Greater Vancouver Real Estate News

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Feb. 13, 2020

Getting a DIY Renovation Done On Time and On Budget

Two of the biggest stressors for DIYers are home renovation projects that cost too much or take too long. Unfortunately, there’s no sure way to guarantee that one or the other (or both) won’t happen. But there is a lot you can do to minimize the probability.

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Posted in Renovating
Feb. 7, 2020

January 2020 - Greater Vancouver Homes Sales Up and Supply Down

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
Jan. 13, 2020

2019 Year in Review

The 2019 Greater Vancouver real estate market was certainly a year of highs and lows. But as with any market, it was fabulous for some clients who took advantage of the buyer's market to purchase some great deals, but not so great for others whose home value decreased.

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Posted in Market Update
Jan. 12, 2020

BC Assessments Vs Your Home's Actual Market Value

 

BC home owners have received their new BC Assessment notices in the mail and have mixed reactions. Many Greater Vancouver owners are concerned about the drop in their assessed values.

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Posted in News, Owning, Selling
Jan. 8, 2020

December 2019 - The Real Estate Market Statistics are Ready!

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
Jan. 5, 2020

Is Vancouver Selling their Land in False Creek South?

False Creek South - Vancouver BC Leasehold Land

For years we've been watching and wondering what the City of Vancouver would do with their False Creek South leasehold properties, as the existing leases approach the 2036 expiry date.

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Posted in Community, News
Dec. 13, 2019

Mode in the River District in East Vancouver is Offering Discounts on Presale Purchases

Mode Condo Presales by Wesgroup in River District Vancouver

PRESALE - Mode in the River District in East Vancouver BC is a great investment opportunity and the newest project by Wesgroup. This new development will have 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes (condos and townhouses) loaded with high-end finishings, and many will have nice scenic views.

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Posted in New Developments
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