COVID-19 – Clarification on Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Restrictions

2020-11-10T14:25:54-08:00November 9th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following update: Clarification on the Provincial Health Order (PHO) re: Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Restrictions announced on Saturday, November 7, 2020 Clarification on the Provincial Health Order (PHO) re: Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Restrictions announced on Saturday, November 7, 2020 We have [...]

COVID-19 – Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Restrictions issued by Gov. of BC

2020-11-10T11:39:33-08:00November 7th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following update: Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Restrictions Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley Restrictions In response to escalating COVID-19 cases in Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions, earlier this afternoon, Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister Dix issued an order banning all social [...]

Temporarily restricting in-person Open House Functionality on Paragon® as COVID cases continue to rise

2020-11-06T15:02:24-08:00November 6th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following updates: Temporarily restricting in-person Open House Functionality on Paragon as COVID cases continue to rise Use leading edge alternatives to replicate open houses Temporarily restricting in-person Open House Functionality on Paragon as COVID cases continue to rise Yesterday, BCREA issued a joint news [...]

Provincial Health Office Order limits gatherings within a place

2020-11-06T12:34:28-08:00October 30th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following update: Provincial Health Office Order limits gatherings within a place Use leading edge alternatives to replicate open houses Provincial Health Office Order limits gatherings within a place Earlier this week, the Province’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, issued a news release limiting the [...]

Caring for others starts with self-care – A COVID Best-Practices Refresher

2020-10-22T13:40:29-08:00October 15th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

The BC real estate sector remains strong, posting monthly gains in near defiance of economic and public health circumstances that have hampered or crippled other sectors. In such a robust market, REALTORS® have a duty to continue to meet clients’ needs, not to mention earn livelihoods, despite the nagging feeling that this surely cannot be [...]

VIDEO: Record-breaking September defies ‘logic’

2020-10-08T12:13:19-08:00October 8th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Statistics|

Pandemic + recession = record-breaking home sales. Huh?It does seem to defy logic, but Fraser Valley REALTORS® had their busiest September on record. Here’s Board President, Chris Shields, with a recap of the amazing numbers and more importantly, why home ownership currently is top of mind for consumers. Tip! This is a great, highlight [...]

Be kind, be calm, be safe – remember to adhere to pandemic safety protocols

2020-09-24T15:54:59-08:00September 24th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

No doubt you must be getting a little tired of the daily news about COVID-19 from so many sources, including self-declared experts and more credible sources such as health professionals and government officials. The added stress on so many levels during a pandemic is not easy for anyone. However, we wanted to reach out to [...]

Investing during a pandemic – is this a good time?

2020-08-14T14:50:03-08:00August 13th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

Charles Wiebe says with the expert guidance from your REALTOR® and your lender, there are excellent opportunities right now, even during COVID, to invest in real estate in both Fraser Valley and Chilliwack. The 35-year commercial real estate veteran and long-time volunteer for organized real estate in multiple leadership roles including Past President of FVREB, [...]

COVID-19: We’re not out of the woods yet

2020-08-06T12:35:20-08:00August 6th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

This year has been challenging to say the least and you’ve likely had to pivot and adapt for your clients and your continued survival in business and in life. As we move into the final stretch of the summer, we’d like to remind all members the risks of COVID-19 and the strict health and safety [...]

BC organized real estate & regulators reach agreement re: Open Houses

2020-07-21T16:21:04-08:00July 7th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following updates: The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), the Real Estate Council of BC (RECBC), and the Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate (OSRE) have reached an agreement on recommended safety guidelines for Open Houses during Phase 3 of BC’s Restart Plan. [...]

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