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Blog by Barry Berg

STATS AT A GLANCE: Days on Market, September 2016

October 21st, 2016
Have home sales come to a screeching halt since the new mortgage rules and foreign buyer tax were introduced? No one can predict what effect those changes will have on the market, but the next few months will tell. For now, here is an infographic that tells you the average number of days it's taken homes (both detached and condos) to sell in September 2016, as compared to the previous month a ...

Create a Garden on Your Condo Balcony

October 20th, 2016

It may be fall, but spring isn’t too far away. Here are some great tips, from Jennifer Lasko, Vancouver gardening expert, on how to garden in your condo’s outdoor space. Start planning now so that you’ll be ready when warmer weather comes!

thumb Container gardening is more popular now than ever. From people who are downsizing to first-home buyers getting into the market, condo dwellers can creat ...

2706 1201 MARINASIDE CRESCENT, Vancouver West, BC

October 19th, 2016

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 2706 1201 MARINASIDE CRESCENT, Vancouver West, BC

This 1,165 sqft corner suite comes with breathtaking ocean views from all of the main rooms. Enjoy this large 2 bedrooms/2 bathroom home and take advantage of the building's many amenities including a pool, gym and concierge. Live the westcoast lifestyle in the heart of Yaletown, just steps from ...

West Cambie Open House!

October 17th, 2016

We are proud to announce that this Oct 23rd, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 9299 TOMICKI AVENUE in the West Cambie neighborhood, Richmond. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful West Cambie.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this West Cambie Condo for sale.

As always please do n ...

West Cambie Open House!

October 17th, 2016

We are proud to announce that this Oct 22nd, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 9299 TOMICKI AVENUE in the West Cambie neighborhood, Richmond. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful West Cambie.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this West Cambie Condo for sale.

As always please do n ...

411 9299 TOMICKI AVENUE, Richmond, BC

October 17th, 2016

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 411 9299 TOMICKI AVENUE, Richmond, BC

Live in the Polygon-developed Meridian Gate in this central Richmond location! This spacious 2-bed/2-bath condo is on the TOP FLOOR, offers high ceilings and features an open-floor plan. Each bedroom is at opposite ends for maximum privacy. Kitchen features granite countertops, gas cooktop and stainless steel ...

Mount Pleasant VE Open House!

October 14th, 2016

We are proud to announce that this Oct 16th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 250 6TH AVENUE in the Mount Pleasant VE neighborhood, Vancouver East. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Mount Pleasant VE.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Mount Pleasant VE Condo for sale.

As ...

Mount Pleasant VE Open House!

October 14th, 2016

We are proud to announce that this Oct 15th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 250 6TH AVENUE in the Mount Pleasant VE neighborhood, Vancouver East. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Mount Pleasant VE.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Mount Pleasant VE Condo for sale.

As ...

451 250 6TH AVENUE, Vancouver East, BC

October 13th, 2016

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 451 250 6TH AVENUE, Vancouver East, BC

Rarely available 1 bed/1 bath condo in popular Mount Pleasant neighbourhood at The District. You'll be steps away from Main Street's many vibrant shops and restaurants and a short distance from Andy Livingston Park, Olympic Park, downtown and Skytrain. Building amenities include a gym, large rooftop dec ...

How will the new mortgage rules affect you?

October 6th, 2016

Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, recently introduced new mortgage rules that will inevitably impact how people currently qualify for a mortgage in Canada. Here’s a breakdown from Jeff Mark of Spin Mortgage to help you understand how it may impact you.


Standard Qualifying Rates (Stress Test)

Effective October 17, 2016, all insured mortgages will be qualified at the greater of the contract rat ...