May 2015

the perfect picnic - location and eats

Posted on May 27, 2015 in Community misc

Here we are again, in that most beautiful time of year. Languid warm afternoons, gentle breezes and all the flowers in bloom, lush, just waiting for someone to notice them. These are the long days of Spring. The ones you enjoy on your veranda, back porch, balcony or at the beach until the late dusk brings us back inside around 9:30 or 10:00. It is...

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house market nuances

Posted on May 19, 2015

Check out the handy infographic to help you, at a glance, get a grasp of what our North Shore house market is up to.

A variety of forces have been creating a strong North Shore house market.  They include low interest rates, a limited stock of detached homes, a devalued Canadian currency and continued interest from foreign buyers.

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Looking for a lazy long weekend or?

Posted on May 14, 2015 in Community misc

A simple, slow and lazy weekend is what you crave? I can't blame you, it is always such a treat to just kick back and relax - enjoying that one extra day over a long and lazy weekend. BUT with summer looming, and so much to enjoy all across the lower mainland may I suggest a few distractions that don't include a porch swing? Keep on reading for ide...

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slightly elevated demand

Posted on May 11, 2015 in West Vancouver Strata

Townhome options are much more limited in West Vancouver than North Vancouver and if available, the West Vancouver house-like choices are more often pricier.

West Vancouver townhome sales per month are not enough to establish a House Price Index for this type of property. West Vancouver's ten year monthly sale average is 4 versus North Vancouver's 2...

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demand picked up

Posted on May 10, 2015 in North Vancouver Strata

Townhomes offer house-like options that are popular in today's market with buyers but their choices are limited in North Vancouver.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver breaks down North Vancouver into 35 neighborhoods of which most do not have townhome options for buyers to consider.

The Board reports that townhome sales in North Vancouver rea...

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