New temporary measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 and its variants

2021-04-02T11:13:37-08:00March 30th, 2021|COVID-19 Updates|

by Baldev S. Gill, Chief Executive Officer Today’s eMemo contains the following updates: New temporary measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 and its variants The real estate profession must remain vigilant The Province has announced new temporary measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 and its variants On Monday, March 29, the provincial government [...]

COVID-19 Protocols: Stay Informed and Ready to Adapt

2020-12-03T11:14:51-08:00December 3rd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates|

The Professional Standards team has received a number of calls recently suggesting that some REALTORS® may not be providing real estate services in a manner that optimally reduces the risk of COVID-19 transmission. We recognize that the vast majority of Realtors follow the provincial health protocols, however, given this unpredictable environment, we also realize that [...]

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

2021-04-02T11:12:56-08:00November 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 [...]

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, [...]

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