I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1203 1483 HOMER STREET, Yaletown, Vancouver West, BC


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WATERFORD - a masterpiece of style built by Concord Pacific! Take center stage in the Beach Crescent neighborhood at one of the LARGEST units 1292 SF 2 bed, den & 2 bath you'll fall in love w/ the panoramic view of False Creek & David Lam Park! Kitchen features top of the line s/s appl, granite counters & an abundance of solid wood cabinetry. Entertainment sized living room designed to capture the UNOBSTRUCTED WATER VIEWS! This SE facing home is spacious w/ floor to ceiling windows, A/C, gas f/p, 24 hr concierge, HUGE in-suite storage & sunny covered patio. Enjoy the resort style facility at Club Viva: pool, theatre, gym, spa, squash courts, etc! Conveniently located in Yaletown with restaurants, shopping, tennis & basketball courts just steps away. 1 parking + locker. OPEN June 4/5 1-3pm

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The provincial government announced new rules regulating contract assignments, effective May 16.

Real estate contracts are now required to include two terms: one that requires the seller's consent to assign the contract, and one that requires that any profit from an assignment goes to the original seller. Clients can instruct REALTORS® to omit or change these clauses.

The buyer's Realtor is also required to inform the seller if one, or both, of these clauses are removed from their offer. The seller's Realtor must also disclose if the proposed contract is assignable or not - including any conditions that would be applicable to the assignment.

Be aware, if you're a seller and a buyer requests you waive the assignment clause, they may be looking to re-sell your property before the contract completes. If you have questions, talk to your Realtor or legal advisor before you sign anything.

To protect yourself as a buyer in an assignment deal, make sure that: 

  1. You work with a...
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by Justin da Rosa

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The Crown Corporation released its long-term economic and housing forecast Wednesday morning.
It expects housing starts to slowly decrease over the coming years.

“On an annual basis, housing starts are expected to range from 181,300 units to 192,300 units in 2016 and from 172,600 units to 183,000 units in 2017, a slight upward revision from our previous outlook, but a slowdown compared to 2015 when there were 195,535 starts,” CMHC said in the report.
Home sales, meanwhile, are expected to moderate or increase in 2016 over last year’s total and decrease next year.

“There were 505,673 Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) sales recorded in 2015,” CMHC said. “Sales are expected to range from 501,700 units to 525,400 units in 2016, but are expected to be in a lower range of 485,500 units to 508,400 units in 2017.”

The average Canadian home price is expected to continue to increase in the next two years, meaning CMHC doesn’t...
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I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1904 128 CORDOVA STREET, Downtown VW, Vancouver West, BC


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WOODWARDS - Gastown's most iconic landmark building by Westbank - a masterpiece in design! Unique & Modern 646sf 1 bed w/ Juliette balcony & one of the BEST floorplans w/ SPECTACULAR VIEWS of the water & mountains! Live in style w/ sleek contemporary finishings: polished stone counters, H/W floors, exposed concrete ceilings, s/s appl, deluxe shower & soaker tub! Access to world class amenities at Club W: in/outdoor lounge, gym, media room, expansive rooftop deck w/ hot tub & 360 city views! Maint fee includes Gas, Concierge, heat & internet. More than a home Woodwards gives you the metropolitan lifestyle! Conveniently located w/ Nesters, London Drugs & TD bank downstairs. Steps to shopping, entertainment & restaurants! Tenanted til Feb 2017 - PERFECT for an investor! OPEN 2-4PM MAY 21/22

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W
hether you’re buying or selling, professional representation can help at every step of the process. Think of your REALTOR® as a guide through what will most likely be the largest transaction of your life.

Your Realtor is there to give advice and guide you through the home buying or selling process. They can help navigate potential pitfalls and fill in knowledge gaps you may have when searching for your first home.

Realtors work with their clients within a legal relationship called agency. This is established by a contract between you, the client, and your Realtor.

It’s important to understand if someone is working for you or for the home seller. If you haven’t signed a contract to work with a Realtor, they don’t work for you. If you have, then they’re legally and professionally duty-bound to act and advise based on your best interest.

Your advocate

Once agency is established, think of your Realtor as a business partner. They can:

  • Help you adopt...
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