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Basement in the Sky

November 4th, 2010

TATTON by Mosaic Homes is one of Coquitlam's original townhome developments, and they feature some of the most unique floorplans and design features found in the new Burke Mountain development.  

Call it a man cave. A home office. A recreation room where all of the kids’ toys never need to be tidied up before your guests come over.  A ‘basement in the sky’.  This is the key feature of the E ...

Top 5 Reasons to Love Burke Mountain

July 4th, 2010



5.  It’s got great views – some developments on Burke Mountain have incredible panoramic views of the City and mountain, stretching all the way from Surrey to Burnaby. 


4.  It’s quality built – Morningstar. Polygon. Mosaic. Benchmark. Foxridge. Intergulf. Moscone. All of these builders have one thing in common: Quality building practices and ex ...

Real Estate is not for the Faint-of-Heart

March 10th, 2010

Real Estate is not for the Faint-of-Heart

Today I am sitting in my shared hotel room at Whistler, BC, waiting.  Waiting for someone to call me and tell me where I need to be, what I need to do, and for how long I need to do it.  Now, I haven’t sat around and waited for someone to tell me what to do in years.  Eons.  I am a doer.  I do things.  But not today.  Today, I wait, for I am a ...

I'd rather live at Burke Mountain, thanks.

February 3rd, 2010

“My family of 6 can’t live in a big house on the upper west side of Manhattan!”  

Anyone reading the above statement would have the same response: “well of COURSE not!”  Manhattan is the center of the universe, and unless you win the lottery, have old money or invented Google*, you probably can’t afford to live there.  Average families live in Brooklyn. They live in New Jersey.  They comm ...

January Market Statistics

February 4th, 2009


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Home listings withdraw as sales volume slows


VANCOUVER, B.C. - Febr ...

The Perfect Storm for First Time Buyers?

January 21st, 2009


Have you been waiting to jump into the market?  Still on the fence about when is a "good time to buy"? 

This week, the B ...

Is Your Property Value Poised to Go Up?

January 8th, 2009



Property markets are not national - they are regional, local and can even vary widely from neighbo ...

December Market Stastistics

January 7th, 2009




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2008 brought improved housing affordability to ...

Realtors Care Blanket Drive 2008

November 13th, 2008



The 14th annual REALTORS® Care Blanket Drive runs from November 24 to December 1, 2008.


Each year REALTOR ...

October Market Statistics

November 4th, 2008
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