Great local business "Cartwright Jewelers" supporting children's charity

December 3rd, 2018
The Holiday Season is upon us again and along with it comes a flurry of events, treats and inevitable gift shopping! 

Chances are, you are wondering for yet another year, what to get those special friends who already 'have everything'. Well... we found it for you!

We were delighted to stumble upon these beautiful snow globes at Cartwright Jewelers in Uptwon New West and THE BEST part is the ent ...

Below Is an Interesting Opinion on Ont. Proposed Rental Control, Let Us Know Your Thoughts !

April 21st, 2017

Below Is an Interesting Opinion on Ont. Proposed Rental Control, Let Us Know Your Thoughts !

"The reality is that you cannot tax your way to real and sustainable change."

The current state of affairs:
• We are in the process of a historical transition to a more rental-oriented real estate market
• 28,000 new-build rental units were proposed as of the 4th quarter of 2016
• More talk of rent con ...

New Westminster Real Estate Info Update

April 19th, 2017

The Real Estate Investment Network has predicted that within 10 years New Westminster will be the centre of a real estate investment boom thanks multiple factors that signify a strong economy and its location as a transportation hub city. New Westminster’s affordable housing costs, multiple SkyTrain connections, and its reputation to have low commercial development fees. is making the c ...

Have Vancouver housing markets really shifted?

March 3rd, 2017

The daily media predictably jumped all over the sharp decrease in sales activity that followed a jump in the property transfer tax for foreign purchasers of residential real estate in Metro Vancouver. “Vancouver property sales plunge as foreign-buyers tax takes effect,” proclaimed one headline; “September home sales plunge nearly 33% in Metro Vancouver,” ran another.

The message was that ...

What are BC Home Hunters’ Must-Haves? You May Be Surprised...

February 24th, 2017

After price, surely people prioritize home size, bedrooms and location, right? A recent survey of BC residents says a surprising feature is more important

Vancouver condos with balcony terrace

When it comes to must-haves in buying or renting a home, a recent survey of BC residents says that, after the price, there is one other thing more important than the number of bedrooms, size or location – and that’s private out ...

What the Housing Market Could Look Like in 2017

January 1st, 2017

Canadians coast-to-coast love to talk about the cost of homes, and 2016 was a hot year for the housing market in many cities. But experts say you shouldn’t necessarily expect the same this upcoming year.

Here’s what is likely to happen to the Canadian housing market in 2017.

1. Toronto will stay hot.

The GTA will be the strongest market in 2017, said James Laird, co-founder of RateHub, a web ...