#1 North Delta Real Estate Team based on the number of transactions in 2019 recorded on the MLS system of the FVREB within the North Delta Region. Top 1% Realtor according to the FVREB 2014-2019. #1 Re/max Realtor in Fraser Valley in 2017 according to the FVREB Medallion List. Top Units Sold in 2018 according to FVREB Medallion List. #1 FVREB Team of 2 in 2019.
When you’re looking for a new home, having an awesome location and all the required amenities is at the top of the must-have list of all home hunters. However, if you’re moving with school-age children, finding a great home near an excellent school becomes your top priority.
With that in mind, we’ve decided to put together a comprehensive guide to the various educational facilities available across the North Delta area!
Found in a quiet, peaceful corner of North Delta, Annieville Elementary is a decent choice for people who want their kids to have a variety of options when it comes to special programs — including special art, science, math, and writing programs for any students that show exceptional ability and interest in such areas.
There are also plenty of annual school activities and events such as:
- Sports Day
- Track & Field
- Grade 6 & 7 Band
- Hoop Shoot Basketball Challenge
- Terry Fox Run
Brooke Elementary is definitely a great place to learn — with a highly supportive staff that creates an environment enabling students to reach their best. The school highly values responsibility, respect, and high expectations.
Some of the …
The concept of buying a fixer-upper, renovating it, and selling it for more than you initially paid for it is an enticing one — colloquially referred to as “flipping a house.” But while the Internet is filled with amazing stories of brave real estate investors who have made a killing on fixer-uppers, this kind of investment is riskier than it seems. Even if you don’t intend on selling it and you’re simply looking for a cheap house as a first-time homebuyer, you need to consider everything carefully.
At first, it does seem easy — buys a cheap house, makes a couple of cosmetic fixes, sells it, and makes a hefty profit! There are tons of TV shows that depict well-dressed, good-looking, and incredibly savvy investors that make it all seem fun, fast, and inevitably profitable.
Unfortunately, the reality is quite different. Usually, the renovation (even with third-party contractors) takes a lot more work than you had initially anticipated. Plus, in many cases, the “final product” doesn’t turn out to be worth the effort, money, and time people sink into it.
But does that mean fixer-uppers just aren’t worth it?
The answer isn’t as clear-cut as most people would like: it …
𝘛𝘰 𝘶𝘴, 𝘢𝘵 𝐒𝐮𝐤𝐡 𝐁𝐫𝐚𝐫 𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐆𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐩 𝘪𝘵 𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘯𝘴 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘺 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘢𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘴 𝘰𝘳 𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘧 𝘷𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘶𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦. 𝘕𝘰𝘵 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘉𝘶𝘺𝘦𝘳 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘴𝘦𝘦 “𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭” 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘨𝘶𝘪𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦, 𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘵𝘰 𝘴𝘦𝘦 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘪𝘯 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘳𝘦𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭, 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘦𝘥𝘨𝘦, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦. 𝘚𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦𝘴, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘪𝘯 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘭𝘺 𝘯𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘰𝘳 𝘦𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘢𝘵 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵 𝘨𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘺 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦𝘴 𝘸𝘦 𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴 𝘰𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘦𝘴.
𝘞𝘩𝘦𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘳 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘭𝘰𝘰𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘷𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘰𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭, 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘩𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘥, 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘦𝘥𝘨𝘦𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘰𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘙𝘦𝘢𝘭 𝘌𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘮. 𝘖𝘶𝘳 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘮 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘴𝘦𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘥 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭 𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘦 𝘢𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘦𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘧𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘵𝘺.
Take for example this property we recently sold:
1. 𝘕𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘛𝘓𝘊? 𝐘𝐄𝐒
2. 𝘙𝘦𝘲𝘶𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘥 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘨𝘪𝘤? 𝐘𝐄𝐒 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧.
3. 𝘚𝘰𝘭𝘥 𝘖𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘈𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨? 𝐘-𝐄-𝐒 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐘𝐄𝐒!
North Delta Housing Market (Neighbourhood Overview)
New stats from Fraser Valley Real Estate Board state that Fraser Valley Real estate remains robust in July, however, for the first time since September 2020, did not break a historical record.
Annieville, North Delta Real Estate Highlights: Out of the 33 total homes listed, 7 were sold in July, 2021 in Annieville, North Delta. We saw a decline in the sales ratio from 54% in April to 24% in May, then went up to 31% in May. In June there was a little downward slope in the sales ratio to 21%, which is not a lot if we compare it to the dip from April to May.
Nordel, North Delta Real Estate Highlights: The total houses on the market were 32, out of which 24 sold in July, 2021. There was a little decline in the inventory but the sales decreased by a huge margin compared to last month where total inventory was 44 out of which 17 sold. In June 2021, the sales ratio in Nordel was 39% which went up to 75% in July.
In regards to Condos and townhomes, in Nordel in July 2021, not much inventory came up on …
Thinking of moving to Surrey BC? New to the area or just after some helpful hints? Well, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll be walking you through some of Surrey’s diverse and exciting neighborhoods to help you find your new home sweet home.
Whether you’re after the best schools or the shortest commute, Surrey has a little bit of something for every wish list.
So, without further ado, let’s dive into the best areas to live in Surrey, BC in 2021.
About Surrey BC
First thing’s first, let’s take a step back and talk about Surrey as a whole. Surrey is the largest and most populated city in Metro Vancouver and continues to be one of the fastest-growing and most culturally diverse cities in the whole of Canada.
Surrey, BC, is a large and geographically diverse city.
It comprises six main neighborhoods:
- South Surrey
- City Center / Whalley.
The city center and its many surrounding areas are known for being forward-thinking, vibrant, and diverse, with a commitment to sustainable technology and innovation.
Each district has its own unique character, amenities, and communities.
Now, it’s just a matter of finding yours!
When looking to buy or rent a house for the first time, there are a lot of things to take into consideration. This is because buying a house entails one of the biggest purchases of your life. As such, you should ensure that you select your new house carefully. This can be done by making sure you attend house viewings with a keen eye, looking for what’s present as well as what is missing.
The whole purpose of viewing property is to decide whether the house fits what you’re looking for. Moreover, house viewings are essential to making sure you get a complete view of the house. Given that online listings try to make the property look as appealing as possible, you won’t be able to see problems such as cracks in the wall or low water pressure. As such, viewing a property before purchasing is an essential step before bidding on the house. To help you make the most of your house viewing, we’ll list 15 things to look out for when buying a house for the first time.
Assessing the condition of the house’s roof is important. This is because ensuring that a roof is …
North Delta Housing Market (Neighbourhood Overview)
New stats from Fraser Valley Real Estate Board state that Fraser Valley Real estate remains robust in June, however, for the first time in since September 2020, did not break a historical record.
Annieville, North Delta Real Estate Highlights: Out of the 36 total homes listed, 11 were sold in June, 2021 in Annieville, North Delta. We saw a decline in the sales ration from 64% in March to 54% in April, then went further down to 24% in May. In June there was a little increment in the sales ratio to 31%, which is not a lot if we compare it to the dip from March to April.
In June 2021, home sales in Annieville, North Delta, unlike past few months, where most properties were selling over asking price, not many sold above asking. The median sale price for the area was $1,175,000 with houses offering average of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
If we compare the Single Detached Homes in Annieville, North Delta property prices seem to have stabilized for the past 2 months. Not much change is seen from May, where houses sold between $1,1060,000 upward to $1,285,000 while being only …
Are you thinking about buying a property to rent in North Delta? This may be a sound investment; after all, real estate has helped people amass great amounts of wealth, and it’s a more hands-off investment than starting a business.
However, just like with any other investment — it’s not as simple as it first appears. You need to be well-versed in the many intricacies of being a landlord before you can truly profit from a real estate investment. And if you want to become the new owner of one of many North Delta rental properties — we’ll give you all of the information you need right here!
Becoming a Landlord in North Delta
There are plenty of advantages to buying a rental property as a long-term investment. Most obviously, it’s a stable source of income. Even after you pay the mortgage and assorted expenses, there will probably still be a tidy profit. Though, while this is a source of passive income; it doesn’t mean that being a landlord is “free money”; there’s still work to put in.
Apart from the rent, you’ll receive from your tenants, there’s also the matter of price appreciation — as time passes, the value …
North Delta Housing Market (Neighbourhood Overview)
New stats from Fraser Valley Real Estate Board state that Fraser Valley Real estate continues to break records for the ninth consecutive month-while at the same time, reaching near-historic Levels of new listings. While the market is great for Sellers, it is also a great time for buyers.
Annieville, North Delta Real Estate Highlights: Out of the 49 total homes listed, 12 were sold in May, 2021 in Annieville, North Delta. We continue to see decline in the sales ration from 64% in March to 54% in April, which goes down to 24% in May.
In May 2021, home sales in Annieville, North Delta, unlike past few months, where most properties were selling over asking price, not many sold above asking. The median sale price for the area was $1,276,000 with houses offering average of 4-5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
If we compare the Single Detached Homes in Annieville, North Delta to just last month, the property prices seem to have stabilized. In April, houses sold between $970,000 upward to $2,280,000 while being only on market for 14 days in average, compared to May, where sale prices started at low of $1,060,000 upward to …
In the real estate business, there are numerous ways for realtors to handle, transact and complete their house sales. One of the most efficient and proven ways to boost your closing rates is hosting open houses.
An open house compares to a rock concert where people can collectively view all the beautiful qualities available within a home or condo. Visiting an open house is also like attending a live social gathering where you get to meet with other agents, friends, and, yes, buyers. When used correctly, open houses can help you save money as they enable you to show your home to many people at once.
Although many real estate agents might not truly appreciate the potential that this concept entails, open houses are the best way to generate more leads.
Purpose of an Open House
Before hosting an open house, there are factors that you should consider first.
Why should you host an open house? Will you close the sale on that house you have been trying to sell for years if you put up an open house? These are just but a few questions you should ask yourself if you are to put up your home …