December 2019

Realty Ninja Discount Code - Save 10%!

Posted on Dec 30, 2019 in Also in the news

If you're reading this, then you're likely looking for a new Real Estate website provider. I'm glad you're here because I want you to make the best decision for yourself and your business.

For years I custom-coded a website that took up several hours every month to keep up and running. I tell you this because I know a thing or two about websites, SE...

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Life Labs Data Breach - Free Credit Monitoring

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in Also in the news

If you've been to Life Labs before you definitely want to check this out to see how you can get free credit reporting for a year. Life Labs will pay for free credit monitoring 

Press 2 and ask for a code for the free credit monitoring, they will give you multiple codes if you ask.

You can then visit: and enter...

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Vancouver REALTORS® give back - Blanket Drive 2019

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in Community

Vancouver Realtors Give BackThe 25th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive helps keep 40,000 people warm!

More than 40,000 Lower Mainland residents have received blankets and warm clothing this month thanks to donations collected during the 25th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.

Between November 18 and 25, over 150 real estate offices across the Lower Mainland served as drop...

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Canadian Inflation (November)

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 in Economics

Canadian Inflation Rates - November 2019Canadian inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 2.2 per cent in November year-over-year, following a 1.9 per cent increase in the previous month. Excluding the impact of higher gasoline prices, national CPI rose by 2.3 per cent year-over-year. The Bank of Canada's three measures of trend inflation rose to average 2.2 per c...

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Home Sales Firming Across the Province

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in Market Update

MLS Sales Data - Residential SalesThe British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,616 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November, an increase of 27.5 per cent from the same month last year. The average MLS® residential price in the province was $746,939, an increase of 5.5 per cent from November 2018. Tota...

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Mortgage Rate Forecast 2020

Posted on Dec 11, 2019 in Mortgage News

Mortgage Rate Forecast 2020

As the year ends, it's worth reflecting on how significantly the Canadian interest rate environment has changed in just twelve months. One year ago, the Canadian yield curve was its usual upward sloping shape, with markets expecting gradual rate increases by the Bank of Canada. Based partly on those expectations, Canadian mortgage rates were climbi...

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