Monthly Archives: November 2011

Collection 45 Vancouver Presale Condo PRICING & Floor Plans

Collection 45 Presale Condo in Mount Pleasant Collection 45 is a 6 level concrete pre-construction condo development or presale in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. There will be 45 residential condos and 5 ground level commercial/retail spaces. Expect roof top decks for some of the two-level "scissor suites" with clam shell door/skylight access. All the suites will have balconies except for studios with enclosed balconies.   Pricing for Collection 45 in Mount Pleasant Studios start at $309,900 and range in size from 452-624sf with larger 2nd level studio suites with an enclosed balcony on the south side. One bedroom suites around… Find out more

How to Sell a Condo 6 | Home Staging

How to Sell Your Vancouver Condo 6 - Home Staging In How to Sell a Condo 5, we discussed the minimum requirements to prepare a suite for sale in the Vancouver real estate market. Today we'll discuss the next level of preparing your condo for sale - Professional Home Staging. Speaking of professional home staging, Ron Sowden of Dekora Home Staging was kind enough to come and discuss with me how Home Staging can help sell a condo in Vancouver. What is Home Staging? Dekora's site has a great definition: "The art and science of selling a home in the… Find out more

Jameson House Fully Automated Parking Garage at 838 West Hastings Street

Jameson House Automated Parking Garage in Action I found this very cool video of the automated parking garage at Bosa Properties new Jameson House condo at 838 West Hastings Street in Coal Harbour. This style of robotic parking garage is the first of its kind in in this city and could be an indication of things to come given the high price real estate in Vancouver Jameson House is a unique modernist luxury condo tower in Coal Harbour by internationally renown Foster and Partners of London. Jameson House is Foster and Partners first residential development in North America and they… Find out more

1082 Seymour The Freesia Condo in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver Condo Buildings I Like! The Freesia at 1082 Seymour Street in Downtown Vancouver. This is the first in a series of video blog posts on Vancouver Condos I Like. The Freesia at 1082 Seymour Street is a personal favourite of mine. I like it so much that I even built an entire website dedicated to 1082 Seymour Street, complete with Listings, Floor Plans, and Strata Information. Why Do I Like 1082 Seymour Street? The Developer - I started selling at the Freesia when the building completed in the summer of 2006 and I was extremely impressed with the attitude… Find out more

October 2011 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

October 2011 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Mike Stewart Greater Vancouver at lower end of balanced housing market With a sales-to-active property listings ratio of 15 per cent, the Greater Vancouver housing market continues to hover at the lower end of a balanced market and has been trending in that direction over the past five months. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) system reached 2,317 in October, a 1 per cent decrease compared to the 2,337 sales in… Find out more