Blog by MJ Ankenman

1402 1050 SMITHE ST, Vancouver West British Columbia

November 30th, 2005

I just finished uploading this Residential Single Family Properties, 1402 1050 SMITHE ST, Vancouver West British Columbia

Residential Single Family Properties for sale. Prime West End Location at the new Sterling Bldg. Just steps from Robson & Burra rd/ Never lived in, large 2 bdrm, 2 full bath, & a den. Great layout w/ practica l flr plan & 9' ceilings. High end finishes incl Granite counte ...


November 26th, 2005

Just got the first promo piece for the Woodward's Project.

Further to our new mayor's comments in his acceptance speech it looks like the new council will be supporting this development.

Registration is on now. As with all new developments, I am available to represent you as your Realtor and guide you through the buying process with no cost to you, my commission is paid by the Developer.  I ...

2710 Sophie St., Vancouver BC

November 25th, 2005

I just sold this Condo at 2710 Sophie St., Vancouver BC .

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales

RE/MAX Realtors

November 24th, 2005

I just got back from Kelowna where I spent two days in meetings with RE/MAX Realtors from across Western Canada. It was great to meet so many people as keen for real estate as I am. I learned a lot about the different markets including our close neighbours on Vancouver Island and The Sunshine Coast.

If you or anybody you know needs a Realtor in a market other than Vancouver I would be happy ...

Housing Values in 2006

November 20th, 2005

According to The RE/MAX Housing Market Outlook 2006 the vast majority of major Canadian markets surveyed are expecting modest price appreciation ranging from two to five per cent in 2006. The only exceptions are Vancouver, Kelowna and Calgary, all of which are forecast to experience price increases in the area of 10 percent next year.

Excerpted from The Vancouver Courier- Real Estate Weekly.

Great Software

November 15th, 2005

I recently downloaded a great program recommended by It's called and it allows you to look at a page without clicking on it and leaving the page you are in. Great to have a sneak peek to see if a site is worth clicking to. Saves a lot of time especially when you are doing searches and it's free. Check it out.

Demand For Housing

November 12th, 2005

Consumer demand for housing will remain strong next year. That was the verdict from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation market experts who spoke at the CMHC Housing Outlook Conference in Vancouver last week.

A robust provincial economy will provide the foundation for further job creation, rising wages and population growth, keeping housing sector activity high in 2006. However, rising mo ...

Christmas Shopping

November 12th, 2005

Well, it is official, at least in my world.... the Christmas season has started. I even caught myself singing a Christmas song yesterday. Last night I went to the Circle Craft Christmas Market which continues this weekend. Go online to get a $2 off coupon. Lots of great work, crafts and original art. I bought (what I consider) a trendy rain hat handmade here in Vancouver by Baroness Ashley. I ...

Stella- Still Available

November 6th, 2005

I was by the presentation centre for Stella on Friday. They have sold about 50%. There are still a variety of floor plans available starting at $294,000.    

1115 ESQUIMALT AV Ave, West Vancouver British Columbia

November 5th, 2005

I just finished uploading this Residential Single Family Properties, 1115 ESQUIMALT AV Ave, West Vancouver British Columbia

Custom built, craftsman style 5 bdrm plus den home situated on a prime 81' x 140 ' lot in Ambleside. Gourmet kitchen features Sub Zero fridge & Ultraline gas ran ge., Adjoining great room with vaulted ceiling & stone fireplace is enhanced by South Veranda. Separate dini ...