April 2012

New Listing: #409-2525 Blenheim Street @ The Mack

Posted on Apr 30, 2012 in Buyers

Welcome to the Mack a boutique building centrally located in Kitsilano just steps from the best the neighborhood has to offer with its beaches, parks, shops, restaurants, cafes & entertainment. This functional, open concept, TOP FLOOR 1 bdrm features new laminate flooring, a full appliances package, in-suite laundry & a cozy gas fireplace. 1 Parkin...

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Get to know the new kid on the block - WEST

Posted on Apr 29, 2012 in News

With artistically bent urbanites to the east, and health conscious outdoorsy types to the west, South Main and Granville Island used to feel worlds apart. So what was keeping two of Vancouver’s coolest areas from becoming one big happy blended family?

Well, one could argue that the light industrial strip along 2nd Avenue between Cambie and Main stre...

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Vancouver home prices fall for fifth-consecutive month

Posted on Apr 25, 2012 in News

National home prices show signs of easingPhotograph by Ian Smith, Vancouver Sun

OTTAWA — Homes prices edged down 0.2 per cent in February from the month before but were still 6.1 per cent higher than a year ago, according to a well-watched housing index.

The month-over-month decline was the third such retreat in the past four months for the Teranet-N...

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Sales of conveniently located concrete condos brisk: analyst

Posted on Apr 17, 2012 in News

About 7,800 new units will be launched in first six months of year, says MPC Intelligence
Photograph by: Mark Van Manen, PNG Files, Vancouver Sun

Concrete condo sales are heating up in Metro Vancouver, but only for the right projects in the right location - near rapid transit.

That's the word from Jeff Han-cock, a senior manager with real estate marke...

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Real estate moguls reveal secrets to their success

Posted on Apr 13, 2012 in News

To become a real estate mogul you have to love what you do, be able to make quick decisions and have a good relationship with your banker, the Vancouver Real Estate Forum heard from local real estate legends Joe Segal and Natale Bosa Wednesday.

Segal is best known for starting Fields Stores and then taking over the much-bigger Zellers, which was sub...

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Increased selection helps maintain balance in Greater Vancouver housing market

Posted on Apr 06, 2012 in Market Statistics

Home sales in March trended below the 10-year average in Greater Vancouver while home listing activity outpaced what’s typical for the month. 
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,874 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2012. This represents a 12.9 per...

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