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Attached home sales thrive as overall inventory remains scarce

April 4th, 2017|Statistics|

SURREY, BC – Propelled by significant activity in attached categories, March housing sales in the Fraser Valley reached their second highest point for the month in ten years, trailing only last year’s extraordinary market levels. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 2,213 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in [...]

Fraser Valley enjoys healthy market in February

March 2nd, 2017|Statistics|

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley housing market returned to more typical levels in February, with sales and new listing intake on-par with the 10-year average for the month. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,396 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February, a decrease of 41.5 per [...]

FVREB elects 2017/2018 Board of Directors; Langley Broker receives top honour

February 23rd, 2017|Announcements|

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) elected its new Board of Directors for 2017/2018 at its Annual General Meeting held on February 22. Gopal Sahota will replace outgoing President Charles Wiebe. Sahota is a licensed REALTOR® of over ten years, and is a representative of Sutton Group - West Coast Realty [...]

Food banks receive $32,500 from Fraser Valley REALTORS®

February 9th, 2017|Community|

SURREY, BC - On behalf of Fraser Valley’s 3,200-plus REALTORS®, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) has donated $32,500 to six food banks across its regional area. “Fraser Valley Realtors are honoured to once again support local food banks and the incredible work they do for our communities,” said Charles Wiebe, President of the [...]

Demand diversifies for Fraser Valley real estate in January

February 2nd, 2017|Statistics|

SURREY, BC – Fraser Valley real estate kicked-off the New Year strong with sales reaching above the ten-year average for January, and a healthy intake of new inventory. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 976 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January, a decrease of 27.1 per cent [...]

Record-setting year for Fraser Valley real estate

January 4th, 2017|Statistics|

SURREY, BC – Fraser Valley real estate experienced the strongest year in its history in 2016, with record-setting numbers seen in both total MLS® transactions and overall dollar volume sold. The Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) processed 23,974 sales in 2016, 13.6 per cent more than the 21,095 sales in 2015, and 12.6 per cent [...]

REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive helps 30,000 people stay warm

December 9th, 2016|Community|

SURREY, BC – More than 30,000 working poor and homeless people throughout the Lower Mainland received blankets and warm clothing this winter thanks to donations collected during the 22nd annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive. Between November 14 and 21, over 100 real estate offices served as drop-off points for donations. Realtor volunteers collected, sorted and [...]

Fraser Valley market moves to familiar territory in November

December 2nd, 2016|Statistics|

SURREY, BC – Sales and listing activity in the Fraser Valley decreased once again month-over-month, returning to typical levels for the month of November. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,247 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November, a decrease of 29.4 per cent compared to November 2015’s [...]

Fraser Valley REALTORS® donate $5,000 to Sources Rent Bank

November 30th, 2016|Announcements, Community|

SURREY, BC – Fraser Valley REALTORS® donated $5,000 to the Rent Bank, a Sources community program that assists low income renters from becoming homeless. “As Realtors we believe everyone deserves a home, so I’m proud that our board is able to help the Rent Bank with this donation,” said Charles Wiebe, President of the Fraser [...]

Sales increase slightly as inventory hits 10-year low for the month of October

November 2nd, 2016|Statistics|

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley real estate market remained active through October, with sales breaking slightly higher than the 10-year historical average for the month. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,463 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October, a decrease of 17.4 per cent compared to [...]

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