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Springbank is a Power Smart New Home Builder

Springbank is a Power Smart New Home Builder

    You can rest easy knowing that all Springbank homes will be built in accordance with Power Smart practices and in addition to doing your part to save the environment, you will be spending less on energy costs. Learn …
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The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

After graduation, it made reasonable sense to go work for a bank. I had my finance and economics degrees, strongly believed in the importance of fiscal independence and honestly, really enjoyed wearing the suits. It wasn’t long however before I …
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The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

After graduation, it made reasonable sense to go work for a bank. I had my finance and economics degrees, strongly believed in the importance of fiscal independence and honestly, really enjoyed wearing the suits. It wasn’t long however before I …
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The pre-construction phase of our marketing at Bloom is now complete

The pre-construction phase of our marketing at Bloom is now complete

The pre-construction phase of our marketing at Bloom is now complete and we would like to say a big THANK YOU to our valued customers! We are very excited that the construction is now under way and we hope to …
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The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

After graduation, it made reasonable sense to go work for a bank. I had my finance and economics degrees, strongly believed in the importance of fiscal independence and honestly, really enjoyed wearing the suits. It wasn’t long however before I …
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The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

The Construction Process as Seen Through the Eyes of a Complete Newbie

After graduation, it made reasonable sense to go work for a bank. I had my finance and economics degrees, strongly believed in the importance of fiscal independence and honestly, really enjoyed wearing the suits. It wasn’t long however before I …
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A Closer Look at Affordability in Metro Vancouver

A Closer Look at Affordability in Metro Vancouver

We hear a lot of talk these days about how homes in the Vancouver area are not affordable.  I generally call this “fun with numbers”.  When you use an average income to buy an average house, the numbers are going …
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Remember, Don't Believe Everything You Read...

Remember, Don’t Believe Everything You Read…

This morning’s paper had an interesting headline:  “Home Affordability Increases” it read. Well, I’ve been tracking the market pretty closely and haven’t seen any drop in prices so logically I figured that people must be making more money.  Indeed, that …
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Keep an eye on the number of listings on the Greater Vancouver MLS.

Keep an eye on the number of listings on the Greater Vancouver MLS.

Every year around this time the number of active listings drops by about 20% as people take their houses off the market for the holiday season. Take the years 2007 through 2010 for instance. When I compare the number of …
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John Ritchie on How Population Growth Affects Vancouver Housing Prices

John Ritchie on How Population Growth Affects Vancouver Housing Prices

Last week CMHC ( Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, a Crown corporation wholly owned by the federal government) issued a report stating that they expected BC housing starts to buck the national trend and increase by over 7% in 2012.  In …
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