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What is a Co-Op vs. a Condo?

(December 29, 2016)

Co-operative Ownership  Shares in Co-operativeEvery now and again our client's come across listings that show the title to land as "Shares in Co-operative" instead of "Freehold Strata" and ask what it means.


Before there were Stratas, there were Co-ops.

"Cooperative" Definition: In the cooperative form of ownership, each owner owns a share in a company or cooperative association which, in turn, owns a property containing a number of housing uni... read more.

What Can a First-Time Buyer Afford?

(December 21, 2016)

What can you buy for under $750,000 as per the new Home Buyer Equity Program?


Check out these excellent First-Time Home Buyer listings!

Here are some below:


$379,000
Mount Pleasant
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 665 sqft Condo  






$429,000
Kits
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
694 sqft Condo






$499,000
Gastown
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
630 sqft Condo






$649,000
Westend
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
 708 sqft Condo






$699,000
Yaletown
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
526 Sq... read more.

Waiting For a Down Payment?

(December 17, 2016)

Wait no more!

Starting January 16, 2017, the BC government is stepping up and granting 0% interest-free loans up to $36,500 to help with your downpayment!

This is great news coupled with the "changing market” conditions in the Lower Mainland.


Think you might benefit from the First-Time Home Buyer Program or aren't sure?

      1. Check out these  1st Time Home Buyer Listings

2. Review the Qualifications liste... read more.

B.C. Government Offers 0% Interest Down-Payment Loans to 1st-Time Homebuyers

(December 15, 2016)

www.christinekopr.com

VICTORIA — The B.C. government will loan first-time homebuyers some of the cash they need to afford their down payment, Premier Christy Clark announced Thursday.

The program will provide a government-backed loan of up to $37,500, or five per cent, of the purchase price of a home for qualified buyers, starting Jan. 16.

The goal is to match part of a person’s down payment to help them afford to buy th... read more.

Fraser Valley Market Update Video - November 2016

(December 07, 2016)


Fraser Valley Market Speedo Infographic - November 2016

(December 07, 2016)

Greater Vancouver Market Update Video - November 2016

(December 07, 2016)


Greater Vancouver Market Speedo Infographic - November 2016

(December 07, 2016)

Metro Vancouver Market Update Video - November 2016

(December 07, 2016)


Metro Vancouver Market Speedo Infographic - November 2016

(December 07, 2016)

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