Monthly Archives: July 2013

Vancouver House – Beach & Howe Tower – a New Downtown Condo by Westbank and BIG Architects

At a Glance 59-storey residential tower with a 9-storey commercial podium 600 residential units planned as 4th tallest building in Vancouver remarkable twist and taper architecture 6-storey retail tower including grocery store, drugstore and liquor store public plazas offering the rebirth of the Granville Street Bridge environment 270 bike spaces and 713 parking stalls LEED Platinum Certification Triple pane windows Air & water filtration for all homes Advanced biometric security system Wellness centre & 25M lap pool World Housing Project: Each home sold will trigger a home to be built to house a familycurrently living in a garbage dump. Retail /… Find out more

The Crescent on McRae—New Townhomes at the Gateway to Shaughnessy

The Crescent on McRae offers 15 condos by Arthur Bell Holdings located at the meeting point of eclectic South Granville and elegant Shaughnessy in Vancouver. Designed to combine the best of modern living with the grandeur and respect for tradition characteristic of Shaughnessy, The Crescent on McRae aims to become part of the area’s proud legacy. At a Glance 15 townhomes in two gentle arcs Custom interiors by Mona Foreman of award-winning Sheffield Design Studio Imported Italian hardwood flooring Overheight and coffered ceilings for a generously spacious living space Private elevators in select homes Private garages Roof gardens The Crescent… Find out more

BC GST Tax & Rebate Calculator including PTT for Vancouver Real Estate

**** PLEASE NOTE - This Calculator is for entertainment purposes only and cannot be relied upon for making actual GST calculations. ***** British Columbia Goods and Services Tax for Properties & Property Transfer Tax Calculator During the Summer of 2011 BC voters by a margin of 55% rejected the Harmonized Sales Tax in favour of the Goods and Services Tax. There is a huge amount of confusion surrounding taxes on property sales here in BC.   I get so many questions on this topic that I have added this BC GST Rebate and PTT Calculator to my website to try… Find out more

June 2013 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics

REBGV Statistics Package for June 2013 Mike Stewart Realtor Balanced conditions provide a stable backdrop for today’s home buyers and sellers The Greater Vancouver housing market continues to maintain a relative balance between the number of homes for sale and the number of people looking to purchase a home in the region today. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,642 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2013. This represents an 11.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,362 sales recorded in June 2012, and an 8.3 per… Find out more