October 2019

Metro Vancouver home prices could return to peak levels in a year: CMHC

Posted on Oct 28, 2019 in Real Estate

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation report predicts Metro Vancouver will have a balanced housing market, with moderate increases to home prices.

According to a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation forecasts Metro Vancouver should keep their eyes out on seeing higher sales and quite modest price changes (increases) over the next two years...

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Approach housing challenges with logic and leave out the bureaucracy

Posted on Oct 20, 2019 in Real Estate

Lost in all the rhetoric, attacks and scandals of the federal election campaign has been the concerns of home builders, realtors, brokers and home buyers about housing.

It is getting less attainable, due in no small part by interventions of governments, their agencies and independent federal agencies such as the Office of the Superintendent of Finan...

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Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise | Catherine Sas - Immigration Lawyer 

Posted on Oct 19, 2019 in Community

"Thank you for inviting me to speak to you all at the West Vancouver Sunrise Rotary Club. While I have never actually been a Rotary member myself, I feel very close to your organization as during my university days I served many Rotary lunches and dinners while working as waitress to put myself through school. Fortunately for me, I never had to ser...

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Metro Vancouver moves forward with new taxes for housing and parks

Posted on Oct 07, 2019 in Real Estate

These proposals would add about $8 to every property tax bill in the region

Metro Vancouver has recently approved two new additions that will be added to its 2020 budget, this could possibly add around $8 to the average property tax bill of every home in the Metro Vancouver region.

By an unanimous vote, the board approved including in its draft budge...

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Owners of West Vancouver’s iconic ‘Pink Palace’ plan redevelopment

Posted on Oct 06, 2019 in Real Estate

The owners of West Vancouver’s iconic Villa Maris – more popularly known as the Pink Palace – are looking to redevelop the building along with the Shoreland apartments on Bellevue Avenue.

If you live in West Vancouver then you definitely have seen the Pink Palace, The buildings have been owned by the Lachman family for the last 50 years, but family...

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Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise | Berenice Díaz Ceballos, Ana | Mexican Consul General

Posted on Oct 06, 2019 in Community

Mexican Consul General, Ana Berenice visited our Club and was invited by her first friend in Canada, our Club President Matt Gul to make a speech in our Club about the relationship between Mexico and Canada, she is living in West Vancouver and she has many Rotarians in her family.

The Rotary Club of West Vancouver Sunrise has been serving our Commu...

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