Monthly Archives: March 2009

A Cool Animation That Visualizes the Credit Crisis of 2008-2009 by Jonathan Jarvis

The Currency Crisis Explained in Animation! By Mike StewartView in HD  Download 720p HD Version  Visit Mike Stewart's ExposureRoom Videos Page I saw this great animation about the Credit Crisis and I thought I'd share it. Its by Jonathan Jarvis as part of his thesis work in the Media Design Program, a graduate studio at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. What do you think? Find out more

When will Vancouver Real Estate Prices Hit Bottom? Beware of Those Telling you its Happening as its Happening!

Hi All, Pretty much everyday someone asks me when prices in the Vancouver real estate market will hit bottom and everyday I say I don't know. I say I don't know, because I don't have a crystal ball and can't see the future and as I licensed Realtor I can be liable if people take a hit relying on my predictions. There are people out there who are saying they KNOW when the prices will hit bottom and they can tell when prices are bottoming as they are hitting bottom. Don't trust these people! What happens if prices stabilise and… Find out more

Homelessness in Vancouver and Real Estate

Homelessness is huge in Downtown Vancouver and is caused by a lack of funding for social housing and facilities/treatment for the addicted and the mentally ill. Changes in building codes and slum clearance have also reduced the stock of affordable housing in Vancouver over the last 40 years. It is possible to make homelessness disappear in Vancouver. To do this we need to spend money. We need to increase funding for the mentally ill and addicted and create or rehabilitate facilities house and treat these people. People are not homeless choice. Most of the hardcore homeless have serious addiction and… Find out more

Always get a Home Inspection by A Qualified Registered Home Inspector when you buy Real Estate in Vancouver

Hi All, If you're going to buy property in Vancouver ALWAYS GET A BUILDING INSPECTION BY A REGISTERED AND QUALIFIED BUILDING INSPECTOR! Don't use you Dad's buddy who used to be a plumber in the 70's, don't use your brother-in-law who's into tools! Hire a professional, its the best cheapest insurance you can get when buying property in Vancouver. Important Facts about Home Inspectors: - All Home Inspectors in BC have to be licensed and insured as of March 31 2009. Make sure the person you are working with is licensed and insured by calling the BPCPA Inquiry Centre Toll… Find out more

American Buyers are back in the Vancouver Condo Market. Could this be a sign?

American buyers are back in the Vancouver Condo Market in 2009! By Mike Stewart View in HD Download 720p Version Visit Mike Stewart's ExposureRoom Videos Page Hi All, American buyers are back in the Vancouver Condo Market! A good exchange rate for US buyers and the fact that some individuals and companies Stateside are weather the storm well means our American freinds and neighbours are back. Is this a sign that Stimulus is bringing confidence back? On another note this Video is the first I have shot with my new Flip Mino HD Camera. I'd love to hear your thoughts… Find out more