Blog by Ian Watt

Brand New by Concort Pacific - Excellent floor plan with views of Downtown & Mountain

November 27th, 2007

Yaletown Park 2. One bedroom + home office and balcony. Comes with 1 parking stall and 1 storage. Located blocks from retail, restaurants, Urban Fare and Costco.


Yaletown south facing w/ water view! Spacious 1 bdrm w/ flex space that could be used as a den. Open plan kitchen w/ luxury finishing, including granite countertops, make this suite a must see! One of a kind amenities inclu ...

Some home buyers will benefit from new tax measures- Realtors look to Federal budget to address other issues

November 27th, 2007

 

The tax changes outlined in the federal government’s economic statement are one step in helping Canadians buy a new home, but The Canadian Real Estate Association says the government should include other initiatives in the next federal budget, including the outstanding election promise of addressing capital gains taxes. “The one per cent cut in the GST will provide savings to new hom ...

Important Changes to Homeowner Protection Act

November 27th, 2007


 
British Columbia’s new Homeowner Protection Amendment Act and Regulation will come into effect on November 19, 2007. These changes strengthen protection for new homebuyers and will raise the bar of professionalism in the residential construction sector, providing consistency and improving the quality of construction in B.C. The amendments are the result of 18 months of consultation by ...

New rules crack down on under-the-table building contractors

November 22nd, 2007

New rules crack down on under-the-table building contractors

By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun

Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2007

VANCOVUER - The province has tightened the rules governing those who build their own homes to cut off the underground contractors who exploited the practice to build houses for sale.

Violators of the new rules will face fines of up to $25,000 un ...

Corian

November 20th, 2007


Technology & Services
a report by
DuPont d e Nemours I n t . SA

In the late 1960s a new material was invented by
DuPont de Nemours that changed the face of
surfacing materials forever. DuPont, based in
Wilmington in the US, is one of the world’s largest
chemical and research companies. Produced
exclusively by DuPont, Corian® combines natural
minerals, state-of-the-art polymer ...

Vancouver Condos for Sale

November 18th, 2007

** The data relating to real estate on this web site comes in part from the MLS Reciprocity

program of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. Real estate listings held by

participating real estate firms are marked with the MLSR logo and detailed information about

the listing includes the name of the listing agent. This representation is based in whole or

part on ...

Livable Condos start with good planning

November 14th, 2007

 

Ah, love. What potential homeowner can forget that first starry-eyed walk through the show suite, the fantasies of your life together, your all-too-easily-overlooked misgivings about bathroom dimensions or oddly sited electrical plugs? Expecting perfection is unrealistic, you tell yourself...isn't it? Well, no. Tackled the right way (which means putting your foot down), what rises fr ...

For the real money shot, hire a pro

November 9th, 2007

 

VANCOUVER -- Photographer Russ Heinl is known for his aerial work on five films and 11 glossy picture books, including the popular Over Canada: An Aerial Adventure. But these days, he says, he's busy in the helicopter taking bird's-eye photos of sumptuous real estate.

In the past three months, the Vancouver Island-based p ...

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