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Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - May 27, 2015

May 27th, 2015

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - May 27, 2015

The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 0.75 per cent. In the press release accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that inflation in Canada continues to evolve as forecast with core inflation boosted by a lower dollar while CPI inflation remains near the bottom of the Ban ...

Exodus of Millennials Threatens Metro Vancouver Economy

May 21st, 2015

Stagnant wages, housing costs driving them away: Vancity

 
Exodus of millennials threatens Metro Vancouver economy

Sarah Norman with son Arlo and dog Mags in on their street in Squamish on May 20, 2015.

Photograph by: Steve Bosch , PNG

When Sarah Norman got married two and a half years ago, she and her husband, an engineer, started to look for a home with a bit of gree ...

Squamish "well on our way" to being a Canadian Solar City

May 21st, 2015

Squamish ‘well on our way’ to being a Canadian Solar City

Mayor calls for residents and businesses to get involved

Jennifer Thuncher         
/   Squamish Chief                                                        May 21, 2015 11:25 AM                                   

WB Unveils New Summer Offerings

May 21st, 2015

New additions include peak 2 peak 360 pass and timed hiking trails

                                 
                       FILE PHOTO - All Access Whistler Blackcomb's new Peak 2 Peak 360 pass gives guests unlimited access to the world's highest aboveground cable car.                  

                             

          
      
                          
 



All Access Whistler Blackcomb's new Peak 2 Peak 360 pass gives guests unlimited access to the world's highest abovegr ...

Squamish home prices spike 11.6%

May 21st, 2015
Real estate prices in Squamish have risen 11.6 per cent in the past 12 months, according to the latest figures from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. The board’s April report also shows Squamish prices have spiked 40.2 per cent in the past 10 years. The benchmark price for a residential home in Squamish is now $436,700. That’s a composite, reflecting a typical single-family house at ...

Hottest April in a Decade for Home Sales in BC: BCREA

May 15th, 2015

Sales dollar volume across province up 45.5 per cent year over year and house prices up 13 per cent, says association

By Joannah Connolly REW.ca May 14, 2015       
             
Tulips in Vancouver sunny day       
                                                                        

A total of 9,952 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing ...

Vancouver Investment Opportunity

May 15th, 2015

Dear Friends and Clients:

Recently I had opportunity to visit the River District Development on the Fraser River below SE Marine Drive.  It is a development that my son, Beau Jarvis (Senior VP of Development for Wesgroup) is involved in and is passionate about.

This Wesgroup development is comprised of 137 acres and is the largest development in all of Metro Vancouver.  It is the last Water ...

Real Estate Investment Opportuntiy

May 15th, 2015
This is a choice piece of real estate in a growing community.  The building on the property is zoned C6 and currently being operated as a Pub with a primary liquor license.  The business is going with the real estate.  This is a great opportunity for someone to own their own business as well as the real estate in a growing market.

•         The property is zoned C-6  (Liquor Primary Establishm ...

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW - Canadian Manufacturing Sales - May 15, 2015

May 15th, 2015

Canadian Manufacturing Sales - May 15, 2015

Canadian manufacturing sales rose 2.9 per cent in March, the second increase in the last six months. Sales were led by an increase in aerospace products and motor vehicles while fabricated metal products declined.  In total, 10 of 21 sub-sectors saw increased sales in March.

In BC, where manufacturing employs close to 170,000 people, manufacturing ...

Hottest April for Home Sales in a Decade

May 14th, 2015

Hottest April for Home Sales in a Decade

Vancouver, BC – May 14, 2015.

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 9,952 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April, up 28.7 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $6.3 billion, a 45.5 per cent increase in comparison to the previous ye ...

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