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Professional negotiation skills are a must for all real estate agents helping home buyers and sellers, particularly in the current market.


David Reimers has been awarded the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®) designation by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI). The CNE® is earned by real estate professionals after successfully completing formal negotiation training from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. Agents who receive this certification are in the top 1% of all agents nationally....

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The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2013 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today.


BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to increase 6 per cent to 71,700 units this year, before increasing a further 6.3 per cent to 76,200 units in 2014. The five-year average is 74,600 unit sales, while the ten-year average is 86,800 unit sales. A record 106,300 MLS® residential sales were recorded in 2005.


"Consumer demand has bounced back after waning...

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Royal LePage records strong house price gains in the third quarter of 2013


TORONTO, October 10, 2013 – According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released today, the average price of a home in Canada increased between 1.2 per cent and 4.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2013.

 

The survey showed a year-over-year average price increase of 3.7 per cent to $418,686 for standard two-storey homes, while detached bungalows rose 4.1 per cent to $381,811. During the same period, the...

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Today Concord Pacific unveiled its newest neighbourhood "False Creek Central". Situated at the Cambie Gateway to Downtown Vancouver, it will connect Marinaside, Coopers’ Park and Yaletown neighbourhoods to Vancouver’s Sports and Entertainment District. The neighbourhood, along with Vancouver’sUrban Resort by Paragon/VOX 360, is an investment worth over a billion dollars. Concord’s new neighbourhood will be comprised of 8 buildings, 90,000 square feet of commercial,retail and...

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Home buyer and seller activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continues to far outpace 2012, yet is in line with the region’s 10-year averages.

 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,483 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2013. This represents a 63.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,516 sales recorded in September 2012, and a 1.2 per cent decline compared to the 2,514...

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