I have sold a property at 3825 23RD AVE W in Vancouver.
WEST OF DUNBAR, on a quiet tree lined street, family home. Well cared for by long term owners, there are three bedrooms and a bath upstairs. On the main floor are formal living and dining rooms, an open kitchen connected to a family room, and two piece bath. Downstairs is unfinished with good ceiling height, and ready for your ideas. Extensive addition and renovation were done in the 1970’s keeping the original character of the house. Features include: leaded windows, feature wood staircase and gas fireplace. A great opportunity to move in and renovate. Just steps to Pacific Spirit Park, the Dunbar High Street, Stong’s, Shoppers and the Community Centre. YOU’LL LOVE IT! SNEAK PEEK: Thu 11th 6:00-7:00, OPEN HOUSE: Sun 14th 2:00-4:00
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Updates to property tax information are posted at the following link. Property taxes includes rural property tax, property transfer tax, home owner grant, property tax deferment, and school tax.


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I have listed a new property at 301 1967 BARCLAY ST in Vancouver.
THE PALASADES. West of Denman, one block from Stanley Park and a short stroll to English Bay. Smart studio layout in a freehold concrete building on a Gorgeous tree-lined street. Re-piped 2004. New elevator 2009. New roof 2015. Full exterior painting caulking and sealing 2016. This unit has updated kitchen & bath, hardwood parquet floors, big windows and a large balcony. Free Laundry. Parking available by wait list though strata $30-40/month. 2 pets up to 75lbs OK. Rentals limited to 5. YOU'LL LOVE IT!
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Please visit our Open House at 301 1967 BARCLAY ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Thursday, October 18, 2018 5:00PM - 6:00PM
THE PALASADES. West of Denman, one block from Stanley Park and a short stroll to English Bay. Smart studio layout in a freehold concrete building on a Gorgeous tree-lined street. Re-piped 2004. New elevator 2009. New roof 2015. Full exterior painting caulking and sealing 2016. This unit has updated kitchen & bath, hardwood parquet floors, big windows and a large balcony. Free Laundry. Parking available by wait list though strata $30-40/month. 2 pets up to 75lbs OK. Rentals limited to 5. YOU'LL LOVE IT!
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Please visit our Open House at 301 1967 BARCLAY ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Friday, October 19, 2018 10:30AM - 12:00PM
THE PALASADES. West of Denman, one block from Stanley Park and a short stroll to English Bay. Smart studio layout in a freehold concrete building on a Gorgeous tree-lined street. Re-piped 2004. New elevator 2009. New roof 2015. Full exterior painting caulking and sealing 2016. This unit has updated kitchen & bath, hardwood parquet floors, big windows and a large balcony. Free Laundry. Parking available by wait list though strata $30-40/month. 2 pets up to 75lbs OK. Rentals limited to 5. YOU'LL LOVE IT!
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Please visit our Open House at 301 1967 BARCLAY ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, October 21, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
THE PALASADES. West of Denman, one block from Stanley Park and a short stroll to English Bay. Smart studio layout in a freehold concrete building on a Gorgeous tree-lined street. Re-piped 2004. New elevator 2009. New roof 2015. Full exterior painting caulking and sealing 2016. This unit has updated kitchen & bath, hardwood parquet floors, big windows and a large balcony. Free Laundry. Parking available by wait list though strata $30-40/month. 2 pets up to 75lbs OK. Rentals limited to 5. YOU'LL LOVE IT!
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I have listed a new property at 3825 23RD AVE W in Vancouver.
WEST OF DUNBAR, on a quiet tree lined street, family home. Well cared for by long term owners, there are three bedrooms and a bath upstairs. On the main floor are formal living and dining rooms, an open kitchen connected to a family room, and two piece bath. Downstairs is unfinished with good ceiling height, and ready for your ideas. Extensive addition and renovation were done in the 1970’s keeping the original character of the house. Features include: leaded windows, feature wood staircase and gas fireplace. A great opportunity to move in and renovate. Just steps to Pacific Spirit Park, the Dunbar High Street, Stong’s, Shoppers and the Community Centre. YOU’LL LOVE IT! SNEAK PEEK: Thu 11th 6:00-7:00, OPEN HOUSE: Sun 14th 2:00-4:00
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Please visit our Open House at 3825 23RD AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:30AM - 12:00PM
WEST OF DUNBAR, on a quiet tree lined street, family home. Well cared for by long term owners, there are three bedrooms and a bath upstairs. On the main floor are formal living and dining rooms, an open kitchen connected to a family room, and two piece bath. Downstairs is unfinished with good ceiling height, and ready for your ideas. Extensive addition and renovation were done in the 1970’s keeping the original character of the house. Features include: leaded windows, feature wood staircase and gas fireplace. A great opportunity to move in and renovate. Just steps to Pacific Spirit Park, the Dunbar High Street, Stong’s, Shoppers and the Community Centre. YOU’LL LOVE IT! SNEAK PEEK: Thu 11th 6:00-7:00, OPEN HOUSE: Sun 14th 2:00-4:00
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Please visit our Open House at 3825 23RD AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:00PM - 7:00PM
WEST OF DUNBAR, on a quiet tree lined street, family home. Well cared for by long term owners, there are three bedrooms and a bath upstairs. On the main floor are formal living and dining rooms, an open kitchen connected to a family room, and two piece bath. Downstairs is unfinished with good ceiling height, and ready for your ideas. Extensive addition and renovation were done in the 1970’s keeping the original character of the house. Features include: leaded windows, feature wood staircase and gas fireplace. A great opportunity to move in and renovate. Just steps to Pacific Spirit Park, the Dunbar High Street, Stong’s, Shoppers and the Community Centre. YOU’LL LOVE IT! SNEAK PEEK: Thu 11th 6:00-7:00, OPEN HOUSE: Sun 14th 2:00-4:00
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Please visit our Open House at 3825 23RD AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, October 14, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
WEST OF DUNBAR, on a quiet tree lined street, family home. Well cared for by long term owners, there are three bedrooms and a bath upstairs. On the main floor are formal living and dining rooms, an open kitchen connected to a family room, and two piece bath. Downstairs is unfinished with good ceiling height, and ready for your ideas. Extensive addition and renovation were done in the 1970’s keeping the original character of the house. Features include: leaded windows, feature wood staircase and gas fireplace. A great opportunity to move in and renovate. Just steps to Pacific Spirit Park, the Dunbar High Street, Stong’s, Shoppers and the Community Centre. YOU’LL LOVE IT! SNEAK PEEK: Thu 11th 6:00-7:00, OPEN HOUSE: Sun 14th 2:00-4:00
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I have sold a property at 501 1845 ROBSON ST in Vancouver.
SUNDIAL PLACE! West of Denman on a quiet tree-lined street in the heart of the West End. This is a two bedroom, two bath two balcony, South facing apartment in a quiet concrete boutique building. Spacious and bright with a great layout. Kitchen with eating area, a big master bedroom and separate laundry room. Original condition and ready for your renovation ideas. You are steps to Stanley Park and Lost Lagoon. Safeway, Robson Street, and Denman are right out the door. Shopping, restaurants and all that Vancouver offers are here to enjoy. An assessment already passed will be paid by the Seller for exterior work to create a one of a kind building in a one of a kind location. YOU’LL LOVE IT!
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The September Market stats are out and available for download. You get the following graphs and charts for both Vancouver East and Vancouver West.

  • Activity Snapshot by Property Type
  • Detached Properties Report and Graph
  • Condo Report and Graph
  • Townhomes Report and Graph
  • Benchmark Price Graph
  • Average Price Per Square Foot

If you are interested in a report like this for other areas, please contact me to request it and I'll send it to you.


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The supply of homes for sale continued to increase across the Metro Vancouver* housing market in September while home buyer demand remained below typical levels for this time of year.


The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 1,595 in September 2018, a 43.5 per cent decrease from the 2,821 sales recorded in September 2017, and a 17.3 per cent decrease compared to August 2018 when 1,929 homes sold.


Last month’s sales were 36.1 per cent below the 10-year September sales average.

“Fewer home sales are allowing listings to accumulate and prices to ease across the Metro Vancouver housing market,” Ashley Smith, REBGV president-elect said. “There’s more selection for home buyers to choose from today. Since spring, home listing totals have risen to levels we haven’t seen in our market in four years.”


There were 5,279 detached, attached and apartment properties newly listed for sale on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Metro Vancouver in September 2018. This represents a 1.8 per cent decrease compared to the 5,375 homes listed in September 2017 and a 36 per cent increase compared to August 2018 when 3,881 homes were listed.


The total number of properties currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 13,084, a 38.2 per cent increase compared to September 2017 (9,466) and a 10.7 per cent increase compared to August 2018 (11,824).

For all property types, the sales-to-active listings ratio for September 2018 is 12.2 per cent. By property type, the ratio is 7.8 per cent for detached homes, 14 per cent for townhomes, and 17.6 per cent for condominiums.


Generally, analysts say that downward pressure on home prices occurs when the ratio dips below the 12 per cent mark for a sustained period, while home prices often experience upward pressure when it surpasses 20 per cent over several months.


“Metro Vancouver’s housing market has changed pace compared to the last few years. Our townhome and apartment markets are sitting in balanced market territory and our detached home market remains in a clear buyers’ market,” Smith said. “It's important for both home buyers and sellers to work with their Realtor to understand what these trends means to them.”


The MLS® Home Price Index composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver is currently $1,070,600. This represents a 2.2 per cent increase over September 2017 and a 3.1 per cent decrease over the last three months.


Sales of detached properties in September 2018 reached 508, a 40.4 per cent decrease from the 852 detached sales recorded in September 2017. The benchmark price for detached properties is $1,540,900. This represents a 4.5 per cent decrease from September 2017 and a 3.4 per cent decrease over the last three months.


Sales of apartment properties reached 812 in September 2018, a 44 per cent decrease compared to the 1,451 sales in September 2017. The benchmark price of an apartment property is $687,300. This represents a 7.4 per cent increase from September 2017 and a 3.1 per cent decrease over the last three months.


Attached property sales in September 2018 totalled 275, a 46.9 per cent decrease compared to the 518 sales in September 2017. The benchmark price of an attached unit is $837,600. This represents a 6.4 per cent increase from September 2017 and a two per cent decrease over the last three months.



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I have sold a property at 3046 6TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Kitsilano FOUR suite revenue house. TOP FLOOR: 2 BED, 1 BATH, with large south facing deck. MAIN FLOOR: 2 BED, 1 BATH suite, with large south facing deck. GARDEN LEVEL: studio with 4 piece BATH and 1 BED with 3 piece BATH. Located on a quiet treelined street in the heart of Kitsilano and an easy walk to restaurants, shopping, parks and recreation. Ideal as a rental property with large land share, practical suite mix and lots of upside on the rents. Ideal for two families sharing with the big bright two bedrooms on the upper floors with rental income from the garden level. With RT-7 zoning renovation makes the most sense to update the longtime family held asset and maximize the potential square footage. Renovate, Hold, or Live in. YOU’LL LOVE IT!
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I have sold a property at 1445 - 1447 19TH AVE E in Vancouver.
COME INSIDE! This is an amazing family home with mortgage helper, options for multigenerational and two family living or as an income property. On the first level is a two bed, one bath suite with laundry. An additional bed and bath are part of the upper unit. This could easily become a 3 bedroom 2 bath suite. Upstairs are three bedrooms, a five piece bath and two piece ensuite. A large modern kitchen with island overlooks a family room with cozy wood burning fireplace and skylight, a living and dining room with large picture windows and views of the Lions and North Shore mountains. Two car detached garage, covered patio for the suite and a fully landscaped yard. Steps to Tyee Elementary, the playground and on a Cul-D-Sac. This home has it all. YOU’LL LOVE IT!
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I have sold a property at 111 3500 BURKE VILLAGE PROM in Coquitlam.
KENTWELL ON BURKE MTN! This bright 1,572 sq. ft. 4 bed 2.5 bath corner townhome boasts an open layout with expansive windows and overheight ceilings on the main floor, laminate wood flooring, and a deck off the dining area. The kitchen features custom-designed cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, stone countertops, and full-height marble tile backsplash. Upstairs, enjoy the luxury of the master ensuite with a spa shower. Downstairs, you will find a side-by-side car garage with ample storage space. 
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I have sold a property at 2288 3RD AVE E in Vancouver.
"GARDEN PARK" Fully renovated FAMILY HOME & separate backyard Office/Studio on a DUPLEX ZONED RT-5 LOT. Enter through lush landscaped gardens and into the large, open plan, living space. There is a gas fireplace, cork floors and opening wall system overlooking Garden Park. An efficient kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a large family eating area with big windows and bench seating. Two bedrooms on the main + four piece bath. Above the main is storage in the open attic. Downstairs is laundry, storage, flex/play, three more bedrooms and a mud/bike room. Easily converted back to a one or two bedroom suite making $1500/2200 per month. Updated roof, hot water tank, furnace, plumbing and wiring. Walk to Eat and Shop, Play in the Park, Relax in your yard, Live in "The Drive" YOU'LL LOVE IT!
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I have listed a new property at 1445 - 1447 19TH AVE E in Vancouver.
COME INSIDE! This is an amazing family home with mortgage helper, options for multigenerational and two family living or as an income property. On the first level is a two bed, one bath suite with laundry. An additional bed and bath are part of the upper unit. This could easily become a 3 bedroom 2 bath suite. Upstairs are three bedrooms, a five piece bath and two piece ensuite. A large modern kitchen with island overlooks a family room with cozy wood burning fireplace and skylight, a living and dining room with large picture windows and views of the Lions and North Shore mountains. Two car detached garage, covered patio for the suite and a fully landscaped yard. Steps to Tyee Elementary, the playground and on a Cul-D-Sac. This home has it all. YOU’LL LOVE IT! OPEN Thursday 6/7 Sunday 2/4!
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VANCOUVER, BC – September 5, 2018 – The Metro Vancouver1 housing market continues to experience reduced demand across all housing types.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,929 in August 2018, a 36.6 per cent decrease from the 3,043 sales recorded in August 2017, and a 6.8 per cent decline compared to July 2018 when 2,070 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 25.2 per cent below the 10-year August sales average.
“Home buyers have been less active in recent months and we’re beginning to see prices edge down for all housing types as a result,” Phil Moore, REBGV president said. “Buyers today have more listings to choose from and face less competition than we’ve seen in our market in recent years.”

There were 3,881 detached, attached and apartment homes newly listed for sale on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Metro Vancouver in August 2018. This represents an 8.6 per cent decrease compared to the 4,245 homes listed in August 2017 and an 18.6 per cent decrease compared to July 2018 when 4,770 homes were listed.

The total number of homes currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 11,824, a 34.3 per cent increase compared to August 2017 (8,807) and a 2.6 per cent decrease compared to July 2018 (12,137).

The sales-to-active listings ratio for August 2018 is 16.3 per cent. By housing type, the ratio is 9.2 per cent for detached homes, 19.4 per cent for townhomes, and 26.6 per cent for apartments.

Generally, analysts say that downward pressure on home prices occurs when the ratio dips below the 12 per cent mark for a sustained period, while home prices often experience upward pressure when it surpasses 20 per cent over several months.

“With fewer buyers active in the market, benchmark prices across all three housing categories have declined for two consecutive months across the region,” Moore said.
The MLS® Home Price Index2 composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver is currently $1,083,400. This represents a 4.1 per cent increase over August 2017 and a 1.9 per cent decrease since May 2018.

Sales of detached properties in August 2018 reached 567, a 37.1 per cent decrease from the 901 detached sales recorded in August 2017. The benchmark price for detached properties is
$1,561,000. This represents a 3.1 per cent decrease from August 2017 and a 2.8 per cent decrease since May 2018.

Sales of apartment properties reached 1,025 in August 2018, 36.5 per cent decrease compared to the 1,613 sales in August 2017. The benchmark price of an apartment property is $695,500. This represents a 10.3 per cent increase from August 2017 and a 1.6 per cent decrease since May 2018.

Attached property sales in August 2018 totalled 337, a 36.3 per cent decrease compared to the 529 sales in August 2017. The benchmark price of an attached unit is $846,100. This represents a 7.9 per cent increase from August 2017 and a 0.8 per cent decrease since May 2018.



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Please visit our Open House at 2288 3RD AVE E in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, September 9, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
"GARDEN PARK" Fully renovated FAMILY HOME & separate backyard Office/Studio on a DUPLEX ZONED RT-5 LOT. Enter through lush landscaped gardens and into the large, open plan, living space. There is a gas fireplace, cork floors and opening wall system overlooking Garden Park. An efficient kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a large family eating area with big windows and bench seating. Two bedrooms on the main + four piece bath. Above the main is storage in the open attic. Downstairs is laundry, storage, flex/play, three more bedrooms and a mud/bike room. Easily converted back to a one or two bedroom suite making $1500/2200 per month. Updated roof, hot water tank, furnace, plumbing and wiring. Walk to Eat and Shop, Play in the Park, Relax in your yard, Live in "The Drive" YOU'LL LOVE IT!
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