Blog by MJ Ankenman

Olympic Closing

February 27th, 2006

I went to Library Square today to be part of the crowd welcoming the next winter Olympics to Vancouver. It was fun to be a part of and they were giving out amazing pieces of carrot cake from the largest cake I've ever seen. It was delicious. If we hadn't been talking about 2010 enough already.... For info check out the Vancouver 2010 website. The First Nations Snowboard Team was there. They h ...

Home Owner Grant

February 23rd, 2006

Yesterday's provincial budget contained some changes to the Home Owner Grant. Here is the text from the government website.

"On February 21, 2006, the Minister of Finance announced changes to the
grant amount and the phase out threshold for the Home Owner Grant. Effective for the 2006 tax year, the basic home owner grant increases to $570 from $470 and the additional grant will increase to $ ...


February 21st, 2006

I was at the Realtor's open for 33 tonight. I had the privilege of meeting Robert Wilson, President of Georgia Laine Developments. He gave me a tour of the display suite and highlighted some of the unique features of his development. This is truly a beautiful modern design. Many of the units are open concept with a divider separating the bedroom from the living room. The storage cupboards are ...

The 33

February 19th, 2006

I am going to a Realtor Open on Monday for a new project at West Pender and Taylor, The 33. So far it looks like a good building with some great finishes. I am told prices will start under $300,000. The units will be going on sale on February 25th, only to VIP Buyers. If you are interested let me know and I can make sure you are registered as a VIP. If the success of The Taylor, just down the ...

1034 E 38TH ST, Vancouver East British Columbia

February 19th, 2006

I just finished uploading this House, 1034 E 38TH ST, Vancouver East British Columbia

House for sale. Sought after neighbourhood, in an area of newer homes. 2 storey home would provide a view of Downtown & North Shore from the 2nd level. Large 33 x 122 lot, with lane access. Close to QE Park, Nat Bailey St adium. Bright North facing lot in area of newer homes. Adjacent to parks, shopping and ...

Upper Lonsdale Open House!

February 11th, 2006

We are proud to announce that this Sunday, February 12, 2006, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 101 3080 LONSDALE AV in Upper Lonsdale, North Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent for sale in beautiful Upper Lonsdale.
Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Up ...

101 3080 LONSDALE AV, North Vancouver British Columbia

February 11th, 2006

I just finished uploading this , 101 3080 LONSDALE AV, North Vancouver British Columbia

for sale. Ground floor suite in desirable Upper Lonsdale nestled in neighbourhood of SF ho mes. Private Street access through patio. Maple hardwood floors, Slate floors i n Kitchen and foyer, new carpets in bedrooms, new tile in baths, ne ...