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Condo Buying and Model Suites

When it comes to buying a Vancouver real estate, appearances can sometimes be deceiving.  For many first time real estate buyers, not knowing which questions to ask, particularly when viewing a model suite, can lead to disappointment when it comes … Continue reading

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Making Changes to your Condo

For many people, one of the perks of owning your own Vancouver condo or Vancouver home is that you can decorate it and refinish it as you please.  And for the most part you can.  However when it comes to … Continue reading

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Vancouver Cyclist Infrastructure Improvements

Recently you may have noticed green bike lanes in the city.  These newly painted lanes are being implemented in order to help differentiate between bike lanes and those for cars. Some of the downtown bike lanes, such as those along … Continue reading

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Building Green

Habitat Studio and Workshop is celebrating twenty years in the building design business this month.  The local leader in green housing builds custom homes that go far beyond the industry environmental standards. Each home is a unique creation that utilizes … Continue reading

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Three New Towers Underway in Vancouver’s Business District

The construction of three new major office towers in downtown Vancouver’s business district has now begun.  These towers signal a long awaited addition to the area say Vancouver realtor groups. Interest in these buildings is rampant.  Already half of the … Continue reading

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Unique Gastown Condo Development

21 Doors is one of the latest and most unique condo developments to hit Gastown.  Not only does this condo offer a spacious courtyard accessible by every unit through their own front door, but each unit also has the privilege … Continue reading

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Canadian Lending Practices under the Microscope

According to recent reports, Canadian lending practices are causing some concern amongst officials.  Some banks seem to have loosened their lending practices, a process which is being deemed an ‘emerging risk’ by the nation’s regulator. While Canada’s banks and other … Continue reading

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Buying a Vancouver Condo: some things to consider

Buying your first place used to mean buying a full sized home.  In fact, back in the 1980s, only about 4% of homeowners lived in condos.  By 2006 this number had moved up to 11%.  Today, about fifteen percent of … Continue reading

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Condo and House Sales in Vancouver Slowing Down

Homes for sale in Vancouver continue to come on the market, whilst buying has slowed down slightly.  What this means is that buyers are now able to take a little more time in deciding on what they want and moreover, … Continue reading

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Canadian House Sales Pick Up Steam

While homes for sale in Vancouver are leveling off, in other areas of the country they have picked up steam.  This upward trend has been particularly noticeable in the Toronto area. Existing house sales in Canada faced three months of … Continue reading

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Industrial Land Space in High Demand in Metro Vancouver

Limited supply has meant a rising demand industrial space in the city.  The desire for industrial real estate in the metro Vancouver area has soared in recent months. Already 37 million dollars in transactions have taken place this year, but … Continue reading

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Building Permits in Metro Vancouver Way Up

According to recent findings, the value of permits issues for building in Metro Vancouver have gone up by an enormous forty-two percent from May to June.  This increase comes almost wholly from permits issued for residential multi-family dwellings. Statistics Canada … Continue reading

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Legal Action over Troubled Condos

Real estate expert Ozzie Jurock faces legal charges from investors who allege that Jurock and his partners failed to inform them about some rather costly deficits in their buildings.  According to recent reports, Ozzie Jurock, a very well known and … Continue reading

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Promises for More Affordable Housing

With a severe deficit in affordable housing in the city, the new promise of one hundred and eighty million dollars to help comes as welcome news.  The recent move by the federal and provincial governments has been a long awaited … Continue reading

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Shelter Drive Raises Money for Charity

Recently, the REALTORS Care organization raised over thirty-four thousand dollars in funds to help with housing related charities.  The initiative was started by Real Estate Board members of the Greater Vancouver area. The money raised is allotted to various shelter … Continue reading

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Greater Vancouver housing market sees typical spring activity in April

VANCOUVER, B.C. – May 3, 2011 – Greater Vancouver saw a typical, solid month of residential home sales on the MultipleListing Service® (MLS®) in April, in contrast to the near record pace witnessed in the two preceding months.

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JUST SOLD!!! #1500 – 1919 Beach Ave. $4,600,000.00

I just Sold this prestigious TRUE WATERFRONT condo situated in Vancouver’s most sought-after location-English Bay. It has a South Western exposure, with unbelievable views. The sunsets here will be breathtaking. This is one of the most unique buildings I’ve seen … Continue reading

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