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HST Update on New Homes

November 19th, 2009

HST updates announced today

From the Real Estate Board of Vancouver:

The BC Government has announced that it will exclude new homes costing up to $525,000 from its proposed 12 per cent Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) scheduled to take effect July 1, 2010.

The government has also increased the rebate of the provincial portion of the HST paid on a new home to a maximum of $26,250.
This represents a 30 ...

Don't miss this! Dream Auction to Aid Children in Need

November 13th, 2009

From the Richmond Review November 13 2009:

The eighth annual Dream Auction benefiting Richmond children in need is set for Saturday, Nov. 28.  A silent auction, live auction, buffet lunch and a chance to win two tickets anywhere Air Canada flies are all part of the event.

Organized by volunteers at Gilmore Park United Church, the auction has raised $250,000 to help Richmond's youngest residen ...

Steveston Open House!

November 10th, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Saturday, November 14, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 11231 SCHOONER Court in Steveston , Richmond. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent House for sale in beautiful Steveston .

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Steveston ...

Just the Stats... November 2009

November 4th, 2009

November 3, 2009

REBGV October Stats
High sales levels spur rise in home values
VANCOUVER, B.C. – November 3, 2009 – Strong demand has led to a steady rise in Greater Vancouver home prices compared to last year.

Over the last 12 months, the MLSLink® Housing Price Index (HPI) benchmark price for all residential properties in Greater Vancouver increased 6.8 per cent to $553,702 from $518,668 in ...

November 2009 Market Update

November 4th, 2009

November Market Update

Since the market correction last winter, the market has bounced back nicely to test previous highs, both in the number of sales and in benchmark prices. The summer of 2009 surprised many analysts and market-watchers with both its resiliency and fervour, and clients have asked what will happen in the fall and winter.

No one really knows what the market will do, but tr ...

Mortgage Rate Update

November 4th, 2009

Here are the latest rates for residential mortgages courtesy of Michael Friedman with Origin:   mfriedman@shawcable.com

 

 

Michael Friedman Best Interest Rates as of - Nov 03, 2009

The table below compares ORIGIN mortgage rates with those of current mortgage lenders.

 

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 Terms

Posted Rates

ORIGIN Rates

 6 Mo

4.65%

4.60%

 1 Yr

4.55%

737 13TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

November 3rd, 2009

I just sold this House at 737 13TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia .

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East Cambie Open House!

November 3rd, 2009

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, November 8, 2009, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 11240 MELLIS Drive , in Mellis Gardens in East Cambie, Richmond. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful East Cambie.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of ...

107 3020 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC

November 3rd, 2009

I just sold this Condo at 107 3020 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC .

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