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Mortgage Planning Tips from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation

March 3rd, 2014
With lasts weeks increase in Mortgage insurance from CMHC I thought that I would go to there website and see if they have any tips for Buyers and Sellers when if comes to mortgages, here are the tips that CMHC have give:


Mortgage Planning Tips

When financing a home, the following considerations can help you to save money and provide for greater economic stability in the event of financial c ...

Century 21 Home Buyers Survey

October 9th, 2013

Home Buyers Survey

Contrary to Stereotypes, Millennials Are All Business, Boomers Are Social Butterflies When Home Buying

Canadians Want to Have Their Home, and Lifestyle Too

(VANCOUVER, BC) Oct 8, 2013:  The adage "location, location, location" may need a rephrase according to the results of the CENTURY 21 Canada and RONA National Home Buyer Preferences Survey (conducted by Pollara Strate ...

August 2013 Housing Market Update - REBGV video

September 18th, 2013

   August 2013 Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Statistics

Just Sold by - 1146 Harwood Street

June 30th, 2012

Hey Everyone


Just wanted to share with you the listing that we just sold to a great first time Buyer in the West End of Vancouver.  This one bedroom is located at 1146 Harwood Streeton the 4th floor facing north and comes with a great outdoor space.  The unit has had a complete renovation which included new bamboo hardwood floors, granite counters in the kitchen and bathroom, stainless st ...

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 ...

Vancouvers West End has Towers to come

October 30th, 2010

Is this the future look of Burrard Street?


Two big Vancouver companies are proposing to build three new downtown towers near the Burrard Bridge that could impair the view of the North Shore Mountains from Queen Elizabeth Park.

Jim Pattison Developments and Reliance Properties have put 23 city lots together between Burrard and Hornby streets to build the 48- and 36-storey residential tower ...

There are two million reasons for high prices in Vancouver

August 23rd, 2010
There are two million reasons for high prices in Vancouver

City’s housing affordability problem boils down to too many people on too little land


What drives Vancouver’s house prices so relentlessly to levels four times higher than Winnipeg’s, and more than half again what Torontonians pay?

What drives Vancouver’s house prices so relentlessly to levels four times higher than Winnipeg’s, and more ...

Tallest building to be built out of Vancouvers downtown core being proposed

May 31st, 2010
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  A new development has been proposed by developer PCI, they want to take the land at the corner of Cambie and Marine Drive in Vancouver and build the tallest building outside of the downtown core.  PCI has proposed to the city a complex at the new skytrain station that would include a 30 story residential tower which would rise 350 feet and would include 577 residential units, 390 of them ...

No evidence of a post-Olympics boom or bust for host city real estate prices: UBC study

January 26th, 2010

Hello Vancouver Real Estate Watchers

Here is a great blog post from and the Sauder School of Business at UBC about the impact of the winter Olympics on the Real Estate market in Vancouver.  Enjoy as it is very positive!

Vancouver Real Estate Olympic Rings

by: University of British Columbia | Jan 25th, 2010

Cities that win Olympic bids experience neither boom nor bust in their real estate prices, but gain construct ...

December 2009 Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Statistics

January 5th, 2010

Slow start, strong finish for housing market in 2009

 VANCOUVER, B.C. – January 5, 2010

After beginning the year at near record low sales levels, buyers’ confidence in the Greater Vancouver housing market quickly returned, allowing for significant and sustained increases in the number of residential property sales for much of 2009.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports ...

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