Mir's Corner - Real Estate Blog

Dear Friends, present Clients' & future Clients',

Thank you once again to EACH and EVERY donor for supporting the Kids at Easter Seals, and making a contribution toward the Drop Zone 2020 - helping me getting to my target and over achieving it! :-)



For ease & convenience, I have complied all the 21-exercies that I completed in 21-days with the videos. Plus, pictures & videos of the rappelling at the Drop Zone event on the 10th of September 2020 at approximately 5:30 PM at the Guinness Tower (located at 1055 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC) -- a 25+ storeys downtown sky scraper!

It is still not too late in making a donation and helping the Kids at the Easter Seals of BC/Yukon, since they have allowed for donations to be received until

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The Real Estate market in the Fraser Valley has been picking up (with more inventory) after a slow May 2020 and a consistently busier May 2020 until the entire Aug 2020 - in both detached and attached Family Homes in Surrey, BC - with detached single Family Homes staying in a strong 'Seller's Market' and the attached Family Homes also being in a from a 'Seller's Market'. The sales for detached single Family Homes went up, again by 7% MORE than July 2020, and, the sales for attached Family Homes decreased very slightly by 1% in August 2020. Personally, I have seen multiple offers on properties in August 2020 and other Realtor colleagues have seen the same outcome.

For the sake of

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Dear Clients & Friends,

Century 21 Canada does their annual nationwide survey comparing the price per square foot for all properties that were sold between January 01st 2020 and June 30th 2020 and compare it to same time period last year.

Please find the link below with all details. :-)

My Team and I, are compliant with all recommendations from our Government, Medical professionals, as well as, the Real Estate Board - in following appropriate protocols during COVID-19 pandemic - ensuring the safety of our Clients and general public -- if you are thinking of selling your Home during this time - you can count on us to getting the job done right! :-)

For full details and understanding of how the market is doing, right now, please contact me at: (778)

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The Real Estate market in the Fraser Valley has been picking up (with more inventory) after a slow April 2020 and a busier May 2020 - in both detached and attached Family Homes in Surrey, BC - with detached single Family Homes entering 'Seller's Market' and the attached Family Homes moving from a 'Balanced Market' to a 'Seller's Market'. The sales for detached single Family Homes are a WHOPPING 127% MORE than May 2020, and, the sales for attached Family Homes have also increased from 31% in May 2020 to 120% in June 2020. Personally, I have seen multiple offers on properties in June 2020 and other Realtor colleagues have seen the same outcome.

For the sake of simplicity,

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Stats from May 2020

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The Real Estate market in the Fraser Valley has been picking up (with more inventory) after a slow April 2020 - in both detached and attached Family Homes in Surrey, BC - with detached single Family Homes entering 'Buyer's Market' and the attached Family Homes still remaining in a 'Balanced Market. The sales for detached single Family Homes have still dropped slightly by 11%, but, the sales for attached Family Homes have increased by 31%. Personally, I have even had multiple offers on property in May 2020 and other Realtor colleagues have seen the same outcome in May 2020.

For the sake of simplicity, and just focusing on sales ratios in Surrey,

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British Columbia's Restart Plan in Canada to COVID-19

Dear Friends, present Clients' & future Clients',

Here in BC, we have laid out a series of steps and 4-phased approach that will help us in restarting our Province and protect people making sure we come back stronger than before against the effects from COVID-19.

Unlike many other places that imposed strict “lockdown” policies, B.C.’s approach was to require safe operation of a broad range of services designated as essential services, to protect our health care system and maintain access to key services and supplies. Many non-essential businesses remained open, provided they could operate safely.

It will be a while before COVID-19 is behind us. Until then restrictions on large

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B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

Dear Friends, present Clients' & future Clients',

The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers, a tax-free, one time $1,000 payment for B.C. residents whose ability to work has been affected due to COVID-19. Online applications for the one-time payment are open now, and started as of May 1, 2020.

You Qualify, if you are:

  • a resident of British Columbia on March 15, 2020 and continue to be a resident
  • a B.C. residents who receive the new federal Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), including if you have run out of employment insurance (EI) benefits and now qualify for the CERB
  • approved for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), even if you haven’t received a federal benefit payment yet
  • at
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Stats from April 2020

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The Real Estate market in the Fraser Valley has been very different and slow for a "Spring Market" in April 2020 with both detached and attached homes in Surrey, BC - both being at a 'Balanced Market while being declared in a 'state of emergency' due to coronavirus - there are homes still being listed and sold (it is not stationary housing market and sales are still happening). For the sake of simplicity, and just focusing on sales ratios in Surrey, BC, for; March 2020 at sales ratio of 30% - which is a strong 'Seller's Market' verses for April 2020 at 13.5%  -- overall (for all property types) -- a 'Balanced Market'. Please note, that the

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Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) for small businesses

Dear Friends, present Clients' & future Clients',

The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) will provide interest-free loans of up to $40,000 to small businesses and not-for-profits, to help cover their operating costs during a period where their revenues have been temporarily reduced.

To qualify these organizations will need:

- to demonstrate they paid between $20,000 to $1.5 million in total payroll in 2019

- to have a federal tax registration on or prior to March 01, 2020

- to have an active business chequing/operating acct with the financial institution in Canada and not in arrears on existing borrowing facilities

- to only apply at one participating Canadian

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National Canadian Film Day - 22nd April 2020

Dear Friends, present Clients' & future Clients',

22nd of April 2020 marks - National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) - and I wanted to share some FUN Canadian Movies/Shows for you to have some FUN while staying indoors and following #physical-distancing + #self-isolation - who said you have to be outside to have FUN (all the time)? :-p :-)

For all your Childrez and kidz - please click here and check out the 'Family-Friendly Programing' website & for a 34-pages Canadian Film Activity Bundle in PDF - please click here.

For all adultz - many of NCFD screening partners across Canada will be hosting online watch parties, large and small, in their local communities - please click here to check this out.

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