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and Saturn are at odds with each other; and sometimes they're working in
tandem. ("Working in tandem" makes me think of a team of oxen, yet I've
never seen a team of oxen. Plus to me, team means Go Canucks! But I
digress.) This week Jupiter and Saturn are beautifully aligned, which
introduces an element of stability for everyone in their lives.
Stability is wonderful, especially if at the same time, you can reach
out and maximize whatever you are doing. (Yeah, I'd give my right arm to
Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board Residential Sales Stats
There were 177 residential real
estate sales in Chilliwack during October 2013, which is up from
October 2012 when
170 were sold. There were 312 new residential listings in October this year
which is similar to last year at this time when 314 were listed for
Total listings in October were 1,582 which is down from 1,661 listed last year.
Single Family Homes (SFH)
CADREB reports that there were
89 single family detached homes sold in October 2013, up from October
2012 when 93 were sold. Currently, there are 152 new SFH's listed
compared to 166 listed last year in October. There were 790
listings in October this year compared to 2012 when 836 listed in the same period.
There were 43 Townhome sales in
October 2013 compared to 40 that sold in October 2012. There were 79 new
listings in October this year compared to October 2012 when there were 68
listed. A total of 328 were listed for sale in October 2012 which is almost
identical to the 341 listed in
October last year.
There were 8 mobile home sales
in October 2013 compared to 9 that sold in October 2012. There were 17 new
listings in October this year compared to 15 listed for sale last year at
this time. There were
80 active listings in October 2013 compared to 88 listed in 2012.
There were 30 apartment units
sold in October 2013 compared to 11 that sold in October 2012. There were
43 new listings in October 2013 compared to 42 listed in October 2012. The total
apt listings for sale this year to-date are 248 compared to 260 listed in
Homes with Acreage
A total of 7 homes with acreage
were sold in October 2013 compared to 17 that sold in October 2012. There
were 21 new listings in October compared to 23 listed at this time
In total, there were 134 listings in this year compared to 149 in 2012.
The Bottom Line
Total residential sales in Chilliwack for
2013 was $49,377,178 compared to
last year when
$53,817,489 changed hands.
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
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.
life of long-time Ryder Lake resident Alice Davies Nov 30
Submitted by Peter Whitlock, RLFI
will be a Memorial Tea for long time Ryder Lake resident, Alice Davies at
the Ryder Lake Hall, Saturday November 30th at 2pm.
Members of the Ryder Lake Women's
Institute will be preparing the tea and ...
Released by Fraser Health Authority/Voice file
Dr. Nigel Murray
Health is pleased to be launching a new initiative, called Keeping Patients
Safe, to discover innovative solutions to the safety challenges such as
medication errors, hospital acquired infections, and falls that often affect
City Hall faces
questions after rubber-stamping chemical dump rezoning
Submitted by Ann Muehlebach, Chwk
manner in which the application to locate a hazardous waste remediation
facility, alongside the Fraser and near the Vedder Canal by Aevitas, was
rushed through at City Hall defies all rules of due process. In effect,
the public has been blind-sided on this one because surely there is a
need for some kind ...
many of us, the arrival of winter means ski season, skating lessons and hot
chocolate by the fireplace. Unfortunately, for many seniors, winter can lead
to isolation, depression and increased fall risk due to weakened muscles. As
the temperature drops, anxiety over falls and ...
ozone has steadily been increasing in the province over the last 20 years
and Hope is the provincial hot spot. High ozone levels are also found in
Abbotsford and Chilliwack despite reduction of emissions precursorsą, which
Book Man's annual Community Cats for Charity calendar is out for the 2014
year. It's purr-fect for a Christmas present, or to treat your inner cat
lover to a little present while supporting the fine folks at Safe Haven!
School Peer Leaders bake their way to a big cash donation for the Movember
Principal Janine McCurdy speaks to students
about the importance of Movember on Monday.
no other school in Chilliwack where the students connect so strongly to
their teachers than at Bernard Elementary.
were excited to see their much-loved teachers remove the cookie dusters
they'd been growing for Movember. They were just moustaches, but to the 300
students assembled in the gymnasium last Monday, this hair-razing experience
represented a lot of fun.
Fundraisers happened across the country. The objective of the events is to
raise awareness about other men's health issues like prostrate cancer.
their wives liked it or not, there was no getting out of it and all the male
teachers had to grow the mo.
Janine McCurdy said they were holding a food drive and quizzed the students
on what items are acceptable at the Food Bank.