Home Buyer Demands Increase in Greater Vancouver Housing Market

(June 03, 2014, posted in Articles)

An increase in home buyer demand put Greater Vancouver in the upper reaches of a balanced real estate market in May. 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in 
Greater Vancouver reached 3,286 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2014. This 
represents a 14 per cent increase compared to the 2,882 sales recorded in May 2013, and a 7.7 
per cent... read more.

Legg Residence: Protesters Speak to Save Heritage Building From Demolition

(June 02, 2014, posted in Articles)

More than 200 people showed up Sunday to protest the demolition of the heritage “A” listed Legg Residence in the city’s west end.

Considering the torrential downpour, it was an impressive turnout, as well as a last-ditch attempt to save the doomed, once grand house at 1241 Harwood Ave. that was built in 1899. It is the second A-listed building to be demolished in the past two years, which goes to s... read more.

Owning vs. Renting

(May 30, 2014, posted in Articles)

Local mortgage lender, Jason M. Ruedy, also known as The Home Loan Arranger, believes that in most areas of the United States, there are plenty of opportunities to find good deals on homes. He thinks there will continue to be excellent buying opportunities well into the foreseeable future - especially while interest rates are low.

Mr. Ruedy's stated opinion on this matter is in response to a May 21... read more.

Real Estate Goes Global

(May 21, 2014, posted in Articles)

The most expensive housing market in North America is not where you’d think. It’s not New York City or Orange County, California, but Vancouver, British Columbia. Now, Vancouver is a beautiful city—a thriving deep-water port, a popular site for TV and movie shoots. By all accounts, it is a wonderful place to live. But nothing about its economy explains why—in a city where the median income is only... read more.

Battle Over Park Goes To Public Hearing

(May 14, 2014, posted in Articles)

A recurring battle between False Creek residents and Concord Pacific is set to heat up after Vancouver city council on Tuesday forwarded to public hearing a rezoning application that could further delay a major public park promised decades ago by the developer.

Concord is asking the city to rezone 998 Expo Boulevard, a plot of land southwest of BC Place, to pave the way for a pair of residential to... read more.



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