Blog by Steve Burk
Listings By Number of BedroomsThere were 15 two bedroom homes
There were 21 three bedroom homes
There were 31 four bedroom homes
There were 19 five bedroom homes
There were 7 six bedroom homes
There were 3 seven bedroom homes
There wer ...
As an agent I know first-hand how curb appeal adds instant value to real estate--infact it doesn't take much to make a big impact and create a great first-impression. A little planning and research is all you need. Here are some proven ideas to get you started.
Ever notice how the most expensive neighborhoods often have tree-lined streets and glorious gardens? Boulevard t ...
Pacific Coastal Airlines has now started servicing the Penticton airport with direct flights from Calgary and Vancouver.
Penticton is currently served by Air Canada Jazz with three daily Dash-8 flights to Vancouver on weekdays and two daily flights on Saturdays and Sundays. Pacific Coastal Airlines will round out the current available flights by providing three flights daily, Monday t ...
Tips for mortgage shoppers from today’s Vancouver Sun
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The Canadian Press
Published: Monday, January 22, 2007
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What’s in store for the Greater Vancouver’s housing market?
On November 14th, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) held its 12th Annual Housing Outlook Conference, Shifting Gears: Housing Market to 2010. In addition to CMHC’s forecasts for the BC and Vancouver housing markets, this year’s conference featured the results of a recently completed study by the Urban Futures Insti ...
On Thursday, the Government announced a federal Surplus of 4.2 billion for
this year. The finance minister also projected a surplus of 2 to 4 billion
for the next 5 years. They promised to pass these savings to low income
Canadians by reducing the income tax. On the corporate side the Government
promised to make Canada as the “country with the lowest tax on investment
within the G7". More import ...
Quarter shares are going from residential to business classification (if it looks and smells like a hotel it's taxed like one).
In many previous articles we mentioned our 'lack of like' for fractional ownership ... quarter-share and in particular most condo hotels. We also mentioned that the province was contemplating classifying most quarter-share units in resorts as businesses (in effect dou ...
In U.S. the Fed left interest rates unchanged at 4.25%. In its statement
the Fed said “ Going forward, the economy seems likely to expand at a
moderate pace”. Friday’s report on economic growth showed that the
economy grew by 1.6% in the third quarter compared to expectation of 2%
growth. This was due to slow down of housing and exports. In fact the
housing slow down subtrac ...