Monthly Archives: April 2012

BC’s 2012 Budget – First Time Home Buyers Relief and Increased HST Rebate for New Homes & Others!

New Relief for First Time Home Buyers and Increased HST Rebate for New Homes & Others! I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Sean Akeroyd of Akeroyd Leung in Vancouver about some changes to the HST in the 2012 BC Budget and here's what's new: First-Time New Home Buyers Bonus The 2012 British Columbia Budget has some great goodies for the first time buyers of newly built properties. Effective February 21, 2012, to March 31, 2013, the $10,000 B.C. First-Time New Home Buyers’ Bonus will give a temporary, refundable income tax credit for first-time buyers purchasing newly-built homes. Rebate Boosted… Find out more

West SE False Creek Presale Condo Floor Plans and Price List!

Live at West, a New Presale Residential development on Vancouver’s Expanding False Creek Live at West is a new commercial/residential presale condo development to be located at 141 West 2nd Avenue between Columbia and Manitoba Streets in South East False Creek. Plans call for over 100 residential units. This phase of the project is sold out and completed. The next phase of this project is called Epic at West and should go on sale in early 2016. Sign up for more information! It’s the latest development in Vancouver’s rapidly expanding South False Creek area and will be one of the… Find out more

Modern by Amacon Downtown Vancouver Presale Condo with Pricing and Floor Plans!

Modern by Amacon Downtown Vancouver Presale Condo in The West End Modern by Amacon is a new Vancouver Presale Condo and will have 118 suites in a 17 level tower with low-rise podium. This new condo building will be located at 1009 Harwood Street at Burrard in Downtown Vancouver’s beautiful West End. High End Living in Downtown Vancouver’s West End Modern will have one of Vancouver’s most enviable locations. It sits perfectly situated between the city’s coveted West End neighbourhood and the hustle and bustle of the downtown core. You’ll be steps from the quiet, leafy streets of the West… Find out more

March 2012 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

March 2012 REBGV Stats Package Mike Stewart Increased selection helps maintain balance in Greater Vancouver housing market Home sales in March trended below the 10-year average in Greater Vancouver while home listing activity outpaced what’s typical for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,874 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2012. This represents a 12.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, a decline of 29.6 per cent compared to the 4,080 sales in March 2011 and an 8.4 per… Find out more