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british properties ~ west Vancouver

(September 27, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


British Properties

August house sales totaled 5, up 1 from the month before and up 3 house sales from August 2016.

The number of houses actively listed for sale at the end of August totaled 99.  Inventory levels have been increasing since the beginning of the year.  In addition August's inventory total was greater than any month in 2016.

Over a sustained period of time when there are many more homes fo... read more.

open house - Ambleside

(September 26, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


This October 1st, SUNDAY 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 1572 Kings Avenue , West Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this outstanding 2,896 sf home for sale in West Vancouver's sought-after Ambleside neighborhood!

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this six bedroom, three full bathroom home for sale and review m... read more.

Dundarave ~ west vancouver

(September 25, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


Dundarave

Compared to  Ambleside's 4 August house sales, Dundarave totaled 3.  Dundarave house sale totals were the same as the month before (3) and up 1 house sale from August 2016.

Dundarave apartment sales totaled  6 compared to Ambleside's 11.  Dundarave at anytime has limited apartment options compared to the concentrated Ambleside area. As a result, there were no apartment sales July 2017 nor Aug... read more.

just sold ~ Dundarave

(September 24, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Strata)


Uniquely designed by Trevor Euley, this Dundarave waterfront apartment is a rare treasure!

24/7 enjoy breathtaking views of Mt. Baker, Stanley Park, the harbor and passing cruise ships and boat scape. 

The meticulously cared for waterfront condominium is located in the highly sought after, well maintained Navvy Jack West

A few of the suite features include rich hardwood floors throughout, custom cabi... read more.

by appointment - cypress park estates

(September 23, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)



Found in West Vancouver's quiet neighborhood in Cypress Park Estates is a two level, four bedroom family residence on a 11,861 sf level lot. Some of the many features include vaulted ceilings, hardwood flooring, lots of window sliders from different rooms opening on spacious deck areas extending living space outdoors! Open floor plan on the main floor focuses on the private back yard offering stun... read more.

open house - Ambleside

(September 22, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


This September 23rd and 24th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be coordinating an Open House at 1842 Fulton Avenue , Ambleside neighborhood, West Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent three story family home for sale in West Vancouver's sought-after area.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Ambleside home for sale and review... read more.

Ambleside ~ west Vancouver

(September 17, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


Ambleside
August house sales totaled 4, down from the month before (6) and up 1 house sale (+33.3%) from August 2016.

Whereas apartment sales totaled 11, up from the month before (5) and August 2016 (5).

There were no August townhomes sales, not unlike same month in 2016.

Total number of houses for sale end of August totaled 51, apartments 13 and 0 townhomes. Inventory numbers are not too different co... read more.

where to look for a home with a pool

(September 16, 2017, posted in Tips)


If you’re hoping to strike up a friendship with a neighbour who has a backyard pool, your chances improve if you live in Kelowna, West Vancouver or Surrey.

Those cities have the greatest number of single family dwellings with their own backyard pools, according to numbers provided to Postmedia News by Landcor Data Corp., using B.C. Assessment Authority information.

There are more than 28,000 pools i... read more.

cost of home heating in b.c.?

(September 15, 2017, posted in Tips)



What's the real cost of heating your home with natural gas or electricity? In British Columbia, there has been much public discussion lately on the relative affordability of these two energy sources. We ran the numbers for a fairly efficient home in the Lower Mainland, and found that gas heating and electric heating can come with similar costs.

It's not always easy to separate the energy used to h... read more.

numbers say it all

(September 12, 2017, posted in North Shore)


Simple, affordable 'sellable' tips

(September 11, 2017, posted in Tips)


With the fall real estate market gearing up, we break down simple and affordable tips to make your home more appealing to buyers.

1. Give your windows a good clean from the inside and outside.

You'd be amazed at how clean windows can drastically open up and refresh a space. The additional natural light streaming into your home will also make it look larger and more appealing. When the weather is nic... read more.

bang for your buck

(September 10, 2017, posted in Tips)


Renovations. For most homeowners the word conjures up pictures of granite kitchen countertops, spa-style shower systems — and having to camp out at the in-laws’ while the work is done.

But there are plenty of fixes that can make a big difference to your property value without taking a big chunk out of your savings and your quality of life.

Here are the five low-cost renovations with the highest retu... read more.

hot condo markets

(September 08, 2017, posted in BC Market Update)


The only thing hotter than the Lower Mainland weather this summer is the condo market, which saw scorching sales totals and price gains last month.

Condo sales were strongest in transit-friendly suburbs where condo buyers can purchase a slice of the urban lifestyle for a fraction of City of Vancouver prices.

In Greater Vancouver, the real estate board said first-time buyers drove sales gains as cond... read more.

north shore real estate update August 2017

(September 07, 2017, posted in North Shore)



In West Vancouver, there were 30 sales in the month of August. The sales to new listings ratio was 28% which represents a buyer’s market. For August 2017 the sales to total active listings percentage was 6%, a decrease from 8% in August 2016. Sales for August 2017 were down by 1 unit compared to August 2016. 

The West Vancouver listing inventory has decreased by 7 homes compared to July 2017 and in... read more.

strong interest

(September 06, 2017, posted in North Vancouver Strata)




strata sales above typical levels

(September 05, 2017, posted in Vancouver Metro Real Estate)


Competition for condominiums and townhomes pushed Metro Vancouver* home sales above typical levels in August.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 3,043 in August 2017, a 22.3 per cent increase from the 2,489 sales recorded in August 2016, and a 2.8 per cent increase compared to July 2017 when 2,960 homes sold.

Last month’s... read more.

strata demand

(September 04, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Strata)



brisk activity

(September 03, 2017, posted in North Vancouver Strata)





sellers market?

(September 02, 2017, posted in North Vancouver Homes)



buyers market?

(September 01, 2017, posted in West Vancouver Homes)