• Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes to drop in 2020: BC Assessment

    The government agency that assesses the value of B.C. homes says many Lower Mainland owners can expect a lower valuation next year. BC Assessment previewed 2020 home value assessments Monday, and said Lower Mainland single-family home values could fall by five to 15 per cent next year, depending on location. READ MORE: Lower Mainland property assessments show


    Neutral colors will be in once again this upcoming year. What can we say? Neutrals come in pretty classic and serene shades, and most importantly, they’re not super busy. If you’re thinking, “Big whoop! Neutrals are so plain,” then you’re wrong for several reasons. Neutral colors are whites with cool or warm undertones. We’re primarily

  • Why Are Canadian Fixed Mortgage Rates Rising Again?

    Canadian fixed mortgage rates continued to rise last week. Investors, tired of the paltry returns in our low-interest-rate environment, have been selling off safe-haven assets, like U.S. Treasuries and Government of Canada (GoC) bonds, and shifting into riskier investments, like equities. The selling of these bonds causes their prices to fall and their yields, which