Real estate

Posing with the mountain of donated items collected in the 2018 Realtors Care Blanket Drive are RE/Max Nyda Realtor Brad Latham and Steve Lerigny, CADREB executive officer. (Submitted)

Realtors gear up for annual blanket drive in Chilliwack, Agassiz and Hope

Realtors Care Blanket Drive set for Nov. 19 in Chilliwack

 

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in October were up 1.3 per cent from September, the first monthly gain since February. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Canadian October home sales up from September, first monthly increase since February

Greater Vancouver was up six per cent, offset in part by a 2.4 per cent drop in Montreal

 

For those dreaming of homeownership, Cedarbrook’s knowledgable real estate professionals have negotiated an exclusive opportunity: a three-year fixed mortgage rate with CIBC Mobile Mortgage Advisor Perry Sherstobetoff starting at 3.99 per cent for Cedarbrook Trail Homes

3 Ways this Chilliwack developer is building community

Below-market interest rates, flexible urban planning… and pumpkins!

  • Nov 14, 2022

 

The latest B.C. Real Estate Association forecast predicts a continued downturn for the Chilliwack and District market. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)

Chilliwack home prices projected to fall in latest BCREA forecast

The BCREA predicts a 6.2 per cent decline in the average MLS price from 2022 to 2023

The latest B.C. Real Estate Association forecast predicts a continued downturn for the Chilliwack and District market. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)
Residential properties are staying on the market for an average of 36.8 days as Chilliwack continues to see a real estate slowdown. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)

October sees slight rebound in Chilliwack home prices

But the real estate market remains ice cold, chilled by rising interest rates and inventory

Residential properties are staying on the market for an average of 36.8 days as Chilliwack continues to see a real estate slowdown. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)
A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver home sales down 46% from last year, 13% from September: board

Composite benchmark price for Metro Vancouver sat at $1,148,900

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Cedarbrook's Trail Homes come in a variety of floor plans with self-contained basement suites for supplemental income, and right now you can lock in an exclusive three-year fixed mortgage rate starting at 3.99 per cent.

Neighbours helping neighbours: How this Chilliwack developer is working for you

Keeping Chilliwack accessible, by increasing supply and negotiating exclusive rates

  • Oct 31, 2022
Cedarbrook's Trail Homes come in a variety of floor plans with self-contained basement suites for supplemental income, and right now you can lock in an exclusive three-year fixed mortgage rate starting at 3.99 per cent.
Danielle Beausoleil, the owner of 9254 Nowell Street in Chilliwack, photographed here on Oct. 28, 2022, wants the public to know that despite rumours to the contrary, no, the building is not haunted. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Owner of 110-year-old Chilliwack house wants people to know: ‘No, it’s not haunted’

YouTube video from 2010 made as a Halloween gimmick for pub still spawning ‘ridiculous’ ghost stories

Danielle Beausoleil, the owner of 9254 Nowell Street in Chilliwack, photographed here on Oct. 28, 2022, wants the public to know that despite rumours to the contrary, no, the building is not haunted. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
There are more residential properties for sale in Chilliwack and area than there were a year ago, but interest rate hikes are keeping them on the market longer, and they’re selling for less. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)

Chilliwack real estate prices dropping as inventory increases

Rising interest rates and inventory have conspired to ice the local real estate market

There are more residential properties for sale in Chilliwack and area than there were a year ago, but interest rate hikes are keeping them on the market longer, and they’re selling for less. (Jonathan Hayward/ The Canadian Press)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours a rental housing development in Vancouver, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. The federal government is hoping to help more Canadians become homeowners through a new rent-to-own initiative, but experts are warning it may not be the best pathway for everyone. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Rent-to-own can help create homeowners, but experts say may not be best for everyone

Liberals plan a $200-million investment in a five-year rent-to-own program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tours a rental housing development in Vancouver, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. The federal government is hoping to help more Canadians become homeowners through a new rent-to-own initiative, but experts are warning it may not be the best pathway for everyone. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The staff at the Cedarbrook Discovery Centre are experienced real estate professionals who have been closely following changes in the industry and are eager to share their knowledge.

One-stop-shop answers Chilliwack home buyers’ questions in uncertain times

At Cedarbrook Discovery Centre, real estate pros help explain current market, and your options

  • Sep 12, 2022
The staff at the Cedarbrook Discovery Centre are experienced real estate professionals who have been closely following changes in the industry and are eager to share their knowledge.
For sale signs are staying up longer in Chilliwack as the local market goes ice cold. (Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian Press)

BCREA predicts Chilliwack will see B.C.’s biggest home value decline

The third quarter forecast from the B.C. Real Estate Association suggests a five per cent drop

For sale signs are staying up longer in Chilliwack as the local market goes ice cold. (Jonathan Hayward, The Canadian Press)
David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home at 5412 McConnell Crescent in Terrace, B.C. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Couple’s ‘dream home’ at risk of sliding into northwest B.C. river

Families look on helplessly as property erodes into river behind them

David and Amanda Horvath look over the looming cliff of a landslide behind their home at 5412 McConnell Crescent in Terrace, B.C. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
A total of 1,017 sales were made last month, a slight increase of 2.4 per compared to July, and a decrease of 51.3 per cent from August, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A total of 1,017 sales were made last month, a slight increase of 2.4 per compared to July, and a decrease of 51.3 per cent from August, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Benchmark prices from January 2013 to January 2022 in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area. (CADREB)

Chilliwack and area real estate sales numbers continue to cool

Average sale prices not dropping nearly as fast as sales numbers

Benchmark prices from January 2013 to January 2022 in the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board area. (CADREB)
(Black Press Media Creative)

Canada’s real estate market is cooling. Here’s what to expect this fall

Realtors, economists at odds over how long pricing slide will last and how low it will go

(Black Press Media Creative)
The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales fell for the fifth consecutive month between June and July but this month’s drop was the smallest of the five. A new home is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian home sales fall for fifth month in a row, down 29% from last July: CREA

New listings in July totalled 73,436, down six per cent from last July

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales fell for the fifth consecutive month between June and July but this month’s drop was the smallest of the five. A new home is displayed for sale in a new housing development in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)
The Village at Cedarbrook will be a safe, vibrant place where residents and visitors can socialize and enjoy life! Visit liveatcedarbrook.ca to learn more.

The little things that create a vibrant community

The Village at Cedarbook in Chilliwack will bring convenience to your door

  • Aug 15, 2022
The Village at Cedarbrook will be a safe, vibrant place where residents and visitors can socialize and enjoy life! Visit liveatcedarbrook.ca to learn more.
Chads Island sits off the northwest shore of Princess Margaret Marine Park (Portland Island). (Photo courtesy of Unique Properties)

You can own your own private B.C. island for $2.9M

Chads Island has swimmable beaches and a protected dock

Chads Island sits off the northwest shore of Princess Margaret Marine Park (Portland Island). (Photo courtesy of Unique Properties)
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