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Market Minute - May 2019

Posted on May 03, 2019 in Market Minute


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Our spring Sunshine Coast market is more active than it was over the winter but it’s noticeably slower when compared to this time last year. Expect benchmark prices to drop further while average days on market increase.

There are lots of listings and...

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Market Minute - April 2019

Posted on Apr 03, 2019 in Market Minute


April finds us with lots of overpriced listings and fewer buyers than normal for this time of year. The Sunshine Coast is currently in a buyers’ market but, as a group, local home sellers haven’t fully processed this yet. Many still believe that their tax assessment is the minimum market value of their property but unfortunately for them, that simp...

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Market Minute - March 2019

Posted on Mar 01, 2019 in Market Minute


The collective consciousness of home sellers isn’t fully up to speed on the current reality of the Sunshine Coast real estate market. Our market has slowed considerably over the last year and what your home would have sold for 18 months ago isn’t what it’ll sell for today.

Sellers can expect to see lots of competition this spring, much of which will...

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Market Minute - February 2019

Posted on Feb 04, 2019 in Market Minute


BC Tax Assessment VS Market Value


BC Homeowners have now received their 2019 Property Assessments, but most do not know how they relate to the actual current value of their home.

BC Assessment is a provincial Crown corporation that classifies and values all real property in British Columbia. Each year, BC Assessment sends property owners a Property A...

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Market Minute - January 2019

Posted on Jan 09, 2019 in Market Minute


Twenty-eighteen saw tighter mortgage qualification rules, higher mortgage rates, and a foreign buyers’ tax that DOESN’T apply to the Sunshine Coast. What’s can we expect for 2019?

Predictions vary from a flat Vancouver market for the rest of the year to prices continuing to fall for the foreseeable future. As the Sunshine Coast is impacted by the Va...

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Market Minute - December 2018

Posted on Dec 02, 2018 in Market Minute


December sees an excess of inventory along BC’s Sunshine Coast which in turn means lower prices. If you’re wanting to sell, consider waiting until the second quarter of 2019 before listing your home. The spring real estate market is traditionally the busiest time of year and waiting could mean more money in your pocket.

Demand for real estate typica...

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