- June 2018 -

Prices Climb Despite Quiet Sales

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,833 in May 2018, a 35.1 percent decrease from last May's unprecedented activity. Despite this year's quieter sales, however, home prices continue to rise.

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Love, Marriage ... and Money

It's wedding season, and love is in the air! Whether you're planning a wedding, or are currently married or in a live-in relationship, you no doubt recognize that shared expenses are an integral part of living together.

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A Tidy Resolution

It's now been half a year since you made your 2018 New Year's resolutions, and it's half a year until you make your new 2019 New Year's resolutions, so why not just do the one thing that's on almost everyone's list right now? That thing is to tidy and declutter your home!

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Household Tip: Make Mosquitoes Buzz Off!

You may be interested to hear that one small brown bat can catch 600 mosquitoes per hour, but if you're not into building a bat house at home to attract bats for that purpose, consider some of these other, natural mosquito deterrents.

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A Helping Hand

You've no doubt read about the propensity of young homebuyers relying on their parents for help with their down payments. In fact, more than one-third of Millennials looking to purchase their first home are reportedly relying on financial help from a relative to help cover at least part of their down payment. Is it a good idea to contribute to your own child's down payment, either as a gift or as a loan?

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Responsible Relocating

Time to move? Get going ... responsibly!

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Room For Rent? Read This First

The availability of rental units is at an all-time low in many cities, prompting some homeowners to start mulling around the idea of renting out their basements. Before you get too far, here are some rental unit considerations to look into.

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Outdoor Etiquette

It's officially patio season, time to head onto your condo balcony and revel in the summery weather! First, however, as a condo owner, take a moment to refresh yourself on condo balcony rules and etiquette.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

Summer calls for summer treats, so why not treat yourself and the family to a delicious summertime favourite — a strawberry rhubarb galette!

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Terminology Tip: Mean vs. Median

Do you know the difference between a mean and a median? Find out more from this month's term tip!

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