Blog about Vancouver Real Estate Market

New Property Tax Rules for Vancouver and BC

Vancouver and British Columbia Residential Tax Summary EMPTY HOME TAX CITY OF VANCOUVER Empty Home Tax in City of Vancouver is 1% of the assessed value if it is not rented out for 6 months or more of the year. SPECULATION TAX Properties that are used as qualifying long-term rentals are exempt from the tax. […]

Vancouver Real Estates Ebbs and Flows

Vancouver Real Estate 5 Month Review 2018 The Vancouver real estate market has had more than a few challenges placed in its path over the past six months. Previous headlines of multiple offers and sale prices way over asking are no longer a story. The market is shifting and there continues to be two very […]

Mount Pleasant Condo and Townhouse News

Mt Pleasant condos and townhouses for sale in Vancouver are selling within days of being listed. The neighbourhood is the largest of all the 16 sub areas / neighbourhoods on the East Side of Vancouver and is now the center of the city for Vancouverites. This is a driving force for many young professionals and […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market the Good and the Not So Good

Pricing, property type and of course location, are key factors in determining where the most real estate activity is taking place. The latest data shows that the number of sales for Vancouver is down by 30% from March of 2017. The 30% decrease in volume has a loud ring of negativity, however, property sales in […]

856 E 14th Avenue Vancouver BC V5T 2N6 Located in the heart of Mount Pleasant on a beautiful tree lined street is a spacious completely remodeled 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom single family house on a 33 x 112 foot lot. Asking price is $1,999,000   856 East 14th Avenue is unique with respect to its […]

Mount Pleasant Half Duplex This new listing has a wonderful and sought after character design with an interior space of 1858 square feet over 3 levels with an added bonus of a self contained 2 bedroom suite on the lower level. This is a rare offering simply because of the large interior space, self contained […]

The Vancouver Real Estate Market News for March 19th 2018

The Vancouver real estate market is responding to the new mortgage rules and new government taxes. There are two very different markets out there when it comes to activity,  detached houses and condominium / townhouse sector. If these two markets were two square off in a challenge the detached houses would lose to the condominium […]

Mount Pleasant and Olympic Village – the best of the old and new Located in Mount Pleasant and just 30 steps from Olympic Village. I guess you could say right in the middle of the older more historic neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant and the new vibrant neighbourhood of Olympic Village. Suite 809 – 108 East […]

New Listing at 1045 East 17th Avenue Vancouver – Asking Price $1,999,000 Wonderful single family home located in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. The new listing at 1045 E 17th Avenue sits on a 49.50 by 122 foot lot zoned RS-1S and is situated across the street from Sunnyside Park and Charles Dickens Elementary School. The […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market in 2017

What Happened in the 2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market The 2017 Vancouver real estate market was another busy year with condominium sales outpacing the detached houses. Affordability is the key factor driving the Vancouver condo sales volume.  The benchmark price gap between condos and detached houses in 2017 is approximately 41 percent. This makes it […]