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Blog by Betty Jarvis

BC Economics Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement

April 13th, 2016

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - April 13, 2016

The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it is maintaining its overnight rate at 0.5 per cent. In the press release accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that although first quarter GDP growth appears unexpectedly strong, it believes that strength is temporary and will likely reverse in the second quarter. However, fiscal m ...

No let up in real estate

April 4th, 2016

Metro Vancouver's blistering housing market shows no signs of cooling as March home sales reach record-breaking figures.

Numbers from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver show nearly 5,200 residential properties were sold last month, a hike of 24 per cent over February, and 56 per cent above the 10-year sales average the month.

Board president Dan Morrison says March was the highest s ...

National Ad Campaign

April 1st, 2016

This year's TV ad, 'Bikers', introduces consumers to a young couple who just moved into a home they bought without a REALTOR® and who find the neighbourhood welcoming committee isn't quite what they were expecting.

The ad informs potential home buyers and sellers about the type of guidance, expertise and know-how REALTORS® offer during a real estate transaction. The ad sends the clear messag ...