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Vancouver Park Board cancels Kitsilano beach bike lane

February 18th, 2014

The Vancouver Park Board has canceled a planned bike lane that would have been built through Kitsilano Beach.
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The $2.2-million, 3.5-km bike lane would have connected Hadden Park near the Maritime Museum to Balsam Street near the Kitsilano outdoor pool. However, immense opposition arose with the project due given the bike lane’s route through playing fields and picnic areas.

In November 2013, ...

Fraser Street Open House Schedule for February 8th and 9th 2014

February 7th, 2014
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Looking for this weeks Fraser Street Open Houses?  Click the link below to find out what properties will be hosting Open Houses this weekend in the Fraser Street area.  If you have any questions about any of the properties please feel free to contact your FraserStreetCondos.com team at 604.916.9940.  Have a great weekend.

Fraser Street Open House schedule for Frebruary 8th and 9th 2014

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Fraser Street Open House Schedule for January 25th and 26th 2014

January 24th, 2014
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Looking for this weeks Fraser Street Open Houses?  Click the link below to find out what properties will be hosting Open Houses this weekend in the Fraser Street area.  If you have any questions about any of the properties please feel free to contact your FraserStreetCondos.com team at 604.916.9940.  Have a great weekend.

Fraser Street Open House schedule for January 25th and 26th 2014

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VancityBuzz - OPINION: WHY VANCOUVER REAL ESTATE IS NOT GOING TO CRASH

November 22nd, 2013
Great opinion article about Vancouer Real Estate by www.vancitybuzz.com : Have a read:
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It’s Vancouver’s greatest economic export: telling everyone outside of Vancouver how great it is to live here. It’s even on our license plate (“the greatest place on earth”). No – we’re not arrogant, we just live in a delusional rainy day reality.

The Economics

The definition of a real estate bubble is w ...

What's a Leasehold?

November 12th, 2013

What's a Leasehold?

  • When you buy, you don't buy the land, you buy the Right Of Exclusive Possession of your unit
  • Right Of Exclusive Possession terminates at the end of the lease period
  • Types Pre-Paid/Not Pre-Paid Strata/Non-Strata:

    - Pre-Paid for the term of the lease

       - Not-Prepaid: A monthly lease payment which can be raised according to the   

           ter ...

Century 21 Home Buyers Survey

October 9th, 2013

Home Buyers Survey

Contrary to Stereotypes, Millennials Are All Business, Boomers Are Social Butterflies When Home Buying

Canadians Want to Have Their Home, and Lifestyle Too

(VANCOUVER, BC) Oct 8, 2013:  The adage "location, location, location" may need a rephrase according to the results of the CENTURY 21 Canada and RONA National Home Buyer Preferences Survey (conducted by Pollara Strate ...

August 2013 Housing Market Update - REBGV video

September 18th, 2013


   August 2013 Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market Statistics

Tandem Bike Cafe - Great sandwiches and get your bike fixed at the same time!!

August 20th, 2013

Great sandwiches and get your bike fixed at the same time!!!

 

I am a sandwich guy, I go everywhere for sandwiches and try them all, I have been to your Subways, Quizno’s, Meat and Bread, La Tortas and so on in this city and my search has now brought me to Tandem.

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Tandem is a new concept in cafés, nestled on the corner of Heather and 16th in the old Granger Grocery store, Tandem has open ...

Celebrate Stanley Park 125 years

August 13th, 2013

Stanley Park has played a vital part in Vancouver’s identity throughout its history. On August 24 and 25, the City of Vancouver will be throwing a two-day event to celebrate the Park’s 125th birthday.

It is not only the crown jewel of urban parks in Vancouver and Canada, but it is also renowned as one of the world’s largest urban parks. Stanley Park was also most recently named by Travel+Lei ...

Collateral mortgages - guest blog by Chad Watts from The Mortgage Group

February 6th, 2013
Collateral mortgages a hot topic

There has been a lot of interest in collateral mortgages since CBC's Marketplace took a stab at banking fees on January 27, 2013.

 
Up until a few years ago, most mortgages were registered as a standard charge mortgage. The major decisions were to opt for a fixed or a variable-rate mortgage and what term to select.
 
 
In 2010 some banks swit ...
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