Time to nominate your 2021 Professional of the Year

2020-10-22T13:42:37-08:00October 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer The John Armeneau Award, the highest honour FVREB can bestow upon a member, started off as the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board Professional of the Year Award, which was created in 1985. In 1992, John Armeneau, a member of the Board from 1972 to 1996, was the seventh [...]

7 Powerful Tips and Reminders to Boost Your Social Media Presence

2020-09-17T15:37:30-08:00September 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Burning question: Why go social? Many people mistake it as a trend, but the reality is, social media has become a staple in our lives. As a REALTOR®, if you’re not using social media, you’re missing out on a lot of opportunities. It is a valuable tool for communicating and building relationships with your audience [...]

How to Boost Your Social Media Presence: The Don’ts

2020-09-24T13:59:33-08:00September 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Having a social media presence is something that clients expect nowadays – it’s considered table stakes. In fact, a lack of it usually rings alarm bells. But simply having a social media presence is not enough; you need to know how to use it properly and stay on top of best practices. We’ve shared some [...]

How to Boost Your Social Media Presence: The Do’s

2020-09-24T14:01:53-08:00September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

There’s no denying it; Social media marketing is now a vital part of any business plan. We know that stepping up your social game has been on your radar for the longest time. And we’re here to help you ramp up your social media marketing efforts. This article is the first of a three-part [...]

Three listing must-dos within 24 hours: Can you guess what they are?

2020-07-31T11:50:01-08:00July 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We know with the market currently members are busier than gophers on a golf course. As of July 28th, month-to-date sales in the Fraser Valley are up over 40 per cent compared to July last year and over 20 per cent compared to this June. New listings are also pouring in. We understand your desire [...]

In a busy market get your listings loaded faster

2020-07-21T16:16:42-08:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Wow! What a month, particularly in light of the pandemic. MLS® sales in the Fraser Valley more than doubled in June compared to May and at the same time, new listings increased by almost 60 per cent month-over-month. When unexpected surges occur in both listings and sales simultaneously, it can cause a backlog in [...]

FVREB elects 2019/2020 Board of Directors; Surrey REALTOR® receives top honour

2019-02-21T12:34:47-08:00February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) elected their 2019/2020 Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, February 20th. Darin Germyn will assume the role of President on March 1st, following outgoing President John Barbisan. Germyn is a licensed REALTOR® of over eleven years, and a representative [...]

Fraser Valley REALTORS® seek Safe Grow Homes for Homeowners and Buyers

2018-10-10T07:34:02-08:00May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Surrey, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) has launched Safe Grow Homes (SafeGrowHomes.ca), an online resource to help homeowners and buyers understand the potential impact of growing cannabis in a home. Set to be legalized later this year, Canadians will be allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants in their home. [...]

FVREB elects 2018/2019 Board of Directors; Abbotsford REALTOR® receives top honour

2018-02-22T13:19:47-08:00February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

SURREY, BC – The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) elected its new Board of Directors for 2018/2019 at its Annual General Meeting held on February 21st. John Barbisan will become the Board’s president on March 1st, following outgoing president Gopal Sahota’s term in the role. Barbisan is a licensed REALTOR® of over thirty years, [...]

Clothing, blanket donations welcome for those in need in the Fraser Valley

2017-11-06T15:47:50-08:00November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SURREY, BC – The 23rd annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive kicks off November 14. It’s the largest and longest running blanket drive in the Lower Mainland. Between November 14 and 21, REALTOR® volunteers will collect warm clothing and blankets across the region. The donations are then distributed to partner charities from the same community where [...]

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