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October 2017  - Fraser Valley MLS Statistics

(November 27, 2017, posted in FVREB 2017 Statistics )

SURREY, BC – Ongoing demand for properties in the Fraser Valley saw overall sales reach the second highest point for an October in the Board’s history.


The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,799 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October, an increase of 23 per cent compared to the 1,463 sales in October of last year, and an 11.1 per cent increase compare... read more.

Secondary Suites -  Surrey

(October 08, 2017)

All secondary suites in the city of Surrey must be registered....


A secondary suite is defined as a second dwelling unit (self-contained living quarters including cooking facilities and a washroom), located within the building of an single family owner-occupied dwelling)

To register, Fill out the complete the Secondary Suite Declaration Form here and submit the signed form to Property & Payment Serv... read more.

GST/HST New Housing Rebate .....

(September 29, 2017)



New Housing Rebate is one thing you’ll want to add to your list of to-dos when budgeting for your new home.
Note that this rebate doesn’t apply to resale properties. 

Here’s how the GST and HST new housing rebates are calculated and the details you’ll want to know about when claiming the rebate for your home.

If you’re buying a newly built home, you’ll need to pay HST or GST on top of the purchase pri... read more.

Continued demand for attached homes brings second strongest August historically...

(September 10, 2017, posted in FVREB 2017 Statistics )



Persistent and growing demand for townhomes and apartments in the Fraser Valley led to the second
strongest August historically in terms of sales.

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,879 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August, an increase of 10.9 per cent compared to the 1,694 sales in August of last year, and a 3 per cent decrease compared to the 1... read more.