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Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - Just Sold Exclusive Listing - r2291896

Just sold this listing:"Living the dream! This ranch-style home is located on the shores of beautiful Green Lake. Beautiful beachfront on a well-established lot--very few of these come up each year. Newer addition to the home, so lots of space for friends and family--and a good, detached, 900-sq-ft garage complete the package. L#8863"
  
posted in Listings at Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Friday, September 7, 2018 - Just Sold - R2296729

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"BRAND NEW, NO GST! Beautiful End Unit perfectly positioned on the Archstone Rockridge complex and is ready to move in to! This 2 bedroom + den features Quartz counter tops, Stainless Steel appliances, laminate flooring, 2 full baths up and 1 powder room down besides den. XL private deck with room for Fido or an extra outdoor space for relaxing. Master bedroom includes ensuite with huge shower. Single car garage plus a 21' driveway should accommodate most ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Fri, 07 Sep 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Friday, July 20, 2018 - New Exclusive Listing - r2291896

Just added this listing:"Living the dream! This ranch-style home is located on the shores of beautiful Green Lake. Beautiful beachfront on a well-established lot--very few of these come up each year. Newer addition to the home, so lots of space for friends and family--and a good, detached, 900-sq-ft garage complete the package. L#8863"
  
posted in Listings at Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Friday, June 22, 2018 - Just Sold - R2258860

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"1 Bedroom and Den in "The Newmark". This VERY CLEAN 1 Bedroom and Den Ground Floor Home Features Stainless Steel appliances including over the range Microwave and In Suite Laundry. Laminate floors in Great Room. Tile Bathroom and Carpeting in Bedroom and Den. Pets allowed with size restriction. Rentals Allowed and No Age Restriction. 1 Underground Parking, one assigned outside parking and lots of on street parking for visitors. Strata Fee $219.47/month. ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Thursday, June 21, 2018 - Just Sold - R2279466

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"Best listing available at the Newmark. This one bedroom unit makes a perfect investment. Has a great tenant paying market rent on a lease until the end of May 2019. Units shows great! New flooring and fresh paint throughout 2 years ago. Stainless steel appliance package. In suite laundry. Good size master bedroom with cheater ensuite. This unit comes with a secure underground parking stall and a storage locker. Mountian views overlooking the playground. ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - New Listing - R2279483

Just added this listing:"Great neighbours & a solid home! Open floor plan - kitchen shines with S.S. appliances, spacious living room & cozy wood burning fireplace, dining room has built-in cabinets & opens out to huge covered deck. Two bedrooms up incl. large master bedroom (formerly 2 bedrooms) with 2 pc ensuite & W.I. closet. Down, a bedroom, hobby room, den, family room, gas fireplace & a lge laundry (suite potential). Vinyl windows & newer furnace. Above ground pool with deck surround for ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Wed, 13 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Monday, June 11, 2018 - Just Sold - R2274193

Just sold this listing:"TOP FLOOR at Centrepointe with a mountain view in the heart of downtown Port Coquitlam! This bright east facing unit features an open floor plan, granite counters, s.s. appliances, 9' ceilings, fresh paint, new laminate flooring, insuite laundry & a large balcony. Close to transit, schools, recreation, shopping, restaurants, & trails. A short walk to the West Coast Express. This well managed building features updated security cameras, a low cost guest suite & large ...
  
posted in Listings at Mon, 11 Jun 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - New Listing - R2274193

Just added this listing:"TOP FLOOR at Centrepointe with a mountain view in the heart of downtown Port Coquitlam! This bright east facing unit features an open floor plan, granite counters, s.s. appliances, 9' ceilings, fresh paint, new laminate flooring, insuite laundry & a large balcony. Close to transit, schools, recreation, shopping, restaurants, & trails. A short walk to the West Coast Express. This well managed building features updated security cameras, a low cost guest suite & large ...
  
posted in Listings at Wed, 30 May 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - Just Sold - R2273281

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"Gorgeous - One of a kind home & private yard in most desirable neighbourhood in Pitt Meadows. Amazingly comfortable layout with this 3level split, perfect spaces for all members of your family to enjoy. Beautiful/functional entry way, spacious kitchen, living room, dining room, vaulted family room, rock fireplaces, unbelievable cedar deck opening to an expansive yard. High end finishing & professional renovations & updates inside & out. New roof, gutters, ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Wed, 30 May 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Just Sold - R2248002

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"Rare find in a great Sardis neighbourhood! Wonderful family home in a great location. 3 bedroom with master on the main with ensuite and 2 down, 3 bath with large 8,190 sq.ft. lot. Some updates including hot water tank, furnace and A/C unit, electrical, windows, new appliance package as well as trim and some painting. Has a great back yard for the family and plenty of parking out front. Walk to Watson Elementary and to Garrison Village. Watson Park right ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Wed, 11 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Monday, April 9, 2018 - Just Sold - R2252964

Just sold this listing:"End unit in desirable Sardis area. This bright home offers tons of natural light and features an ideal layout with generous sized rooms, powder room on the main floor, built-in bench seating doubles as storage in family room and master bedroom & a large private yard. 2 car parking including garage. Proactive strata has improved the exterior with newer roof, gutters, fencing and gardens. No rentals allowed makes this a well-kept, family oriented & pet friendly complex. ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Monday, April 9, 2018 - Just Sold - R2251940

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"Investors Alert!! Amazing value in this newly renovated one bedroom/one bathroom home with an open layout that gets lot's of natural light. Upgraded kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances and counter-tops. New counter-tops have also been installed in bathroom. Master bedroom is spacious with an amazing walk-in closet. This turn key unit also includes two parking stalls, one storage locker, in-suite laundry, gas fireplace and a great view of the ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - New Listing - R2252964

Just added this listing:"End unit in desirable Sardis area. This bright home offers tons of natural light and features an ideal layout with generous sized rooms, powder room on the main floor, built-in bench seating doubles as storage in family room and master bedroom & a large private yard. 2 car parking including garage. Proactive strata has improved the exterior with newer roof, gutters, fencing and gardens. No rentals allowed makes this a well-kept, family oriented & pet friendly complex. ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Tue, 03 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Just Sold - R2251111

Just sold this listing:"Dare to compare... turn key home has been tastefully renovated with NEW kitchen, all new S.S. appliances, quartz counters, flooring, fresh paint, new bathrooms, closet organizers. Ideal layout with 2 large bedrooms on separate sides of the living space: each with its own full bathroom. Building is well managed with re-piping done in 2016, exterior caulked and painted; updated balconies and newer boiler system. 2 secure U/G parking, shared laundry on the ground floor next ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Tue, 03 Apr 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - New Listing - R2251111

Just added this listing:"Dare to compare... turn key home has been tastefully renovated with NEW kitchen, all new S.S. appliances, quartz counters, flooring, fresh paint, new bathrooms, closet organizers. Ideal layout with 2 large bedrooms on separate sides of the living space: each with its own full bathroom. Building is well managed with re-piping done in 2016, exterior caulked and painted; updated balconies and newer boiler system. 2 secure U/G parking, shared laundry on the ground floor ... Full Article...
  
posted in Listings at Tue, 27 Mar 2018 05:00:00 -0700



Saturday, March 10, 2018 - Just Sold - R2226629

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"Well Maintained home with Spacious open concept Great Rm/Kitchen and two large rooms including one that steps out to a large private deck. Peaceful corner lot w/little creek running through it. Downstairs is awaiting for your finishing touches. Basement steps out to the yard and could make a great second living space. Great location on the corner of Horne & 14th. Walk to Centential Park, Leisure Centre. Close to schools, West Coast Express & all other ...
  
posted in Listings at Sat, 10 Mar 2018 04:00:00 -0800



Sunday, February 18, 2018 - Just Sold - R2240047

Just sold this listing:"Investor Alert - no rental or age restrictions in this small 8 unit complex with retail below. Spacious 883 sq ft 2 bedroom condo on the 2nd floor. Walk to shopping, dining, transportation. No pets allowed."
  
posted in Listings at Sun, 18 Feb 2018 04:00:00 -0800



Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - New Listing - R2240047

Just added this listing:"Investor Alert - no rental or age restrictions in this small 8 unit complex with retail below. Spacious 883 sq ft 2 bedroom condo on the 2nd floor. Walk to shopping, dining, transportation. No pets allowed."
  
posted in Listings at Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:00:00 -0800



Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Just Sold - R2219387

Just sold this listing as buyer agent:"Fully renovated 2 storey large home on a 80x82 lot with one legal suite and an additional in law suite on the ground level. Upper level features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a bright living area and a spacious kitchen area. Enjoy the fully fenced back yard with privacy. Redone electric system and sprinkler system in 2017. Prime downtown location close to amenities, transit, schools, shopping etc. Steps away from the private Catholic school St. ...
  
posted in Listings at Tue, 09 Jan 2018 04:00:00 -0800



Friday, August 2, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - JULY UPDATE

Sunny weather did not slow the pace of home sale activity in July. Last month was the highest selling month of the year in Greater Vancouver and the highest selling July since 2009.   The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,946 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2013. This represents a 40.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,098 sales recorded in July 2012, and an 11.5 per cent increase compared to ... Full Article...

posted in News at Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:34:44 -0700



Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - May 2013 Market update

    While the number of home sales in Greater Vancouver continued to trend below the 10-year average in May, the balance of sales and listings meant continued market stability this spring.         The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,882 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2013. This represents a one per cent increase compared to the 2,853 sales recorded in May 2012, and a 9.7 per cent increase ...

posted in News at Tue, 04 Jun 2013 14:22:42 -0700



Monday, January 7, 2013 - Have you received your assessment?

If you're a home owner, you should have received this year's assessment in the mail. Please remember, the assessment value is not necessarily the market value. Contact us to get a current accurate assessment of your home!   Click the link below to better understand how BC Assessment assesses and values property in BC                                                  http://youtu.be/-5LfOwqe0is

posted in General at Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:06:39 -0800



Saturday, January 5, 2013 - OPEN HOUSE

January 6th (2-4PM) @ 5616 Keith Street  Burnaby

posted in General at Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:53:21 -0800



Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - Tips for Visiting an Open House

Tips for Visiting an Open House   There?s a lot of information out there for sellers staging an Open House, but surprisingly few guidelines for the people who come to view them.  For some, an Open House viewing may simply be an impulse activity to satisfy their curiosity about a neighbor?s home.  However, for serious buyers, especially First Time Buyers who have limited experience in seeing different home styles and layouts, visiting Open Houses can be a very worthwhile exercise.   To plan an ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 19 Dec 2012 12:16:19 -0800



Thursday, August 9, 2012 - Location, Location!! How to decide?

Location, Location, Location: How To Decide?   Finding your dream home is often easier than finding your dream neighborhood. Some homebuyers find the "perfect" home, then immediately put on their rose-colored glasses, tuning out such factors as nearby congestion (for example, if a local business causes perpetual traffic jams on the street); proximity to higher-crime areas or "seedy" hangouts; failing to calculate the commute time to your new job (it could be much longer than you think if you ... Full Article...

posted in General at Thu, 09 Aug 2012 12:56:34 -0700



Thursday, June 21, 2012 - New mortgage rules effective July 9 2012

  Starting July 9 2012, those with less than 20% equity will no longer be able to get a prime mortgage with a 30 year amortization. The maximum amortization term will be 25 years.  Also, the upper limit that Canadians can borrow against their home equity will drop from 85% to 80% of their home's value.  In addition, the government will: ?Limit the maximum gross debt service (GDS) and total debt service (TDS) to 39% and 44% respectively (Currently, GDS does not apply to qualified borrowers with ... Full Article...

posted in News at Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:27:48 -0700



Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - Market Update for Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows -May 2012

    All data and graphs from REBGV.  Contact us for data and graphs for other regions in the Lower Mainland and we would be happy to assist you.  

posted in News at Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:13:08 -0700



Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - Funniest & Worst MLS Photos

The following photos were posted on the MLS with the hopes of selling that dream home.   If your home didn't sell and these photos resemble the photos your Realtor took... it's time to hire The Galway Group.   This home has massive curb appeal.   There is plenty of parking for this unit.   A drive by photo-OR-Realtor on the go?   The foundation of this home is slightly askew.   The submarine home or skateboard house.   Chairs not included in final price of home.   Let The Galway Group ... Full Article...

posted in General at Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:30:53 -0700



Friday, April 6, 2012 - Tips for First time Home Sellers

It?s not easy being a home seller in this market. It?s even harder for first-time sellers. Selling a home is one of the biggest financial transactions most people ever do in their lives. And the current real estate market, still plagued with a record number of foreclosures and short sales, can be a challenge for anyone. ?This is a unique market,? says Walter Molony, senior public affairs specialist at the National Association of Realtors (NAR). ?The real estate market is cyclical in nature, but ... Full Article...

posted in News at Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:12:21 -0700



Saturday, March 24, 2012 - Moving Day Etiquette

Moving day stinks. There's no two ways about it. You've spent hours packing up and preparing for the arrival of your movers. Then you hold your breath as they begin the arduous process of transporting all of your worldly possessions from one place to another. You hope your furniture survives the journey and that your new home survives the move-in process unscathed. Few of us are able to claim that our homes or furniture didn't suffer a single scratch, that a mirror didn't break or that at ...

posted in News at Sat, 24 Mar 2012 16:49:01 -0700



Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - B.C. FIRST TIME NEW BUYER'S BONUS

Subject to approval by the legislature, the B.C. government intends to implement a temporary BC First-Time New Home Buyers? Bonus. Effective February 21, 2012 to March 31, 2013, the bonus is a one-time refundable personal income tax credit worth up to $10,000. Requirements to Qualify for the Bonus...ELIGIBLE FIRST-TIME NEW HOME BUYER You will qualify as a first-time new home buyer if:-You purchase or build an eligible new home located in B.C.;-You, or for couples, you and your spouse or common ... Full Article...

posted in News at Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:42:15 -0700



Monday, January 30, 2012 - Is Condo Living Right for You?

For those of you who aren?t sure if condo living is right for you, take the following test provided by www.sphinxlegal.com:   1. My privacy is: ___ Not important to me.              ___ Somewhat important to me.                 ___ So important I used to be a hermit.   2. My need to be in control of my living environment can best be described as: ___ NOT a control freak.                       ___ Need to be in control, at least to some degree.                  ___ As a matter of fact, someone ... Full Article...

posted in News at Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:10:37 -0800



Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - Vancouver - 2nd Most Expensive in the World

Vancouver displaced Sydney as the least-affordable housing market after Hong Kong among large English-speaking cities, as home prices rose faster than incomes, a study of 325 metropolitan areas worldwide showed. Vancouver?s median home price of $678,000 in the third quarter was 10.6 times its median pretax household income of $63,800, making the city ?severely unaffordable,? Demographia said in a report today. A ratio of 3 or less is considered ?affordable,? according to the public-policy ...

posted in News at Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:33:15 -0800



Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - Attention Home Owners - GO GREEN & SAVE $$$$$

Click the link below to view 50 ways to GO GREEN and SAVE $$$$$

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posted in News at Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:17:14 -0800



Saturday, January 21, 2012 - Coldwell Banker is the #1 National Brand Website 2011


posted in News at Sat, 21 Jan 2012 11:09:53 -0800



Monday, January 16, 2012 - Helpful Info for Home Owners & Buyers

Money doesn't grow on trees!  Click the highlighted link below to view the Top 26 Grants and Rebates for Home Owners & Buyers...

 

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posted in News at Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:36:05 -0800



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