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Open House. Open House on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 410 1150 BAILEY ST in Squamish. See details here

Open House on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Large 1 bedroom with flex space on the estuary that allows 2 dogs!The locaction is perfect.Downtown Squamish, close to everything including trails,bears,shops,eateries and highway yet very quiet.Open the patio doors to the living room and bedroom to let the mountain air fill the large spaces.The kitchen has expansive granite counter tops with mega storage.Loads of storage throughout including 2 large closets in the bedroom and of course the flex space.The spacious bathroom and modern fixtures has two convenient entrances including from the bedroom.The unit comes with an aditional storage locker, secured parking and tons of visitor spots.The building includes a games room and a fab garden and outdoor deck with BBQ,loungers and garden plots.

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Open House. Open House on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 410 1150 BAILEY ST in Squamish. See details here

Open House on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Large 1 bedroom with flex space on the estuary that allows 2 dogs!The locaction is perfect.Downtown Squamish, close to everything including trails,bears,shops,eateries and highway yet very quiet.Open the patio doors to the living room and bedroom to let the mountain air fill the large spaces.The kitchen has expansive granite counter tops with mega storage.Loads of storage throughout including 2 large closets in the bedroom and of course the flex space.The spacious bathroom and modern fixtures has two convenient entrances including from the bedroom.The unit comes with an aditional storage locker, secured parking and tons of visitor spots.The building includes a games room and a fab garden and outdoor deck with BBQ,loungers and garden plots.

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New property listed in Downtown SQ, Squamish

I have listed a new property at 410 1150 BAILEY ST in Squamish. See details here

Large 1 bedroom with flex space on the estuary that allows 2 dogs!The locaction is perfect.Downtown Squamish, close to everything including trails,bears,shops,eateries and highway yet very quiet.Open the patio doors to the living room and bedroom to let the mountain air fill the large spaces.The kitchen has expansive granite counter tops with mega storage.Loads of storage throughout including 2 large closets in the bedroom and of course the flex space.The spacious bathroom and modern fixtures has two convenient entrances including from the bedroom.The unit comes with an aditional storage locker, secured parking and tons of visitor spots.The building includes a games room and a fab garden and outdoor deck with BBQ,loungers and garden plots.

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I have sold a property at 108 2215 DUNDAS ST in Vancouver

I have sold a property at 108 2215 DUNDAS ST in Vancouver. See details here

Welcome to Sunrise Hastings.Walk to funky coffee shops,fresh markets and some of the cities coolest eateries and parks!Upon entering this lovely 1 bedroom you'll be instantly captivated by the chic and open-concept layout, which invites natural light to bathe each corner of the home. The spacious living area offers a seamless connection to the sleek chef's kitchen, complete with top-of-the-line appliances, quartz countertops, and ample storage space.Relax and unwind in the tranquil and generously sized bedroom , carefully crafted to provide the ultimate retreat from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.Easy access outside for your furry friends.Pets and rentals allowed.1 storage locker and secured parking also included.Open Aug.5 and 6 2-4.

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New property listed in Downtown SQ, Squamish

I have listed a new property at 410 1150 BAILEY ST in Squamish. See details here

Modern 1 bedroom situated beside the beautiful estuary with trails and minutes walk to shopping and eateries.You will love the views from all windows of the mountains and forest.The entire unit floods with sunlight including the balcony with access from the livingroom and bedroom.Let the mountain air flood in and exhilerate your senses.Relax from all the hikes and activities this area has to offer in your grand size bedroom that will store all your active gear and favourite itmes.There is one parking included and tons of visitor.A fun games room and expansive outdoor garden with loungers and BBQ are a part of this amazing complex.Open house Aug. 12 and 13 from 2-4

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Open House. Open House on Saturday, August 12, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 410 1150 BAILEY ST in Squamish. See details here

Open House on Saturday, August 12, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Modern 1 bedroom situated beside the beautiful estuary with trails and minutes walk to shopping and eateries.You will love the views from all windows of the mountains and forest.The entire unit floods with sunlight including the balcony with access from the livingroom and bedroom.Let the mountain air flood in and exhilerate your senses.Relax from all the hikes and activities this area has to offer in your grand size bedroom that will store all your active gear and favourite itmes.There is one parking included and tons of visitor.A fun games room and expansive outdoor garden with loungers and BBQ are a part of this amazing complex.Open house Aug. 12 and 13 from 2-4

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Open House. Open House on Sunday, August 13, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 410 1150 BAILEY ST in Squamish. See details here

Open House on Sunday, August 13, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Modern 1 bedroom situated beside the beautiful estuary with trails and minutes walk to shopping and eateries.You will love the views from all windows of the mountains and forest.The entire unit floods with sunlight including the balcony with access from the livingroom and bedroom.Let the mountain air flood in and exhilerate your senses.Relax from all the hikes and activities this area has to offer in your grand size bedroom that will store all your active gear and favourite itmes.There is one parking included and tons of visitor.A fun games room and expansive outdoor garden with loungers and BBQ are a part of this amazing complex.Open house Aug. 12 and 13 from 2-4

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New property listed in Hastings, Vancouver East

I have listed a new property at 108 2215 DUNDAS ST in Vancouver. See details here

Welcome to Sunrise Hastings.Walk to funky coffee shops,fresh markets and some of the cities coolest eateries and parks!Upon entering this lovely 1 bedroom you'll be instantly captivated by the chic and open-concept layout, which invites natural light to bathe each corner of the home. The spacious living area offers a seamless connection to the sleek chef's kitchen, complete with top-of-the-line appliances, quartz countertops, and ample storage space.Relax and unwind in the tranquil and generously sized bedroom , carefully crafted to provide the ultimate retreat from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.Easy access outside for your furry friends.Pets and rentals allowed.1 storage locker and secured parking also included.Open Aug.5 and 6 2-4.

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The Evolution of Vancouver's Real Estate Market:

A Journey Through the Past Twenty Years

Vancouver, British Columbia, a bustling metropolis nestled between the picturesque Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, has experienced a dramatic transformation in its real estate market over the past two decades. This email will take you on a journey through the key events and trends that have shaped Vancouver's real estate landscape since the turn of the century.

2000-2010: A Decade of Growth and Development
The new millennium marked the beginning of a period of rapid expansion in Vancouver's real estate market. The city's population increased by more than 20% between 2000 and 2010, fueled by immigration and the appeal of the city's natural beauty, mild climate, and economic opportunities.

Expo Line Extension and the 2010 Winter Olympics
Major infrastructure projects, such as the Expo Line SkyTrain extension to King George Station in 2000, played a significant role in shaping the city's real estate landscape. This expansion facilitated the development of new residential and commercial properties in the surrounding areas.

The announcement of Vancouver as the host city for the 2010 Winter Olympics also played a major role in the city's real estate boom. The event spurred significant investment in infrastructure and development projects, including the construction of the Canada Line, the Olympic Village, and the expansion of the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Foreign Investment and Rising Prices
During this decade, Vancouver's real estate market also began to attract significant foreign investment, particularly from wealthy Chinese buyers. This influx of capital contributed to the rapid increase in property prices, making Vancouver one of the most expensive cities in North America.

2010-2020: A Decade of Challenges and Change
The past decade has seen Vancouver's real estate market face a number of challenges, including skyrocketing prices, affordability concerns, and government intervention.

Soaring Prices and Affordability Crisis
The early 2010s saw Vancouver's real estate market continue to experience strong growth, with prices reaching record highs. However, this rapid increase in property values led to a growing affordability crisis, with many local residents struggling to enter the housing market.

Government Intervention: Foreign Buyers Tax and Empty Homes Tax
In response to the affordability crisis and concerns about foreign investment, the British Columbia government introduced a 15% foreign buyers tax in 2016. This tax, which was later increased to 20%, was aimed at cooling the market and improving affordability for local residents.

The City of Vancouver also implemented an Empty Homes Tax in 2017, targeting properties that were left vacant for more than six months of the year. This measure was designed to increase the availability of rental properties and encourage more efficient use of housing stock.

Market Slowdown and COVID-19 Pandemic
These government interventions, combined with tighter mortgage regulations and rising interest rates, contributed to a slowdown in Vancouver's real estate market in the latter half of the decade. The COVID-19 pandemic has also had a significant impact on the market, with sales activity and prices experiencing fluctuations as a result of economic uncertainty and public health measures.

Looking Ahead: The Future of Vancouver's Real Estate Market
As we move into the next decade, the future of Vancouver's real estate market remains uncertain. The ongoing affordability crisis, coupled with the potential for further government intervention and the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, will continue to shape the market in the coming years.

However, Vancouver's enduring appeal as a place to live, work, and invest will likely ensure that its real estate market remains resilient and dynamic. As the city continues to evolve and adapt to new challenges, it will be fascinating to see what the future holds for Vancouver's real estate landscape.

Please feel free to call Billy at 778-836-3915 or reply to this email with any real estate questions or comments.

All the best,

Billy

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I have sold a property at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver

I have sold a property at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Very spacious bedroom and large den off Granville Island freehold! Unique to this unit is extra large bedroom with walk-in closet and balcony off the bedroom and living room. The den is quite large and can accomodate a double bed. The kitchen is beautiful with large island, quartz counters and s/s appliances built in. A large living room awaits you and your guests with incredible views of Vancouver and mountains. Just a stones through to Granville Island and seawall. Amazingly very quiet. Parking, locker and caretaker are all part of this Vancouver lifestyle.

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I have sold a property at 1808 108 CORDOVA ST W in Vancouver

I have sold a property at 1808 108 CORDOVA ST W in Vancouver. See details here

Investor alert. 1 bedroom view unit at Woodwards. Great revenue potential and holding property. Tenants will love the big kitchen island, bathroom with seperate shower and tub and view patio. The building is surrounded by restaurants, pubs and historic gas town. The amenities are second to none with incredible views from the roof top which include a swirl pool, pool tables, working areas, expansive seating areas with work stations and a fab gym. Of course if you live there yourself you will love it!

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New property listed in False Creek, Vancouver West

I have listed a new property at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Very spacious bedroom and large den off Granville Island freehold! Unique to this unit is extra large bedroom with walk-in closet and balcony off the bedroom and living room. The den is quite large and can accomodate a double bed. The kitchen is beautiful with large island, quartz counters and s/s appliances built in. A large living room awaits you and your guests with incredible views of Vancouver and mountains. Just a stones through to Granville Island and seawall. Amazingly very quiet. Parking, locker and caretaker are all part of this Vancouver lifestyle. Open Sat and Sun 2-4 or book appointment.

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Open House. Open House on Saturday, February 18, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Open House on Saturday, February 18, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Very spacious bedroom and large den off Granville Island freehold! Unique to this unit is extra large bedroom with walk-in closet and balcony off the bedroom and living room. The den is quite large and can accomodate a double bed. The kitchen is beautiful with large island, quartz counters and s/s appliances built in. A large living room awaits you and your guests with incredible views of Vancouver and mountains. Just a stones through to Granville Island and seawall. Amazingly very quiet. Parking, locker and caretaker are all part of this Vancouver lifestyle. Open Sat and Sun 2-4 or book appointment.

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Open House. Open House on Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Open House on Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Very spacious bedroom and large den off Granville Island freehold! Unique to this unit is extra large bedroom with walk-in closet and balcony off the bedroom and living room. The den is quite large and can accomodate a double bed. The kitchen is beautiful with large island, quartz counters and s/s appliances built in. A large living room awaits you and your guests with incredible views of Vancouver and mountains. Just a stones through to Granville Island and seawall. Amazingly very quiet. Parking, locker and caretaker are all part of this Vancouver lifestyle. Open Sat and Sun 2-4 or book appointment.

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Open House. Open House on Saturday, February 11, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Open House on Saturday, February 11, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

This amazing home has a front seat view to Granville Island, False Creek, city and mountains . One bedroom and large den (or could be guest room)await your ultimate west coast lifestyle.The kitchen is sleek with a large island and is open to the living area with built in oven and microwave.Loads of storage with the large living/dining room and large windows showing off the views!BBQs ok on the balcony facing the city and spectacular views.The unit is very quite as it is on the granville island side with steps down to the island and seawall.The bedroom also has sliders out to the patio and fits a king size bed with a huge walk in closet. Pets and rentals ck.Secured parking and locker. Open Saturday 2-4

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Open House. Open House on Saturday, February 4, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Open House on Saturday, February 4, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

This amazing home has a front seat view to Granville Island, False Creek, city and mountains . One bedroom and large den (or could be guest room)await your ultimate west coast lifestyle.The kitchen is sleek with a large island and is open to the living area with built in oven and microwave.Loads of storage with the large living/dining room and large windows showing off the views!BBQs ok on the balcony facing the city and spectacular views.The unit is very quite as it is on the granville island side with steps down to the island and seawall.The bedroom also has sliders out to the patio and fits a king size bed with a huge walk in closet. Pets and rentals ck.Secured parking and locker. Open Saturday 2-4

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New property listed in False Creek, Vancouver West

I have listed a new property at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

This amazing home has a front seat view to Granville Island, False Creek, city and mountains . One bedroom and large den (or could be guest room)await your ultimate west coast lifestyle.The kitchen is sleek with a large island and is open to the living area with built in oven and microwave.Loads of storage with the large living/dining room and large windows showing off the views!BBQs ok on the balcony facing the city and spectacular views.The unit is very quite as it is on the granville island side with steps down to the island and seawall.The bedroom also has sliders out to the patio and fits a king size bed with a huge walk in closet . Currently mostly rainscreened except for a small portion that is currently in progress on a different building . Pets and rentals ck.Secured parking and l

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Open House. Open House on Saturday, January 28, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Open House on Saturday, January 28, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

This amazing home has a front seat view to Granville Island, False Creek, city and mountains . One bedroom and large den (or could be guest room)await your ultimate west coast lifestyle.The kitchen is sleek with a large island and is open to the living area with built in oven and microwave.Loads of storage with the large living/dining room and large windows showing off the views!BBQs ok on the balcony facing the city and spectacular views.The unit is very quite as it is on the granville island side with steps down to the island and seawall.The bedroom also has sliders out to the patio and fits a king size bed with a huge walk in closet . Currently mostly rainscreened except for a small portion that is currently in progress on a different building . Pets and rentals ck.Secured parking and l

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Open House. Open House on Sunday, January 29, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Please visit our Open House at 205 1365 4TH AVE W in Vancouver. See details here

Open House on Sunday, January 29, 2023 2:00PM - 4:00PM

This amazing home has a front seat view to Granville Island, False Creek, city and mountains . One bedroom and large den (or could be guest room)await your ultimate west coast lifestyle.The kitchen is sleek with a large island and is open to the living area with built in oven and microwave.Loads of storage with the large living/dining room and large windows showing off the views!BBQs ok on the balcony facing the city and spectacular views.The unit is very quite as it is on the granville island side with steps down to the island and seawall.The bedroom also has sliders out to the patio and fits a king size bed with a huge walk in closet . Currently mostly rainscreened except for a small portion that is currently in progress on a different building . Pets and rentals ck.Secured parking and l

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New property listed in Downtown VW, Vancouver West

I have listed a new property at 1808 108 CORDOVA ST W in Vancouver. See details here

Views from this 18th floor 1 bedroom will wow you everyday!One of the best layouts in the building.Kitchen has a large island that has room for several stools and has an eating area too!Your friends can hang out while you saute up some canapes on the gas stove top.The bedroom is a great size and can accomodate a small office . Into the bathroom you will get a spa feeling . Deep soaker tub and seperate walk in shower make this a bathroom of distinction.Woodwards is well known for the amazing amenities including roof top whirlpool, exersise center, party room and concierge.Parking is available.Open house Jan . 28&29 12:00-1:30.

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