Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bluetree Homes Vancouver Presale on Main Street Floor Plans and Price List!

Bluetree Homes on Main Street Vancouver Presale Condo Bluetree Homes on Main is a new Vancouver presale condo that will be located at 4000 Main Street at the corner of East King Edward and bordered by East 24th to the north. Bluetree Homes on Main will be a 4 story wood frame condo with 1 level of commercial of around 7 units on the ground floor as well as an underground parking garage that will be in concrete. There will also be two, two level townhouses along East 24th Avenue that should be around around 1100sf. Expect large balconies for… Find out more

What is an Appraisal? Vancouver Real Estate Terms

Real Estate Appraisals - A Vancouver Real Estate Definition A real estate appraisal is a concept that is commonly misunderstood Buyers in the Vancouver Real Estate Market. With this in mind, I brought in a mortgage expert, Chad Watts of the Mortgage Group to talk to us about Real Estate Appraisals. What is a Real Estate Appraisal in Vancouver? An Appraisal is a calculation of the subject property's (ie the property that a borrower wants to get a mortgage on) value by the Bank or Lender for the Bank or Lenders benefit. (NOT for the Buyers Benefit!) The Bank or… Find out more

Vancouver Condo Selling Advice 7 – Preparing for Listing | What to Avoid!

Vancouver Condo Selling Tips 7 - What Not To Do! In How to Sell a Condo 6, we discussed home staging as a very effective way to get a property to look its best so it will sell for the most money in the shortest amount of time. Today we are going to discuss what to avoid when preparing a condo for sale in Vancouver. What NOT to Do When Selling a Condo in Vancouver! In episode 5, we discussed the basics of what to do to get a condo ready for sale in Vancouver to make the condo attractive… Find out more

April 2012 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) Statistics Package

April 2012 REBGV Stats Package Mike Stewart Greater Vancouver housing market maintains a steady spring pace Home sale and listing activity has maintained a consistent pace on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Greater Vancouver in recent months, which has helped create balanced conditions for the region’s housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,799 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2012. This represents a 13.2 per cent decline compared to the 3,225 sales recorded in April 2011 and a decline of 2.6 per cent compared… Find out more

Marine Gateway Vancouver Presale Pricing!

Marine Gateway, a New Presale Condo on Vancouver’s Canada Line at the end of Cambie in Marpole Marine Gateway is a major, new condominium development in the rapidly gentrifying Marpole area of South Vancouver. Located on the southeast corner of Cambie St. and SE Marine Drive, this mixed-use development will have residential, retail and office space. It will be connected directly to downtown Vancouver, the airport and Richmond via the rapid transit Canada Line. Marine Gateway will feature two towers. The North Tower, topping out at 38 stories, will house 234 suites. Tentative completion is set for November 30, 2014.… Find out more