June 2015

Buying Your Home in Squamish

Posted on Jun 29, 2015

Named by CNN as North America’s Best Mountain Town, and by The New York Times as one of 52 Places to Visit in 2015, this little town that could has suddenly become one of the most talked-about areas in the Pacific Northwest.

Located approximately 45 minutes north of Vancouver and 45 minutes south of Whistler, Squamish is ideally situated along the S...

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Bidding war gets Vancouver homeowners more than $1 million over their asking price

Posted on Jun 23, 2015

Shari Kulha | June 8, 2015 3:43 PM ET
National Post

A West Vancouver home that was listed at $2.98 million received nine offers and is now in contract to sell at $4.1 million. That’s 37 per cent over asking.

Lived in by the same family for 30 years, this 60-year-old bungalow isn’t extraordinary, really, with its four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The...

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Scorching Vancouver house prices put pressure on politicians

Posted on Jun 08, 2015

VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail
Published Sunday, Jun. 07, 2015 5:29PM EDT

The average price for detached homes within the city of Vancouver has rocketed to a record $2.23-million as the provincial government faces pressure to cool off the scorching housing market.

Prices for those coveted properties in Vancouver proper have surged amid low i...

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