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Vancouver Real Estate

The most important real estate advice for 2012-2013

You need to do one thing really well. Here's what it is...

Downtown Eastside residents turfed from controversial City Hall condo planning consultation

Nearly 100 Downtown Eastside residents attended a City Hall meeting about the controversial Sequel 138 condominium development at the former Pantages Theatre site.

The Ease of Laze: Vancouver apartments

Vancouver cartoonist own Rob Levesque on the expensive apartments in Vancouver and what "guests" the tenants have to watch for.

Vancouver's sushi pioneer leaves giant legacy

Vancouver's famed sushi scene was sparked by Aki Takeuchi, the humble sushi chef who left a giant mark on the city's culinary history.

Lower Mainland home owners willing to compromise for livability, but not much

Location, location, location continues to motivate buyers and sellers searching for a piece of real estate in the Lower Mainland.

Non-residential construction gets big boost in February, builder's group says

Non-residential construction continued to lead the way in B.C. with 54 per cent growth in February 2011, according to building permit numbers released today by Statistics Canada.  “Construction...

Luxurious waterfront condos come complete with cutting edge Nanaimo

Most of us have thought about it.  Debated it, chewed at the idea and maybe even screamed it out loud. It.  That moment, when, stuck in traffic, backlogged for miles with no end in sight,...

Olympics aftermath: rising home prices and a seller's market

New trends to keep an eye on: the over a million dollar housing market and more mainland China money coming our way.

Vancouver Real Estate and the Holidays

So far, 2009 has been an extraordinary year for Vancouver real estate. Well, at least it's been good for those of us that own real estate. For those of us that were sitting on the sidelines hoping...

Vangroovy Vancouver

When outsiders look at Vancouver, what do they see? (Read on.)