REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive update: Funds raised (so far) & more time to give

2020-11-30T21:28:29-08:00November 26th, 2020|Community|

If you have already donated to the 2020 REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive, thank you! You have helped to raise $13,270.84 for the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our community as well as challenged by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you haven’t yet had a chance to donate, don’t worry: we’ve extended the deadline to [...]

2020 REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive goes COVID-19-safe

2020-11-30T21:18:38-08:00November 17th, 2020|Community|

Donate today to the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive to support people in need in the Fraser Valley Everything has changed this year, including the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive. Instead of collecting clothing and blankets to support non-profit and charity groups, we are asking REALTORS®, their brokerages and their clients to make online donations of [...]

Provincial Election 2020: Our activities and where candidates landed

2020-11-06T12:40:28-08:00October 29th, 2020|Community|

While many called the Provincial Election “not necessary” or a “bad idea” during a global pandemic, the potentially record-breaking mail-in ballot requests and the high level of scrutiny placed on individual candidates for their views on everything from housing to policing to taxes to transportation to free contraception and how they feel about other candidates, [...]

FVREB REALTORS® Invited To Participate in BCREA Partnership with Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland

2020-10-22T13:52:05-08:00October 21st, 2020|Community|

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has partnered with the Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland on a pilot basis to help connect young girls aged seven to 17 with female mentors in the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) area. About Big Sisters of the Lower Mainland Right now, Big Sisters of the [...]

Introducing a COVID-safe REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive

2020-10-22T13:50:05-08:00October 19th, 2020|Community|

This year everything has changed because of COVID-19 but we’re not going to let the pandemic stop us from helping people in our communities who are still in need.  This year the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive, which will take place November 23 to 27 (during CREA’s REALTORS Care® Week), will be a little different. What’s [...] answers the question: Who are Canadian home buyers?

2020-07-31T11:52:48-08:00July 27th, 2020|Community|

On July 25th, published a great resource that explains why different buyers need different approaches from their REALTOR®. Different ages, different lifestyle choices, different family dynamics, different goals. There is no one size fits all approach when buying a home. The article talks about four different buyer demographics and includes supporting data gleaned from [...]

Esteemed former politician shines spotlight on Fraser Valley

2020-07-28T08:01:17-08:00July 23rd, 2020|Community|

If you’re from South Surrey/White Rock or even Langley, you likely know the name Gordie Hogg. Well, it might surprise you to hear that Gordie Hogg knows you – or at least the value that Fraser Valley REALTORS® provide.The former long-time politician from White Rock has a new venture called Community Connections with Gordie [...]

Special Housing Report: Affordability in the Fraser Valley – Metro Vancouver

2020-02-26T08:56:54-08:00February 26th, 2020|Community|

So much of the research about housing affordability focuses on large urban cities while skirting past suburban and rural communities like ours in the Fraser Valley. But in the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Special Housing Report: Affordability in the Fraser Valley – Metro Vancouver, we take a closer look at the factors driving the [...]

Fraser Valley REALTORS® donate $25,000 to local food banks

2020-02-10T12:15:31-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Community|

Surrey, BC - On behalf of Fraser Valley’s 3,691 REALTORS®, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) has donated a total of $25,000 to six food banks in its region this year. “Many households in our region spend 50 per cent or more of their family’s income towards shelter. It doesn’t leave a lot [...]

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