March 2015

On the hunt for fun Easter activities?

Posted on Mar 29, 2015 in Community misc

Easter weekend approaches and I for one, am looking forward to a long weekend. Of course Easter represents one of the Highest Holiday’s in the Christian faith, but it has also taken on other meanings, becoming a symbol of the arrival of spring, a time for families to come together. Of course it is also a time for the children to welcome the Easter...

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West vancouver market upswing

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in West Vancouver Homes

Many Canadian housing markets posted weaker sales in February compared to January except in the Vancouver and Toronto.

A review of West Vancouver MLS® market stats show home sales were 
  • up 152% in February compared to the month before! 
  • Up 87% from February 2014 and 
  • up 84% the Ten Year Average for the month of February.

$2,096,400 was West Vancouver's Feb...

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getting your green on

Posted on Mar 09, 2015 in Community misc

Spring is here on the west coast and it has got me thinking about the bounty of spring and summer vegetables soon to be hitting our supermarket shelves. It is a time of year I look forward to after several months of heavier foods, the lightness of what to come inspires me. With all those new veggies, there will also be an abundance of composting! T...

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activity outpaces historical averages

Posted on Mar 05, 2015

Monthly the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver publishes a Housing Market Update.   February has just been issued to say "Homebuyers and sellers activity exceeded historical averages in February.

There were 3,061 sales last month.  This is up 21% compared to last year and sits about 20% above the ten year February average.

In terms of listings there...

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