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The Vancouver Olympics – I reminisce that wonderful time…

May 17, 2010

Filed under: Events,North Vancouver,Vancouver — Richard Morrison @ 11:39 pm

Hey guys… just wanted to blog this about the vancouver Olympics… I know its over now… but I just wanted to share what it was like when it happened… The vancouver 2010 Olympics demonstrated a city in total party mode for 16 days. Just to think that they put seven years of hard work into advancing for this major international event , and regardless of the trajedies and mistakes that surrounded the early days of the Games, Canada was able […]

West Vancouver real estate market update May 2010

Filed under: Real Estate Market,West Vancouver — Richard Morrison @ 11:15 pm

Hey Folks, Denise here. I just wanted to let you know about the West vancouver Market… This market along with about seventy per cent of all Markets set records for an amazing first quarter sales. Luxury home sales soared in the first quarter of 2010 as strong buyers moved to capitalize on encouraging West vancouver real estate market conditions across the country, according to an aritcle reported by REMAX. The RE/MAX high end 2010 market report highlighted sales and trends […]

North Vancouver real estate – The outdoor capital of the world!

Filed under: Events,North Vancouver — Richard Morrison @ 10:59 pm

Love the outdoors? With a great city atmosphere, the City of North vancouver is encompassed¬† to the east, north, and west by the District with an amazing health lifestyle for the outdoor enthusiast. Here you see much of the rental houses, commercial operations, and the high rise buildings of the North Shore. Along the Burrard Inlet shores, industrial sites are discovered, but a quantity of these were converted to commercial and residential areas in the past several years. The Northern […]

Assessed value is not Market value!

Filed under: Burnaby,North Vancouver,Real Estate Market,Richmond,Surrey,Vancouver — Richard Morrison @ 10:56 pm

Many purchasers are operating under the falsehood that a home’s purchase price needs to be just above its tax assessed value. In other words, they understand that tax assessed is the same thing as “what a home is appraised.” This is definitely not the case, but simply this month I’ve met no less than three potential buyers selling vancouver real estate who refused to offer anything higher than the tax assessment value on homes they truly loved. To fight this […]

False Creek condos in the heart of Vancouver

Filed under: Vancouver — Richard Morrison @ 10:53 pm

Found at about the heart of vancouver BC Canada is a truncated inlet known as False Creek. False Creek is the separation point between downtown and the other section of the city. George Henry Richards gave vancouver-west-false-creek-condos/” target=”_blank”>False Creek its name as he was running his Hydrographic survey through the years of 1856 to 1863. At the eastern end of False Creek lies Science World, and at the western end is the Burrard Street Bridge. What’s more, the Cambie Street […]