Monthly Archives: December 2012

Downtown Vancouver Condos and Corporate Rentals with High Street Accommodation’s Wendy Galati

Corporate Condo Rentals in Downtown Vancouver Explained!

Renting out condos in Downtown Vancouver is a very popular investment option.

Everyone knows you can rent a property unfurnished and some people know you can do a furnished rental, but there is a third option: Corporate Rentals.

I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Wendy Galati of High Street Accommodations on corporate accommodations in Downtown Vancouver and here’s what she had to say!

What is a Corporate Rental in Downtown Vancouver?

A corporate rental in downtown Vancouver is a hybrid between a fully furnished apartment for long term stay and an executive long term hotel stay. Its a condo that’s furnished and equipped to the corporate accommodation companies (high) standards.

Who tends to stay in these apartments?

We target predominantly high end executives, we do some  Continue Reading…

November 2012 Real Estate Board or Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

November 2012 REBGV Stats Package Mike Stewart

Greater Vancouver residential property sale and listing activity below 10-year averages in November

Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home prices and a decrease in property sales compared to historical averages.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,686 on the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November, a 28.6 per cent decline compared to the 2,360 sales in November 2011 and a 12.7 per cent decline compared to the 1,931 home sales in October 2012.

November sales were 30.3 per cent below the 10-year November sales average of 2,420.

“Home sellers appear more inclined to remove their properties from the market  Continue Reading…