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103 808 8th Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

October 31st, 2009

I just sold this Condo at 103 808 8th Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia .

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales

Home prices up August; off 2008: survey

October 28th, 2009

Canadian home prices are on the road to recovery, but still haven’t rebounded to pre-recession levels, according to a survey that shows while housing prices rose in August they are still down 3.4% from their peak in August 2008.

The Teranet-National Bank house price index, which measures resale prices in six urban markets across Canada, shows that housing prices nationally rose by 2% in Augu ...

Canada Vs US - the new Realty

October 24th, 2009

Yasmin Denner remembers the tough questions when she bought her first house in Toronto in the 1990s.

“I had 15% down but that wasn’t enough. They wanted to know where I’d gotten the money from,” said the self-employed IT specialist with a laugh as she recalled Canada’s borrowing environment.

Flash forward 15 years. She and her husband Trevor moved to the United States, settling in the subur ...

Mount Pleasant VE Open House!

October 21st, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, October 25, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 808 8th Ave in Mount Pleasant VE, Vancouver East. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Mount Pleasant VE.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Mo ...

903 1515 HOMER MEWS, Vancouver West, British Columbia

October 21st, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 903 1515 HOMER MEWS, Vancouver West, British Columbia

Kings Landing South is exclusively designed with only 3 homes per floor. This home features water and park views from every room, gourmet kitchen, 9' ceiling, A/C, master bath features heated marble floor, steam shwr, and a 6' soaker tub. The private club is beautifully appointe ...

1707 198 AQUARIUS MEWS, Vancouver West, British Columbia

October 21st, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1707 198 AQUARIUS MEWS, Vancouver West, British Columbia

Sought-after Aquarius II, Vancouver's premiere resort community located on Marinaside Cres & the Seawall! Don't miss this fabulous 2 bdrm & den corner unit. Spectacular SE&SW views of False Creek, Marina & Roundhouse. Fantastic layout with views from every room, granite counter ...

103 808 8TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

October 21st, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 103 808 8TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

Spacious 1 bdrm suite with huge patio[approx. 200sqft] and featuring an open kitchen with new cabinets, a remodeled bathroom, newer laminate flooring, 1 parking, 1 storage locker. Great building, pets and rentals allowed.Very convenient Mt. Pleasant location close to shops, transit, s ...

BC home prices could hit new highs

October 20th, 2009

The rebound in B.C. housing sales from the recession is the strongest on record, Central 1 Credit Union said Tuesday, predicting that property prices will regain all of their downturn losses by the end of this year.

Central 1 chief economist Helmut Pastrick said the housing sales rebound has already surpassed the strength of the recovery from the 1991 recession.

Pastrick said the resurgence ...

BC home sales jump 68% compared to last year

October 15th, 2009

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service (MLS) residential sales in the province climbed 68 per cent to 8,576 units in September compared to the same month last year, according to the news release.

The average MLS residential sales price in the province climbed 15 per cent to $474,169 from $412,149 in September 2008.

BC housing market gains momentum

October 15th, 2009

Vancouver, BC – October 15, 2009. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province climbed 68 per cent to 8,576 units in September compared to the same month last year. The average MLS® residential sales price in the province climbed 15 per cent to $474,169 from $412,149 in September 2008. 

"Upward momentum i ...

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