COVID-19 relief programs for home owners and renters
The federal and provincial governments are providing emergency aid for individuals to help you weather the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
What to expect when working with a REALTOR® today
Realtors are committed to providing their services in strict compliance with the provincial health orders.
How to work with a REALTOR® during the pandemic
REBGV President Ashley Smith was on Global BC’s Open House to share how home buyers and sellers can work with their Realtor during COVID-19.
Governments offer businesses additional relief
The federal and provincial governments are providing new and expanded programs to help Canadian businesses during COVID-19.
Buying and selling real estate during the COVID-19 pandemic
A livestream open house provides a virtual opportunity to see a home and chat with the listing REALTOR® through a live video feed.
How the rental freeze, eviction ban could affect you
The provincial government brought a new Rental Tenancy Order into effect, restricting rent increases and evictions during COVID-19.
Home buyers and sellers adjust plans amid changing times
Metro Vancouver’s housing market saw steady demand to begin March, and a levelling of activity near the end as concerns about COVID-19 intensified.
Provincial government lists REALTORS® as essential service
Find out what this means to you as a home buyer or seller.
Facts about the strata contingency reserve fund
When looking for a strata property, the contingency reserve fund is an important item to check out.
REBGV strongly recommends REALTORS® not hold open houses
With concerns about the spread of COVID-19, REBGV strongly recommends its approximately 14,000 REALTOR® members refrain from holding Open Houses.
Why do I have to pay property taxes on the home I’m buying?
Depending on the time of year you buy a home, you may have to pay the seller's property taxes.
How will COVID-19 affect the housing market?
Economists and elected leaders agree that the COVID-19 pandemic will cause economic activity to slow, which will likely impact the housing market.
How to navigate housing market given COVID-19 concerns
Should you buy or sell a home in today's environment, or wait until things improve?
Grants to improve accessibility and safety of homes
Low-income seniors and persons with disabilities may be eligible for home accessibility grants funded by the federal and provincial governments.
Stratas and pets
If you’re planning to buy a strata property and you have furry or feathered friends, find out whether pets are allowed or if there are restrictions.
How to prepare your home for sale
When your home is in tip-top condition, it generally has a better chance of selling a little faster.
Check out our new search features
We continue to add features and functionality to Realtylink, including an updated search function that makes it easier for you to find a home.
Steady demand and low supply benefits home sellers
February saw steady home buyer demand and reduced home seller supply across Metro Vancouver.
It's time to test your smoke detector
How to make sure your smoke detector is protecting you.
Strata parking spaces and storage lockers
You find a unit to buy. What documents do you have to check to make sure the parking spot and storage area comes with it?