Link to Heritage Buildings in Vancouver

(May 06, 2014)

I was scanning the newspaper when I came across these photos of some of the great heritage buildings in Vancouver.

Spring 2014 Market Update North Vancouver

(May 06, 2014, posted in NV Monthly Market Update)

The Real Estate Market in North Vancouver was stronger in many ways than it was in 2013.  Detached houses year to date saw an increase of 17% in units sold and a gross sale amount 31% higher than the same period last year.  The average price per unit is up 11% when compared to last year.

The attached (townhomes & duplexes) saw the smallest increases in the market, with no change in average price per... read more.

Spring 2014 Market Update West Vancouver

(May 06, 2014, posted in WV Monthly Market Update)

The spring Real Estate market in West Vancouver was active this year with a 38% increase year to date in gross sales of detached homes compared to 2013.  While the number of active listings is similar to last year, the number that have sold since January 1, 2014 is 244 and was only 188 for the same period in 2013.  Average price per unit is up 6% over last year.

The attached market saw similar increa... read more.

Wealthy Investor Program Will Return to Canada

(May 05, 2014, posted in Local Interest)

On February 11, 2014 the Canadian Government announced the termination of the Immigrant Investor Programs (IIP) as part of the 2014 Economic Action Plan (EAP 2014). To qualify for the Immigrant Investor Program the applicants would be required to show that they have business experience, have a net worth of at least C$1,600,000 that was gained legally and invest C$800,000 as an interest free 5 year... read more.