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New Listing 2731 SOPHIA ST, Vancouver, BC

V946348 - 2731 Sophia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADAView my new listing for sale at 2731 Sophia Street, Vancouver and currently listed at 569900.

BELLA SOPHIA! Rare 2 bed 1 bath Loft Townhouse w/private patio facing west of back of unit, Spacious and bright floor plan with 16' ceilings in the Kitchen and Living room. Upgrades include Oak H/W floors throughout, frosted glass cabinets in kitchen, a Bosch D/W and Sliding Architectural Glass Partition by Joel Berman. A Large Open gourmet kitchen w/GAS RANGE + S/S appls, granite counters. Lots of storage, including insuite storage and a Locker. STEPS to vibrant Main St and all its fabulous shops, restaurants. Close to Canada Line and transit, community centre and Olympic Village. 1 secure prkg and 1 strge locker + bike rooms. PETS/RENTALS OK, BLDG has a party rm, a rooftop terrace and a lounge. 2-5-10 warranty.

New Listing Mt.Pleasant, Vancouver, BC

 - # 1510 288 W 1ST AV, Vancouver, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale SOLD at # 1510 288 W 1ST AV, Vancouver and currently listed at $541,900.SOLD

A bright corner 2 bedroom + den + flex home with SW & SE windows. This 729 sf Cressey build home makes the most of its small size. The gourmet kitchen features integrated European Bloomburge/Fagor appliances, 5 burner gas cook top, convection oven, Italian Armony  Cucine cabinets, Quartz counters, breakfast bar, task lighting & more. the efficient plan also includes gorgeous oak floors & A/C. Owners at James will enjoy use of the gym, yoga studio, steam rm/sauna, concierge and "UP", our rooftop lounge/terrace with fantastic views. Our location in the West End of South East False Creek means that groceries, Cambie Village, the Seawall & Canada Line are minutes away. Open 12-5pm except Friday, 289 W 2nd. Move in summer 2012

April Stats to date

Attached are the Sales and Listings Stats update. Trending towards, in most areas, to a Buyer’s Market, however the East Side Remains strong with a 4 month supply. An adjustment of Seller’s expectations may be needed. Buyers have had choice this spring especially in the condo side of the market but with sharp pricing comes movement so buyers need to prepared to make the jump when they find something they like. Some highlights of the market are:

Greater Vancouver: As of April 21, 1,966 Sales (3,270 Sales in April 2011), 17,154 Active Listings (15,239 in April 2011)  – should finish the month with a 7 Month’s Supply

Vancouver West Side: As of April 21, 386 Sales (761 Sales in April 2011), 3,260 Active Listings (2,624 in April 2011) – should finish the month with a 7 to 8 Month’s Supply

Vancouver West Side Detached: As of April 21, 88 Sales (214 in April 2011), 902 Active Listings (590 in April 2011) – should finish the month with a 7 to 8 Month’s Supply

Vancouver West Side Condos: As of April 21, 260 Sales (451 in April 2011), 2,007 Active Listings (1,766 in April 2011) – should finish the month with a 6 to 7 Month’s Supply

 

Vancouver East Side: As of April 21, 232 Sales (322 in April 2011), 1,288 Active Listings (1,094 in April 2011) – should finish the month with a 4 Month’s Supply

Vancouver East Side Detached: As of April 21, 91 Sales (171 in April 2011), 534 Active Listings (528 in April 2011) – should finish the month with a 4 Month’s Suppy.

sales and listings stats regional1.pdf

sales and listings stats houses townhouses and condos.pdf

 


HST Calculator

CalculatorAre you wondering how much HST you will have to pay or what sort of rebate you will get on your new home purchase?  This is a great tool that provides calculations based on different completion dates and scenarios surrounding the April 1, 2013 repeal of the HST.

B.C. Real Estate New Home HST/GST Calculator

http://www.rosborough.com/bc-real-estate-new-home-hst-calculator.html

 Related blog post:

http://uptownvancouver.com/new-rebates-hst-and-1st-timers

 


Recently Sold Listing # 406 298 E 11TH AV, Vancouver, BC

V936187 - 406 - 298 E 11th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at 406 - 298 E 11th Ave, Vancouver.

Recently Sold Listing # 1510 288 W 1ST AV, Vancouver, BC

 - # 1510 288 W 1ST AV, Vancouver, BC, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at # 1510 288 W 1ST AV, Vancouver.

Recently Sold Listing # 512 133 E 8TH AV, Vancouver, BC

V941668 - # 512 133 E 8TH AV, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at # 512 133 E 8TH AV, Vancouver.

New Listing # 701 27 ALEXANDER ST, Vancouver, BC

V943362 - 701 - 27 Alexander Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADAView my new listing for sale SOLD at 701 - 27 Alexander Street, Vancouver and currently listed at $619,900.SOLD

THE ALEXANDER: LARGE open plan 1 bed/1 bath SUB PENTHOUSE with sweeping views NORTH towards Canada Place, the inlet and mountains. 2 decks (Rare for a heritage building) and a Common Roof deck. Property features exposed brick, gas fireplace, in-suite laundry, 1 secured parking stall, 1 locker and the option to add an additional bathroom. A well maintained building and just steps from all the culture GASTOWN has to offer. Restaurants galore for the epicureans at heart from Cobre, Salt Tasting Room, The Irish Heather, L'abattoir and Boneta to name a few. Live where it all started. Open House Sat April 21St 2-4PM