CMHC Changes Mortgage Rules 

(April 30, 2014, posted in Articles)

Two More CMHC Rule Changes

On April 25th, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced two more rule changes affecting default insured mortgages (e.g., mortgages with less than 20% down payment or equity) on residential properties. These rule changes reflect quietly announced budget changes to taxpayer-backed mortgage insurance. 

As of May 30th, 2014, CMHC will not offer:

1. Default... read more.

4103 West 11th Avenue

(April 28, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)

Beautiful home sitting on 6100 Sq/Ft lot in the heart of Point Grey, roof deck access with mountain and ocean view. The home was bulid with craftmanship of every details. The main floor features high-ceiling and solid hardwood floor, granite countertops, first class appliances. Spacious basement feature theater, wine room and more. Close to UBC, Lord Byng Secondart and Queen Elizabeth Elementary

3810 West 13th Avenue

(April 28, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)

Luxurious custom built residence w/ Water, City & Mountain views on a treed quiet street in prestigious Point Grey. 4000sqft of luxury living space with customized front door, hard wood flooring, Gourmet granite kitchen w/ top of the line aappliances, Arc-shaped windows maximize the vantage of the views & light. Elegant master ensuite w/ view + 3 ensuites w/ spacious characters at upper floor. Roo... read more.

3839 West 13th Avenue

(April 28, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)

View, view, view! Unobstructed Panoramic Ocean View. Architecturally custom built home in prestigious Point Grey. This 4089sf distinguished home on 50x122 lot. Superior quality & workmanship featuring high ceiling on all levels, extensive use of mouldings. Gourmet kitchen with luxurious cabinetry, top of the line appliances. Luxury living space with excellent open floorplan. Four spacious bedrooms... read more.

Vancouver - Lots of Money For Not Much House

(April 26, 2014, posted in Articles)

Despite high prices that seem destined to rise even higher, Vancouver house hunters are in a mood to buy.

Amid reports of strengthening consumer confidence, prices are expected to increase 2 per cent this year, according to the recently released Re/Max Spring Market Trends report. It also says that the foundation for growth is the domestic buyer, including first-time buyers and those who are tradin... read more.

4232 West 8th Avenue

(April 25, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)

Panoramic Water View, North Shore Mountains, Stanley Park to Vancouver Downtown Views from main floor and upstairs! Designed by Georgie Award Winner Victor Eric. This gorgeous elegant home offers the ultimate of modern living with great attention to details. Grand foyer. European kitchen, wok kitchen with superior workmanship, high end appliances, wet bar, home theatre, large patio, HRV, A/C, lane... read more.

4785 West 2nd Avenue

(April 25, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)

RARE! POINT GREY! One of Vancouver's most exclusive neighbourhoods. This stunning award-winning home, on one of Point Grey's most beautiful lots (almost 1 acre), was named the "BEST HERITAGE RENOVATION 2012" by the BC Builder's Association. Retaining the original classic brick exterior & the best architectural features of an elegant 1930s residence, this is virtually a new home. Total of 5 bedroom... read more.

3998 West 8th Avenue

(April 25, 2014, posted in Point Grey Houses For Sale)

A very special home in the heart of Pt Grey. Steps to West Pt Grey Academy, OLPH and Lord Byng Schools. Custom Designed home by Formwerks, truly 1 of a kind! Elegant, sophisticated and flair best describe this Art Deco Inspired home. Top ofthe line finishes and appliances this home is ideal for the family. The home offers comfortable living spaces with every outlook a Picture Window w trees, priva... read more.

Getting The Most From an Open House

(April 25, 2014, posted in Articles)

Have you ever attended an "Open House" advertised in your area or in a 

community you like? Most people have. Even if you're not serious about 
moving, viewing a few properties in a neighbourhood you like is a great way 
to get a sense of the market.  Who knows? You might stumble upon your next dream home! 

To get the most out of an open house, follow these guidelines: 

• Most open houses will have a handout... read more.



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