August 2019

Vacancy taxes prompt sale of luxury condos in Downtown Vancouver

Posted on Aug 26, 2019 in Real Estate

Recently in Vancouver, High-end buildings are seeing a high volume of properties going up for sale

If you're currently placed in the market looking for a luxury condo to move into in Downtown Vancouver, there are plenty of beautiful high end condos located all around Vancouver.

At the Living Shangri-La at 1128 West Georgia St. and 1111 Alberni St., t...

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Should You Buy Real Estate in Vancouver?

Posted on Aug 23, 2019 in Real Estate

Plenty of people wonder the question, Should I buy real estate in Vancouver? Well, today we are here to answer.

Vancouver is located in the balmy Lower Mainland of British Columbia. It has the highest population for the province, but even at 600,000 people, that is still far less than most major urban centres. Which means less traffic! As a coastal...

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For sale on the Fraser: Float homes in Metro Vancouver

Posted on Aug 22, 2019 in Real Estate

Have you been looking for a new place to stay in Vancouver, preferably waterfront?

The perfect choice that is very affordable would be a float home.

While it may not be the first choice for most people there are very affordable prices clocking in at $159,000 to $600,000.

This is a cool blue option, also shown at the photo above, it is floating on the...

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Canadian Real Estate Prices Return To Growth After Brief Decline

Posted on Aug 21, 2019 in Real Estate

Above is the 12 month price in change of a typical home across Canada.

Canada's real estate market has been dropping for a while, but now after seeing minor prices declines so far this year, real estate prices have began to grow again. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) numbers show that home prices have returned to growth in July. National pri...

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The world is watching how Beijing and Vancouver are reacting to mass protests in Hong Kong

Posted on Aug 17, 2019 in Community

Richard Kurland above speaking in a seminar at Matt Gul's personal office.

Vancouver has long been seen as a place to move, live and invest in times of political risk, but as Beijing flexes its muscle over mass protests in Hong Kong, there is a sharper sense of urgency in defining contingency plans, say immigration lawyers and wealth managers.


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Canada’s Richest Communities in 2019

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 in Community

Hearing that West Vancouver is the most affluent place in Canada, most Canadians would not be surprised.

In West Vancouver, where the average household net worth is $4.5 million, The median household income in this municipality sits at $107,000, but West Vancouver's average housing price of $2.8 million, which is also ranked the highest in the count...

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