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203 1480 Duchess Ave, West Vancouver, BC

February 27th, 2008

I just sold this Condo at 203 1480 Duchess Ave, West Vancouver, BC .

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales

201 2271 BELLEVUE Ave, West Vancouver, British Columbia

February 27th, 2008

I just sold this Condo at 201 2271 BELLEVUE Ave, West Vancouver, British Columbia .

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales

Fairview VW Open House!

February 25th, 2008

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, March 2, 2008, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 2988 ALDER Street in Fairview VW, Vancouver West. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Fairview VW.
Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Fairview VW Condo for sale.
As always pl ...

101 2988 ALDER Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

February 25th, 2008

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 101 2988 ALDER Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

Looking for a place that feels more like a house than a condo? Then look no further. This immaculately kept and renovated unit boasts 10 ft ceilings, gleaming oak hardwood flooring and crown mouldings in every roo m. New kitchen, huge patio for BBQs and entertaining, 3 bdrms, 3 ...

BC Budget, Property Transfer Tax and Other News

February 20th, 2008

BC Budget Assists Housing Affordability and the Environment

 

Vancouver, BC,  February 19, 2008 – First-time homebuyers and current owners will potentially benefit from measures to improve the affordability and sustainability of homes introduced in today’s provincial budget.

Improvements to Housing Affordability

Commenting on today’s budget, Tony Joe, Victoria REALTOR® an ...

It's A Numbers Game

February 19th, 2008
People will pay more for your house if the listing price does not end in a bunch of zeros.  That is the opinion of a research team at Cornell University after examining thousands of real estate transactions in South Florida.  Because people are used to precise numbers for less-expensive items and round numbers for costly items, "consumers generally and home buyers specifically tend to perceiv ...

Strategies for Selling a Vacant Home

February 18th, 2008

Strategies for Selling a Vacant Home

 

 

By Michael Giesbrecht
Prudential Sussex Realty
February 2008

Besides creating a marketing challenge, a vacant home can also be a target for vandalism. Here are strategies you can use to hasten a sale and protect your property during the process.

 

·        Instead of producing a spacious appearance, an empty room ...

BC Home Sales

February 18th, 2008

BC Home Sales Edge Down

Vancouver, BC – February 18, 2008. British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports residential sales dollar volume on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC climbed 8.8 per cent to $2.25 billion in January, compared to the same month last year. Residential unit sales dipped 5 per cent to 4,949 units during the same period. The average MLS® resi ...

New Listings Rise to Start the New Year

February 8th, 2008
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