April 2019

Number of West Van condo owners appealing property assessments quadrupled this year

Posted on Apr 29, 2019

A larger percentage of condo owners in West Vancouver have appealed their property assessments this year than homeowners across B.C. as a whole.

Alot of condo owners are appealing their assessments this year, at 3.5 percent this is about four times the amount from last year.

In the City and District of North Vancouver less than one-half of a per cent...

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Vancouver listed among world's top 30 cities for university students

Posted on Apr 20, 2019

Recently, a European job site has ranked Vancouver as one of the world's best cities for university students. The list was released by AppJobs.com which ranked the British Columbia city 20th overall out of 30 chosen cities.

Appjobs is a website that connects job seekers specifically with app-based companies like Uber and Foodora, 

"We have analyzed th...

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5 Unbelievable Facts About The Vancouver Real Estate Market

Posted on Apr 12, 2019

The Vancouver real estate market has changed a lot lately, Currently the sales in March have dipped 31% versus the same month last year, and it represented the slowest results for the month since 1986.

Despite many measures taken by various governments, like taxing vacant units and charging a foreign buyers' tax. There is still one problem left, the...

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Shopping plazas in Vancouver, Coquitlam up for sale

Posted on Apr 06, 2019

Vancouver's International Village shopping plaza is up for sale, as are two similar properties in Metro Vancouver.

Vancouver's International Village shopping plaza is located at West Pender and Abbott streets, International Village sits on 3.38 acres of land and contains over 195,000 square feet of rentable space.

"International Village’s vast retail...

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B.C. introduces law to prevent money laundering, tax evasion in real estate

Posted on Apr 03, 2019

Landowner Transparency Act would create Canada's first public registry of property owners

The British Columbia government introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at preventing tax evasion and money laundering by shining a spotlight on anonymous real estate owners hiding behind shell and numbered companies.

Finance Minister Carole James said they propos...

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