"Housing demand last month was the second strongest ever recorded for the month of November," said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. "You’d need to look all the way back to the frenetic market of 1989 to find more homes trading hands in November."

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Linda and Kurt Soukup had no intentions of looking at homes for sale while vacationing in the Vail Valley area of Colorado for the holidays several years ago. But knowing they would eventually like to retire and return to Kurt’s home state once they became empty nesters in a few years, they figured it wouldn’t hurt to look.         
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 Simplify your design with large swaths of planting or paving rather than many small components. Create a system of paths based on your habits of moving around the garden, and make the main paths wide enough to negotiate with wheelbarrows and other tools.  Group plants together that have similar needs, and grow them in a place where those needs are met, such as full sun, part shade, dry, or damp. Before you buy any plant, learn about its soil, light, temperature, and moisture needs.                  
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Home sales reached near record levels inNovember even as home listings began the traditional year-end decline. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 3,524 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2015.  This represents a 40.1 per cent increase compared to the 2,516 sales recorded in November 2014,and a 3.3 per cent decrease compared to the 3,646 sales in October 2015.  Last month’s sales were 46.2 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month and rank as the second highest November on record for residential property sales.

 

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