I have listed a new property at 208 2493 1ST AVE W in Vancouver.
Rarely available Cedar Crest condo North of 4th, steps away from Kits beach! The ultimate West Coast lifestyle offering panoramic ocean, city & mountain views from the common rooftop patio + walkable location to fantastic restaurants, shops & of course, the beach. Cedar Crest has been impeccably maintained with major updates done including re-piping, re-wiring, double glazed windows, updated rooftop deck, as well as fresh paint and carpets in the hallways. The spacious unit features a fantastic floor plan that perfectly flows with gleaming hardwood floors throughout, large windows that let in tons of natural light, newer appliances, plenty of storage, plus gas and hot water are included in the strata fee. This unit truly is one of a kind in one of the best neighbourhoods! Open House 2-4 Saturday/Sunday July 11/12
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Please visit our Open House at 208 2493 1ST AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Rarely available Cedar Crest condo North of 4th, steps away from Kits beach! The ultimate West Coast lifestyle offering panoramic ocean, city & mountain views from the common rooftop patio + walkable location to fantastic restaurants, shops & of course, the beach. Cedar Crest has been impeccably maintained with major updates done including re-piping, re-wiring, double glazed windows, updated rooftop deck, as well as fresh paint and carpets in the hallways. The spacious unit features a fantastic floor plan that perfectly flows with gleaming hardwood floors throughout, large windows that let in tons of natural light, newer appliances, plenty of storage, plus gas and hot water are included in the strata fee. This unit truly is one of a kind in one of the best neighbourhoods! Open House 2-4 Saturday/Sunday July 11/12
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Please visit our Open House at 208 2493 1ST AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Rarely available Cedar Crest condo North of 4th, steps away from Kits beach! The ultimate West Coast lifestyle offering panoramic ocean, city & mountain views from the common rooftop patio + walkable location to fantastic restaurants, shops & of course, the beach. Cedar Crest has been impeccably maintained with major updates done including re-piping, re-wiring, double glazed windows, updated rooftop deck, as well as fresh paint and carpets in the hallways. The spacious unit features a fantastic floor plan that perfectly flows with gleaming hardwood floors throughout, large windows that let in tons of natural light, newer appliances, plenty of storage, plus gas and hot water are included in the strata fee. This unit truly is one of a kind in one of the best neighbourhoods! Open House 2-4 Saturday/Sunday July 11/12
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I have sold a property at 209 255 1ST ST W in North Vancouver.
WEST QUAY, by Polygon, located in Lower Lonsdale is one of the premier new communities located just steps to the shops on Lonsdale and the seabus at the Quay. This corner unit has 2 separated bedrooms, 2 baths and a peek-a-boo ocean view. South facing with a great patio, this home and outdoor space are filled with light throughout the day. With an open concept plan designed for practical living and finishes such as quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a gas range you will understand why this community has such a buzz. Off the master bedroom you have not only a walk in closet but a large en-suite with double sinks. This building comes with a spacious gym, lounge and common gardens. Pets and Rentals allowed, and storage and parking are included. Call to view.
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I have sold a property at 406 522 8 AVE W in Vancouver.
A large (865 Sq.Ft.) corner unit plus two large deck/patios (almost 400 Sq.Ft.). Outdoor living at it's best, morning coffee of the Master, entertain off the Solarium/Living Room in the afternoon. Arguably the best location in Vancouver, Cambie and Broadway, think (Transit Hub). One bedroom/Bath, plus den/storage/office, and a Solarium. Facing south and east, just move. Has, updated engineered flooring, immaculately maintained. In the same block as Whole Foods, London Drugs, Milestones, CrossRoads built to LEED Gold Standard in 2009. 95 Walk Score / 89 Transit. Fully equipped (3000Ft2+) gym, plus a 3rd floor common rooftop garden terrace, playground. Check the Virtual Tour / Floor Plan, a must experience, Covid-19 / Scheduled Showings, Saturday June 27, 1-2:30PM
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I have listed a new property at 2218 INGLEWOOD AVE in West Vancouver.
Welcome to this meticulously maintained home steps to Ecole Pauline Johnson, and a short walk from the shops on Marine. As you enter you will be welcomed by a grand staircase leading to 3 bedrooms upstairs including the Master where you will find a large walk in closet and spacious ensuite. On the main level you have 2 living spaces plus a large office that could easily be your 5th bedroom. From the kitchen you have 2 large doors leading to your South facing back yard. With a large sun deck and green space you have the perfect amount of space to entertain and let the kids play. Downstairs you will find a large flex space and VERY spacious rec room. You also have the ability to utilize half of the basement as a spacious 1 bedroom suite. This is a GREAT HOME! Call to view.
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I have sold a property at 202 2973 KINGSWAY ST in Vancouver.
CENTRAL LOCATION! Well kept unit in move in condition. Spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom North facing with mountain view. Features laminate flooring, ceramic tiles, 2 separated bedrooms & spacious living room . Secured underground parking and one storage locker plus separate bike room storage included. Steps to Shopping, Library and Banks Bus stop in front of building and Just few minutes to Joyce and Metrotown station.
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I have sold a property at 202 2973 KINGSWAY ST in Vancouver.
CENTRAL LOCATION! Well kept unit in move in condition. Spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom North facing with mountain view. Features laminate flooring, ceramic tiles, 2 separated bedrooms & spacious living room . Secured underground parking and one storage locker plus separate bike room storage included. Steps to Shopping, Library and Banks Bus stop in front of building and Just few minutes to Joyce and Metrotown station.
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I have listed a new property at 108 1775 11TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Amazing ground level Fairview condo with exceptional outdoor space. This 1,215 sqft 2 bdrm & Solarium unit is located in a building that has had all of the major work done. Located on the bright and quiet corner with enough outdoor space to host great parties and spread out. Fully redone, from flooring, to cabinets, bathrooms, lighting, EVERYTHING. Master bedroom features walk-in closet & 2pc powder room. The large 2nd bedroom features full closet organizers for extra storage. Just steps to South Granville Shopping and everything that Kitsilano has to offer. BONUS 2 PARKING STALLS and 2 LOCKERS. 1 cat ok, sorry no rentals.
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I have listed a new property at 208 2493 W 1st AVE in Vancouver.
Rarely available Cedar Crest condo North of 4th, steps away from Kits beach! The ultimate West Coast lifestyle offering panoramic ocean, city & mountain views from the common rooftop patio + walkable location to fantastic restaurants, shops & of course, the beach. Cedar Crest has been impeccably maintained with major updates done including re-piping, re-wiring, double glazed windows, updated rooftop deck, as well as fresh paint and carpets in the hallways. The spacious unit features a fantastic floor plan that perfectly flows with gleaming hardwood floors throughout, large windows that let in tons of natural light, newer appliances, plenty of storage, plus gas and hot water are included in the strata fee. This unit truly is one of a kind in one of the best neighbourhoods! Call to view!
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I have listed a new property at 209 255 1ST ST W in North Vancouver.
WEST QUAY, by Polygon, located in Lower Lonsdale is one of the premier new communities located just steps to the shops on Lonsdale and the seabus at the Quay. This corner unit has 2 separated bedrooms, 2 baths and a peek-a-boo ocean view. South facing with a great patio, this home and outdoor space are filled with light throughout the day. With an open concept plan designed for practical living and finishes such as quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a gas range you will understand why this community has such a buzz. Off the master bedroom you have not only a walk in closet but a large en-suite with double sinks. This building comes with a spacious gym, lounge and common gardens. Pets and Rentals allowed, and storage and parking are included. Call to view.
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I have listed a new property at 102 735 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Welcome home to this large 1 bedroom located in Fairview with your own private outdoor space extending off the living room. This quiet, rare to find home is located on a tree-lined, bike friendly street just a few blocks from VGH and the Canada Line. Fully move in ready with stainless steel appliances in a re-modelled and open kitchen. Real hardwood floors, gas fireplace and custom crown moldings to top it off. Owner occupied and well maintained building. Small pets are welcome. Underground parking included. Call to set up a private showing.
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First off, I want to say that I truly hope that you and your family are doing well. It's hard to believe the state of the world right now and the collective grief we are experiencing, but I'm hopeful it will be followed by great change. I usually don't like to get political on here but I feel it is important to stand on the right side of history and advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement where ever possible. I have been taking a bit of time away from real estate to educate myself, show up at rally’s, donate to causes and share information with my circle of influence. Casey and I are committed to supporting local initiatives and will be donating a portion of every sale for the remainder of 2020. If you have any recommendations of organizations that you see making a direct impact, we welcome your suggestions! We are also supporting One Girl Can, an amazing organization that provides girls in marginalized regions of Kenya the opportunity to receive an education. If you would like any information I've linked their website and video below, or you can always get it in touch with me directly. It's really a time to bring our community together and collectively work towards a better future. Small acts, when multiplied, can change the world.


Now onto real estate, because big things are happening here too.

The most notable is CMHC's announcement that they are making changes to insured borrowing, decreasing purchasing power for buyers that have less than 20% down. Basically, for those looking to push their borrowing to the maximum allowable limit, they will see a reduction of approximately 10% in their buying power. These changes will come into effect on July 1st, 2020. 

** NOTE: Any clients wanting to be approved prior to these changes will need to have an accepted offer sent to CMHC before to this date ** 

In an effort to reduce the practice of borrowing money for a down payment, the agency will no longer treat unsecured personal loans and unsecured lines of credit as equity for insurance purposes. However it is the reduction in debt servicing levels is seen as having the biggest impact on home buyers.

The rule changes laid out in a recent press release are as follows: 

  1. The minimum credit score for at least one borrower must be 680 (increased from 600)
  2. Gross Debt Service Ratio (share of income that goes toward paying housing costs) will be reduced to 35% (down from 39%)
  3. Total Debt Service Ratio (share of income that goes toward paying all debt obligations) will be reduced to 42% (down from 44%)
  4. Insurance premiums will be applied based on traditional payment sources (ie. savings/gifted funds etc.). Non-traditional down payment sources will still be permitted but will not reduce your insurance premium

If you have any questions about how these changes affect you, please reach out! 


So what is the Real Estate Market doing?

We have had countless conversations with other agents in the industry that are feeling the post isolation push in the market right now. It appears that buyers and sellers are also becoming much more active. As Realtors, we have had to be creative in using digital tools to showcase homes and follow safe practices set out by provincial health officers. Showings now involve masks, gloves and the occasional waiver form but in general the adjustments have been fairly minor for us.  The biggest question is what are we seeing in the market with these changes?

For the time being, buyers that have been waiting on the side lines seem to be back in action. We saw 33% more sales in May then we did in April. Benchmark prices have remained steady, with slight increases in certain areas.  The daily number of new listings on the market has returned to seemingly normal levels after very few families listed their homes in the heart of COVID. With low interest rates and stable property prices, it definitely seems to be fueling buyers. I would anticipate that we will see another push before the CMHC rules come into effect as well. Prior to lockdown, we were in a sellers market across the board where multiple offers were commonplace. Similar to most industries COVID really put a pause on the market but that pent up activity appears to be coming back to life.

We live in a beautiful city with an amazing landscape, it will always be a sought after place to live. With all of the sadness around the world and uncertainty South of the border, Vancouver is becoming more and more desirable. We want you to know that we are here to support you and our community as much as we can.  If you have any questions about the market or just want to chat, please reach out anytime. Stay safe!

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I have sold a property at 610 5665 BOUNDARY RD in Vancouver.
Welcome to Wall Centre Central Park by award winning Wall Financial! Enjoy the morning sunshine with your East facing 1 bed home. This efficient and rarely available floorplan features wide plank laminate floors, shaker style cabinetry, gourmet kitchen with polished quartz countertop/backsplash, integrated s/s appliances & gas stove from Porter & Charles, and Blomberg washer/dryer. Resort like amenities include 60ft lap pool, hot tub, fitness centre, rooftop garden and more. Steps to all conveniences: Joyce Sky Train station, close proximity to Metrotown & Crystal Mall, a large selection of restaurants & cafes along Kingsway, Central Park and much more! 1 large parking near the entrance and 2 storage lockers included. Virtual Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Fo4pGmWTocT
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I have sold a property at 718 5665 BOUNDARY RD in Vancouver.
Fantastic unit in Wall Centre Central Park Towers by Wall Financial. This 1 bed + large den & 1 bath features a functional floor plan with sleek finishes such as brushed nickel door handles, cocoa wood-tone floors, polished quartz counters, gas stove and stainless steel appliances. Excellent quality and design with resort-like amenities including fitness centre, 60 ft lap pool, hot tub, meeting rooms, rooftop garden and caretaker. Overlooking Central Park and 3 blocks from Joyce skytrain station. Steps to buses, schools, shopping & restaurants. Minutes to Metrotown and downtown. Schools in catchment include Graham D Bruce Elementary, Killarney and Windermere. 1 parking stall & insuite laundry included. Pet & rental friendly.
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I have listed a new property at 507 231 PENDER ST E in Vancouver.
Historic Chinatown location, just off Main. Framework is a boutique concrete building built by Porte Living and finished in 2016. You’ll be steps away from great amenities,tennis courts, soccer pitches, donut shops, tapas bars and gastropubs. Not to mention transit options and bike routes. This 2 bed and 1 bath features a full-size gas range, quartz countertops and custom polished concrete floors. Scenic views of the city that are sure to impress. Maintenance fee includes heat, hot water and gas. Pets and rentals OK! Large storage locker(same floor as unit)1 parking included as well. Reach out for a private "blue glove(and mask)" tour.
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I have sold a property at 204 1661 FRASER AVE in Port Coquitlam.
Sought after Brimley Mews! 3 bdrm, 2 bath TOWNHOUSE in prime location just steps to McLean Park & a short walk to all form of schooling & shops incl Save-On, Starbucks etc. Fantastic family & pet friendly complex. 3 bdrms, master bdrm w/4pc ensuite, walk-in closet & slider out private patio. 2 additional generously sized bdrms plus additional 4pc main bath. Large open gourmet kitchen, granite counters, stainless steel appliance w/island breakfast bar & access out to 185 SQFT patio overlooking courtyard. Private walk-up front entrance with ADDITIONAL 13'2x9'7 patio leads into formal living room area w/electric fireplace. Unit shows immaculate, brand new carpet throughout, new hot water tank, BONUS neighbour only on 1 side, plus 2 PARKING and STORAGE. Quick possession available!
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I have listed a new property at 206 2408 BROADWAY E in Vancouver.
Welcome to Broadway Crossing; a well maintained building in the heart of East Van; conveniently located on transit routes & minutes from Commercial/Broadway skytrain station. This like new unit features a functional floor plan & practical lay-out with 2 spacious bedrooms plus a den (which could be an office/bedroom), perfect for an urban couple, growing family or savvy investor. West coast contemporary kitchen equipped with stainless steel Whirlpool appliances, durable laminated floor throughout, large master bedroom with walk in closet & ensuite bath. Added bonuses are a pet & rental friendly building, storage locker & secure underground parking, amenity room, courtyard garden, bike room, and an amazing, walkable location with shops and restaurants just steps away. Easy to show.
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I have listed a new property at 985 LILLOOET ST in Vancouver.
Come see this newly built west coast inspired contemporary home! Enjoy the open concept living space on the main level coupled by 3 spacious bedrooms & 2 bath on the second level. There’s still ample space to entertain or host your out of town guests in the functional basement suite. Beautifully selected materials and great craftsmanship can be seen throughout this well designed home by experienced Vancouver builders. Need a mortgage helper? How about a 1-bed Laneway, a 1 bdrm legal suite, and a 1 bdrm in-law suite? This could generate over $3000/m rental revenue. Minutes away from the highway, 15min drive to downtown & Priced to sell! Why are you still reading this?
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I have listed a new property at 3877 34TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Quality built home. Highly sought after West of Dunbar location. Prime 50' x 130' lot on quiet tree lined street. Over 4100 sq/ft of luxury & attention to detail that will impress the most discerning buyers . 5 bed, 6 bath home w/ superior detailing & quality throughout. Main floor offers a open plan for everyday living & entertaining that sprawls out to a same level sunny & private backyard. Gorgeous kitchen w/ butler quarters, custom millwork, solid wood floors, automated lighting, radiant HW heat, A/C, HRV, over height ceilings & windows. Top floor has 4 beds & 3 baths, w/ a stunning master bath. Perfect lower level w/ guest bed, 2 bath, media room, recreation room & wet bar. Just steps to Pacific Spirit Park, walk to St. George's & Crofton. Mins to UBC, D/T & YVR. A rare opportunity
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