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More Canadian Mortgage Tightening Rules Introduced

by Maggie Chandler November 27, 2014 Mortgage Tips

Earlier this month the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions released a final set of rules that insurers like CMHC and banks must follow when providing mortgage financing.  Previous to this, the insurers trusted that the banks satisfactorily verified a borrower’s income but now the insurers will also be held responsible. They have spelled …

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Interesting Canadian Mortgage Trends

by Maggie Chandler November 26, 2014 Latest News

CAAMP (Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals) releases an annual report with super interesting stats on homeowners, mortgage market, interest rates, home equity, interest rates, equity take outs, sources of down payments. Here’s the current report for 2014.

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SOLD in Three Weeks! 2502-1239 W. Georgia Street in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour

by Maggie Chandler November 25, 2014 Coal Harbour

SOLD in Three Weeks! 2502-1239 W. Georgia Street in Vancouver’s Coal Harbour.  Venus is one of my favourite condo buildings because of its full amenities which include 24/7 concierge, on site building manager, indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym. Two guest suites. A business room, a movie theatre, a social room with billiards table and …

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Vancouver’s Stanley Park Voted the World’s Best Park!

by Maggie Chandler November 23, 2014 777 Vancouver Events

Who Has the World’s Best Park? We Do! Vancouver’s Stanley Park was just voted by TripAdvisor as the world’s best!

Did you know that our Stanley Park opened in 1888 and the 1,000 acre park is a national historic site and includes beaches and a saltwater outdoor pool, an 8.8 kilometre seawall and 27 km of …

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How is Vancouver’s Kitsilano Real Estate Market?

by Maggie Chandler November 22, 2014 Kitsilano

How is Vancouver’s Kitsilano Real Estate Market?

The median price graph shows that over the last year Kitsilano townhomes rock with an increase of 15%. Kits condos have increased 6% and houses have only gone up 5%. In fact Kitsilano home prices are equal to the Fall of 2010. Have they final run out of energy? …

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You Don’t Notice It – But Most Vancouver Home Buyers Will!

by Maggie Chandler November 17, 2014 Latest News

You Don’t Notice It – But Most Vancouver Home Buyers Will! Imagine you’re viewing a potential new home. You walk in the front door and are instantly impressed. You explore the Vancouver property room by room and like what you see.

Then there’s something you notice that’s not quite right. An odour. You realize that it’s likely …

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A Funny Mayor Moonbeam Video!

by Maggie Chandler November 13, 2014 Latest News

Here’s a funny video to put a smile on your face!

Vancouver municipal election is Saturday, November 15, 2014.

Who do you think will win the Election?

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How is the Real Estate Market in East Vancouver?

by Maggie Chandler November 10, 2014 How's The Market

How is the Real Estate Market in East Vancouver? Houses continue to outshine condos and townhomes, with a 14% median sales price increase over the last year, compared to townhomes which dropped 7% and condos which dropped 4%. View the graph. East Vancouver prices have leveled since June.

Which is the Best Selling Price Range?

For houses it’s …

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What’s the Real Truth About Vancouver (West) Real Estate Prices?

by Maggie Chandler November 7, 2014 How's The Market

What’s the Real Truth About Vancouver (West) Real Estate Prices? Based on the MLS bar graph for median prices over the last three years, houses continue to  be the best performers – driven by Mainland Chinese buyer demand – but condos are the next best performer – up 8% over the last year – whilst …

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Where to Pre-Vote for Vancouver’s Mayoral Election

by Maggie Chandler November 5, 2014 Latest News

Vancouver’s upcoming Mayoral election will be held on November 15th.

Pre-voting has commenced at the City’s community centres – Kerrisdale, Kitsilano, Killarney, Round House, Sunset, Thunderbird and the West End from November 4th to 12th (closed on Remembrance Day) from 8am-8pm. You can also vote on Election Day from 8am to 8pm.

Election Day voting is from …

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