Weekend Report

This week, on the hunt for 1 or 2 bedroom apartments in a central hip or soon to be neighborhood, rental friendly so my Buyer can hang on to it for a long time. 

315 711 E 6TH AVE Bright spacious with a cool ‘mid century’ vibe.  Only 650 square feet but the rooms all seem super big. 1 bedroom. I like ‘The Picasso; fab location walking distance to shops on Broadway, Emily Carr, Vcc,  and I’ve seen quite a few suites here I like including this one. Last a year 2 bedroom, with great city views was selling for $275,000. This year, this one bedroom $298,000

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 238 E 10TH AV  at 500 square feet, this was the smallest place we saw this week, but definitely the most creative and  excellent use of space. Studio 10 is a live/work warehouse conversion  located in the heart of trendy SoMa. Tiny and a bit awkward but I could love living here.

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High ceilings, French doors, unique kitchen design and lots of light in this funky pad. Insuite laundry, they call it a 1 bedroom, but really almost a bachelor. $288,000

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Also on the hunt this week for a townhouse in North Burnaby and a 4 bedroom house in North Vancouver and a character home off the Drive.

This one WAS my favorite of the North Van houses for this buyer.  It sold though. To fast for us.

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I love this condo I just listed. Perfect for a first time buyer.

I’m really in love with this condo I just listed, and would buy it in a heartbeat if I was looking for a 1 bedroom apartment. The floor plan is amazing, location fantastic and the complex has tons of amenities....

Great value in this super central, charming 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo located on the quiet side of 'The Ave'. So close to every possible amenity - malls, restaurants, Skytrain and SFU, this is an amazing location! 

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Nestled in a low rise, concrete, well maintained and secure complex, this move in ready home boasts a fantastic floor plan featuring a bright, open kitchen/living area with an eating bar and cozy gas fireplace

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Bright and open, this home has an excellent floor plan making it feel much larger than it's 502 square feet!

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Good size bedroom is seperated from the living area by the bathroom (with insuite laundry) and a hallway.

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 The complex has it all:  bike room, gym, media room, party room and guest suite.

The huge party room is equipped with a full kitchen, bathroom, pool table couches and a patio.

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You don't have to pay for a gym membership anymore! Use of this great gym with plenty of space and equipment is included in the maintenance fees.

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 Gas, hot water and gym are included in the low maintenance fees. Great lifestyle and investment opportunity! #414 528 Rochester, Coquitlam only $182,800!


Investment opportunity! Stratafied fourplex for sale! $1,888,888.00

Great opportunity for an investor. Hold this property and collect the rent or sell individual units.

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This FOURPLEX is located in the heart of Port Moody, walking distance to both the Westcoast Express & the future skytrain. Fully renovated with permits in 2009 this FOURPLEX has FOUR 4 bdrm 4 bthrm townhomes each over 1750 SF on 3 levels.

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All 4 units have separate gas & hydro meters & 1 bdrm 1 bthrm in law suites with separate entry. Walking distance to both the Westcoast Express & the future skytrain this is an excellent location. Close to schools, transit, shops & restaurants.

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This is a rapidly developing area that was recently voted the #1 neighborhood in the Lower Mainland to invest in. Great revenue, units are rented so there is nothing to do except collect the rent & watch as your property increases in value! 123-129 Buller Ave Port Moody. Check my 'properties' page for interior pics.       






Check Out What Your Money Can Buy You In Langley!

WOW look what your money can buy you in Langley; .22 of an acre Four bedroom family home with room to park six cars, an RV and a boat, plus side access to the backyard to build a shop. Did I mention that the house has an excellent layout, is in fantastic condition and is in a great neighborhood? All this for the price of what it costs to buy a townhouse in East Vancouver IF you are lucky. $598,000.00


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Front living room has a wood burning fire place, perfect for warming up to on a cold winter night, and a big picture window to let in lots of sunlight.



Master has no shared walls, has a walk in closet and an ensuite.


Second of four bedrooms. Seperated from the master bedroom by only a hallway.


Lovely kitchen opens on to dinning room and second living room (yup, I said second).


Second living room opens to kitchen, fourth bedroom and massive backyard.

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Can you smell that barbeque? Taste that cold frosty beer?


Check out this back yard! .22 of an acre, room to build a shop, garden or just enjoy. Dog not included.


Savvy investors look no further!

Almost 1400 SF townhome with 2 bedrooms up & a large den down that serves as a 3rd bedroom in a fantastic location at an amazing price.



Quiet & peaceful yet only minutes from the Westcoast Express & the Golden Ears Bridge.

Close proximity to schools, malls, theatres & restaurants make this a perfect location for easy living.

Excellent layout with spacious rooms; a large kitchen, big closets & lots of extra storage. 



Huge sunny deck off the master bedroom & a patio for barbecuing on the main floor.


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 Listed at only $179,000.00 this place is perfect for buyers looking to get into the market & easily add value to their investment!


East Van cutie sells for more than $160,000.00 OVER the asking price!

 This East Van 50’s cutie just sold for more than $160,000.00 OVER the asking price!

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Listed by Macdonald Realty This EastVan, open planned classic 50's home at 2637 Grant Street was almost fully updated and move in ready.

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 Three bedrooms up with a two bedroom and den income suite down. Almost everything had been improved including new roof, gutters, exterior paint, landscaping, windows, refinished hardwood floors, slate wall gas fireplace, heated kitchen floors, all new appliances, kitchen cabinets and window coverings.

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 Strategically priced right under the $1 Million dollar threshold this house is only 2200 square feet on a 4191 square foot lot and was assessed at only$830,000.00. WOW

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That's smart marketing, or amazing timing!


Oh how I love these retrofitted Heritage buildings!

 Unit 5A 34 Powell Street. Welcome to the Globe, in the heart of Gastown with views of the historic neighborhood & North Shore Mountains!

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Built in 1918 this is one of Gastown’s original loft conversions.  Completely retrofitted in 1996, this loft style condo is a rare luxury in the heart of cosmopolitan living with it’s 1347 square feet and 25 foot long exposed wood beams.

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Exposed concrete floors, exposed brick, gallery lighting, gas fireplace & insuite laundry and open loft living is sure to inspire.

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Only ten units in the building with two suites per floor, a common rooftop deck & basement storage locker, plus  majestic views of Historic Gastown & the mountains. Listed by Royal Pacific Realty Corp, this loft has just been reduced in price from $690,000 to $635,000.  I'd be happy to sell it to you.



6 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster and For More Money

Planning to list your home for sale? Here are 6 tips to help sell your home faster and for more money!

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  1. Boost the curb appeal and weed that garden. First impressions matter so put away the tools and toys, add some colorful flowers and a ‘Welcome’ mat

  2. Start packing. Sell or store excess furniture, de-clutter counter and table tops, shelves and closets

  3. Put away all your personal photographs so buyers can envision themselves living there

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  4. Light and bright sells, so put on a fresh coat of white paint

  5. Staging is essential. After you’ve cleaned, de-cluttered and de-personalized add colorful artwork, decor and silk flowers to help buyers fall in love with your home

  6. Well lit professional photographs will always bring more buyers to see your home



Gorgeous Vancouver

I love this photo. One of my favorite Vancouver shots ever.

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Photo credit to the fabulous and talented Steven Ledoux

New Listing 1165 Deep Cove Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia

V1101140 - 1165 Deep Cove Road, North Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADAView my new listing for sale at 1165 Deep Cove Road, North Vancouver and currently listed at $1,199,000.

Completely remodeled in the last 2 years with high end interior and exterior renovations including a new roof with warranty. Open floor plan with grand entrance and gorgeous fixtures. Formal living and dining areas with royal marble flooring and top-of-the-line gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar. 4 Bedrooms, large entertainment room, home gym, large steam room, radiant heating and tank less hot water heater. Lots of outside areas including big rooftop deck with mountain and partial water views. Great location just steps to the beach and shopping areas. Too many extras to mention. A must see!