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July 2008 - Posts

Price Reduced on 305-2483 Spruce Street in Fairview
29 July 08 06:40 AM | Matt Collinge | 1 Comments   
Fairview, Vancouver - Announcing a price reduction on 305-2483 Spruce Street, a 822 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Great layout!". Now MLS® $549,000 CAD - Reduced!. Property information Read More...
Friday Fun: Outdoor Movies
25 July 08 02:58 PM | Matt Collinge | 2 Comments   
Fridays are for fun and what is more than watching a movie outside at a horse track? This Sunday Fresh Air Cinema ("North America's Premier Outdoor Movie Company") is putting on The Hastings Racecourse Presents Movie Nights at the Track Read More...
British Columbia Real Estate Association Introduces New Tool To Help Consumers With Condo Pre-sales
24 July 08 10:48 AM | Matt Collinge | 1 Comments   
The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC (CHBA BC) and the Urban Development Institute (UDI) today announed the new "Presale Cross Reference List" to help consumers with understanding Read More...
Open House in Fraser Street on Saturday From 1-4pm
24 July 08 10:04 AM | Matt Collinge | (Comments Off)   
July 2008 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Fraser Street, Vancouver - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 4315 Prince Albert Street on July 26 from Read More...
3 Story Home For Sale in Fraser, Vancouver, BC
22 July 08 08:30 AM | Matt Collinge | (Comments Off)   
• 2,250 sq. ft., 3 bath, 7 bdrm 3 story "3 bedrooms up" - $849,000 CAD - Room to Grow! Fraser Street, Vancouver - Lovingly renovated this Fraser – Mountain View area home offers everything your family is looking for inside AND out. Read More...
Great Vancouver Neighbourhoods - Mountain View
21 July 08 01:20 PM | Matt Collinge | (Comments Off)   
Mountain View Vancouver is a city of neighbourhoods they say. I am not sure who "they" are, but "they" are right. One of the nicest and most under appreciated is the Mountain View neighbourhood . Mountain View is a loosely defined Read More...
Bank of Canada Leaves Overnight Rate Unchanged Again
17 July 08 09:06 AM | Matt Collinge | (Comments Off)   
Last time the Bank of Canada (BOC) was expected to drop the overnight interest rate they did not . This time they were expected to leave it where it was at, and they did. Siting Three major developments are affecting the Canadian economy: the protracted Read More...
Vancouver Swimming Pools: Second Beach Pool
15 July 08 09:00 AM | Matt Collinge | 2 Comments   
Looking for something to do on these nice warm days we've been having in Vancouver lately (one might say "FINALLY!")? Well Vancouver has some great outdoor swimming pools. Second Beach Pool is a good one for all ages. The pool is huge and Read More...
Vancouver's Tallest Building, The Shangri-la, Tops Out
14 July 08 02:03 PM | Matt Collinge | 6 Comments   
Over the weekend the crane at the 61 story Shangri-la condo and hotel tower came down. Personally I am suprised how little an impact it has had on the city skyline. What do you think of it? Matthew Collinge: Vancouver REALTOR® Read More...
Last Week's News: Minimum 5% and Maximum of 35 Years
14 July 08 11:51 AM | Matt Collinge | 2 Comments   
I was pretty busy last week and didn't get the posts out about the big news that the 40 year mortgages and 0% down option will be eliminated on October 15th, 2008. I don't have too much to add to the discou rse on this. I have not worked with Read More...
Fun on Friday: A Vancouver Grow-op and Bocce on the Beach
11 July 08 01:57 PM | Matt Collinge | 3 Comments   
That last post was no fun at all and don't think I am going to get to the other Vancouver real estate news so I have these two items for you. Vancouver Grow-op Lets start with this "grow-op". After showing my listing in Marpole I was driving Read More...
A Letter to the Editor Regarding Title Fraud in B.C.
11 July 08 01:44 PM | Matt Collinge | 2 Comments   
The following is a letter to the editor by Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver president Dave Watt that was published in the Vancouver Sun today: Letter to the Editor: We’re deeply concerned that The Vancouver Sun’s view, expressed in the Read More...
Condominium For Sale in Fairview, Vancouver, BC
09 July 08 01:01 PM | Matt Collinge | (Comments Off)   
• 822 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bdrm apartment "Great layout!" - MLS® $559,000 CAD Fairview, Vancouver - Calling all those looking for a big outdoor space! Need a big balcony, patio or deck? Well, you've found it here in this newer (2006) Read More...
Vancouver Real Estate Statistics: June 2008
04 July 08 02:48 PM | Matt Collinge | 5 Comments   
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver released the June 2008 statistics yesterday and the media are having a hay-day with them. No question the market has changed. Listings are way up (18.3 per cent to 6,546 in June 2008 compared to June 2007, when Read More... is now LIVE
03 July 08 01:19 PM | Matt Collinge | 1 Comments   
No time to write much about it (I'll update this later), but is now live. Go check it out! Matthew Collinge: Vancouver REALTOR® Read More...
MEC Paddlefest: Things to do in Vancouver
03 July 08 08:40 AM | Matt Collinge | 2 Comments   
Mountain Equipment Co-op is hosting Paddlefest this Sunday at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. As a lifelong kayaker this event caught my eye. Assuming the weather is nice, and what big assumptoin that is these days, this sounds like a great day at the beach for all ages from singles to families with kids. MEC says: Read More...

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