Expert Advice for Vancouver’s Real Estate Buyers and Sellers

by Maggie Chandler July 28, 2016 Latest News

Expert Advice for Vancouver Real Estate Sellers and Investors

There are two types of Vancouver real estate sellers – those who are investors and those who are owner occupiers. Making the decision about the correct time to sell is much easier for investors, because they are generally doing one side of the transaction. Either they accept the …

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Vancouver Real Estate Forecast

by Maggie Chandler July 14, 2016 How's The Market

Since becoming a Realtor in 1981 I have probably seen every possible type of real estate market, ranging from the current very strong seller’s market to the very strong buyer’s market of 2012/ 2013 and the mid to late 1990s, and the worst of all was the dreadful market of the early 1980s when Pierre …

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Top Ten Questions Vancouver Real Estate Sellers Should Ask

by Maggie Chandler May 7, 2016 Sellers

Top Ten Questions Vancouver Real Estate Sellers Should Ask their Realtor

How long have you been in business and are you a full-time Professional?
Do you specialize in my neighbourhood and for how long?
Do you work with a team and how does that work and who exactly will I be dealing with and are they qualified?
What is …

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Why is Vancouver a Good Real Estate Investment?

by Maggie Chandler April 2, 2016 How's The Market

Why is Vancouver a Good Real Estate Investment?

The city’s population is steadily growing. In 2010 there were 600,000 in the city and 2.4M in Greater Vancouver and 4.6M in all of BC. The density factor is about 5,249 pr sq kilometer and is on Pacific Standard Time, so is the closest geographical Province to Asia.

Vancouver …

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What Makes Vancouver Special?

by Maggie Chandler March 1, 2016 Latest News

What Makes Vancouver Special?

Vancouver is a waterfront city with the Coastal Mountain Range as a backdrop – geographically beautiful with a mild climate and it is a cosmopolitan city. The  most spoken languages being English and Chinese.

The first Europeans to discover the city were the Spanish in 1791 (a number of streets named after them …

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What Are the Ten Most Asked Questions by Vancouver Property Sellers ?

by Maggie Chandler February 3, 2016 Sellers

Over the last year I started making notes of all the questions Vancouver property sellers ask me and then I organized them into the into the ten most popular ones. Here they are!

 What will my home sell for?
What price should I list it at?
How long will it take to sell?
When is the right time to …

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How has Vancouver Real Estate Changed Since 1981?

by Maggie Chandler January 14, 2016 How's The Market

HOW HAS VANCOUVER REAL ESTATE CHANGED SINCE 1981?

An offshore investor client recently asked me how long have I been a Realtor and how has Vancouver  real estate change during that time. I replied that I have been a full-time professional since 1981 and the Vancouver that I remember back then is so totally different from …

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Happy New Year!

by Maggie Chandler January 1, 2016 Latest News

Have a happy and safe New Year!

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Are East Van’s Real Estate Sales Curtailed by Low Inventory?

by Maggie Chandler December 8, 2015 How's The Market

Are East Van’s Real Estate Sales Curtailed by Low Inventory?

When I check the East Vancouver real estate graphs back in 2005 i noticed the difference in the listings to sales ratio compared to what it currently is. Back in 2005 the total listings were 1,250 compared to 653 today. Sales at the beginning of 2005 …

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Vancouver’s West Side Real Estate Prices Still Trending Up in November 2015

by Maggie Chandler December 8, 2015 How's The Market

Vancouver’s West Side Real Estate Prices Still Trending Up in November 2015

Average sales price for houses is now $3.5M – up 18.7% over the last year.

Townhomes sit at $1.062.000, up 12.7% over the last year.

Condos clocked in at $748,000, up 15.6% over the last year.

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