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I have sold a property at 82 9080 198 ST in Langley.
The affordable dream, wake up to lovely living at a real world price! This tastefully renovated home (2011 & 2018) is move in ready and features maple kitchen, movable island and coffee bar, easy access pantry, ample living/dining room, den/office/bedroom with private outdoor access and large storage or walk in closet, separate laundry room, bathroom offers soaker tub, vintage style vanity and sink, bench seat, master offers wall to wall mirrored closet and organizers, guest or grand kid room is ideal for any age! Covered deck is perfect for year round use, mature plants and shrubs provide privacy. This gated community offers social activities and is for those 55+, 1 small pet ok. Call soon, this good buy will soon be good bye!
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I have listed a new property at 16 2306 198 ST in Langley.
Right size at the right price! South Brookswood and Cedar Lane offer this spacious 2 BR home in prime park location. Features include carousel window in eating area, large kitchen with generous counter space and cabinets open to livingroom, corner gas fireplace, Mbdrm has privacy access to bath, separate laundry offers access to full length cedar deck, garden, green belt area and small storage/workshop with power. This adult community is for those 55+, 1 small pet ok and is located in a beautifully treed, quiet rural setting. Transit, groceries and pub entertainment are just a few minutes away, call soon or this good buy will soon be good bye!
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I have listed a new property at 54 9080 198 ST in Langley.
Lush for less! This beautifully renovated home (2015) is move in ready and features light, bright kitchen, movable island and coffee bar, dining area with privacy wall separating living room, entrance foyer could be cozy den, rear office/bedroom offers private outdoor access, separate laundry, roomy updated bathroom. Addition wing offers 2 generous sized bedrooms and private hall with access to oversize outdoor patio and storage unit, mature plants and shrubs provide privacy. This gated community offers social activities, off leash pooch park and is for those 55+, 1 small pet ok. Shops, transit and entertainment near, call soon or this good buy will soon be good bye!
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I have listed a new property at 82 9080 198 ST in Langley.
The affordable dream, wake up to lovely living at a real world price! This tastefully renovated home (2011 & 2018) is move in ready and features maple kitchen, movable island and coffee bar, easy access pantry, ample living/dining room, den/office/bedroom with private outdoor access and large storage or walk in closet, separate laundry room, bathroom offers soaker tub, vintage style vanity and sink, bench seat, master offers wall to wall mirrored closet and organizers, guest or grand kid room is ideal for any age! Covered deck is perfect for year round use, mature plants and shrubs provide privacy. This gated community offers social activities and is for those 55+, 1 small pet ok. Call soon, this good buy will soon be good bye!
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I have sold a property at 205 20257 54 AVE in Langley.
A floorplan to floor you! Awesome layout makes life easier, a nice flow is created through this 3 BR 2 bath condo well located in the heart of Langley City! Lvgrm features gas fireplace ideal for cozy evenings, large windows for natural light, access to south facing patio. Galley style kitchen offers room for meal planning nook, pantry or intimate seating, Mbdrm features bay window, Jack & Jill closet and full ensuite. 2nd & 3rd bdrms are generous in size, fresh new carpets thruout. Oxford Court is a well managed small complex, features a common room and numerous security updates, secure parking and storage locker area. Area amenities include shopping, transit, recreation and parks. Call soon or this good buy will soon be goodbye!
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I have sold a property at 104 20257 54 AVE in Langley.
A floorplan to floor you! Awesome layout makes life easier, a nice flow is created through this 3 BR 2 bath condo well located in the heart of Langley City! Lvgrm features gas fireplace ideal for cozy evenings, large windows for natural light, access to south facing patio. Galley style kitchen offers space for meal planning nook, pantry or intimate seating. Mbdrm features new windows, crown mouldings, Jack & Jill closet and full ensuite. 2nd & 3rd BR are generous in size with ample closets. Oxford Court is a small well managed building, features include a common room & numerous security updates, secure parking, storage locker area. Area amenities include shopping, transit & parks. Call soon or this good buy will soon be good bye!
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I have listed a new property at 205 20257 54 AVE in Langley.
A floorplan to floor you! Awesome layout makes life easier, a nice flow is created through this 3 BR 2 bath condo well located in the heart of Langley City! Lvgrm features gas fireplace ideal for cozy evenings, large windows for natural light, access to south facing patio. Galley style kitchen offers room for meal planning nook, pantry or intimate seating, Mbdrm features bay window, Jack & Jill closet and full ensuite. 2nd & 3rd bdrms are generous in size, fresh new carpets thruout. Oxford Court is a well managed small complex, features a common room and numerous security updates, secure parking and storage locker area. Area amenities include shopping, transit, recreation and parks. Call soon or this good buy will soon be goodbye!
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Source: Remax

As a potential new home owner, we’re here to remind you of the importance of doing your homework to help make the most of your real estate investment. By following these top mortgage application tips, you will be one step closer to making a good investment and having your dream home become a reality.

Do Your Credit Report Homework

Before you start applying for your mortgage, be proactive and get a copy of your credit report. Once you have it, thoroughly check for errors and other items which may need to be addressed. Since your ability to get a desired mortgage rate largely depends on the information contained in your credit report, it’s important for you to ensure that all the information is correct.

Get Organized

Prepare the necessary documents in advance. This will save you time and ensure a smooth application process. Depending on the type of mortgage you’re applying for and your employment situation, various documents may be necessary. Use this TD checklist to identify some of the paperwork you may need to begin collecting.

Get the Stamp of Pre-approval

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage helps you understand how much you can borrow before going through the mortgage application process. This is an important step as it will influence your decision on the upper price limit of your house purchase, and will provide some realistic boundaries before diving head first into the process.

Consider the Future

Your mortgage should be planned in accordance with your future. Your plans may change, but the end goal should always be to reduce financial risks. Think about how long you’re planning on staying in the house, whether or not you should consider saving for a larger down payment, and how much of a risk you are willing to take.

Inform Yourself

It’s important to be well informed prior to applying for a mortgage. Understanding the options and procedures involved with buying real estate will be hugely beneficial to your plans and finances. Your mortgage is a long-term commitment, and like all big decisions, it needs to be researched and well thought out ahead of time.


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Source: Fraser Valley Real Estate Board


SURREY, BC – Market activity declined further in August with sales dropping to their lowest level this year.

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,155 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August, a decrease of 38.5 per cent compared to the 1,879 sales in August of last year, and a 10.5 per cent decrease compared to the 1,290 sales in July 2018.

Sales of attached homes continued to represent over fifty per cent of all activity in the Fraser Valley this month, with 294 townhouses and 318 apartments selling in August.

“With demand slowing down and prices staying put, both buyers and sellers can expect to see an easing of competition with less multiple offer situations,” said John Barbisan, President of the Board. “Right now, effective pricing is key and will be the determining factor for a successful transaction.”

Active inventory for the Fraser Valley in July finished at 7,339 listings, decreasing 0.8 per cent month-over-month and increasing 28.5 per cent year-over-year.

2,575 new listings were received by the Board in August, an 11.8 per cent decrease from July 2018’s 2,921 new listings, and a 2.2 per cent decrease compared to August 2017’s intake.

“Our market continues to open up the further we get into the year, and that means you can make more considered, informed decisions if you’re looking to jump in,” continued Barbisan. “The best first step you can take is talking to a local REALTOR® who can help you determine your options and a plan forward.”

For the Fraser Valley region, the average number of days to sell an apartment and a townhome in August was 27. Single family detached homes remained on the market for an average of 35 days before selling.

HPI® Benchmark Price Activity

  • Single Family Detached: At $1,008,700, the Benchmark price for a single family detached home in the Fraser Valley decreased 0.9 per cent compared to July 2018 and increased 2.9 per cent compared to August 2017.
  • Townhomes: At $548,300 the Benchmark price for a townhome in the Fraser Valley in the Fraser Valley decreased 1.7 per cent compared to July 2018 and increased 11.5 per cent compared to August 2017.
  • Apartments: At $443,200, the Benchmark price for apartments/condos in the Fraser Valley decreased 1.6 per cent compared to July 2018 and increased 26.9 per cent compared to August 2017.

Find the August Statistics Package here.

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Source: BCREA

Vancouver, BC – August 13, 2018. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,055 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) across the province in July, a 23.9 per cent decrease from the same month last year. The average MLS® residential price in BC was $695,990, down 0.4 per cent from July 2017. Total sales dollar volume was $4.9 billion, a 24.2 per cent decline from July 2017.

“The BC housing market continues to grapple with the sharp decline in affordability caused by tough new mortgage qualification rules,” said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. “However, less frenetic housing demand has created more balanced market conditions in many regions, leading to fewer multiple offers and more choice for consumers.”

Year-to-date, BC residential sales dollar volume was down 18.9 per cent to $37 billion, compared with the same period in 2017. Residential unit sales decreased 20.6 per cent to 50,926 units, while the average MLS® residential price was up 2.1 per cent to $725,639.


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Source: Remax

Preparing to move into a new home can be overwhelming. Needless to say you have a lot on your plate, so we reached out to our RE/MAX Influencers — a panel consisting of RE/MAX Sales Associates from throughout Canada — to make a list of the most important moving tips a buyer should keep in mind to prepare to move into their new home.

Address Forwarding

Forward your mail. Missing important government notices, taxes, and health care reminders can mean missing deadlines and incurring penalties.

It can be hard to remember which ones all need to be done, but if you write down all of the bills and mailing you have received in the last 1-2 months you should be sure you covered all of the bases. A few to keep in mind include your doctor, dentist, driver’s license, and credit card companies.

Movers

Moving takes a lot of energy (and muscle), therefore it’s best to leave it to the experts. Hiring movers will take a lot of the stress away from you, allowing you to focus on the more important logistics on moving day. And remember, have a list and don’t leave anything until the last minute!

  1. “Book the movers! All other activities revolve around this schedule.” – Tammy Marcoux, RE/MAX Camosun, Victoria BC
  2.  “Prepare well in advance, really important – mark your boxes and count them – place the number of the box where it can be seen, as well as a list of the number of boxes and their contents, separately in case something is misplaced or lost – label everything!” – Sharon Black, RE/MAX Kelowna, Kelowna BC
  3. “When moving day comes, make sure every last thing is in a box the night before. Make it easy for yourself – the only thing you should be doing on moving day is putting your night clothes and bedding in a clear plastic bag and getting dressed.” – Dawn & Lawrence Setter, RE/MAX First Realty, Parksville BC
Utilities & Services

You don’t want to arrive to your new home and have a bunch of tasks to do that you could have done ahead of time, you will be busy enough as it is. Arrange your utility hookups and services (internet, phone, and TV) ahead of time to ensure a smooth changeover and installation.

Child Care & Pet Care

On a day like this you want as little distractions and things to keep an eye on as possible. “Arrange for child and/or pet care the day of the move so that you can put a full day of work into concentrating on the move.” – Tammy Marcoux, RE/MAX Camosun, Victoria BC

Cleaners

Moving takes longer than you would expect, and the last thing you will want to do at the end of moving day is clean your old house. Hire a professional cleaner to ensure that you leave your place clean and tidy for the new owner. Also, consider having your new home cleaned before you move everything inside in order to get off on the right foot.

Get Rid of Stuff

The less you have to move the better, especially if there are things you just never use. Get rid of unnecessary items before you move – it takes a lot of time and energy.

Ask for Help

Don’t try and do it all on your own. Your friends and family are excited for you, ask them to help where they can!

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I have listed a new property at 104 20257 54 AVE in Langley.
A floorplan to floor you! Awesome layout makes life easier, a nice flow is created through this 3 BR 2 bath condo well located in the heart of Langley City! Lvgrm features gas fireplace ideal for cozy evenings, large windows for natural light, access to south facing patio. Galley style kitchen offers space for meal planning nook, pantry or intimate seating. Mbdrm features new windows, crown mouldings, Jack & Jill closet and full ensuite. 2nd & 3rd BR are generous in size with ample closets. Oxford Court is a small well managed building, features include a common room & numerous security updates, secure parking, storage locker area. Area amenities include shopping, transit & parks. Call soon or this good buy will soon be good bye!
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I have listed a new property at 205 20257 54 AVE in Langley.
A floorplan to floor you! Awesome layout makes life easier, a nice flow is created through this 3 BR 2 bath condo well located in the heart of Langley City! Lvgrm features gas fireplace ideal for cozy evenings, large windows for natural light, access to south facing patio. Galley style kitchen offers room for meal planning nook, pantry or intimate seating, Mbdrm features bay window, Jack & Jill closet and full ensuite. 2nd & 3rd bdrms are generous in size with ample closets. Oxford Court is a well managed small complex, features a common room and numerous security updates, secure parking and storage locker area. Area amenities include shopping, transit, recreation and parks. Call soon or this good buy will soon be goodbye!
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Buying a home is a big investment – likely the largest one you will ever make. The cost to buy a home should be carefully considered to avoid the risk of financial difficulty in the future.

Since this decision has a large impact on your wallet, we want to take some time to explore the many costs associated with buying a home. Doing your homework and knowing the average cost of these services in your neighbourhood will help you choose a home within a realistic price range.

Deposit: Depending on your location and the price of a home, you may need to put a deposit on a home as a security measure to ensure you don’t lose it to another interested buyer. If you are required to pay a deposit, it will become part of your down payment once you have purchased the home.

Down Payment: In Canada, the minimum amount you need to put down on a home is 5%. While this is realistic for most first time home buyers, having a down payment of 20% or more will help buyers avoid paying Mortgage Loan Insurance.

Land Transfer Tax: When you buy a home, you are required to pay a land transfer tax to the province upon closing. This tax is normally based on the amount paid for the land, as well as the remaining amount on any mortgage or debt assumed as part of the arrangement to buy the land. Cost will vary depending on your municipality, the size of the land and other factors.  Alberta, Saskatchewan, and parts of Nova Scotia do not have Land Transfer Tax at all, while other provinces use a tiered system.

Appraisal Fee: An appraisal will normally cost between $200 and $300 but can vary depending on your location. This will help prevent you from borrowing more than you need to, and will prevent lenders from giving you too much.

Home Inspection: A home inspection is a necessary step in your home buying process and will normally cost an average of $350 depending on the size, age, and condition of the home. This helps ensure there are no unexpected maintenance or home improvement costs upon purchasing the home.

Property Insurance: While property insurance is likely already something you have factored into your budget, it’s important to do your research and find a reasonable quote that will ensure you are covered should anything unexpected happen.

Mortgage Insurance: There is mortgage life insurance, which is designed to protect the repayment of a mortgage if anything were to happen to you. There is also mortgage loan insurance if your down payment is less than 20% of the total house cost. Premiums for this type of insurance range from 0.5% to 3% and increase if you are self employed.

Lawyer Fees: The fee you will be charged by your lawyer will vary depending on the person representing you and must be paid upon closing. Ask your real estate agent for advice as they likely have a preferred trusted lawyer they can refer you to.

Title Insurance: Title insurance is a one-time-fee that provides protection from losses related to the properties title or ownership. Learn more about what it is in this blog post.

Property Taxes: The cost for property taxes is expressed as a dollar rate for every $1,000 estimated to be the market value of your property.

Maintenance and Energy Costs: Potentially your largest ongoing homeowner expense, these costs include lawn care/ yard work, professional services, additions/upgrades and the cost of keeping the house running year-round. You can use our monthly home budget planner to help map out all of these costs.

Moving Expenses: It’s easy to forget about the small things when moving, but it’s important to remember they can add up quickly! Consider the cost for phone, electricity, and other utility installations and don’t forget about movers, a moving truck and feeding your friends who are helping out!

Now that you have a better idea of the cost to buy a home, it’s time to hit the books to find out how much these services will cost in your area. Make a list, create a budget, and get started!

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Source: Fraser Valley Real Estate Board

SURREY, BC – Overall housing supply continued to grow in July as sales dropped to their lowest point this year since January.

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,290 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July, a decrease of 33.4 per cent compared to the 1,937 sales in July of last year, and a 11.2 per cent decrease compared to the 1,452 sales in June 2018.

Of the 1,290 sales processed last month 346 were townhouses and 337 were apartments, together representing 53 per cent of all transactions in July.

Active inventory for the Fraser Valley in July finished at 7,399 listings, increasing 3.6 per cent month-over-month and 23.9 per cent year-over-year.

“Despite a much healthier level of inventory, demand continues to be influenced by pricing and market barriers such as the mortgage stress test and rising interest rates,” remarked Board President John Barbisan. “On top of that, summer is busy for people and usually a slow season for real estate.”

2,921 new listings were received by the Board in July, a 7 per cent decrease from June 2018’s 3,140 new listings, and a 11.5 per cent decrease compared to July 2017’s intake.

“A slower market like this one is an excellent opportunity for buyers to explore their options and enjoy a more relaxed purchasing environment,” continued Barbisan. “If you’re looking, talk to your REALTOR® who can help you get a full view on everything available that fits your needs.”

For the Fraser Valley region, the average number of days to sell an apartment in July was 21, and 24 for townhomes. Single family detached homes remained on the market for an average of 31 days before selling.

HPI® Benchmark Price Activity

  • Single Family Detached: At $1,017,400, the Benchmark price for a single family detached home in the Fraser Valley decreased 0.1 per cent compared to June 2018 and increased 5.3 per cent compared to July 2017.
  • Townhomes: At $557,500, the Benchmark price for a townhome in the Fraser Valley in the Fraser Valley decreased 0.1 per cent compared to June 2018 and increased 14.7 per cent compared to July 2017.
  • Apartments: At $450,400, the Benchmark price for apartments/condos in the Fraser Valley decreased 0.7 per cent compared to June 2018 and increased 32 per cent compared to July 2017.

Find the July Statistics Package here.

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Source: Remax

Moving up to your “forever home” is exciting. When you bought your first place, chances are you were young, strapped for cash and prepared – if not warned – to make some concessions. The move-up buyer typically has some savings and home equity to work with, making this next move feel less like a compromise and more a thoughtful selection.

But move-up buyers face their own set of challenges that call for a carefully considered strategy. Here are three options for the smart move-up buyer with a plan!

move up buyer advice 1

The “Sell First” strategy is ideal for the move-up buyer who can’t afford to pay two mortgages simultaneously. Selling your property first eliminates the risk of having to carry two mortgages if you don’t sell your existing home in time. It also reduces the chances of having to reduce your asking price in the interest of speeding up the sale. This is a good option for move-up buyers who are banking on the proceeds of their sale to fund their new (and likely more expensive) property. By selling first, you’ll know exactly how much money you have to purchase your next home.

move up buyer advice 2

If homes in your area of choice are selling faster than the ‘For Sale’ signs can hit the front lawn, the “buy first” strategy might be the way to go. By buying your new home before selling your old one, you won’t feel rushed into settling for a sub-par property, or having to seek alternative temporary housing options while you shop the market. This move-up buyer still lives in his or her existing home, allowing them time to shop around, and continue looking until they find that perfect place. This move-up buyer typically requires a bridge mortgage.

move up buyer advice 3

When all is said and done, this move-up buyer approach is the most ideal, but getting there is another story. Aligning your purchase and sale closing dates can be tricky. Remember that there are three dancers in this tango – you, the person you’re buying from, and the person you’re selling to. You’ll also have to move out and move in on the same day. In this scenario, time is your best friend and flexibility your saviour. This means you’ve planned ahead – you’re researched neighbourhoods, gotten pre-approved for a mortgage, and you’ve started the organizing and de-cluttering process before the big move.

The right move-up buyer strategy depends on a number of factors, such as your financial situation, current housing market conditions, your personal comfort level and your personality. Consider all these when making your decision. Plan ahead and work with a pro to ensure a smooth transaction on both sides of the bargaining table.

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Source: Remax

It’s a question that most Canadians will ask themselves at one point or another in their lifetime. Those who choose to rent often wonder if they’re wasting money. Those who buy may wonder whether or not their investment will be worth it in the long run.

Though it’s clear home ownership offers many benefits, the decision to buy or rent is a personal choice that should be based on several factors.

4 Factors to consider

1) Market Conditions – What is the price of real estate in your local market? It’s important to understand the market conditions and how they may affect prices before you decide to buy or rent.

2) Job Stability – Do you have a stable job and roots within your community? If your plan is to continue living in your community for the foreseeable future, home ownership may be the best option for you.

3) Time of life – What stage of life are you in? If you have a family, home ownership can provide a stable living situation without some of the uncertainties that are associated with renting.

4) Down payment – Do you have enough money saved up for an adequate down payment?

3 Benefits of home ownership

1) Financial investment – Your monthly mortgage payment creates equity for you, not your landlord.

2) Quality of life – Owning a home can provide a sense of stability and control that you don’t often get from renting. There is a great feeling about coming home to a place that you own.

3) Do what you want – When you own your own home, there’s no need to get approval before you paint a wall or hang a piece of art. You can choose what minor and major renovations you make to the place you live in.

How RE/MAX can help

RE/MAX Agents are experienced professionals who can help you out if you’ve decided that home ownership is the next step for you. Their expertise can help you find the house most suitable for your needs. 



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I have sold a property at 25 9080 198 ST in Langley.
Gem of a 2 bedroom! Features of this corner situated home include bright, spacious kitchen with skylights and eating area open to livingroom with vault ceiling. Mbdrm offers large closet space, separate laundry cubby, new HI-E furnace with A/C, 2nd BR at opposite end is ideal for guest or quiet room. Covered deck is ideal for year round use, double garden side yards, storage, lane access. Location is on inner ring, park amenities include off leash pooch park, walking trails, clubhouse, social activities. This gated community is for those 55+ and 1 small pet. Area amenities include shops, restaurants transit & recreation. Call soon or this good buy will soon be good bye!
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Source: Remax

A recent survey of RE/MAX brokers and agents found that in 91 per cent of popular Canadian recreational property markets examined, retirees were the key factor driving activity. This includes established recreational regions such as Prince Edward County and Comox Valley. This is in stark contrast to last year’s findings, when retirees were a dominant driving force in only 55 per cent of markets examined.

The survey found that in British Columbia, Ontario and Atlantic Canada, more retirees and soon-to-be retirees are purchasing recreational properties outside of urban centres for use as retirement homes, increasingly blurring the line between recreational and residential properties.

  • Retirees are fueling demand: 91 per cent of regions surveyed reported that retirees drive demand for recreational properties
  • One in three survey respondents (33 per cent) say that they own or want to own a recreational property for investment purposes
  • Buyers are increasingly renting in urban centres such as Toronto and Vancouver while purchasing recreational properties
  • Other than affordable purchase price, waterfront rated as the most important feature to Canadians when considering spending time at a cottage or cabin, beating out reasonable maintenance costs

“Last year, we found that Baby Boomers and retirees were increasingly selling their homes in urban centres like Toronto and Vancouver,” says Elton Ash, Regional Executive Vice President, RE/MAX of Western Canada. “It’s clear that many put the equity they received from those sales into the purchase of a recreational property with the intention to retire in comfort and away from the city.”

Many of these individuals are engaging in more active forms of retirement, choosing to maintain physical fitness and emotional fulfillment by pursuing passion projects and leading lifestyles that involve farming, hiking and maintaining vineyards. This is particularly the case in regions such as South Okanagan, Wasaga Beach and Rideau Lakes.

Due to the strong US dollar, retirees in the Sylvan Lake and Lake Winnipeg regions are selling their snowbird properties south of the border and purchasing recreational homes for use as retirement properties as well.

In a separate survey conducted by Leger, six in 10 Canadians (58 per cent) enjoy recreational properties as places where they can relax and spend time with friends and family. However, the majority of Canadians (84 per cent) do not actually own recreational properties.

“Many Canadians want to live out the ‘Canadian Dream’ and spend time at the cottage or cabin but today, that doesn’t necessarily mean owning a recreational property outright,” says Christopher Alexander, Executive Vice President and Regional Director, RE/MAX INTEGRA Ontario-Atlantic Canada Region. “Many are choosing to rent recreational properties, often by pooling resources with friends and family, which speaks to recreational properties still being in high demand.”

In fact, one in three Canadians (33 per cent) say that they own or would want to own a recreational property for investment purposes. In Toronto specifically, the survey of RE/MAX brokers and agents found that in regions such as North Bay-Sunridge, Bancroft and the Bruce Peninsula, many owners of recreational properties actually rent their principal residences in Toronto, where they live most of the year. Using their recreational properties every so often while renting them out for the rest of the year, these individuals are renting a principal residence where they live while buying where they play.

In Leger’s survey, more than half of Canadians (54 per cent) who own a recreational property, or are considering buying one, identify savings as their source of funding. Twenty per cent would use a loan, 20 per cent would rely on home equity and only 11 per cent would rely on inheritance.

The survey also found that other than affordable purchase price, Canadians who own or would consider owning a recreational property named waterfront access (55 per cent), reasonable maintenance costs (54 per cent) and proximity to town (43 per cent) as the most important factors when purchasing. The survey of RE/MAX brokers and agents, waterfront access was considered the most in-demand amenity in most regions, overall.



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I have sold a property at 27 20750 TELEGRAPH TRAIL in Langley.
Roomy, relaxing and ready! Bring everything! It will fit in this beautifully maintained 4 BR 3 bath end unit with ample adjoining greenspace! Features include mountain views from upper bedrooms, Master sanctuary with spa like ensuite, main floor open plan with granite in kitchen, built in wine cooler, meal nook with access to deck and lawn, spacious living/dining area and familyroom. Lower level features bedroom/hobby/den with private bath. Parking is a breeze with double garage. Area amenities include shops, transit, parks and schools. Call soon or this good buy will soon be good bye!
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