Monthly Archives: June 2010

Vancouver First Time Home Buyers Advice Episode 4 – How to Efficiently Search for Properties

Vancouver First Time Home Buyers Advice Episode 4 – Making the Search Easy!

So you’ve hired a Realtor in Episode 3: How to Hire a Realtor. Now its time to put them to work!

Nobody likes to waste time. In this Episode we will talk about how to efficiently search from a home with the assistance of a Real Estate Agent. Let get started!

Get Some Tools!

Your Realtor will have some great web-based real estate research tools, like Private Client Services that will notify you of new listings, let you know whats actively on the market, and most importantly, how much properties are selling for. Why is sales data important? Because it allows you to the Buyer to distinguish between what is a good deal and what is not.

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Start Looking with an Open Mind!

Once you have access to a web based research tool like Private Client Services, its time to start looking at properties. Email your Realtor the list of properties you want to see as   Continue Reading…

May 2010 Sales Statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

Here are the May 2010 sales statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. I’d love to hear your thoughts and comments!

REBGV Stats – May market offers buyers greater selection

The number of properties listed for sale in Greater Vancouver continued to rise in May, while the number of sales showed a year-over-year decrease.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 3,156 in May 2010, a decline of 1

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