Blog by MJ Ankenman

Holidays and Real Estate

July 31st, 2006

I have been away on holiday for the past few weeks, enjoying this beautiful province of ours. I have been in Tofino/Ucluelet and Salt Spring Island. Of course I couldn't visit these areas without visiting the local real estate offices. It seems that there is some big plans for Ucluelet, including a golf course development. Not sure how I feel about that kind of development in that beautiful w ...

HAPPY CANADA DAY

July 2nd, 2006

 

 

 

HAVE A GREAT CANADA DAY WEEKEND!

Demand For Housing

July 2nd, 2006

Here is a stat that confirms one of my reasons for why Real Estate values in Vancouver will continue to rise. StatsCan reported 10,853 people moved to BC during the first quarter of 2006. Last year 38,000 people moved to BC. This is putting stress on the demand for housing both for rentals and sales. Immigrants tend to rent a home before buying as they familiarize themselves with the local ma ...