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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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Brian Higgins, Amy Leong, Vancouver Real Estate. Vancity, Development, City of Vancouver, Home Buyers, Economics, Realtor
Dec 0
Dec 0

Interest Free Loans For First Time B.C Home Buyers Announced

The provincial government is offering first-time homebuyers the chance to get a mortgage via an interest free loan. The B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program provides a maximum of $37,500 or up to 5% of the purchase price of a home, with a 25-year loan that is both interest-free and payment-free for the first five years after […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Burrard Place- A whopping 810 units, 60 stories

Down towards the Burrard Street Bridge, all the talk these days is, of course, about Vancouver House and it’s massive development project. But literally a few blocks over, another skyscraper is going to be erected that many think will rival Vancouver House – called Burrard Place. Noted as the third largest building in Vancouver when completed, […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Arc Vancouver- A new way to live

If you’ve driven through the Cambie Street Bridge area in Downtown Vancouver lately, you’ve probably seen the changes starting to take place. A massive redevelopment is overtaking the area, and one of the centrepieces is The Arc by Concord Pacific. Labelled “the next generation of Vancouverism”, the building is being designed by Francl Architecture, a […]

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Feb 0
Feb 0

Understanding Strata’s: Proactive vs Reactive

This post is to educate you on why a ‘proactive’ strata is so important, especially when purchasing a townhome or condominium. Even if you are buying brand new, there will come a day when your building will need some tender love and care. A good strata will be proactive, meaning the members on strata council will […]

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