Blog by Patricia Houlihan - Personal Real Estate Corporation

Blueridge Open House!

July 28th, 2010

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, August 1, 2010, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 2662 Bendale Place in Blueridge, North Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Property for sale in beautiful Blueridge.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Blueridge ...

2662 BENDALE Place, North Vancouver, British Columbia

July 28th, 2010

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2662 BENDALE Place, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Fabulous family location! One block to swimming, ice skating, and community centre activities! Great child friendly yard and well laid out 4 bedroom home with suite (could be recroom) interior features stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, and wood burning fireplace....All ...

Activity steady to start the summer season

July 21st, 2010
REBGV Stats June 2010
 
Activity steady to start the summer season
 

 
The Greater Vancouver housing market experienced steady activity to begin the summer season.
 
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,972 in June 2010, a decline of 30.2 per cent compared to the 4,259 sales in June 2009, which was the ...

July 2010 Market Update

July 21st, 2010
MDR Monthly Mkt Update Banner


July 2010 Market Update


Welcome to the 2nd Half of the Year!

On July 1st, the HST came into effect.

To calculate how the HST will affect a typical new house price, please visit www.macrealty.com to use the HST calculator. Remember though, there are many subtleties to the HST laws and its associated transition rules. An accountant will likely be needed to answer these more detai ...

Interest Rate Update

July 20th, 2010

The mortgage broker in our office just sent me this so for those of you who haven't heard the news today:

 
Canada's central bank issues gloomy outlook as it raises trend-setting rate by quarter point

By Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada has hiked its trendsetting interest rate a quarter point to 0.75 per cent, while issuing a more gloomy outlook for the economy an ...

308 8430 Jellicoe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

July 19th, 2010

I just sold this Property at 308 8430 Jellicoe Street, Vancouver, British Columbia .

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Macrealty Market Update: Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)’s effect on real estate prices in BC

July 14th, 2010

Macrealty Market Update

Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)’s effect on real estate prices in BC:

New Construction

All new residential construction will now be taxable at the 12% rate rather than the previous 5%. To offset some of this, the government has introduced a New Housing Rebate which will significantly reduce the burden of the additional tax up to a house value of $525,000. For new constru ...

204 2211 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

July 13th, 2010

I just sold this Condo at 204 2211 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia .

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