Vancouver Real Estate

Vancouver’s Downtown neighbourhood began being built in the mid ’90s and there are few lots remaining for development. The area is east of Burrard Street, south of Robson, west of Quebec and north of the body of water known as False Creek. The old downtown was originally called Yaletown, after the men who came in by train from a town called Yale, to build the city. The area includes Downtown, False Creek North, Gastown and Coopers Landing. The area is an easy walk or bus ride to the Business District and enjoys easy access to the seawall, restaurants, shops and theatres

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Price Slashed! 2603-838 W. Hastings in Vancouver’s Downtown

by Maggie Chandler July 11, 2014 Downtown

Price Slashed! 2603-838 W. Hastings in Vancouver’s Downtown. Take advantage of this price reduction for a n.w. facing 2 bedroom condo in Jameson House,with mountain and ocean views,  featuring state of the art luxury finishings, 24 hour concierge and automated vallet parking.

Now $1,530,000

Walk to work and jog on the seawall, shop , enjoy restaurants!

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Listed! 2306-838 W.Hastings Street in Vancouver’s Downtown Business District

by Maggie Chandler May 16, 2014 Downtown

What makes Bosa’s Jameson House special? Many things! First of all it is located in Vancouver’s Downtown business district and is surrounded by many beautiful heritage buildings. This condo on 23rd floor faces north-west and has great ocean and mountain views. The finishings are luxuriously exquisite, featuring Dada Cucina of Italy and Gaggeneau appliances.

Vancouver’s Jameson …

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SOLD With Multiple Offers! 403-1238 Homer in Vancouver’s Yaletown

by Maggie Chandler May 8, 2014 Downtown

There are only a handful of Yaletown heritage buildings – Homer, Mainland, Hamilton and Beatty.  Some are the original buildings that have been converted into condos or offices and some are new but built in the old warehouse style. SOLD With Multiple Offers! 403-1238 Homer in Vancouver’s Yaletown

1238 Homer was built in 1998  in the old …

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How Did Vancouver’s Downtown Condo Market Perform in 2013?

by Maggie Chandler January 27, 2014 Downtown

Vancouver’s Downtown sits east of Burrard Street and north of Beach Avenue and the area has few building sites remaining. How did Vancouver’s Downtown condo market perform in 2013? The average sales price dropped 8% in 2013 and now sits at $491,408.

How Are Downtown Vancouver’s Property Listings and Sales Performing?

listings – only 286 as of …

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Which are Downtown Vancouver’s next Pre-sale Condos?

by Maggie Chandler November 18, 2013 Downtown

On a recent buyer tour Downtown I noticed a few development permit signs, so thought i’d cruise the neighbourhood for a list of upcoming new condos. So which are Downtown Vancouver’s next pre-sale condos and how many properties will be in each building?

Upcoming Downtown Pre-Sales

1155 Hornby – 164 condos
1320 Richards – 258 condos
1396 Richards – …

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Which Are Vancouver’s Downtown Condo Neighbourhoods?

by Maggie Chandler October 30, 2013 Downtown

Vancouver’s Downtown nieghbourhood started to be built in the mid 1990s and was developed on Expo’86 land which was sold by the BC Government to Concord Pacific whose major shareholder is Li Ka-Shing and led by Terry Hui.  The area was commercial and industrial, False Creek had sawmills and a barrel maker which is now …

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How is Vancouver’s Downtown Real Estate Market?

by Maggie Chandler September 23, 2013 Downtown

Vancouver’s Downtown real estate market in August saw the average sale price at $577,000 or $654psf, which is equal to Sept’12 and that was an all time high. Currently 373 listings and they’re trending down, having peaked in Jun’10 at 700.

August sales were 79, down from the peak in Jul’09 which was 157. Average days …

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Are Vancouver’s Downtown Condo Prices Now Rising?

by Maggie Chandler August 22, 2013 Downtown

The graph for July shows the average sale price for Vancouver’s Downtown condo prices rising, having bottomed in January at $448,926 and clocking in at $513,291 in July, which was first reached in July 2009. Downtown Days on market are 50 and sellers moved an average of 3.5% off list price. Downtown Vancouver’s real estate …

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Are Vancouver’s Downtown Condo Prices Still Trending Up?

by Maggie Chandler May 20, 2013 Downtown

Many of Vancouver’s neighbourhoods saw real estate prices bottom in December 2012. Vancouver’s Downtown is no exception, condo prices in April are still trending up, for the fourth consecutive month. The average sale  price now sits at $504,273 and first reached this level in October 2009. The peak was $584,689 in Sept’12.

How Are Real Estate Sales …

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Vancouver’s Downtown Condos Prices Rose 13% in 2012

by Maggie Chandler January 15, 2013 Downtown

Vancouver’s Downtown condo prices rose 13% in 2012, the average sale price is now $535,800.  They reached a new top at $584,000 in Sept’12, dropped in October then trended up in November and December.  Vancouver Downtown listings dipped to 281, the lowest level since January 2008.  Vancouver Downtown sales also dipped, down to 31,  55% below …

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