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Record House Prices in Victoria - New Mortgage Rules Come into Effect - Tag: News

Posted by Jack Barker

On July 1st the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) new mortgage rules came into effect. These changes are meant to reduce the risk of taxpayers footing the bill for bad loans, as well as protecting homebuyers who would be likely to take on too much risk in an economic downturn. 

These rules include: 

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How Might The Property Market Change After Covid-19 - Tag: News

Posted by Jack Barker

As buyers and sellers return to the market (and with open houses and presentation centres now reopening, albeit with pandemic related safety measures in place), it’s a good time for everyone in real estate to consider if the near future will look different.

In particular, we’re going to look at how the priorities for buyers might change, and how that could affect the market. 

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Protocols for Returning to Operation - Tag: News

Posted by Jack Barker

It has been a challenging time for everyone these last few months, and some restrictions are being lifted in BC. But what does this mean for resuming viewings in the BC real estate market?

Social distancing is still of course in effect, and employers are required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that outlines the policies, guidelines, and procedures they have put in place to reduce the risk of transmission. This means identifying protocols that everyone at the workplace must follow to keep people safe. 

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Real Estate News Roundup: April - Tag: News

Posted by Jack Barker

We hope that everyone reading this is staying safe and coping with these difficult and stressful times—understandably this month’s roundup will be dominated by the facts of the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves in.  

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Real Estate News For March - COVID-19 - Tag: News

Posted by Jack Barker

Writing a roundup of real estate news invariably involves projection. Always trying to look forward and see how the market will shift, and give our customers the best advice on what to do with their property searches—but this month, the theme of the news is definitely one of uncertainty and calls for stability. 

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