Blog by Patricia Houlihan - Personal Real Estate Corporation

595 WESTMINSTER Ave, Out of Town, British Columbia

August 29th, 2007

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 595 WESTMINSTER Ave, Out of Town, British Columbia

Large .21 acre view property in fantastic Vancouver Hill area. 4 bdrm, 2 bath ho me w/new roof, gutters, insulation, deck & kitchen w/high quality S/S appliances . Spectacular views of the lake & the kettle valley trail out the front door.

Are Your Cell Phone and Laptop Bad for Your Health?

August 28th, 2007

Are Properties Near Cell Phone Towers Bad For Your Health And Investment?

 

            Some assert that cell phone towers may be the nuclear power plants of the 21st century.  Growing opposition to cell towers is spreading as awareness and concern over the possible negative health effects grows.  A growing number of scientists and citizens are concerned that the electromagn ...

Small Markets - Big Profits....Vancouver may be its own micro market as the rest of North America slows?

August 21st, 2007
Analysts are advising that micro-markets, areas that remain in demand during downturns, continue to make good investments in metropolitan areas with declining real estate sales and prices.  These markets are proof that different zip codes and neighborhoods have their own unique market patterns that can defy national downturns.

 

Micro-markets are found in metropolitan areas with s ...

Is your much increased property value putting your marriage at risk?

August 20th, 2007
Okay, I think this is a bit extreme but apparently, therapists, divorce lawyers and real estate agents have noted a side effect common to property booms that they're calling real-estate-enabled divorces.  In hot property markets where home values have increased significantly, separating couples are using the profits from appreciated properties to start over in style.  This doesn't sound ...

103 1864 FRANCES Street, Vancouver East, British Columbia

August 14th, 2007

I just sold this Condo at 103 1864 FRANCES Street, Vancouver East, British Columbia .

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales

Newspapers feel real estate woes.

August 11th, 2007

Buyers of homes love the internet-so do realtors; newspapers, not so much!

 

The recent drop in real estate advertising in newspapers confirms that buyers are increasingly going online to research home-buying decisions.  Apparently newspapers in New York are experiencing a decline in real estate advertising as many real estate executives are reallocating their print advertising ...

Real estate madness hits Mississauga.

August 10th, 2007

Hot market seems to be continuing in Vancouver and Toronto

 

If you think the real estate market in Vancouver is competitive be thankful you aren't trying to buy a place in Toronto!  I was surprised to read in the Globe and Mail that in the suburb of Mississauga 150 hopeful buyers lined up outside a new development for three days hoping to purchase a townhouse!  Something si ...

July 2007 stats

August 1st, 2007

Click below to view the statistics for July 2007 sales i the Greater Vancouver area. 

July 07 stats

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