Market Updates

Mortgage Broker vs Bank vs Credit Union 

Posted on Feb 01, 2023 in Market Updates

This post was written using a transcript from Tony's February 2023 podcast. It’s been edited for clarity.

How busy was January 2023 on the Sunshine Coast, BC?
PAUL: We're just coming out of a quiet holiday season, and things by my eye are maybe picking up a little bit on the Sunshine Coast. How busy was January compared to December?

TONY: December saw...

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Predictions for 2023 on the Sunshine Coast, BC

Posted on Jan 01, 2023 in Market Updates

This post was written using a transcript from Tony's January 2023 podcast. It’s been edited for clarity.

TONY:
The Sunshine Coast, BC real estate market had a tumultuous year to say the least. The benchmark price for a detached home at the end of January 2022 was $900,000 and it peaked at nearly $1,050,000 in May. Then, from spring to November 2022...

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How to Get Maximum Value for your Home

Posted on Dec 01, 2022 in Market Updates

This post was written using a transcript from Tony's December 2022 podcast. It’s been edited for clarity.

PAUL: The temperatures weren't the only thing that got cold in November and December – the Sunshine Coast real estate market also cooled. Tony, there aren’t a lot of new listings coming on the market. Does it make sense to sell a home in Decembe...

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Big changes to BC housing

Posted on Nov 01, 2022 in Market Updates

This post was written using a transcript from Tony's November 2022 podcast. It’s been edited for clarity.

TONY: British Columbia gets a new premier this month and the front runner has bold plans to tackle the province's housing crisis. In this episode, we're going to dig into his strategy and explore what it means for our local Sunshine Coast real e...

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SUNSHINE COAST, BC REAL ESTATE UPDATE - NOVEMBER 2022

Posted on Nov 01, 2022 in Market Updates

This post was written using a transcript from Tony's November 2022 podcast. It’s been edited for clarity.

INTEREST RATES CONTINUE TO CLIMB



PAUL: Let's talk about the Sunshine Coast real estate market for November 2022. On October 26, the Bank of Canada increased its rate by 0.50%. How close to the breaking point are we with interest rates on the Suns...

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SUNSHINE COAST, BC REAL ESTATE UPDATE - September 2022

Posted on Sep 01, 2022 in Market Updates


This post was written using a transcript from the above video. It’s been edited for clarity.

Gibsons to end short-term rentals

PAUL: At the end of July the town of Gibsons passed new bylaws that essentially eliminates short-term vacation rentals in the town, and these new rules will come into effect in January of 2023. But the end result is that in a...

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