According to Fraser Valley Real Estate Board stats, we are in a buyer's market.
In its 100-year history the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce has done its bit to promote democracy by hosting candidate events prior to elections for all levels of government, said executive director Allan Asaph.
Friday, May 3: all-candidates debate for Surrey-White Rock at Star of the Sea Hall, 15262 Pacific Ave., White Rock from 7 to 9 p.m. Hosted by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board and South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce.
The four people asking for votes from the residents of the Langley provincial riding had a chance to sell themselves to a group of about 125 people at an all-candidates meeting April 25.
Tuesday, April 30: all-candidates debate for Delta North at the Delta Lion Public House, 11186 84th Ave., North Delta from 7 to 9 p.m. Hosted by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board and Delta Chamber of Commerce.
The public will have a chance to hear the views of their MLA candidates at upcoming all-candidates meetings.
Real estate sales remained sharply down across Langley and the Fraser Valley in February, statistics from local realtors show.
Mission real estate agent Cal Crawford is the 2013 recipient of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board's John Armeneau Professional of the Year award, the highest honour bestowed by the association.
Jorda Maisey was elected as vice president of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board at the group's annual meeting on Feb. 20.
As usual, the Ricky's restaurant in Central City outdid itself in its annual fundraiser for Variety - The Children's Charity.
Despite the small number of houses that change hands in the middle of winter, January was particularly slow for Fraser Valley's real estate market.
Sales are down, and prices may soon follow, but how much is the question that those in the market for homes will grapple with in 2013.
The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board gave Abbotsford Hospice Society an early Christmas present recently The FVREB gifted $20,000 to the AHS's future adult hospice.
Literally thousands of blankets and winter woolies were collected by Langley realtors during the 18th annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive, and will be circulated to the community's homeless and working poor this holiday season through the Salvation Army's Gateway of Hope.
Home buyers in the Fraser Valley are giving up on expensive homes, as sales continued to slump through the fall, say local realtors.
Nominate a 'good neighbour' realtor and you could win an iPad mini and help a local non-profit group.
Winter weather and the spirit of Christmas regularly move people to give to the less fortunate around the holiday season.
The Surrey Board of Trade recognized eight of Surrey's best businesses in a variety of different categories Thursday evening with an "Academy Awards" style gala.
The Surrey Board of Trade is also holding an awards evening next week, with eight of the city's best businesses being recognized at the 14th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards on Nov. 15.