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I have sold a property at 807 88 1ST AVE W in Vancouver.
This could be the one, in The One, you were searching for. Located in beautiful Olympic Village, just steps from the seawall, restaurants, coffee shops, retail stores, gyms, parks, and a short walk from the Canada line. Right across the street from Craft Beer Market, Urban Fare and London Drugs! Still some new home warranty with the building being completed in 2015. The unit features a modern open floor plan, high end appliances, finishings, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, in suite laundry and a storage room. Can't go wrong with the view either overlooing False Creek, the City lights, and so much more. The ammenities include an outdoor rooftop pool along with a beautiful fitness center.
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Fraser Valley real estate market sees busiest year in 100-year history

 

SURREY, BC – Fueled by the consumer response to the COVID‐19 pandemic along with historically low interest rates, total property sales in the Fraser Valley in 2021 shattered the previous annual record last set in 2016.

The FVREB processed 27,692 sales its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2021, an increase of 39.0 per cent compared 19,926 sales in 2020; and 15.5 per cent higher than 2016’s 23,974 sales.

Larry Anderson, President of the Board, said, “No one could have predicted how the pandemic would impact the real estate market. Our region's relative affordability, combined with a newfound ability to work from home and the value for housing dollar in the Fraser Valley attracted buyers in numbers like we’ve never seen.

 

 

“Whether helping sellers list or helping buyers complete a sale, our Board averaged over 5,200 transactions every month. And even though our volume of new listings was also high, it just couldn’t keep up with the demand.“

Year-over-year, sales of detached homes soared by 31.8 per cent in 2021 compared to 2020; townhome sales increased by 33.7 per cent and sales of apartments increased by 68.9 per cent. Anderson added, “With the rapid escalation of prices in 2021, many buyers made decisions based on economic factors, resulting in an explosion of condo sales in our region.“

 


In 2021, the FVREB received 35,629 new listings – the second highest on record (second only to 2008 at 35,651); and 12.4 per cent more than in 2020.

 

 

Baldev Gill, Chief Executive Officer of the Board, said, “Fraser Valley REALTORS® played an instrumental role in helping people navigate their real estate buying and selling needs, through uncharted territory. It's the professionalism and expertise of our members who have done a remarkable job serving the interests and needs of buyers and sellers throughout a most challenging and unusual year.“

 

 

In the month of December, the Board's MLS® processed 1,808 sales, second only to December 2020’s record-setting 2,086 sales. New listings in December were 1,278. By month's end, active inventory finished at 1,957 units, 60 per cent below the 10-year average, and the lowest in 41 years.

 

MLS® HPI Benchmark Price Activity

  • Single Family Detached: At $1,500,000, the Benchmark price for an FVREB single-family detached home increased 3.6 per cent compared to November 2021 and increased 39.0 per cent compared to December 2020.
  • Townhomes: At $765,800, the Benchmark price for an FVREB townhome increased 3.5 per cent compared to November 2021 and increased 32.9 per cent compared to December 2020.
  • Apartments:At $549,200, the Benchmark price for an FVREB apartment/condo increased 3.5 per cent compared to November 2021 and increased 25.3 per cent compared to December 2020.
 

 
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I have listed a new property at 2660 ALMA ST in Vancouver.
Always wanted to run a business and have a nice 3 bedroom home above in Kits!! Here is your opportunity, featuring a large 3 bedroom condo with a retail store below. Parking for 2 - 4 vehicles depending on how you configure your space. Both units have been tenanted by the same person for close to 20 years, a great future redevelopment opportunity as well.
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I have sold a property at 306 2970 KING GEORGE BLVD in Surrey.
Welcome To WATERMARK - Investor alert! Centrally located in South Surrey this 944SF spacious open plan includes 2 Bdrm & 2 bath w/ Den Corner Unit is on the 3rd floor with a balcony overlooking incredible views of the courtyard/garden. This home is move-in ready also includes in suite laundry. Well ran and maintained building with a large fitness room, amenities room and courtyard. Just steps away from SouthPoint Shopping Centre, public transit, boutique-style shops, restaurants and more! Close access to highway 99. Ideal for a young family or Investment. This unit also includes 1 parking stall and 1 storage locker. You Don't Want to Miss This! Listing Broker: RE/MAX dream Home Realty Listing Realtor: Anil Mann
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I have sold a property at 306 2970 KING GEORGE BLVD in Surrey.
Welcome To WATERMARK - Investor alert! Centrally located in South Surrey this 944SF spacious open plan includes 2 Bdrm & 2 bath w/ Den Corner Unit is on the 3rd floor with a balcony overlooking incredible views of the courtyard/garden. This home is move-in ready also includes in suite laundry. Well ran and maintained building with a large fitness room, amenities room and courtyard. Just steps away from SouthPoint Shopping Centre, public transit, boutique-style shops, restaurants and more! Close access to highway 99. Ideal for a young family or Investment. This unit also includes 1 parking stall and 1 storage locker. You Don't Want to Miss This! Listing Broker: RE/MAX dream Home Realty Listing Realtor: Anil Mann
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I have listed a new property at 807 88 1ST AVE W in Vancouver.
This could be the one, in The One, you were searching for. Located in beautiful Olympic Village, just steps from the seawall, restaurants, coffee shops, retail stores, gyms, parks, and a short walk from the Canada line. Right across the street from Craft Beer Market, Urban Fare and London Drugs! Still some new home warranty with the building being completed in 2015. The unit features a modern open floor plan, high end appliances, finishings, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, in suite laundry and a storage room. Can't go wrong with the view either overlooing False Creek, the City lights, and so much more. The ammenities include an outdoor rooftop pool along with a beautiful fitness center.
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Please visit our Open House at 20521 88A AVE in Langley.
Open House on Sunday, November 7, 2021 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Location location location! Situated on a beautiful cul-de-sac across from a green belt! Fantastic level basement entry home with an authorized suite. Extensively renovated in 2017/2018. Featuring a open floor plan up with a new kitchen with pantry, quartz countertops and white shaker cabinets, new bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, and a huge wrap around sundeck. Remodeled authorized suite down with a big bright kitchen and eating area, massive living room good size bedroom with walk in closet, wheelchair accessible. New furnace/hotwater tank, Frigidaire appliances, new Roof. On top of all this, schools and Carvolth exchange are just minutes away! GET THROUGH THIS ONE!!
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Please visit our Open House at 20521 88A AVE in Langley.
Open House on Saturday, October 23, 2021 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Location location location! Situated on a beautiful cul-de-sac across from a green belt! Fantastic level basement entry home with an authorized suite. Extensively renovated in 2017/2018. Featuring a open floor plan up with a new kitchen with pantry, quartz countertops and white shaker cabinets, new bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, and a huge wrap around sundeck. Remodeled authorized suite down with a big bright kitchen and eating area, massive living room good size bedroom with walk in closet, wheelchair accessible. New furnace/hotwater tank, Frigidaire appliances, new Roof. On top of all this, schools and Carvolth exchange are just minutes away! GET THROUGH THIS ONE!!
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Please visit our Open House at 20521 88A AVE in Langley.
Open House on Sunday, October 24, 2021 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Location location location! Situated on a beautiful cul-de-sac across from a green belt! Fantastic level basement entry home with an authorized suite. Extensively renovated in 2017/2018. Featuring a open floor plan up with a new kitchen with pantry, quartz countertops and white shaker cabinets, new bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, and a huge wrap around sundeck. Remodeled authorized suite down with a big bright kitchen and eating area, massive living room good size bedroom with walk in closet, wheelchair accessible. New furnace/hotwater tank, Frigidaire appliances, new Roof. On top of all this, schools and Carvolth exchange are just minutes away! GET THROUGH THIS ONE!!
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I have listed a new property at 20521 88A AVE in Langley.
Location location location! Fantastic level basement entry home with an authorized income suite. Extensively renovated in 2017/2018. Featuring a bright open floor plan up with a new kitchen, new bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, and a huge wrap around sundeck. Remodeled authorized suite down with a large bedroom, big bright kitchen and eating area, massive living room, separate parking and yard area. This one is a must see.
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'It works!': Vancouverites share their first experiences using the BC Vaccine Card

"Just showed my vax card for the first time and my local pub. They have turned away 10 people today so far," said a local.

coronavirus-covid-19-bc-vaccine-card-vancouver-september-2021The majority of British Columbians are sharing glowing reviews after using the BC Vaccine Card at businesses across the province in September 2021.

The majority of British Columbians are sharing glowing reviews after using the new BC Vaccine Card at businesses across the province. 


Effective Sept. 13, people must show proof of at least one dose of vaccination to gain entry to places such as restaurants with table service, large sporting events, gyms, and more. 

Since the BC Vaccine Card was announced on Sept. 7, more than 2.2 million people have obtained their cards.


While some people were turned away for not carrying proof of vaccination, most people who had it have reported a near-seamless process. 

 

Many people say they're using a photo gallery to access their vaccine card, while others have printed out a copy. Several people even lined up on Monday to have their cards laminated. 

 

Metro Vancouverites praise BC Vaccine Card program 

Although it was the first day, numerous people said they didn't encounter any issues using the digital card to gain entry to businesses across the Lower Mainland. 


One woman noted that she was asked for proof of vaccination at three different venues and could scan her QR code at each one. 


"It Works!!

  

Many businesses prompted patrons to have their cards (digital or paper) ready for when they were needed. 

 

Some people are having some difficulties accessing their card in order to use it, however. 

 

The Province has allowed a grace period until Sept. 23 for people to get their official BC Vaccine Card. During this period, you may use the paper copy you received at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic as proof.


You can get either save a digital copy of your card to your mobile device or print a hard copy to present along with your government-issued photo identification when entering designated businesses and events.



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I have sold a property at 217 2551 WILLOW LANE in Abbotsford.
Great start or a perfect rental! 2 bed 2 bathroom second floor unit with a large wrap around sundeck. This unit was remodelled in 2011, currently tenanted by the building caretakers daughters, rent going up to $805 on August 1. Bonus of 2 underground parking spots. Great downtown Abbotsford location.
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I have sold a property at 35 19797 64 AVE in Langley.
Centrally located Cheriton Park, walk to everything including recreation, shopping, and transit. In the heart of Langley's Willowbrook core. No stairs here in this ground floor scooter accessible 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhome. Large patio with access from both the kitchen and the living rooms, gas fireplace to keep you warm too! The building has undergone a facelift as well with a newer roof, gutters and more.
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I have sold a property at 1647 140 ST in Surrey.
Rarely available, this well maintained office building has never had a problem attracting great tenants, the current mix includes 2 dental offices, 1 denturist, 1 surgeons, a day spa, and a travel clinic. The current gross income is approximately $140,000 annually. Drive by and you will be sold! The Village Medical Centre is awaiting its new owne
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I have sold a property at 11 19797 64 AVE in Langley.
Ground level townhome in desirable Cheriton Park. Nice floor plan with living, dining, family room 2 bedrooms, ample closet space, 2 full bathrooms, a huge patio, plus a single car garage. Low maintenance fee as well, with a great recreation centre. Age restricted to +45, no rentals, one small pet ok. Roof replaced in 2011, excellent central location close to Superstore, Willowbrook Mall, Bingo Hall, Parks, Restaurants & the added bonus of a bus stop service right outside of complex.
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I have sold a property at 28 8767 162 ST in Surrey.
Taylor made by Mosaic! Georgian inspired red brick townhome community in Fleetwood. This spacious two bedroom 2 bathroom home features generous living areas, oversized sliding door and fenced backyard. Offering the quality you have come to expect from Mosaic. Well situated, adjacent to Holy Cross High school and Frost Road Elementary, Taylor is just minutes from parks, shopping, community amenities and easy access to Hwy 1.
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I have sold a property at 17427 1A AVE in Surrey.
This beautiful home boasts superior craftsmanship & quality. It features extensive wood and millwork, hardwood floors, granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances and so much more. Main floor has an open concept layout with formal living & dining room, office, large kitchen, great room and large covered deck for year round use. Upstairs features 3 large bedrooms, Master has its own private deck, spa-like ensuite and large walk-in closet. Minutes to golf, beaches, parks, shopping and the future School Site. The basement can be set up as a 3 bedroom suite or it can be a smaller space with a media room and an extra bedroom for the main part of the home. Tenants rights in effect, 24 hours notice to show, thank you.
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I have sold a property at 28 15065 58 AVE in Surrey.
How does $1800 per month income sound? This is it located in Panorama's "Springhill complex" - Excellent location for this rare 2 bedroom, 4 bathroom unit, flex room, perched up at the end of the complex with a full walk-out bsmt and amazing views of Mt. Baker! Lots of updates, all new lighting fixtures including pots, laminate flooring throughout, stainless appliances, gas range, stone backsplash and more. Unit has 2 bedrooms up, 2 baths, nice open plan with 2 pce bath on main and awesome rec rm/family room/third bedroom down with nicely finished 3 pce bathroom down perfect for entertaining or a teenagers bedroom/hangout! Great family complex, people that live here love it!
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I have sold a property at 8977 HUDSON BAY ST in Langley.
This is IT! This home is a gem located on a large private .9 acre lot with views of the neighboring farm. Walk to town for your morning coffee or a quaint dinner. Fort Langley Elementary. Langley Fine Arts are short walk too. Features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laundry room, laminate floors, cozy kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops, living area up with wood burning fireplace, family room down, private patio to fully fenced parklike yard with towering evergreens and fruit trees. Also has a heated workshop, irrigation lines, potting shed, big dog kennel, plenty of parking, 8 camera ADT security, hot water on demand and high-E furnace. A truly unique opportunity.
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I have sold a property at 44 17706 60TH AVE in Surrey.
What a nice surprise! Excellent Value. Gorgeous unique top floor 2 level condo located in central area of Cloverdale. Why rent when you can own. GREAT Investment, rentals & pets permitted. Nothing to do but move-in! This well cared for unit boasts fresh paint throughout, new laminate flooring, updated bathroom & newer appliances in the bright white kitchen. Awesome built-in fish tank separates the step down into sunken living room with a wall of windows & then out to the huge deck that runs the length of the unit & looks out to the grassy courtyard. In-suite laundry hook-up too. Walk to racetrack and Casino as well as shopping and transit. Don't miss seeing this one - It's a real treat!
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