When moving into a new neighbourhood, family heads can't help but wonder where they can find a community best suited for their family needs. Today, some communities set themselves apart but their new regulations set by the city council.

 

New Westminster can be considered ahead of the game; they know how important families are to a community and they want families to move in and stay in New West. How?

 

The city of New Westminster set a precident on making sure there are enough homes for families in the City. With detached homes rizing in purchase and rental prices, Jonathan Cote passed new regulations making it a must that all new buildings in the city, must contain a certain number...

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We just picked up our latest postcards from Jukebox Print and we love them! Nadine Hansen took this awesome photo of the much talked about Pattullo Brige, and we're giving them all away to those who would love one. These postcards can be mailed to friends or family, or you can just hold on to it. If you're like me, you might have a huge collection of postcards from over the years. 

 

 

These latest postcards are on the larger side, they measure 5.5'x8.5' in size. You'll find them throughout New Westminster at public spaces and local businesses. But if you can't find them, send me an email with your address, and I'll be sure to get one or more to you. alex@citytosuburb.ca

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How do you sum up a real estate market that is so inconsistent?

 

  • Homes not selling for months
  • Homes recieving multiple offers 
  • Little inventory in some areas
  • Too much inventory in others. 

 

What is the consistent part of the market? Answer. The Buyers

 

Put yourself in the buyers position. You've heard your friend/family member paid "X" amount of money below the asking price for a home.  What do you now expect when you go to buy? The same thing? Of course! You don't want to over pay when buying in the same market.   

 

The problem is, one street/neighbourhood/complex/builing in one area can greatly differ from another. Even a unit in the same building...

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