Learn and see our neighbourhoods and all of the fun things you can do living in them.

Back on August 12, 2016 I wrote about the new 15% property tax that was introduced for residential property transfers to foreign entities (non-Canadian Citizen or non-Permanent Resident) in the Greater Vancouver Regional District.  I asked the question... "Will the new foreign tax make Vancouver real estate more affordable?".  It was too early to tell back then and now that 6 months have gone bye... did it? 

I have analyzed all of the listing and sold data. I separated houses from condo & townhomes and calculated their average prices. This is what has happened from August 2016 to January 2017:

In Metro Vancouver (Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver Westside, Vancouver Eastside, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Richmond, Tsawwassen, and Ladner)

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That last couple of weeks of December are crazy! You are scrambling with shopping, getting ready for the holidays, and trying to jam as much fun as possible into that small window of vacation time you have. You want to do things over the holidays and experience Christmas right here with your friends and family. Here are a few highlights of the season that I am sure you will enjoy!


Each holiday season, my family and I love to drive around and see all of the houses and neighbourhoods all lit up.  We each choose which one is our favourite.  We also go to these great events.  Here are our favourites:

Trinity Street Christmas Light Festival

Until Dec. 20, 6 to 9 p.m. | 2400-2900 Trinity Street, Vancouver

Take public transportation to this car-free jaunt…

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