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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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Jan 0
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B.C. Real Estate Searches by Americans Surge After Election

While many have talked about the downside of a Trump presidency south of the border, others are doing what they do best and looking at the upside. Of course the president’s transgressions are tough to overlook, however there is one place in which a light is shining particularly bright right now: our local real estate […]

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Jan 0
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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
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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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Aug 0
Aug 0

YVR4Sale Appreciation Night- Our Client’s Rock!

This past weekend YVR4Sale held its annual Client Appreciation Night, and we must say, it was awesome! Held at the Concord Pacific showroom along the beautiful seawall, we couldn’t have asked for a better venue. As the sun set, the lights came out, it made for such a stunning backdrop on a beautiful summer evening. […]

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Jul 0
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Vancouver bridges getting makeovers

It passed with little press, however it is going to completely redefine your daily experience if you use the Burrard Street Bridge on a regular basis. Council recently approved turning one of the commuter lanes on Vancouver’s oldest causeway into a bicycle/pedestrian walkway. The whole idea is to make the corridor more bike and foot […]

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Jun 0
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Parq Vancouver – $600 million dollar entertainment hot spot

Hopefully by the end of next year, Vancouver will be set to open an absolutely drool-worthy major new development in the Downtown core. Construction is currently underway on the $600-million Parq Vancouver entertainment resort beside BC Place, which will house the new Edgewater Casino and B.C’s first luxury JW Marriott hotel. Parq Vancouver will also […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

False Creek Flats – It’s hip and ultra cool

If you’ve driven along Terminal Avenue underneath the Skytrain heading to or from Vancouver, you know the False Creek flats area. Chances are you haven’t been particularly impressed with it or what it has to offer, however the City of Vancouver agrees with you, and is unveiling and ambitious program to revitalize the entire area. […]

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May 0
May 0

Bennington House – Accessibility at its finest

You always here location, location, location when it comes to real estate. But more so lately, especially in Vancouver, location can mean proximity to transit, and specifically, the Skytrain lines. There’s a new development currently in pre-construction that fits that bill pitch-perfect–Bennington House by Pennyfarthing Development Group. Literally seconds from the Cambie St. Canada Line […]

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Apr 0
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New Elementary School at Expo Blvd & Abbott Street to enrol 510 kids by 2017

We’re all familiar with the ideal suburban dream life. You move out to the ‘burbs, nestle in with your partner and 2 kids, and settle into the white picket fence lifestyle. Well younger generations, such as Generation Y, who are becoming more of a financial force each day, are kicking this idea to the curb. […]

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