Kristina Eng  BA  MA  MCNE  CIPS

Your Residential and Investment Specialist

Balanced Housing Market

 

Housing demand in the province has now almost fully recovered from the downturn recorded in 2012. However, the spillover effect of a sluggish provincial economy and stalled employment growth over the past year will likely constrain housing demand over the next few quarters.

 

A more robust economy is expected to put housing demand back on an upward trajectory during the second half of the year and through 2015.

 

While 2013 was the second consecutive year of...

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The City of Surrey is implementing a more vigorous approach for registering secondary suites in the city.  Starting February 1, 2014 the City will charge homeowners a $1000 penalty if they become aware of an unregistered secondary suite. 

There is more information on the City of Surrey web site at

 http://www.surrey.ca/city-government/7617.aspx 

or you can call the Property Tax and Utility Department at 604-591-4181.  

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If you are craving some high quality classical music, but don’t want to travel to downtown Vancouver, then there is a wonderful local opportunity:

 

A new local concert series of duos and soloists by Encore Peninsula Concerts, is starting February 2 at 3pm.  The four concert series will run once a month until May 2 on Sunday afternoons.  It’ll be held in the lovely acoustics of the First United Church at 15385 Semiahmoo Ave, White Rock.  The first concert features pianist...

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