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Why the Bank of Canada will keep interest rates low

(October 29, 2014)


On September 3, 2014, the Bank of Canada announced that it was holding its trend-setting overnight lending rate at one per cent. The overnight rate has not moved in four years. It’s likely that it will remain where it is for some time yet. Why?
1. Inflation is on targetInflation recently increased and is tracking close to the Bank’s two per cent target. However, the Bank believes the increase refle... read more.

# 518 1372 SEYMOUR ST, Vancouver

(October 24, 2014, posted in Downtown Condos for Sale)


READY TO MOVE IN! The Mark, conveniently located near the seawall, Yaletown's fabulous shopping, dining & entertainment. This 2 bedroom + den has in suite laundry & 1 parking space. The 715 SF offers it occupants contemporary elegance with a positive, comfortable & spacious feel. This building was just completed. Open concept living & dining area, engineered oak hardwood flooring, granite countert... read more.

# 3408 128 W CORDOVA ST, Vancouver

(October 24, 2014, posted in Downtown Condos for Sale)



WOODWARDS Living! MUST SEE! Exceptional city and water views from this Immaculate & bright 34th floor large 1 bedroom & den of 745 sq.ft open floor plan unit, located in the most vibrant part of Gastown!Custom kitchen w/stone counters, inc.S/S appliances, sleek modern interior design, Engineered hardwood floors and designer doors. Master bedroom has a built in bed frame! The den is large enough to... read more.

4561 WALDEN ST, Vancouver West

(October 24, 2014)



This house was completely renovated inside and out in 2010 including a brand new top floor! Three spacious bedrooms and laundry room up, master has en-suite bath with HEATED FLOORS and a walk-in closet/DRESSING ROOM that is no less than phenomenal! Main boasts walnut floors, 4th bedroom, spacious living room and dining room that opens onto a sunny back deck. Huge kitchen has heated floors, quartz... read more.

649 W 18TH AV,  Vancouver West

(October 24, 2014, posted in Cambie)


Just steps from both Heather and Douglas Parks, this is a stunning, custom built, 5 bedroom/5 bath home w/ rooftop deck. Main floor has a bright open plan w/ generous sized rooms, a gourmet kitchen w/ custom cabinetry and large island for additional seating. Bonus is the second wok/kosher kitchen. Both kitchens have state of the art s/s appliances. Upstairs, 3 bedrooms all w/ ensuites. Spa-like Ma... read more.

4182 W 11TH AV, Vancouver

(October 22, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)



Sitting high up on the hill this 2816 S.F. 22 year old south facing home is filled with abundance of natural light and beauty. Vaulted ceilings with many skylights throughout the top entertaining floor, is like living in your own penthouse! This lovely property has full enjoyment of the mountains, city and some water views. Top floor reverse plan open concept with hard wood floors and floor to cei... read more.

4347 W 12TH AV,  Vancouver

(October 22, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)


Open dining/family rm has window seat with garden, trees, mt, view. 3 bdrms up. Cathedral ceiling, walk in closet & 4pc ensuite in master. Includes ample sized ldry rm, extra storage, large rec rm, built in vac, alarm intercom, PLUS A/C & radiant heat throughout! 2-car garage/lane access, & lovely perennial gardens. Freshly painted & move in ready! Enjoy this family friendly neighborhood, close to... read more.

5538 MAIN ST, 4BED /4 BATH, VANCOUVER

(October 20, 2014)



2-5-10 home warranty. Side by side 1/2 duplex. 3 bdrms upstairs & 1 bdrm suite with own laundry on Main floor. 9' ceilings on both level. Top quality workmanship with HRV, air condition system & appliances are included. List price does not include GST payable. 

For more information please contact Greyden Douglas Real Estate Specialist:

Greyden Douglas
OPUS Realty
Phone: 604-620-6788
Mobile: 604-218-228... read more.

# 1508 1331 ALBERNI ST, DOWNTOWN

(October 20, 2014, posted in Downtown Condos for Sale)



INVESTOR ALERT: This studio + den unit is perfect for those looking for a rental unit to add to their investment portfolio. Centrally located on the boarder of Coal Harbour and the West End. All amenities are within walking distance. Shops and amazing restaurants on Robson and Denman. Steps away from the Sea Wall and Stanley Park. The building has 24 concierge service, a large entertainment center... read more.

# 501 1888 YORK AV, KITSILANO

(October 20, 2014)



Do you want to own in the best building, in the best neighborhood, on the best block of the best city in the world? Welcometo Yorkville North. This building is perfectly situated 1 block off of busy Cornwall Ave and 1 block off 1st Aveto ensure peace and quiet while being steps from all the amenities you could ask for including: Restaurants, shops, bakery, gym, park, seawall, beach, bike lane, and... read more.

# 2101 1028 BARCLAY ST, Vancouver

(October 17, 2014, posted in Downtown Condos for Sale)



Modern downtown living! Another concrete property in Vancouver Downtown! Miele cooktop, wall oven, Maytag W/D, soft close cabinetry, granite countertops, Italian Ceramic tile flooring! Close to Robson! Walking to theatres, all kinds of restaurants, grocery. Can't afford to miss it!

For more information please contact Greyden Douglas Real Estate Specialist:

Greyden Douglas
OPUS Realty
Phone: 604-620-67... read more.

351 W 17TH AV,  Vancouver West

(October 17, 2014, posted in Cambie)

Only 3% of Vancouver residents think they have reasonable rents or mortgages.

(October 17, 2014)



# 7-6 550 BEATTY ST, Vancouver

(October 16, 2014)





This amazing 2 level penthouse loft is an entertainers dream - the kitchen has been designed by a professional chef, is stylish, highly functional & features the best appliances on the market. 550 Beatty Street is an iconic loft conversion with stunning brick walls, exposed heavy timber beams & a cozy fireplace which add all the charm & character you would expect from a heritage building, yet this... read more.

2942 W 19TH AV, Vancouver West

(October 16, 2014, posted in Arbutus)



VIEW OF MOUNTAINS & FIELD. TRULY A MAGNIFICENT QUALITY BUILT HOME IN MOST POPULAR ARBUTUS LOCATION. NEW HOME OVER 3650 SQ FT. STEPS AWAY FROM CARNAVON & TRAFALGAR ELEMENTARY. CLOSE TO PRINCE OF WALES HIGH SCHOOL, ST. GEORGE'S, CROFTON & YORK HOUSE PRIVATE SCHOOL, UBC, SHOPPING, AND TRANSIT. THIS BEAUTIFUL HOME OFFERS SUPREME FINISHING,ATTENTION TO DETAIL, GRAND FOYER WITH HIGH CEILING, EXTENSIVE U... read more.

946 W 16TH AV, Vancouver, MLS # V1086914

(October 10, 2014, posted in Cambie)



Enter this completely renovated 2 bdrm 1 bath townhouse style condo thru your private entry gate. Patio/balcony is great for BBQs and container garden. Well designed layout makes this home feel larger than its sq ftge. Bedrooms are on opposite sides for extra privacy. You have a huge storage room in unit plus extra storage locker and bike locker in the underground garage. Building rainscreened 200... read more.

# 201 876 W 16TH AV,  Mls # V1089184

(October 10, 2014, posted in Cambie)



FULLY RAINSCREENED, including new windows and roof. Solid, well-maintained/managed building, with very pro-active strata! Spacious, bright, North-West corner (885sf), offering a great floorplan, with lots of windows! Features include 2-Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, balcony, in-suite laundry, gas fireplace and kitchen with eating nook. EXCELLENT LOCATION! Close to VGH, schools, shopping and transit... read more.

# 205 1365 W 4TH AV, 1Bed 1 Bath 740 Sqft. 

for $309,000 Mls# V1088930

(October 08, 2014)



Welcome to Granville Island Village! 740sf / 1 bedroom + den / 1 bath unit on the quiet north side of the building with beautiful water, mountain, and city views. Updated kitchen, bathroom, laminate flooring, in-suite laundry, large bedroomwith walk-in closet & good size balcony to relax on. Building upgrades include new windows, rain screening, re-piping, & new/resurfaced balconies. 1 parking & 1... read more.

# 2 1136 E PENDER ST, Mls # V1087585

(October 08, 2014)




Be the first to own one of 5 beautiful new homes in STRATHCONA GARDENS, built by Da Vinci Homes. This captivating 2 bdrm, 2 bath 1/2 duplex features a uniquely eye-catching design with an open concept layout & HIGH VOLUME 10FT CEILINGS on main floor. Keyless entry & RADIANT HEAT throughout, complemented by high-end SS appliances & absolutely stunning finishings! Master bdrm features extra large WA... read more.

Luxurious 4553 W 14TH AV, Mls# V1089007

(October 07, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)



FANTASTIC ,STUNNING LOCATION & BLK.Beautiful homew/highest standards builtin prestigious POINT GREY.Best school chatchment:LORD BYNG SEC, QUEEN ELIZABETH ELEM,WEST PG ACADEM,ST GEORGE'S ,UBC &MORE.This exceptinal home offers 2800 SQF,5 bdrm5bath,2bdrm legal suit #4555,seper enterance.3 en-suites bdrms on top floor,gourmet kit w/THERMADOR S/S app,marbel&granit counter,open famly rm opens to green y... read more.

446 E 48TH AV, Luxurious 8 Bedrooms, 8 Bath 

(October 06, 2014, posted in Fraser)



Located between Main & Fraser on lovely tree lined 48 Ave. Featuring stone steps by front entry, 10' high ceiling foyer, curved ceiling in livingroom, engineered H/W flooring, expensive chanderlier light fixtures, spacious family room,large kitchen + wok kit, granite counter top. There are 4 bdrms on top floor, all with ensuites & balconies, air coditioning, HRV, radiant heating etc. Basement has... read more.

# 446 448 E 44TH AV,  Mls #V1088121

(October 06, 2014, posted in Fraser)



Rarely available, VANCOUVER SPECIAL, LEGAL UP & DOWN DUPLEX in highly sought after Main/Fraser location. Each unit features 3 bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 baths and shared laundry. South facing backyard with double detached garage. This 37 year old solid home has a new roof (July 2014), 2 high efficiency boilers (2013), and some cosmetic updates (2007) including, new landscaping, fencing, balcony, and exte... read more.

# 6 719 E 31ST AV, Town-house, Mls# V1088132

(October 06, 2014, posted in Fraser)



Spacious and Bright 2 bedroom town-house in the trendy Fraser St corridor neighbourhood. Walking distance to shopping and public transit. This quiet private south facing town-house has open kitchen concept. Dining and living area in main floor is featured with new carpet (2013). The living area provides access to the large patio. 2 good size bedrooms are in upstairs with great privacy and inner ga... read more.