On the hunt for fun Easter activities?

(March 29, 2015, posted 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 Bunny into their backyards and hideaway’s hunting... read more.

West vancouver market upswing

(March 17, 2015, posted 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 February MLS®  Home Price Index for a detached home, 

getting your green on

(March 09, 2015, posted 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! This past year in British Columbia we have gone eve... read more.

activity outpaces historical averages

(March 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 were 5,425 homes for sale in February. That's up... read more.