Monthly Archives: December 2011

Vancouver First Time Home Buyers Guide 14 – Offer Explanation – Subject to Financing

Top Vancouver Realtor Advice for First Time Home Buyers - Subject to Financing In Episode 13 of the First Time Home Buyers Guide for Vancouver, we discussed Subject Clauses in general. Today we're going to discuss the Subject to Financing Clause in detail and how it relates to and affects a real estate offer. Chad Watts of the Mortgage Group was kind enough to come and talk to us about subject to financing. What does Subject to Financing Mean? Subject to financing basically means that a Buyer, for up to 7 days after an offer is accepted, can walk away… Find out more

How to Buy a Pre-Construction Condo 2 | Advantages for Owner/Occupiers

Presale Condos in Vancouver - Advantages for Owner/Occupiers? In Episode 1 of How to Buy a Pre-Construction Condo in Vancouver, we discussed the advantages of Presale Condos for Investors. Today, we're going to discuss the advantages pre-construction or off plan condos have for Buyers who intend to live in the property once its completed. As with investors buyers, presales are not for every Buyer who intends to occupy the property, but they can very good for many buyers. 7 Advantages of Presale Condos for Owner Occupiers - Selection & Customization - For owner occupiers, the pre-construction purchase of a condo allows… Find out more

November 2011 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

November 2011 REBGV Stats Mike Stewart Historically normal activity keeps the Greater Vancouver housing market in a balanced state The Greater Vancouver housing market saw relatively typical home sale and listing activity in November. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reached 2,360 in November. This represents a 5.9 per cent decline compared to the 2,509 sales in November 2010 and a 1.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,317 sales recorded in October 2011. Looking back further, last month’s residential… Find out more