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Please visit our Open House at 206 3377 CAPILANO CREST in North Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, March 2, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Capilano Estates - Location, Location, Location! 1,132 sq. ft. one bedroom & large den (den can easily be used as a second bedroom), two beautifully renovated full baths. Master has lots of closet space & ensuite with glass shower.Easterly exposure & a very large private, sunny balcony overlooking the award-winning gardens. Renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertop, hardwood floors & eat-in kitchen space with French doors opening to spacious balcony for entertaining or just relaxing & soaking up the rays! Access to balcony also from livingroom & master bedroom. Additional features include insuite laundry, gas fireplace, 2 parking, & storage. Sought after complex, set well back off Capilano Rd. but easy walking distance to Edgemont Village.
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Dale and I spent Sunday staging Dale's new listing #206 3377 Capilano Crest in North Vancouver.  This is a great unit with beautiful upgrades to the kitchen and bathrooms but it needed a few pieces to bring it up to our standards.  We worked our magic and it shows beautifully!  Click here to see the photos.

 

Don't believe in the importance of staging?  Stay tuned for an upcoming blog showing the before and after photos for some of our latest listings!

 

Is your Realtor planning to stage your home for you?  If not call Dale and Dan today and let us work our magic.

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If you run into Dale today or in the coming days be sure to wish her a happy birthday.  This photo was taken a few weeks back when Dale and I attended the RE/MAX  Conference in Vancouver.  Wishing my business partner the greatest birthday ever!  Lucky to have such a great colleague and friend!

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I have listed a new property at 4115 MCGILL ST in Burnaby.
VIEW, LOCATION & MORTGAGE HELPER IN VANCOUVER HEIGHTS. 2,415 sf, 4 bedrrom home w/ a suite in a quiet, prestigious residential neighborhood. Fantastic main floor w/ good-sized living/dining room, laminate flooring & gas fp, kitchen w/eat-in area & access to backyard, family rm w/ gas fp & stunning view, Den & full bath complete the main floor. Up features Master Bdrm w/ ensuite & incredible views of NS Mtns & Burrard Inlet. Two other bdrms & full bath. The perfect layout for a growing family. The lower level boasts a 1bdrm suite w/ seperate entry & shared laundry. Fenced backyard w/ double car detached garage. Amenities in this sought-after neighborhood incl restaurants, cafes, shopping, parks & only 15 mins to Downtown Van
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Please visit our Open House at 4115 MCGILL ST in Burnaby.
Open House on Sunday, March 2, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
VIEW, LOCATION & MORTGAGE HELPER IN VANCOUVER HEIGHTS. 2,415 sf, 4 bedrrom home w/ a suite in a quiet, prestigious residential neighborhood. Fantastic main floor w/ good-sized living/dining room, laminate flooring & gas fp, kitchen w/eat-in area & access to backyard, family rm w/ gas fp & stunning view, Den & full bath complete the main floor. Up features Master Bdrm w/ ensuite & incredible views of NS Mtns & Burrard Inlet. Two other bdrms & full bath. The perfect layout for a growing family. The lower level boasts a 1bdrm suite w/ seperate entry & shared laundry. Fenced backyard w/ double car detached garage. Amenities in this sought-after neighborhood incl restaurants, cafes, shopping, parks & only 15 mins to Downtown Van
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I have listed a new property at 206 3377 CAPILANO CREST in North Vancouver.
Capilano Estates - Location, Location, Location! 1,132 sq. ft. one bedroom & large den (den can easily be used as a second bedroom), two beautifully renovated full baths. Master has lots of closet space & ensuite with glass shower.Easterly exp & a very lg. private, sunny balcony overlooking the award-winning gardens. Renovated kitchen w/ ss appliances, granite countertop, hardwood floors & eat-in kitchen space w/French doors opening to spacious balcony for entertaining or just relaxing & soaking up the rays! Access to balcony also from livingroom & master bdrm. Addl. features incl. insuite laundry, gas fp, 2 parking, & storage. Sought after complex, set well back off Capilano Rd. but easy walking distance to Edgemont Vil.
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We could not agree more with this survey that Vancouver is the best place to live in North America. It does not matter what is happening with the weather: the ocean changes every single day, the mountains are stunning every day - it can be cloudy and overcast, foggy, or full of sunshine like today.  We can walk on the seawall, visit the Aquarium in Stanley Park, hike Quarry Rock in Deep Cove, ski in the morning, play golf in the afternoon or just ride your bike on our many wonderful trails. WE LOVE VANCOUVER AND FEEL VERY FORTUNATE TO LIVE HERE!

 

 

Vancouver enjoys the highest quality of living in North America and the fifth highest in the world, according to the 2014 Mercer Quality of Living survey.

The survey, which looked at more than 460 cities worldwide and rated 223 of them, gave Vancouver high marks for cultural diversity, the quality of its medical care and its more than 200 parks.

However, just last month, another survey by Demographia...

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I still feel that the first time buyer exemption should be higher, but by increasing the exemption by $50k is a step in the right direction.  Below is the release that discusses the changes.  Should you have any questions please give Dale or I a call as we would be happy to answer your questions.

Government reduces tax burden on first-time buyers

First-time home buyers received welcome news in today’s provincial budget. Any REALTORS® currently working with first-time buyers will want to share this news with them as soon as possible.


The government has announced, effective February 19, 2014, under the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) First-Time Home Buyers’ Exemption program, qualifying first-time buyers can buy a home worth up to $475,000. The previous threshold was $425,000.


The partial exemption continues and will apply to homes valued between $475,000 and $500,000.


With this change, the government estimates 1,700 additional first-time buyers will annually be eligible...

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I have sold a property at 304 122 17TH ST E in North Vancouver.
Presenting Imperial House - an impressive renovated 839sqft (includes balcony as taken from strata plan) 1 bdrm suite. This stunning bright, west-facing unit features a large balcony great for BBQ, new bathroom, newer light fixtures, carpets & designer colours. Large enough living & dining rooms for house-size furniture and has an over-sized bedroom with two closets. Imperial House is a well run 24 unit complex with upgrades to plumbing, roof and fire panel. The building offers secure U/G parking, storage locker, free laundry on every floor -- it is just like living in a home! Centrally located across the street from Lonsdale's best grocery store; Loblaws City Market. This quiet complex is perfect for downsizing or first timers!
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Please visit our Open House at 804 1128 QUEBEC ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, February 22, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Does the winter have you feeling blue? This spacious two bedroom condo will brighten your day. Morning sun...afternoon sun...evening sun and gorgeous sunsets! This corner unit has exposure in three directions. The National is a Bosa built high-rise located in the iconic CityGate development. Gleaming laminate floors and a gourmet kitchen with stone counters and stainless steel appliances make for a modern feel. This location is second to none as you are steps from the Seawall and Skytrain. You are minutes from anywhere by bus, bike, Skytrain or car. This well maintained building features a full set of amenities including a gym, pool, hot tub and so much more. The lobby has been upgraded and the hallways are underway and paid for!
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