Why Do People Want to Live in Vancouver?

Why Do People Want to Live in Vancouver?

Monday 20.April 2015

It has been a roller-coaster ride in the real estate market this entire Winter-Spring. The surge in March activity and prices has been like clanking to the top of the loop before your insides go sailing off into the stratosphere in the rush over the top. Demand is there, particularly in the detached segment, in […]

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Vancouver Photo Of The Week

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This photo is a perfect example of the 'less is more' principle where we especially like the negative space and strong lines. Mr Hicks46 captured the look from the iconic Vancouver Lookout Tower. Thank you!


Vancouver Real Estate News

Why Do People Want to Live in Vancouver?

It has been a roller-coaster ride in the real estate market this entire Winter-Spring. The surge in March activity and prices has been like clanking to the top of the loop before your insides go sailing off into […]

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A Strong Demand for Detached Properties in March 2015

March certainly blew into the real estate market like a lion and exploded recent sales and price records in Vancouver and Toronto. Sales in Vancouver were up 26.8% above the ten year sales average for the month. […]

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Vancouver Offers No Rental Stability for the Tenants

There’s kind of a March madness in the real estate market. It has been exceedingly busy continuing on from Fall 2014. Some pundits have said that it’s because of the warm weather that the usual April and May […]

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Housing Market in February 2015: Newcomers Are Changing the Face of Vancouver

Lots of excitement, speculation and prognostication in the real estate market these days. In Vancouver and Toronto prices are up and listings are down according to the published February 2015 statistics. In the […]

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Vancouver Blog

Photo Essay: Riverdale and Terra Nova

No. 2 Road Bridge Riverdale and the newer Terra Nova neighbourhoods are surrounded by water on the west and north. Thanks to the proximity of the North Shore Mountains, the Fraser River and the Georgia Strait, […]

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More Fresh Beer: Have Another Round of Vancouver’s Top Microbreweries!

Strange Fellows Storefront It turns out that Vancouverites really like their beer. It really seems like we can’t get enough of it. After having been online for only a few days, the comments were flowing on our […]

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Photo Essay: Vancouver Beaches from Dusk Till Dawn

Wreck Beach Before Storm From Third Beach to Wreck Beach, you can enjoy the clean water and picturesque views everywhere you turn. Vancouver’s coast has something to offer for everyone, but we are not the only […]

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Best Bakeries in Vancouver – Updated!

Uprising Breads is known for the preservative-free loaves of sliced bread found on store shelves across the city For some of us, there’s hardly anything as tempting as the confections found glittering behind the […]

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