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Point Grey Offers Getaways Steps from Your Front Door

One of the things I love about living in Point Grey is being close to the water. Cycling or jogging along the beaches are favourite activities, but even the sight of the North Shore mountains across Burrard Inlet is refreshing. It’s good to step outside and experience the natural world when I need a break. […]

Point Grey Yard Sale

Yard Sales: the Original Pop-Up Shops

Spring is in full swing, and yard sales – the original pop-up shops – are in bloom as people clean house, students prepare to leave town and homebuyers prepare to downsize, resize or generally rightsize their Westside real estate (with the help of their friendly Point Grey real estate agent, of course). Even if you […]

Real Estate Board Market Update

Big Numbers Don’t Always Mean Big Worries

It all sounds pretty frightening: according to the latest Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver statistics, the number of property sales in March reached an all-time monthly high of 5,173. A decade ago, the board was stunned as annual sales topped 30,000 units five years in a row. A dozen months like March, and the board […]

Connaught Park

Westside Afternoons

The return of sun and warm weather brings out the crowds, and Vancouver Westside homes are steps from the city’s largest concentration of parkland. Point Grey and Dunbar are among the greenest neighbourhoods in Vancouver, thanks to Pacific Spirit Regional Park, as well as Acadia and Spanish Banks beaches. Kitsilano has few parks, but they’re […]

RBC Report - Ownership costs as % of median household income

Researching What’s Affordable Housing

Real estate is one of Vancouver’s favourite topics, and its especially tough to escape right now. One of the hottest talking points is affordability. Our local MLA held a townhall meeting on the topic last week, on the heels of a recent RBC report suggesting that single-detached home prices that are “detached from reality” and […]

The Jericho Lands

A Developing Story

I live in Point Grey, and I love my neighbourhood. It’s a place I’m happy to share with other people, which is why I enjoy my work as a Point Grey realtor. It doesn’t matter if it’s UBC condos or Dunbar homes for sale, these are places that give others a chance to experience this […]

MLS Home Price Index

Discovering Deals in Vancouver Real Estate Market

The numbers are in, and the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reports that monthly home sales saw their biggest February ever this year. What does it mean? Is there any chance at all to buy a home in Vancouver, let alone one of the diminishing number of single-family properties? One of the West Side […]

Westside Vancouver Best Whiskey Bars

Westside Vancouver Whiskey Bars

Vancouver Westside real estate is home to some of the wealthiest residents and businesses in the city. West End businesses are used to catering to somewhat particular patrons, especially those with pristine palates. With so many high end restaurants and bars in the area, there is no shortage of options for West Vancouver residents and […]

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