Blog by Craig, Adam & the MyWestEndCondo Team

West end Open Houses July 30th & 31st 2011

July 28th, 2011

West End Open Houses!Every Thursday (by the end of the day) we will upload the Open Houses for the upcoming weekend with downloadable feature sheets. Open House in the West End are typically 2-4pm but times can vary so feel free to call us to confirm an Open House time. If your home is listed and you do not see you Open House here then it has not been put into the system on time. Tell your Realtor to make sure it ...

REBGV June Stats are out - Summer market is heading towards balance

July 11th, 2011

Summer housing market trends toward balance after an active spring season

Home sellers outpaced buyers on Greater Vancouver’s Multiple Listings Service® (MLS®) in June, drawing the market back toward balance this summer.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 3,262 in June, a 9.8 per cent ...

Changes to the Bank Of Canada's Qualifying Rate

July 11th, 2011

Qualifying Rate

Mortgages with variable rates or fixed terms under five years typically require that you qualify at a higher rate (called the “qualifying rate.”). 

For example, if you apply for a 2.25%, 5-year variable mortgage, the lender might make you qualify at their posted 5-year rate (5.54% for example).

Qualifying rates are used to ensure borrowers can handle their payments if rat ...

Celebrate Vancouver 125 Summer Live Free concert series at Brockton Point July 8th to July 10th

July 8th, 2011

Hello Vancouverites

  Looking for something fun and exciting to do this weekend down in the West End of Vancouver, well really it’s in Stanley Park J, then head down to the Brockton Point and Oval for a weekend full of free music and events.  That is right, starting today Friday July 8th at noon and going until Sunday July 10th till 11pm there will be 3 stages of music featuring big names like ...

West End Open Houses July 9th & 10th 2011

July 7th, 2011

West End Open Houses!Every Thursday (by the end of the day) we will upload the Open Houses for the upcoming weekend with downloadable feature sheets. Open House in the West End are typically 2-4pm but times can vary so feel free to call us to confirm an Open House time. If your home is listed and you do not see you Open House here then it has not been put into the system on time. Tell your Realtor to make sure it ...

Vancouver's 2011 Pride Parade and Festival - Come down to the West End of Vancouver and enjoy the fun!!

July 5th, 2011

Happy Sunshine Vancouverites

 

Well the month of July is upon us and the Vancouver weather seems to have turned into summer just in time for the many events happening in the West End of Vancouver this summer.  With the sunshine and July in the West End comes the Vancouver Pride Parade and Festival which is always a high light to summer time fun in the West End.  If you have not experienced ...