COVID-19 relief programs for home owners and renters
The federal and provincial governments are providing emergency aid for individuals to help you weather the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
How the rental freeze, eviction ban could affect you
The provincial government brought a new Rental Tenancy Order into effect, restricting rent increases and evictions during COVID-19.
Home buyers and sellers adjust plans amid changing times
Metro Vancouver’s housing market saw steady demand to begin March, and a levelling of activity near the end as concerns about COVID-19 intensified.
Provincial government lists REALTORS® as essential service
Find out what this means to you as a home buyer or seller.
Facts about the strata contingency reserve fund
When looking for a strata property, the contingency reserve fund is an important item to check out.
REBGV strongly recommends REALTORS® not hold open houses
With concerns about the spread of COVID-19, REBGV strongly recommends its approximately 14,000 REALTOR® members refrain from holding Open Houses.
Why do I have to pay property taxes on the home I’m buying?
Depending on the time of year you buy a home, you may have to pay the seller's property taxes.
How will COVID-19 affect the housing market?
Economists and elected leaders agree that the COVID-19 pandemic will cause economic activity to slow, which will likely impact the housing market.
How to navigate housing market given COVID-19 concerns
Should you buy or sell a home in today's environment, or wait until things improve?
Grants to improve accessibility and safety of homes
Low-income seniors and persons with disabilities may be eligible for home accessibility grants funded by the federal and provincial governments.
Stratas and pets
If you’re planning to buy a strata property and you have furry or feathered friends, find out whether pets are allowed or if there are restrictions.
How to prepare your home for sale
When your home is in tip-top condition, it generally has a better chance of selling a little faster.