Deep cove real estate and housing starts

May 10th, 2007

 Deep cove real estate and housing starts

How is the market doing? According to the Vancouver Sun May 8, 2007 B.C. housing starts fell by 11 per cent during the first four months of 2007 when compared to the first four months of 2006. This information came from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
CMHC attributed most of the decline to a 29-per-cent drop in single family housing starts; mu ...

Real estate weekly cover story

May 9th, 2007

Real estate weekly cover story

the Real Estate Weekly magazine has a cover story on single women in the real estate market.  The numbers are pretty encouraging!  The article said "Currently, 30 per cent of single, never-before married women own their own home, while 45 per cent of divorced or separated women and 64 per cent of widowed women are homeowners..."
http://www.rew.ca/fullstory.htm.  ...

Deep Cove homes and the green yard

May 5th, 2007

 Deep Cove homes and the green yard


Many people envy their neighbours lovely backyards-green, perfectly cut grass….it is not something that I aspire to have due to the water, chemicals etc. often required to keep a yard that way. Fortunately, in the Cove the water from rain is often plentiful and dry grass grows back so it is not as much of an issue.  Nevertheless, apparently there is a new ...

Deep Cove and the dreaded Grow-Op

May 4th, 2007

 Deep Cove and the dreaded Grow-Op

This weekend, the Globe and Mail contained an article about homes which had been marijuana grow ops potentially being great deals for home buyers.  It recounted the experience of a couple who had been able to buy a grow op at a reduced price.  As we know, BC is likely the grow op capital of Canada . Fortunately, perhaps because there are not as many rent ...