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Save Riley park community centre

(January 30, 2012, posted in Events)

Save Riley Park Community Centre - The Park Board is considering a motion tonight to save the Community Centre from destruction. Tonight 7PM at the Park board office at 2099 Beach Ave. Phone 604-257-8453 to be added to the speaker's list

Life of Riley closing its doors

(January 25, 2012)

Life of Riley is closing its doors for good after almost 10 years on Main Street. I loved this store for it's cozy atmosphere and friendly staff.  It had a great selection of unique women's and men's clothing and accessories.You will be missed!

83 West 15th

(January 17, 2012)

Will be on MLS shortly.  Here's the tour: http://www.bcfloorplans.com/sandra-ens/83-west-15th-ave-van/

Townhome in Mount Pleasant

(January 16, 2012)

Look out for the details in the next day or two!  Its a beautiful 2 bedroom townhouse in Mount Pleasant West between Main and Cambie Streets.

Wow! The latest mortgage rates!

(January 13, 2012)

This makes buying a home (especially for first time home buyers) much more attainable!  Check them out here:
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Tax assessment appeal board

(January 11, 2012, posted in Tools and Tips)

Well it's that time of year again (property taxes, not income tax -- that's coming soon enough:)), and your property assessment should be in your mailbox.  Did yours increase?  Decrease? (that happens??)  Stay the same?
Would love to hear from you and any questions that you might have about your assessment and how that affects the actual market value of your home.
You can also see what your neighbour's... read more.

Main Street Sale at Three Bags Full

(January 10, 2012, posted in Events)

http://youtu.be/IRL7OMDTAjM

Property assessments for Vancouver 

(January 04, 2012)

Did yours increase? Decrease? Stay the same? It can be confusing, as the assessments are all over the map in the Lower Mainland for 2011. West side Vancouver, Richmond and White Rock detached homes saw dramatic increases, while other areas such as Surrey and Abbotsford saw decreases in activity and sale prices. You can see your assessment online or see what your neighbour's are worth by going to t... read more.

December 2011 Vancouver Real Estate sales report

(January 04, 2012)

 January 4, 2012Balanced real estate market prevailed through much of 2011The 2011 Greater Vancouver housing market began with heightened demand in regional hot spots and concluded with greater balance between seller supply and buyer demand.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2011 reached 32,390, a 5.9 per ce... read more.

BC Home Owner Grant information

(January 03, 2012, posted in Tools and Tips)

Reduces school property taxes by up to $570 on properties with an assessed value up to $1,150,000. For 2011, the basic grant is reduced by $5 for each $1,000 of value over $1,150,000, and eliminated on homes assessed at $1,264,000. An additional grant reduces property tax by a further $275 for a total of $845 for seniors, veterans and the disabled. This is reduced by $5 for each $1,000 of assessed... read more.