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Dec. 11, 2019

Senakw Housing Development in Kitsilano Vancouver has been Approved

Squamish First Nation has approved the $3 billion Senakw housing development project at the south end of the Burrard Bridge (view location) in Kitsilano Vancouver, BC. They propose to build 6,000 homes in 11 towers with the tallest being 56 stories. It will have the highest tower in the typically low rise community of Kitsilano and forever change the skyline of Vancouver. Global News reported that construction is expected to begin in 2021.

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Posted in Community
Dec. 8, 2019

November 2019 - Metro Vancouver Home Sales Return to Historically Typical Levels

To view  all the details of the current Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver West and Vancouver East real estate market statistics and graphs, just click the desired buttons below to open a detailed PDF report.

Posted in Market Update
Dec. 8, 2019

Vancouver BC Property Tax & Empty Home Tax Increase

Vancouver BC Property Tax Increase and Empty Homes Tax Increase

Vancouver Property Tax Increase

The City of Vancouver plans to increase property taxes by approximately 9 percent. Council says increased revenue will be used for “an overall plan for the city and a big push to reduce climate-change effects”. Council is expected to add 25 police officers and 30 firefighters to keep up with population growth and the overdose crisis, along with an increase in public transit services.

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Posted in News, Owning
Dec. 1, 2019

BC Condo Insurance Rates Increase

BC Condo Insurance Rates Increase

Condo owners in B.C. should plan for a significant rise in strata insurance premiums and deductibles.

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Posted in News, Owning
Nov. 17, 2019

Senakw Housing Development Proposed for Kitsilano Vancouver

Squamish First Nation is proposing the $3 billion Senakw housing development project at the south end of the Burrard Bridge (view location) in Kitsilano Vancouver, BC. They propose to build 6,000 homes in 11 towers with the tallest being 56 stories. If approved, it will be highest tower in the typically low rise community of Kitsilano.

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Nov. 16, 2019

Vancouver Laneway House Definition, Benefits & Building Guidelines

What is a Laneway House in Vancouver, BC?

Laneway house building guideIn Vancouver, a laneway house is a small detached house in the back yard of a primary residential house. Typically they are built where the garage would normally appear. In Vancouver, they cannot be strata titled and sold separately.  Some lots do not qualify for a laneway house as it depends on the area, zoning, lot size and other factors (see the guidelines below).

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Nov. 13, 2019

October 2019 - The Real Estate Market is Heating Up!

To view  all the details of the current Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver West and Vancouver East real estate market statistics and graphs, just click the desired buttons below to open a detailed PDF report.

Posted in Market Update
Nov. 10, 2019

Tugboat Landing Artisan Market - December 2019

Tugboat Landing Artisan Market - in the River District of Vancouver, BC

The Tugboat Landing Artisan Market is a popular market for anyone looking for a beautiful hand crafted item, or wanting to find that perfect gift for someone special.

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Posted in Community
Nov. 4, 2019

New Bus Route Proposed for the River District in Vancouver

Translink is asking for your feedback on a proposed new service between Metrotown Station in Burnaby and the River District in Southeast Vancouver. This route would provide a direct connection to the Skytrain Expo Line. Please provide your feedback with their Translink's online survey or the information session on Nov 6 (see below for details).

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Posted in Community, News
Oct. 27, 2019

Gift from Our Clients!

Gift from ClientsWe just sold our client’s River District Southeast Vancouver 1 bedroom condo and helped them buy a new 2 bedroom home in South Marine, Vancouver BC.

We met them to give them a gift to thank them for their real estate service, and they surprised us with this wonderful gift!

Our amazing clients wanted to thank us and let us know we’re the best Vancouver REALTORS® they’ve had the pleasure of working with to sell a Vancouver BC condo and buy a larger home.

We’re so lucky to have the best clients!!!

Contact Us if you'd like help buying or selling a home.

Posted in Buying , Selling