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In the Media: April 16-22

Welcome to your weekly round-up for everything real estate in the Fraser Valley and BC. Each post will include articles from around the web that are relevant to the interest of your business and your clients.

Please note: While these articles do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Board, we consider them of note and are sharing purely for the benefit of perspective.

In the news this week:

REM – BC proposal would eliminate real estate boards

Huffington Post Canada – Millennials: Buying a home ASAP is worth it in the long run

According to a survey by Pollara for Bank of Montreal, about half of the population of millennials in Canada already own a home.

Business in Vancouver – BC posts third straight monthly increase in jobs

Langley Advance – Still place for Millennials in Langley’s hot housing market

“With the ever changing market… it’s essential for first time homebuyer to have experienced people on their side.”

Global News – House poor: Canadians who earn the least pay the most for a home

The poorest fifth of Canadian families spend more than half their income on shelter. The richest fifth spends less than one sixth.

Delta Optimist – Sellers encouraged to do their due diligence

Langley Times – Growing pains in the Township of Langley

Check Newsreal next Friday for another edition of ‘In the Media’.