Blog about Vancouver Real Estate Market

Do I need insurance for my Vancouver condo?

I am often asked by condo owners if they need household insurance. The answer is “YES” and I also emphasize that every condo owner must have building deductible insurance. Why does a condo owner need household insurance when there is already a strata building insurance policy? Strata corporations take out an annual commercial insurance policy […]

Vancouver East Side Luxury Detached Housing Market

We constantly read in the media about the Vancouver West Side luxury housing market. What about the Vancouver East Side detached housing market in the 2 million dollar and up price range? We saw the first sale of over 2 million dollars in 2010 in the Grandview neighbourhood.  Over the course of the next 4 […]

Vancouver East Side Culture Crawl

The Vancouver East Side Culture Crawl starts this evening with 425 Artists opening their studios and works to the public. The event takes place over the next four days. Thursday evening is popular with those who would like to meet the artists and discuss their works. Painting by Taralee Guild. Taralee Guild’s studio is a […]

Avenue One in False Creek Olympic Village

Avenue One is a new development by Concord Pacific at the south end of False Creek Olympic Village. Presales start at the end of November with VIP registration available today. The new development is scheduled for completion in 2019. Avenue One will be a 17 storey residential building comprised of 1 bedrooms, 2 bedrooms, 2 […]

Suite 103 – 255 E 14th Avenue is a rare 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1 level, garden level corner unit in Mount Pleasant. The building, Mount Pleasant Gardens, has been completely updated with a full rainscreen, new windows, doors, balconies, insulation and lighting. Suite 103 has been completely updated and features a new beautiful open […]

Olympic Village Real Estate Market Update for October 2016

The condo and townhouse market has slowed from its previous pace from February through to mid-June. The foreign buyer’s tax as well as the new mortgage rules further slowed an already correcting market for condos and townhouses in Olympic Village as well as all areas of Vancouver. The correction has had a minimal effect on […]

New Listing at the Opsal located at 1775 Quebec Street in Mount Pleasant

Welcome to the Opsal located at 1775 Quebec Street on the edge of Olympic Village False Creek. Suite 902 has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and is an 830 square foot corner suite facing northwest. The location is fantastic and is just steps from the seawall, parks, cafes, restaurants and the new LEED Creekside Community Centre […]

Vancouver Presales Pros and Cons

June 2016 marked a slow down in the Vancouver real estate market; prices have had downward pressure in the single detached house sector as well as the attached condominium market. The new foreign buyer’s tax was implemented in August 2016 and new mortgage rules came into effect in October. One sector of the market that […]