Nicols' weekly here. She writes like she knows you.
Jan 25th to Feb 1st
retrograde until Feb. 11. (For a big purchase, wait until March 4
because that's when Mercury catches up to where it was when it first
went retrograde.) Let's have some clarity about Mercury retrograde. If
you want to buy clothes, a washer or dryer, furniture or even a house -
you can. Admittedly, the house might need repairs (maybe not); and you
need to be careful with the paperwork.
Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board Residential Sales Stats
There were 163 residential real
estate sales in Chilliwack during December 2014 which is up from
December 2013 when 108 were sold. There were
187 new residential listings in December this year compared to 128 in
December 2013. Total listings in
December 2014 were
1,169 which is down from December 2013 when 1,427 were listed.
Single Family Homes (SFH)
CADREB reports that there were
82 single family detached homes sold in December 2014, up from
December 2013 when
57 were sold. Currently, there are 99 new SFH's listed
compared to 63 listed in December 2013. There were 565 listings in
December this year compared to 672 in December 2013.
There were 44 Townhome sales in
December 2014 compared to 31 that sold in December 2013. There were 51 new
listings in December this year compared to December 2013 when there were 26
listed. A total of 341 were listed for sale in December 2014, which is down
slightly from December 2013 when 292 were listed.
There were 19 apartment units
sold in December 2014 compared to 10 that sold in December 2013. There were
listings in December 2014 compared to 21 listed in December 2013. The total apt
listings for sale this year in November was 186 compared to 252 listed in
There were 4 mobile home sales
in December 2014 compared to 4 that sold in December 2013. There were 9 new
listings in December this year compared to 10 listed for sale in December 2013.
There were 59 active listings in December 2014 compared to 85 listed in
Homes with Acreage
A total of 14 homes with acreage
were sold in December 2014 compared to 6 that sold in December 2013. There were
8 new listings in December compared to 8 listed in December 2013. In total,
there were 118 listings in December compared to 126 in December 2013.
The Bottom Line
Total residential sales in Chilliwack for
2014 was $55,243,787 compared to
December 2013 when
$34,149,249 changed hands.
This is day the 27th day of the year
There are 338 days left in 2015
The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C., for "the
increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge."
John Logie Baird, a Scottish inventor, gives the first public demonstration
of a true television system in London, launching a revolution in
communication and entertainment.
Shelby GT 350, a version of a Ford Mustang sports car developed by the
American auto racer and car designer Carroll Shelby, is launched.
Three Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a
fire during a test of their Apollo 1 spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center,
John Lennon writes and records Instant Karma in a day. "I wrote it for
breakfast, recorded it for lunch and we're putting it out for dinner," he
Richard Chase, who becomes known as the "Dracula Killer," murders Evelyn
Miroth and Daniel Meredith, as well as their 6-year-old son and another
woman, in Sacramento, California.
Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American
diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the
The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world's longest sub-aqueous tunnel
(53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, breaks
Pop singer Michael Jackson suffers second degree burns to his scalp during
the filming of a Pepsi commercial.
Million man mass. Pope John Paul says mass to one million in Venezuela.
R&B singer Faith Evans and her husband were charged with possession of
cocaine and marijuana after being arrested in Atlanta, Georgia. Police
pulled them over for a suspected licence plate offence.
With files from Wikipedia, the History
Channel, Historynet, This Day in Music and other sources.
River Valley COPS Volunteers Needed
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.
challenges moving libraries to a digital world
Jennifer Fehr, FVRL
Fraser Valley Regional Library (FVRL) Board has named Scott Hargrove as the
library’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 19, 2015. He
assumes leadership from current CEO Rob O’Brennan ...
15 minutes spent doing a fun activity together every day
is all it takes to improve literacy skills; that’s the recommendation of ABC
Life Literacy Canada, the organization responsible for initiating Family ...
upon your point of view, TransLink is either a wasteful, marginally
competent transit authority or it's a wasteful, marginally competent
At least both sides in Metro
Vancouver's upcoming transit referendum seem to agree on that one point,
even though they may express it differently.
Vic and Karen Toop proudly celebrate their
Century Farm designation.
long-standing dairy farming traditions, the Government of British
Columbia is proud to congratulate and present Beaverbrook Farms and the
Toop family with a Century Farm Award for over 100 years of hard work.
MLA John Martin presented the award to the Toop family on behalf of
Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick.
November 1903, farm founder Hector Toop purchased the 80-acre Hodgson
estate in Sumas and operated a small dairy farm on the property. Since
then, the farm has been passed down from older to younger Toop family
standing today, proudly showcasing the farm’s rich history, are two
landmarks — the dairy barn erected in 1918 and the family home built in
1921. Often referred to as “The Big House”, the family farm house is
known locally as a landmark on Yale Road.
Your work in helping us get the word out is
invaluable to The Coalition to stop smart meters in BC, The
for safe technology and everyone else in our province opposed to smart
meters who think their voices will never be heard.
Gosh, SOMEONE has to speak out and without you, the only news media person
interested in getting our word out in BC!
Thank YOU so much for all you do most of which probably goes thankless as
Canadian Domain's are Cool
Kristina Matisic Creative
Thanks so much for
posting our press release about National Cupcake Day! There was a small
error on our
release and I was hoping you could correct it on your site. Third
paragraph down, it should read
www.nationalcupcakeday.ca (NOT .com). If you could make that
change it would be greatly appreciated!