Help clients understand their BC Assessment notice and the new Home Owner Grant application process

2021-01-08T15:50:16-08:00January 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Most tech-savvy homeowners across BC have likely looked up their property’s assessed value on the BC Assessment site by now, instead of waiting for their notice to arrive in the mail. This is a great time for Realtors to follow-up with clients to find out if they have questions or concerns about the information they [...]

December holiday closure schedule at the Board

2020-12-23T16:41:57-08:00December 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|

This is to remind members that the Board office building will be closed to members and the public effective 12 noon, Thursday, December 24 through to 8 am Monday, January 4, 2021. This holiday schedule that continues to offer core services to members, came into effect last year and is unrelated to the pandemic. [...]

Why run for your Board? Surprising side benefits, right from the “source”

2020-12-10T15:20:50-08:00December 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

You know what they say, “If you want to know something, ask the experts.” So, who better to talk about why consider serving on behalf of your Board of Directors, then former Directors? To whet your appetite, here are just a few of their thoughts about the benefits of serving on the Board: Have your [...]

#Hashtags_Matter

2020-11-30T21:25:37-08:00November 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

(A REALTOR®’s Guide to Instagram Hashtags) Instagram is considered the best social media platform for customer engagement. Humans are highly visual creatures, and this visual platform helps brands form a more personal connection with their audience. If you haven’t joined Instagram, you’re missing out on great marketing opportunities. Last month, we shed some light [...]

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 [...]

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