September 30, 2021, Office Closure National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

2021-09-09T14:33:02-08:00August 31st, 2021|Announcements|

by Rock Lefebvre, Chief Operating Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following updates: Bill C-5 recognizes September 30 of every year as a federal statutory holiday called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Clients of yours having a scheduled September 30th closing date on a real estate purchase or sale will most likely be required to change [...]

New Federal Statutory Holiday – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30

2021-07-22T15:07:24-08:00July 19th, 2021|Announcements|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive OfficerToday’s eMemo contains the following updates: Federal Government designates September 30 as a public holiday: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Bank of Canada closed for business September 30, 2021 FVREB offices to remain open until further notice from the provincial government As you may be aware, the federal government has designated [...]

Reminder: Homeowners now need to apply to the provincial government for the Home Owner Grant

2021-05-28T09:17:44-08:00May 27th, 2021|Announcements|

This is a good time to remind clients that Home Owner Grant applications are no longer being processed by municipalities. Starting this year, the provincial government will be administering the provincial program.The Home Owner Grant helps to reduce the amount of property tax eligible British Columbians pay on their principal residence. The regular grant [...]

Confirmed: A little harder to buy a house effective June 1st

2021-05-28T09:13:29-08:00May 26th, 2021|Announcements|

As anticipated, Canada’s banking watchdog, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), confirmed on May 20th that the mortgage stress test for those with uninsured mortgages will increase from 4.79% to 5.25% on June 1st. Soon after, Canada’s Department of Finance confirmed it will follow OSFI’s lead and apply the same qualifying rate [...]

The FVREB is looking for a Professional Standards Advisor to join its team

2021-04-29T14:29:18-08:00April 29th, 2021|Announcements|

The FVREB is looking for a stellar candidate to join our team as Professional Standards Advisor. If you know someone who is passionate in what they do and is an excellent team player looking to contribute to a long standing organization, send them our way! Click here for the job posting for more details.

FVREB elects 2021/2022 Board of Directors; names Abbotsford REALTOR® professional of the year

2021-04-08T15:40:15-08:00April 7th, 2021|Announcements|

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) elected its 2021/2022 Board of Directors during a virtual Annual General Meeting held March 11th. Larry Anderson assumed the role of President on April 1st, following outgoing President Chris Shields. Anderson is a licensed REALTOR® of over 28 years, and the Broker-Owner of Sutton [...]

Visual Inspiration Coming Your Way

2020-10-22T13:37:48-08:00October 14th, 2020|Announcements|

We did it (finally!). FVREB has joined the ranks of thousands of REALTORS® throughout the Lower Mainland and across the country and launched our Instagram account. In a year that has tested our resolve and our sanity —from COVID-19 to murder hornets to Elon Musk naming his baby boy X AE A-12 — Instagram offers [...]

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