2020 Commercial properties now available on Realtylink You can now search for commercial properties on Realtylink.org - find out how! December 10, 2020 Commercial real estate sales decline in the second quarter The Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market experienced fewer sales while dollar values fluctuated in Q2 2020. December 9, 2020 Blanket Drive raises $50,000 for charities The revamped format for this year’s REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive raised $50,000 for local housing-related charities. November 6, 2020 Open houses going virtual to help flatten BC’s COVID curve Real estate boards and BC’s real estate regulatory bodies have advised REALTORS® to stop holding open houses given the worsening COVID-19 situation. November 3, 2020 Design trends emerging from the pandemic We're adapting our personal spaces to reduce our exposure to the coronavirus. Some trends like home offices are now common, but one may surprise you. October 8, 2020 7 green ideas to consider when buying a home When looking for an eco-friendly home, here are some things to look for or put in place yourself. October 6, 2020 REALTORS® help refugees settle in Metro Vancouver Local REALTORS® Vern Jurovich, Andrew Leong, Steven Thom, and their office helped raise $350,000 for refugees fleeing violence and threats. September 28, 2020 Attending an open house? Here are seven things to expect REALTORS® are holding open houses with safety practices in place. Here's what you can expect during today’s period of physical distancing. September 15, 2020 Provincial government changes strata insurance regulations These changes are intended to address rising strata insurance costs that have affected strata owners in BC. September 15, 2020 7 ways to get ready for fall Sure signs that fall’s coming are shorter days and the start of school. It's also time to begin preparing our homes for oncoming cooler weather. September 11, 2020 Strata insurance – where are we at? Read an update on how the Insurance Bureau of Canada has responded to unusually high insurance premiums faced by strata corporations. September 2, 2020 Home sale, listing activity continues to increase in August Home buyers and sellers remained active across Metro Vancouver, with home sale and new listing activity outpacing the region’s historical averages. August 31, 2020 Coquitlam REALTOR® recognized as a leader and trailblazer REBGV honoured Realtor Rosemary Barnes with its Professional Excellence Award. August 31, 2020 Maple Ridge REALTOR® lauded for life-saving act of kindness REBGV honoured REALTOR® Debi Pearce with the REALTORS Care® Award for donating a kidney to help the son of a client. August 25, 2020 7 ways to get the most out of small living spaces Small living spaces are a reality for more and more homeowners. But small spaces don’t have to mean small dreams. August 14, 2020 Home suite home: Making a basement suite feel like home Making the most out of a limited amount of space is a constant challenge for home owners with basement suites.