I have sold a property at 2302 212 DAVIE ST in Vancouver.
PENTHOUSE at "Parkview Gardens" in the heart of YALETOWN. 2 levels. The main living area is on the first level and features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 balconies, and unobstructed False Creek and city views. Above is a solarium that leads onto a rooftop terrace with 270 degree north, west and southern views. There is approximately 2000 sq ft of outdoor space. Strata fee includes heat and hot water, and use of the recreation facilities: indoor pool & gym. Urban Fare, Roundhouse Community, Seawall, Restaurants, and Canada Line within steps of the front door. BONUS: 3 owned parking stalls. Court Ordered Sale.
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I have listed a new property at 3980 198A ST in Langley.
Brookswood Beauty! This extensively updated home is on .44 of an acre (19,000 sqft) with complete privacy backing onto a greenbelt. This 3 bdrm, 2 bathroom rancher is spacious with vaulted ceiling throughout. The spa-like bathroom has asoaker tub, slate tile flooring & overlooks the creek. Renovations include hardwood flooring, modern kitchen & newer lighting. Also features: detached workshop, plenty of parking, no through road..very private setting.
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I have listed a new property at 65 8775 161ST ST in Surrey.
'The Ballantyne' - built by Polygon in the heart of Fleetwood, 2 large bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms & 1131 sq.ft. Features an open floor plan with an extra eating area/nook & PATIO off the kitchen, perfect for those summer bbq's. The livingroom has a gas FIREPLACE & door leading to a fully fenced backyard without going downstairs. Also, a large double garage with plenty of storage & visitor parking right out front. Close to schools, parks, playground, restaurants, transit, Hwy 1, library, mall & leisure centre. Call to view.
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I have listed a new property at 307 15988 26TH AVE in Surrey.
Sub-Penthouse Luxury condo in South Surrey. 3 bdrm floorplan converted to 2 bdrms by the developer making the Living/Dining Room very spacious. The current owner spent approximately $24,000 in additional upgrades. New engineered Azteca Hardwood flooring, custom Master Bdrm closet & new window & door mouldings. This is a corner suite with no one above. 12 ft Vaulted ceilings in the Living Room and Master Bdrm. Also features: Gas Stove, 2 side-by-side parking stalls, storage locker, south facing patio. Spa-like Master Bathroom has a seamless glass shower & marble countertops. The Clubhouse can host a 100 person cocktail reception with fireplace & billiards, state of the art GYM, YOGA room, THEATER, OUTDOOR POOL & HOT TUB. Walking distance to Southridge Private School & your favourite shops at Morgan Crossing & Grandview...
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I have sold a property at 207 4950 MCGEER ST in Vancouver.
"Carleton" in Collingwood. Nicely renovated 2 bedroom corner suite with private outlook. 1 block to Joyce Skytrain Station. New laminated wood flooring, new paint, new tile foyer, new 2" blinds and window screens. Features in-suite laundry,double windows, balcony, storage locker & underground parking. Feel safe in this RAINSCREENED building,balance of water penetration warranty remaining. Nothing left to do but move in. Visit Realtor website for more pictures and virtual tour.
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I have sold a property at 1756 EASTERN DR in Port Coquitlam.
One of the finest homes on pretty Mary Hill! Perfect 3 bdrm home on 9288sf beautiul lot w/ fruit trees, veggie garden & treehouse. Over 70K spent loving & renovating every inch. New kitchen w/ granite, stainless & cork floor. Private backyard w/ massive tiered patios. Cozy fireplace, original refinished hardwood floors & professional moldings throughout (wainscotting,crown molding & window casing). All systems are top-notch - new roof, insulation, windows, paint, furnace, electrical & central A/C. The massive media/rec/play room is another plus. Storage galore in 500sf 5 ft lit/insulated crawlspace! Minutes drive to Hwy 1 & only 1 block to public transit, outdoor public pool & French Immersion schools. Many more photos on website!
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Please visit our Open House at 7937 10TH AVE in Burnaby.
Open House on Sunday, March 24, 2013 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Attention 1st time home buyers and investors. Immaculate, well maintained and updated 2 bedroom home on a 7250 sq ft lot with R5 Zoning. Completely renovated: refinished hardwood flooring, and heated tile flooring in the kitchen and bathroom. Kitchen is only 2 years old and features new cabinets, appliances, undermount lighting & double sinks. Fully fenced backyard with plenty of open parking and a built-in bbq area. Updated Electrical and plumbing. Elementary/Secondary schools, shopping center, park and public transportation are within walking distance.
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I have sold a property at 307 511 7TH AVE W in Vancouver.
This is a fantastic deal for a larger 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom corner unit, steps from Cambie Shopping District (Save-On, Home Depot) Granville Island, Canada Line and downtown. Basically a blank canvas with a great floor plan just waiting foryour design ideas. Gas fireplace, lots of windows, in suite storage, in suite laundry, separate dining area, solarium, secure underground parking, visitor parking & bike storage. Beverly Gardens is a very friendly, well maintained & rain screened building with a proactive strata. And...your pets are welcome!
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I have sold a property at 24 6852 193RD ST in Surrey.
Best location in all of Clayton! This sought after INDIGO townhome backs onto a 9 acre park and manmade pond. Corner unit with a wraparound covered veranda and fully fenced, sunny backyard, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1725 finished sq.ft. and double tandem garage. Kitchen has granite countertops and stainless appliances. Main level features 2 pce powder room, laminate flooring, cozy fireplace and walk out backyard. The spacious master bedroom features a walk-in closet, ensuite bathroom and private views of the pond, park and Mountains. Garage has a total of 756 sf plenty of room for storage. Showhome condition with new paint throughout. ONE OF A KIND. This home won't last! Visit Realtor Website for additional pictures.
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Please visit our Open House at 6654 185A ST in Surrey.
OPEN HOUSE: Sat Mar 9th 2-4pm
Stunning & meticulous 4 bedroom Clover Ridge home! Open concept main floor is perfect for entertaining featuring 9' ceilings, large island kitchen, updated appliances, dining room large enough for all your family, living room w/ stylish gas fireplace & powder room. Upstairs is the vaulted master bedroom, walk-in closet & ensuite w/ large shower, 2 more bedrooms, bathroom & laundry room. Walk out basement is professional finished w/ 2 layers of sound-proofing insulation, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, separate laundry & surround sound movie theatre room. Fresh paint outside w/ private backyard, pergola & composite deck w/ lighting. Even the garage is perfect w/ insulation, drywall, cabinets & an epoxy coated floor. Great walkability!
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Ottawa - The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent.


The global economic outlook is broadly consistent with the Bank’s projection in its January Monetary Policy Report (MPR).  Global financial conditions remain stimulative, despite recent volatility. In the United States, the economic expansion is continuing at a gradual pace and private sector demand is gaining momentum. Fiscal drag in the United States over the next two years remains consistent with the Bank’s January projection, although it is likely to be more front-loaded as a result of sequestration cuts.  The recession in Europe continues. Growth in China has improved, while economic activity in some other major emerging economies is expected to benefit...

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I have sold a property at 28 20967 76 AVE in Langley.
Nature's Walk is Langley's newest collection of 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes. Conveniently located in a quiet neighbourhood with its own greenbelt and numerous walking and biking trails connect to the local amenities which include the upcomingWilloughby Town Market and new elementary school. All homes feature Gourmet kitchens with Maple shaker cabinets, SS appliance package, quartz counters. With 2 designer color schemes to choose from open concept main floor, boosts 9 ft ceilings, powder room, low main fees and more!
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Please visit our Open House at 202 21937 48TH AVE in Langley.
OPEN HOUSE: SUN 2-4pm
"Orangewood" in Murrayville. Lovingly cared for 2 storey townhome in Murrayville. The main level features the living room, dining room, kitchen, nook & powder room, at ground level entry. Upstairs has 2 bedrooms & a den. The master bdrm canfit oversized furniture, has a private patio & ensuite with an extra large soaker tub & separate shower. Lvgrm has a vaulted ceiling, cozy gas f/p & sliding glass doors that open onto a private, sunny patio. Extra features include newer kitchen appliances, neutral paint & central vacuum system. Laundry room has plenty of storage with a side by side washer/dryer. Single garage with additional open parking spots. The clubhouse has a workshop, full kitchen & pool table. Pets ok. Call to view.
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B.C. First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus

 
The B.C. First-Time New Home Buyers’ Bonus is a one-time payment worth up to $10,000.  B.C. residents who are first-time home buyers and who purchase an eligible new home on or after February 21, 2012 and before April 1, 2013 may be eligible for this bonus. 

A first-time home buyer is an individual who has never previously owned a primary residence anywhere in the world. A primary residence is generally a house that you own, jointly or otherwise, and that you intend to live in on a permanent basis. You may have more than one place of residence, but you are considered to have only one primary residence.

Qualifications

  • You purchase or build an eligible new home in B.C.
  • You and your spouse or common-law law partner are first-time home buyers
  • In the case of multiple buyers of a home, each buyer is a 
    first-time home...
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According to the Fraser Valley Real estate Board:

Published on March 04, 2013

 

Positive signs Fraser Valley housing market is starting to move


Sales on Fraser Valley’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February experienced a typical ‘early spring’ surge, increasing by 48 per cent in one month going from 617 sales in January to 913 last month. However year-over-year, they reflect a decrease of 28 per cent compared to the 1,269 sales processed in February 2012. Since last September, home sales have idled at levels last seen in the early 2000s.

 

Based on February’s increase in activity, Ron Todson, President of the Board, is guardedly optimistic, “We’re seeing signals that the stand-off between buyers and sellers over the last six months is coming to an end.

 

“Business has picked up in the last month with increased traffic...

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According to the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board:

Published Monday, March 4, 2013

 

Home sale activity has trended below historical averages for a full year in the Greater Vancouver housing market.

        

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,797 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February 2013. This represents a 29.4 per cent decrease compared to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, and a 33 per cent increase compared to the 1,351 sales in January 2012.

 

Last month’s sales were the second lowest February total in the region since 2001 and 30.9 per cent below the 10-year sales average for the month.

 

“Sales in February followed recent trends and were below seasonal averages, though our members tell us...

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I have listed a new property at 1001 1723 ALBERNI ST in Vancouver.
"THE PARK" situated at the corner of the West End & on block from Coal Harbour Seawall. This 1 bedroom has an open floor plan with city south east views. Open kitchen offers wood shaker cabinets, granite counters & an island with a separateeating area/solarium. Features include wood floors, gas fireplace & floor to ceiling windows. bathroom has under mount sink & seep soaker tub. Insuite storage can be used as a computer area or den. Secure private underground parking & storage locker. Pets & rentals are ok. Stanley Park, Roson Street, Capers Safeway & Urban Fair , all just steps away.
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Please visit our Open House at 13470 235TH ST in Maple Ridge.
Open House on Saturday, March 2, 2013 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
When you dream of living in a beautiful home in a prestigious neighborhood, this is the home you imagine. This luxury 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Balsam Creek beauty is better than new with no HST. Hardwood & tile floors, granite counters, vaulted ceilings, heat pump/AC and stainless appliances - this home has it all! Unique and functional floorplan with an office off the foyer, large open concept living spaces and master suite with walk-in closet and spa-like ensuite on its own floor. Plus, a media room and a partially unfinished basement with direct outside access. Combine this VIP living with a double garage, fenced and landscaped yard and curb appeal to spare. Be the envy of all your friends!
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