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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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Jun 0
Jun 0

Georgia Street could go Jenga!

A German architect based out of Beijing and Hong Kong has proposed a stunning new building for downtown Vancouver. Located at 1500 West Georgia St., the proposed developed would top 152 metres and features a three dimensional, multi-frontal building that kind of looks like a large Jenga game in process. Awesome in our books! 1500 West Georgia […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

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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Mar 0
Mar 0

How to Profit from Student Rental Properties

At first glance, the two words ‘student’ and ‘rental’ side by side might look unappealing, or make some would-be investors nervous. But when you start to crunch the numbers and get over some commonly held stigmas and stereotypes, the idea of student rentals can be a very appealing revenue stream. Last week I attended a […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

March Madness in Real Estate

We have coined this month MARCH MADNESS as we’ve had the pleasure of selling some phenomenal suites. Low interest rates, low inventory and Vancouver being the place people want to call home no matter what age or demographic have created an incredible opportunity for those looking to sell. We have been working diligently with our […]

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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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Feb 0
Feb 0

B.C.- the only province NOT in a budget deficit

So the government released its 2015 budget this past week. Now wait, before you yawn and stop reading this article, this budget is incredibly important and significant nation-wide, and we’ll tell you why. First, B.C. is the only province in the entire country with a budget in the black right now. Every single other province […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

2015: Keep calm and be Canadian

With global news producing more than a few economic bellwethers, we must remind ourselves the brilliance of everything Canada. Our economy is stable, and has a history of stability. The Bank of Canada has a worldwide reputation as being a thoughtful, well-run central bank, not prone to snap decisions or massive interest rate hikes to […]

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