Nicols' weekly here. She writes like she knows you.
August 17th to August 24th
This week the Sun
shifts from Leo to Virgo, which creates a new focus for everyone for the
next month. Here is the current line up: The Sun is in Virgo for the
next four weeks; Mercury is in Virgo until Sept. 1; Venus is in Leo
until Sept. 5; Mars is in Scorpio until Sept 13. And in the back
stretch, Jupiter is in Leo and will stay there until mid August next
year; and Saturn will be in Scorpio until Sept. 2015. Read on to learn
more about the coming month ahead because the future really does matter.
Hey, you're going to spend the rest of your life there!
Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board Residential Sales Stats
There were 236 residential real
estate sales in Chilliwack during July 2014 which is way up from July 2013 when 205 were sold. There were
433 new residential listings in July this year compared to 396 in July 2013. Total listings in
July 2014 were
1,750 which is down slightly from July 2013 when 1,825 listed.
Single Family Homes (SFH)
CADREB reports that there were
144 single family detached homes sold in July 2014, way up from July 2013 when
120 were sold. Currently, there are 232 new SFH's listed
compared to 229 listed in July 2013. There were 899 listings in
July this year compared to 945 in July 2013.
There were 46 Townhome sales in
May 2014 compared to 47 that sold in July 2013. There were 100 new
listings in July this year compared to July 2013 when there were only 67
listed. A total of 360 were listed for sale in July 2014 which is up
slightly from July 2013 when 344 were listed.
There were 23 apartment units
sold in July 2014 compared to 21 that sold in July 2013. There were 48 new
listings in July 2014 compared to 53 listed in July 2013. The total apt
listings for sale this year to-date are 236 compared to 289 listed in July 2013.
There were 11 mobile home sales
in July 2014 compared to 6 that sold in July 2013. There were 15 new
listings in July this year compared to 17 listed for sale in July 2013.
There were 85 active listings in July 2014 compared to 85 listed in July 2013.
Homes with Acreage
A total of 12 homes with acreage
were sold in July 2014 compared to 11 that sold in July 2013. There were
38 new listings in July compared to 30 listed in July 2013. In total,
there were 170 listings compared to 155 in July 2013.
The Bottom Line
Total residential sales in Chilliwack for
2014 was $75,351,037 compared to
last year when
$67.296,058 changed hands.
This is the 233rd day of the year
There are 132 days left in 2014
Nat Turner leads
a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia that kills close to 60
successful adding machine in the United States is patented by William Seward
World War II:
The Guadalcanal Campaign: American forces defeat an attack by Imperial
Japanese Army soldiers in the Battle of the Tenaru.
D. Eisenhower signs a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the Union as the
Bunyan: after North Korean guards killed two American officers sent to trim
a poplar tree along the DMZ. US and ROK soldiers with heavy support chopped
down the tree.
guitarist Johnny Ramone had a four-hour brain surgery operation, after being
found unconscious in a New York Street where he had been involved in a
gas erupts from volcanic Lake Nyos in Cameroon, killing up to 1,800 people
within a 20-kilometer range.
starring Patrick Swayze as a dance instructor at a summer resort, opens in
theaters across the United States.
Just three days
after it began, the coup against Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev collapses.
album 'Be Here Now', became one of the fastest selling albums ever with
350,000 albums sold on the first day of release.
Tiger Woods wins
golf's PGA Championship, the first golfer to win 3 majors in a calendar year
since Ben Hogan in 1953.
With files from Wikipedia, the History
Channel, Historynet, This Day in Music and other sources.
Our readers always
have a voice with us and their opinion matters.
Eddie Gardner, Sto:lo Elder
"I love your photography! Good to see you at the
rally. See you at the next one!
Jumpin' for Gymkhana
Sharon, Gymkhana, Kiss Farms
Awesome article and pictures. Maybe one day the
Gymkhana on Sunday will get Voice coverage. Our motto is "we run for the fun
we don't dash for cash.
Mark Lewis, FV Treasure Hunters
Our friends over at The Valley Voice, out did
themselves. Of course his first shot was putting Jamie on the masthead but
for the third time in 2 years we have a main story in his online magazine. I
ask you all to Thank Craig for what he has done for us. Please follow the
link. Thank You.
July 9, 2014
Joyce, Chilliwack Quilter's Guild
Could you please put the Guilds link under
Associations. I enjoy checking your Voice - keeps me up-to-date
with Chilliwack news. Keep up the good work!
CRV Citizens on
Patrol are looking for volunteers. Check for stolen cars, neighbourhood
problems, or other police matters. Cars are marked so people will know we
are out there. Needed for May to September on Fridays and Saturdays in
Contact Ryder Lake resident Jamie Irwin at
Colonel Simon Alexander, a famous African
mercenary, languishes away in Black Beach Prison. Failing health makes an
unsupported escape impossible, and the diplomatic process is failing as
fast as his health.
Abbotsford college introduces new standard in laser skin
care for Sept classes
Released by Mike Rink, Utopia Academy
Academy has officially launched a new Skincare and Laser Therapist
program. This fourteen week program will train students on basic and
advanced skin care, as well as laser hair removal and laser skin
Featured artist to receive credits and lots of publicity
Released by Melissa Oren, CCAC
all local artists! The Chilliwack Community Arts Council is excited to
announce a call for artists to create a one-of-a-kind canvas piece to be
used as a very special fundraiser for childrens programming.
of over $2.1 million for state of the art training equipment for the
Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley
(UFV) in Chilliwack was announced today by the Minister of State for
Chilliwack residential sales lead way in Lower Mainland
Released by Steve Lerigny, CADREB
a time when home sales typically cool down, sales in Chilliwack and area
are keeping pace with the hot summer temperatures.
In July, a total of 236 homes sold and while down slightly from the
previous month, sales solidly outpaced ...
Chilliwack residents throw their
support behind local musicians at Party in the Park
Amanda Thate performs at Party in the Park last Friday. Below, Grace Banks
talks about CYC's Baby Friendly Initiative.
up another successful Party in the Park (PITP). It was the third of four
Friday events this year at Central Community Park. Chilliwack band Niki
Werner, Abbotsford Country music artist Amanda Thate, and local rockabilly
band the Loungehounds headlined.
latest album; Something Great, features a single called
Run which is getting airplay and gaining traction on the charts.
"It went across Canada and radio stations are picking it up. It started at
No. 404 on the Country music charts, and it's sitting at No. 129 right now,"
she told the Voice after her performance.
developed a strong fan base in Chilliwack since first playing PITP last