October 2014

what's the best five year fixed rate?

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Mortgage misc

Over 60% of Canadians choose a five year fixed rate mortgage hence the creation of Five Year Fixed a 'one-stop' website to learn the best five year fixed mortgage rate in British Columbia.

While the rates shown on Five Year Fixed, updated daily, might not be the 'lowest' advertised rates you'll see on the market Five Year Fixed offers what they cons...

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first-time homebuyer quick facts

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Mortgage misc

In May 2014, CMHC completed an on-line survey of 860 First-Time Buyers from Canada. All respondents had undertaken a mortgage transaction in the past 12 months and all were one of the prime decision-makers within their household for matters relating to housing finance and mortgages.

First-Time Buyers and Technology
  • The majority of First-Time Buyers...

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great start to the autumn season

Posted on Oct 11, 2014

Home buyers were active in Vancouver's North Shore last month!

There were 198 North Vancouver (NV) property sales and 110 in West Vancouver (WV) in September. This is up +22.2% and +20.9% respectively compared to last year and ranks as the third highest selling September for North Vancouver and the highest for West Vancouver over the last ten years...

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another amazing month

Posted on Oct 05, 2014 in West Vancouver Homes

Over the first nine months of the year 641 West Vancouver homes have traded hands.  This stands 14.3% above the same period last year.

Provided the sale pace continues for the next three months we may see 2014 edge over previous year totals since 2005 but likely not catching up to 2011's phenomenal sale activity numbers.

September home sale totals wer...

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gains in home values

Posted on Oct 04, 2014 in North Vancouver Homes

North Vancouver home buyers were active in September
  • up +20.7%  compared to September 2013 ,
  • down -7.92% from the month before and
  • year-to-date up +18.49% compared to the same time frame in 2013.

North Vancouver homes have been experiencing seller market conditions month after month since the beginning of the year precipitating record home value gains i...

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september 2014 market update

Posted on Oct 03, 2014

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