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Renovate your Vancouver Condo and get a tax credit.

April 30th, 2009

Canadian Home Renovation Tax Credit

Thought you might like a little information about the  Canadian renovation tax credit. Some people seem a little confused about how it works. Here’s some information for you from  the Canadian Government:

“A temporary 15% tax credit would be made available for eligible renovations and enduring alterations made to a dwelling after January 27, 2009 and ...

False Creek Open House!

April 30th, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Saturday, May 2, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 803 FERRY Row in False Creek, Vancouver West. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Townhouse for sale in beautiful False Creek.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this False Creek ...

Downtown VE Open House!

April 28th, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, May 3, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 120 POWELL Street in Downtown VE, Vancouver East. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Downtown VE.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Downtown VE C ...

Richards at 1036 Richards being developed by The Aquilini Investment Group going back for more density.

April 28th, 2009

The Richards  condo Project,located at 1036 Richards st. in downtown Vancouver,between Helmecken and Nelson. being developed by Francesco Aquilini of the Aquilini group is being put on hold, while they go back to the city for more density.  Right now they are proposing to build an 18 story building with  226 apartments and townhouses, 2 detached heritage homes. I believe they are asking the c ...

Don't call me if you are working with another realtor.

April 27th, 2009

Don't call me if you are happy with your realtor..Sometimes I have to learn things the hard way. Thanks to the web and people contacting me through my website. I've been working with a lot more strangers, lately. I am always happy to meet and help new clients/friends and always look forward to these meetings. Typically I try to build a bit of rapport on the phone, or via email, prior to the f ...

UPDATED: Downtown VE Open House!

April 24th, 2009

Please note the change for this upcoming openhouse.

We are proud to announce that this Saturday, April 25, 2009, 2:15 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 120 POWELL Street in Downtown VE, Vancouver East. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Downtown VE.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the me ...

Downtown VE Open House!

April 24th, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Saturday, April 25, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 120 POWELL Street in Downtown VE, Vancouver East. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Downtown VE.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Downtown ...

Non Resident Buyers,buying a downtown Vancouver Condo

April 24th, 2009

Non Resident Buyers buying a Condo Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver is a great place to invest. We in Vancouver attract International buyers  from China, South Korea, India and Iran, and ofcourse our neighbors to the south the U.S., and they’re bringing wealth. Low interest rates, strong immigration and being the most beautiful and livable and save city in the world is what keeps them coming

In ...

Real Estate Fraud and Title Insurance.

April 23rd, 2009

Today I wanted to talk about Real Estate fraud. British Columbia Court of Appeal has recently rendered two decisions dealing with real estate fraud and the validity of charges registered after the fraudulent transfer.Here is a story about a 71 year old man who's home was paid for long ago. found out that he was no longer the registered owner of his home and that the new owners had put a $400, ...

Timing is everything!! Time to buy your condo in Yaletown,downtown, Gastown or waterfront in Vancouver.

April 22nd, 2009

Timing is everything and it appears, atleast for the moment we have hit the bottom in the Real Estate market, atleast in the Downtown Vancouver market, which is the only market I know intimately.

 Prices it seems are now on the increase and condo's that have been on the market for a year or more are selling. If you are an investor or first time buyer, and have been looking at buying at the b ...

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