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Last week I shared a link on my Facebook page for you to vote for Surrey, BC in the WWF 2013 Earth Hour City Challenge and wanted to share some more information with you about the publicity Surrey is getting for our green initiatives.

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 VOTE FOR SURREY

A total of 66 cities from around the world participated in this year’s challenge and submitted their plans for low carbon development in their area and their strategies for increasing renewable energy use.

Congratulations Surrey! We were selected as one of the 17 finalists. We are only one of three Canadian cities to be selected along with Vancouver and Colwood, BC (southwest of Victoria on Vancouver Island). Other finalists are located in India, Italy, Norway Sweden and the US.

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This week three different articles caught my attention and I thought I'd share them with you. 

Canada Real Estate Values January 2013

This short post by CBC News has an interactive map that shows you pricing houses across Canada in January 2013. The National average home is $354,754 while the home for sale in British Columbia averaged $515,357 and home prices in Vancouver averaged $746,585. 

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Drop in new listings points to gradual recovery in Vancouver housing

In an article in the Globe and Mail earlier this week our B.C. Real Estate Association Chief Economist Cameron Muir said that,

“A reduction in fresh listings should set the stage for a gradual recovery in Greater Vancouver’s housing market.”

Muir goes on to share that:

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I came across a great article this morning in the The Vancouver Sun comparing some great Surrey real estate properties to a 932 square foot two-bedroom Vancouver condo listed at $439,999 (below). Did you know that in Surrey this could buy you a 3 bedroom detached home or a 4 bedroom condo?

If you are wanting to break into the real estate market but are looking for something a little more spacious than what Vancouver has to offer within your budget why not consider some Surrey homes for sale?

Surrey, British Colombia is rated among the top 5 cities to invest in across all of Canada and is ranked #1 in British Colombia. With close proximity to dozens of amenities including the largest public school districit in BC, Simon Fraser University, Kwantlen

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When it comes time to finalizing the purchase of your home and taking possession it can be easy to get carried away with excitement. After all the hard of work of house hunting, writing offers, arranging a home inspection and getting your finances in order is behind you.

However, you must be careful to do a diligent final walk through of the home. You need to ensure that you are receiving the home in the same condition that you purchased it in and protect yourself against any unexpected expenses. By failing to thoroughly check your new home you could risk paying for expensive appliances or home repairs out of your own pocket.

Today I’ve compiled the most comprehensive final walk through form or checklist for you to use to help you ensure that:

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