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First Shaughnessy heritage homes now protected

(October 22, 2015, posted in Local Information)

The pre-1940s Tudor, Arts and Crafts, Colonial and Beaux Arts inspired homes on Shaughnessy’s leafy drives are now protected from demolition.

Vancouver city council voted unanimously to approve a new First Shaughnessy Heritage Conservation Area Official Development Plan at its September 29, 2015 meeting.

This is Vancouver’s first-ever heritage conservation area. It extends from West 16th to King Edw... read more.

What does an MLS® home sale add to our economy?

(July 15, 2015, posted in Local Information)

Real Estate, REBGV, Tim Wray, Prompton Real Estate Services

Every MLS® transaction generates spin-offs, creates jobs, and keeps our communities growing.

How much does this amount to?

In BC, a single home sale generates $64,500 in economic spin-offs and 0.49 jobs, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.

Last year, 33,116 properties were sold by REALTORS® on the MLS® system, generating $2.136 billion in economic spin-off activity and 16,227 jobs.

Jobs... read more.

Is your neighbourhood a "Buyers Market", "Balanced Market" or "Sellers Market"?

(November 18, 2013, posted in Local Information)

While the Vancouver real estate market is always a hot topic of conversation (second only to Vancouver's weather and bike lanes) the real focus of anyone wishing to sell their property or buy a new home is what's happening in their neighbourhood and even more specifically, their street. 

I see it as my duty to help my clients understand the local real estate market conditions in which they are in lo... read more.

"Food and drink is the essence of life" - Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2013

(January 06, 2013, posted in Local Information)

Canada’s largest restaurant festival dishes up unlimited ways to enjoy the flavours of the city. Choose from over 200 restaurants, a full schedule of events and dozens of hotels to create your own delicious dining experience. Cheers!

The Dine Out Vancouver™ Festival presented by American Express and produced by Tourism Vancouver is Canada's largest annual celebration of eating out, attracting tens... read more.

New Port Mann Bridge - Get 20 free trips!

(November 28, 2012, posted in Local Information)

The new Port Mann Bridge is now open. As a toll bridge, each crossing will be $1.50 if you register before 28 February. However, if you register your vehicle online by November 30, they will give you a $30 credit. For car drivers, that's 20 free trips!

To register your vehicle, click here now!

Some information about the bridge replacement:

The former 5-lane Port Mann Bridge was built in the early 196... read more.



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