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BCI Notches Historic Increase as Consumer Confidence Surges

The start of the new year is coinciding with a huge swell of optimism from real estate leaders, as RISMedia’s Broker Confidence Index (BCI) saw its largest single-month increase ever in January, shooting up from 5.5 to 6.5 against a backdrop of positive economic data and signs of new life in many markets. After falling…

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The Most Popular Cities for Millennial Homebuyers

Though it may sometimes seem as if millennials are destined to rent or live in their parents’ basements forever, they make up the largest share of homebuyers in the U.S., surpassing older (and richer) generations, according to a new report from LendingTree. To highlight where millennials are looking to buy, LendingTree’s new report analyzed mortgage…

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Mortgage Applications Make a Positive Turnabout This Week

After a brief dip reported a week ago, mortgage applications increased this week 7.4% from a 9.0% decrease one week earlier, according to the latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 3, 2023. This week’s numbers: The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan…

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Multifamily Rents Flat as Economic Fears Ease

After declining in the fourth quarter as growth decelerates, multifamily rents were flat in January at an average of $1,701, unchanged from December, according to a new from Yardi Matrix.  Yardi Matrix’s National Multifamily Report for January found that year-over-year rent growth continues to decline and is now 5.5%, down 70 basis points from last…

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UK-Based Chestertons Joins Forbes Global Properties Network

Forbes Global Properties has announced UK-based brokerage Chestertons as the newest member of its business network. Established in 1805, and today owned by chairman Salah Mussa, Chestertons will exclusively represent the Forbes Global Properties brand in its home city of London. Chestertons has one of London’s largest office networks with nearly 600 employees, the  company…

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The City of Vancouver's signature yuletide celebration.

If you live in Vancouver, you must know how vibrant the city becomes when the holiday season is almost here. Get your coat on and get out and going to the Christmas Market!


Beginning November 20th until Christmas eve, the Vancouver Christmas Market will be open to fulfill your holiday shopping needs, great treats, stunning views and anything related to the words holiday, Christmas and happy! From handcrafted items to live seasonal entertainment, every day is pretty magical.


Find out what's in store for you this year, visit www.VancouverChristmasMarket.com. Who knows we might bump into each other there, right? Don't forget to say hi ​if you see us there!

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