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Jul 0
Jul 0

What Interest Rates Mean For Real Estate

Well, the Bank of Canada finally did it. For the first time in seven years, the benchmark overnight rate went up a quarter of a percentage point. One must wonder, what does this mean for real estate? Well, what it means for real estate is what it means for the larger story that is the Canadian […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Craft beer another calling card for Vancouver’s growth

Right now we’re in the middle of Vancouver’s 11th Annual Craft Beer Week, and you can add it to the list of amazing things this city is now known for worldwide. Yes, that’s right, Vancouver’s craft beer scene is gaining international attention. How awesome? Well think of Cuban cigars and champagne from France, now it’s […]

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City of Vancouver, Vancouver upgrades, economic development
Sep 0
Sep 0

Downtown Vancouver alley upgrades in the works

Sometimes a little aesthetical change can go a long way. The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association has announced an experiment to liven up the city’s alleys. They’ve started with an alley that runs behind West Hastings Street between Seymour and Granville. Basketball hoops, furniture and unique, artistic lighting will be installed shortly on the alleyway, repainting […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

Investment Radar Alert in Surrey BC

If you’ve headed out east past the Fraser River lately, you may have noticed some changes in one of the country’s fastest growing cities. Surrey, long seen as just another outlying community in Metro Vancouver, has stepped up to the plate and is joining the big leagues. With a booming population, construction and real estate […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Tourism boom helps economy continue to thrive

Sometimes the news most important to us if often overlooked. It lacks a splashy angle, or celebrity, or crazy gotcha moment. But when you break it down, a much missed recent release from the BC government will probably effect your life more so than a lot of things in the media today. Once again numbers […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Tech sector great boost for B.C.’s long term outlook

Right now the provincial government is unveiling a multi-year strategy that looks to support the growth and expansion of B.C’s tech sector. While it’s not grabbing international headlines, if you live in B.C., you should be pretty happy right now. Some of the numbers being release paint an amazing picture of how our government is […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

Vancouver rising

If you’re a property owner, the last few days have obviously brought some interesting news. Across the Lower Mainland and the province, assessed values of homes are on the rise. According to BC Assessment, some of the largest increases are up to 25% from last year. A west side, single family lot in the City […]

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