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I have sold a property at 2111 KITCHENER ST in Vancouver.
Wow.! ! ? RARE Prime Commercial Drive DOUBLE CORNER RT 4 DUPLEX ZONED lot with immaculate 1929 Georgian character home. Great shape and almost 4000 sq feet with tons of intact heritage features , original Hardwood floors, stained glasswindows, leaded glass doors, large 3 level spacious 3900 sq feet of living, this property has multiple options : restore home and build one or two infill laneway/strata coach houses OR apply under an HRA agreement and designation for up to potentially 6 strata townhomes and infill. Two legal lots and two PID numbers , lane access and walking distance to all amenities of the DRIVE (Walk Score 90).
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I have sold a property at 128 12TH AVE W in Vancouver.
You will sure to be impressed by the stunning complete rebuild of this 1882 sqft half duplex boasting its own lushly landscaped south back yard with additional adjacent finished 272 sqft office w/ dramatic high ceilings. The main floor ofthis impressive low energy residence features 3 good sized bedrooms w/ a stunning washroom. The top floor of this bright home boasts a jaw dropping kitchen w/ Miele appliances and Poggenpohl cabinets overlooking the sun drenched deck. The master bedroom is also on the second floor of this state of the art very well sound insulated home with its custom triple glazed European wood windows w/ aluminum cladding & Zehnder America comfort ventilation. Call today to view this unique contemporary home!
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I have sold a property at 4147 CYPRESS CREST in Vancouver.
Redesigned by Chart & Pat McCulloch this gorgeous family home has been completely updated to the highest standards. Luxuries abound with coffered ceilings, recessed lighting & inlaid hardwood in the living & dining rooms,stunning chefs' kitchen & inviting family room that leads to the huge patio with full outdoor kitchen. The completely private yard boasts an impressive stone clad pool & fountain, spa, fire pit & outdoor shower. Soaring ceilings, a huge walk-in closet & marble bath complete the fabulous master suite. AC upstairs, tons of built-in storage, new windows, the best appliances. Walk to Shaughnessy Elementary, York House, Little Flower Academy & Prince of Wales Schools. THIS HOME FEELS LIKE NEW!
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I have sold a property at 3268 26TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Custom built quality home with contemporary and functional design in desirable MacKenzie Heights on a 50'x130' lot with 4555 sf of living area. Open plan on M/F with high ceiling, big windows, 2'x2' marble flooring and crystal chandelliers throughout. Gourmet kitchen/Wok kitchen equipped with high-end Miele appliances. Generous family room overlooking south facing landscaped garden and patio. 4 bedrooms up all with ensuites and hardwood flooring. Private sundeck off master bedroom for quiet enjoyment. Basement features hugh rec room, media room, wet bar, wine cellar and two bedrooms. The best school catchment: Prince of Wales Sec. School and Kitchener Elem. School. Close to Crofton House, and St. George's private schools, UBC, Dunbar Community Centre, bus and shops. Don't miss this fabulous family home in a great location.
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I have sold a property at 3875 36TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Spectacular custom built contemporary home on 60' x 130' flat lot in prestigious west of Dunbar neighbourhood. The exquisite attention to detail in construction and finishing is evident from top to bottom - marble countertops and floors,meticulously crafted wood, soaring ceilings, oversize windows, Gaggeneau appls & a fully integrated high tech control system accentuate the extraordinary layout. The almost 4600 sf of living space features 5 bdrms, 6 bathrooms, a stunning gourmet kit, a wet bar & entertainment centre on the lower level. The finishing in the mstr ensuite is breathtaking w/ a balcony, built-in F/P & luxurious spa tub. Beautifully landscaped yard & a 4 car garage. Vancouver's best public & private schools nearby.
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With the announcement of the new budget yesterday, the Government of BC updated their website on the Property Transfer Tax (PTT).  Here is what you need to know:

 

The Property Transfer Tax for resale properties under $2,000,000 has remained the same at 

 1% on the first $100,000 and 2% on the balance.  First time buyers, who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, are still exempt if their purchase is under $475,000.

 

For purchases over $2,000,000, there is now a 3% transfer tax. This 3% tax applies only to the portion of the purchase that is above $2,000,000. It appears from the Government website that this 3% PPT is effective immediately. However, we are encouraging our clients to seek legal advice if they already have a deal in place that has not yet completed. 

 

For the New Build Exemption up to $750,000 (conditions apply, read website), the transaction needs to close after February 16, 2016. So, it sound like Buyers will start being eligible for that exemption immediately. Again, you should seek legal advice. 

 

Below is the link that will take you directely to the Property Transfer Tax section of the Government of BC website. There you will find more details and calculators to help you figure out how much PTT is payable on your purchase. 

 

 
There remains some lack of clarity about when parts of this new plan will come into effect, so if you are in the process of purchasing a home (that is you already have an accepted offer and are waiting for completion) we urge you to seek legal advice before closing on the deal. 
 
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I have listed a new property at 1127 CARNABY PL in North Vancouver.
This perfect family home sits on one of the biggest lots on the best street in Blueridge close to great schools. The spacious 4 bedroom home on more than a quarter acre of flat, park like yard is ideal for your growing family. When the kids tire of playing in the sunny, west facing back yard, you can take them to the pool or rink at Ron Andrews Rec Centre. You'll enjoy the tasteful updates including oak hardwood floors, crown mouldings, California blinds, updated kitchen with granite counters and new backsplash, double paned windows, high efficiency furnace, new carpet in rec room, new hot water tank in 2015. More photos and virtual tour coming soon.
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I have sold a property at 2004 4118 DAWSON ST in Burnaby.
Sub-penthouse at Tandem. Only steps from Starbucks and skytrain, this 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom condo offers an open floorplan, oak floors, granite counters, and S/S appliances. The corner unit has sweeping views to the north shore mountains and the eastern parts of Burnaby. The building has a gym, spa, pool table, and a Starbucks in the lobby! Reliable 10 year old building close to all the new amenities of North Burnaby including Save-On Foods, Whole Foods, restaurants, and Brentwood Mall. OPEN: Sat/Sun January 30th/31st, 2:00 - 3:00 PM.
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I have sold a property at 202 8915 HUDSON ST in Vancouver.
This spacious and uniquely laid out 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment is on the quiet side of the building conveniently located in Marpole with a new Safeway, shops, restaurants and easy access to transit, YVR and UBC. There are no compromises in this unit - there is a large insuite storage which could serve as an office, an open U shaped kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances, mircowave hood fan, H/W floors and an electric fireplace. The sunny south facing patio is one of the largest in the building and has room for an entertainment sized table and some plants. Insuite laundry. 1 parking and bike room included. 1 dog allowed. OPEN: Sat/Sun January 23/24, 2:00 - 3:00 PM.
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I have listed a new property at 430 350 2ND AVE E in Vancouver.
Mainspace is a well run, proactive building that hosts a vibrant artistic/professional community located in one of the most desirable areas of Vancouver. Easy walking distance to Main Street shops and restaurants and all that Olympic Village has to offer in addition to easy access to skytrain, downtown, the sea wall, Northern Way and BCIT and Emily Carr campuses. Enjoy gorgeous mountain views from the suite and the communal rooftop garden. The unit has been converted to a full professional sound studio and is an ideal live work space for a musician, filmmaker, sound production designer or sound artist. Perfect for first-time buyers or investors looking for a great return where pets and rentals are welcome. Call for private showing.
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This is a one of a kind opportunity! If you or someone you know works in the sound, film or music industry, then you are going to want to see this: 

 

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I have listed a new property at 4726 ALBERT ST in Burnaby.
Charmer in Burnaby Heights! This bright and solid 3 bedroom up, 2 bedroom (easily a suite) down, 2 bathroom 2,280 square foot bungalow is a 5-minute walk to Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool and Fitness Centre, Confederation Park, express bus to downtown and all the shops of the Heights on Hastings Street. Recent updates make this home move-in-ready, including new roof, updated kitchen and bathroom, and original hardwood floors with oak and walnut inlay. The partially finished basement features mortgage helper potential in a beautiful suite, along with a full workshop with power. PREVIEW SHOWING: Thu, Feb 4 at 5:30pm-6:30pm. OPEN HOUSE: Sat, Feb 6 at 2pm-3pm and Sun, Feb 7 at 12pm-1pm.
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