Downtown Vancouver Lofts for sale! MLS® [02/06/2018]

Downtown Vancouver West Lofts For Sale invest or buy

On today’s entry, we shall continue to review the opportunities the neighbourhood of Downtown, VW offers in the residential field. Downtown’s Real Estate market is a fast-paced, always changing scenario. Listings are usually luxurious, and they sell very quickly in this part of town, which may as well be labelled as the MOST exclusive one.

If you missed our previous entries, we talked about what makes this area of Vancouver so special. Now, we will explore one of the unique residential opportunities that the market in this area offers: Lofts.

Living in Vancouver has many advantages – One of the charming ones is the busy city life that surrounds you. Living in a Loft will let you spectate this incredible city from the heights. Lofts are usually at an elevated part of most constructions, which grant residents of incredible and contemplating views. Without further ado – Let’s look at what Lofts are available in Downtown Vancouver right now.

 

Lofts for Sale in Downtown, Vancouver

According to the MLS® [02/06/2018], there are currently seven excellent Lofts for sale in Downtown, listed from $599,000 to $2,280,000. An exclusive opportunity to live in an exceptional place- right at the core of the energetic and wonderful Vancouver. Let’s take a look at some of these available wonders:

412 – 933 SEYMOUR STREET
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$599,000

Beautiful and spacious Two-level Loft. Some of its most incredible features are its floor to ceiling windows and incredibly high ceilings. The lucky buyer of this unit will get an excellent residence with a Balcony, Stainless Steel Appliances and a parking spot. The building it is situated in counts with various amenities and everything for everyday life is close by!

Listed by Coldwell Banker Prestige Rlty.


 

 

309 – 546 BEATTY STREET
546-beatty-street-downtown-vw-vancouver-west-loft for sale Downtown Vancouver
$725,000

This beautiful vintage Loft is located in the excellent “Crane Lofts.” Brick and Concrete finishings and floors give this residence a unique aesthetic. Luxurious bathroom and European style kitchen are some of the luxuries in this excellent Loft. Pet-friendly, underground parking, dog-wash station. Rentals allowed. This Loft has everything for a beautiful life in Downtown!

Listed by RE/MAX Crest Realty.


 

212 – 1238 SEYMOUR STREET
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$1,098,000

A beautiful and spacious (over 1000 Sq.ft. of open concept space) Loft. This Loft has just been renovated and counts with 16ft ceilings, storage, King size bedroom, bathrooms, and blackout blinds. The building it is situated in counts with Rooftop Terrace, Gym, and Parking.

Listed by Macdonald Realty Westmar.


 

Penthouses for sale in Fairview! Live in Luxury in Fairview

Fairview Penthouse for Sale, Vancouver West

In today’s entry, we will talk about the Penthouses opportunities in Fairview.  In previous entries, we have continuously talked about the magnificent Fairview and the various residential opportunities it offers.  Ready to take a look at some of the most exclusive and luxurious homes in Vancouver? What about looking at some of the most fabulous views in Vancouver? Living in a Penthouse gives the chance to live a life full of all comfort and amenities.

 

Fairview Penthouses for Sale today

According to the MLS [02/01/2018], there are 6 Penthouses for sale in Fairview. These unique residences are sold fast! Check out under $3 million luxury penthouses in Fairview:

1205 – 1030 W BROADWAY
1030-w-broadway-fairview-vw-vancouver-west-01 penthouse for sale in Fairview Vancouver West
$774,500

An spectacular view of the English Bay, False Creek, and Northshore mountains is just one of this Penthouse’s incredible features. Close to everything you need with many great new and renovated features and fixtures!

Listed by Sutton Group – 1st West Realty.


 

PH2 – 1616 W 13TH AVENUE
1616-w-13th-avenue-fairview-vw-vancouver-west penthouse for sale$1,148,000

 

A rare and beautiful South Granville Penthouse. 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Spacious rooms and great fixtures. Unit counts with two parking spots, and oen storage unit. Close to many entertainment venues and close to some of the best schools in Vancouver.

Listed by Macdonald Realty.


 

1002 – 1438 W 7TH AVENUE
1438-w-7th-avenue-fairview-vw-vancouver-west penthouse for sale in Fairview$2,500,000

EXCELLENT 3 bedrooms, 2 level penthouse. This magnificent residence counts with skylight dome, tatami room, and jacuzzi. Truly equipped with the best of the best. This residence also counts with beautiful views and is located in one of the best spots in South Granville.

Listed by RE/MAX Crest Realty.


 

 

Duplex in Fairview for sale in Vancouver! – MLS® [01/30/2018]

Duplex for Sale in Fairview, Vancouver West Real Estate

In this entry we will continue our research of Fairview, in Vancouver West.  As one of the main areas of the centre of Vancouver, Fairview’s Real Estate market is often moving and ready for changes. We are here to help you take a look at all the options and find what you are looking for !

If you missed our previous entries, we talked about what makes this area of Vancouver so unique, and the Townhomes available for sale in this part of the city, Houses for sale in Fairview, and Condos for Sale in Fairview. Now, we will research a most “different” section of Fairview’s Real Estate Market: Duplexes.

Lets stop talking and lets start looking! Exclusive Fairview Duplexes for sale opportunities are available right now. Don’t let these fantastic chances to own escape!

 

Duplex for Sale in Fairview

According to the MLS® [01/30/2018], there are currently 3 Duplex listed for sale in this area, ranging from $2,000,000 to $3,988,000. Take a look at those awesome and unique residential opportunities:

816 W 13TH AVENUE
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$2,000,000

Two bedrooms and Two and a half bathrooms in this fantastic and fancy duplex. Spacious rooms with beautiful details. Counts with a beautiful interior design by Robert Ledingham.

Listed by RE/MAX Crest Realty.


1234 W 15TH AVENUE
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$2,200,000

This beautiful duplex is custom built and is located right at the centre between Fairview and South Granville. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms on this spacious residence will give its residents more than enough to live comfortably- The other half is also available, if you wish to own the entire construction!

Listed by WESTSIDE Tom Gradecak Realty.


 

1728 W 15TH AVENUE
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$3,988,000

This half duplex is perfect and unique- house sized and located in an excellent block in the city. 2 bedrooms and huge den-which can be used as a 2rd bedroom. Recently renovated in 2015, don’t let it escape!

Listed by Rennie & Associates Realty.

 


 

Downtown Vancouver – The Centre of our city

Downtown Vancouver listings for sale condo penthouse loft, real estate

Downtown is the core of the city, and considered the main entertainment centre of Vancouver and the Metro Vancouver area. This zone is located in the middle of the popular Yaletown, Gastown, False Creek, West End, and the Burrard Inlet. Downtown is Vancouver’s main business centre, arts centre, shopping centre, and entertainment centre.

There is no doubt about why it is one of the most popular zones to visit for tourists. You can find many attractions, restaurants, shops, and more just by walking down any of the streets in this zone. However, the most popular and impressive street in this area has got to be Granville Street.

 

An unbelievable and comfortable city life

Downtown is, as commonly in city downtowns, an extremely busy and fast-paced area. There is always something going on in here, and the people living here are a reflection of the spirit. You will see business people walking to meetings, artists in action, students on their way to class, friends taking a coffee break, families walking down the street, and tourists walking and taking photos around.

This cosmopolitan city is full of opportunities and diverse types of people, and you can count you will find your needs fulfilled here- no matter if you are a family person, a business person, an artist, an outdoors enthusiast… Downtown Vancouver is a place that welcomes all that want to live the city life.

You will find many choices for restaurants, from fast food to fine dining. As for recreation and other interests you can visit The Discovery Square, Portal Park, Cathedral Square, Bill Reid Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Public Library, Scotiabank Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, The Vogue,  and many more incredible places!

 

Learn more and explore upcoming events in Downtown’s page at Vancouver.ca!

 

Residential Opportunities in Downtown Vancouver

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In such a busy and small part of town, residences are exclusive and they are gone from the market very fast. Usually, Downtown will mostly offer condos, lofts, and penthouses. Each of those probably located in one of the most elite buildings in the city.

Living in the middle of Downtown means you live next to all you may need in your daily life, including hobbies and entertainment! There will be always something new to find.

Most residential buildings in Downtown will come with luxurious amenities and incredible interiors that will enhance the renowned city life.

According to the MLS [2018-01-25], there are currently 141 Listings for Sale in Downtown. Prices range from $449,999 to $12,000,000

Fairview Condos for Sale in Vancouver – MLS® [01/22/2018]

Fairview Condos for Sale in Vancouver West

Perhaps you have come across this blog entry as you are relentlessly looking to own or rent in the magnificent and busy Fairview in Vancouver. As one of the leading areas of the central core of Downtown Vancouver, Fairview’s Real Estate market is always moving. Available residential units are sold very fast in such an independent city. We are here to help you, so look no more!

If you missed our previous entries, we talked about what makes this area of Vancouver so unique, and the Townhomes available for sale in this part of the city, along with Houses for sale in Fairview. Now, we will be venturing into the ever-changing condo market in this area.

Without further ado – Let’s look at what exclusive condo opportunities are available right now. Don’t let these fantastic chances to own escape!

 

Condos for Sale in Fairview

According to the MLS® [01/22/2018], there are currently 22 Condos for sale in this area, ranging from $498,000 to $2,970,000. Here are some of the most exclusive Condo listings under $600,000:

202 – 1250 W 12TH AVENUE
202 - 1250 W 12TH AVENUE FAIRVIEW CONDOS FOR SALE IN VANCOUVER WEST
$498,000

This exquisite one bedroom, one bathroom unit is located centrally near West Broadway and Granville Street. Spacious, and cozy. This corner unit counts with storage and balcony.

Listed by Royal Pacific Realty Corp.


104 – 2920 ASH STREET
104 - 2920 ASH STREE FAIRVIEW CONDOS FOR SALE IN VANCOUVER WEST
$499,000

A renovated beauty. One bedroom, one bathroom- exquisite ground-level corner unit with a private entrance. This open concept unit not only offers top-notch amenities and fixtures-but also it is conveniently close to Skytrain, shops, mall, restaurants, and much more!

Listed by RE/MAX Select Realty.


 

906 – 1570 W 7TH AVENUE
906 - 1570 W 7TH AVENUE FAIRVIEW CONDOS FOR SALE IN VANCOUVER WEST
$599,000

An excellent option for those looking on retirement lifestyle- this Terraces at 7th one bedroom and one bathroom is perfect for assisted or independent living. Invest in this unit for future revenue or to obtain a unique and excellent residential space for years to come for yourself or a loved one.

Listed by MLA Realty.

 


 

Kitsilano- A wonderful neighbourhood

Kitsilano neighbourhood. Real Estate for sale in Vancouver

Kitsilano is a cozy and active neighbourhood in Vancouver, located south-west of Vancouver’s downtown. This community is quite popular due to its comfortable atmosphere, its variety of natural attractions and recreation spots. The array of shops, cafes, restaurants, events, and community activities is another plus that Kitsilano is always offering.

Closeness and easy access to Granville Island and Downtown is also another plus of this neighbourhood.

 

Everything convenient just minutes away

 

Two streets in this community are the primary hosts of the area’s most famous shops, restaurants, hotspots, and recreation centres: 4th Avenue and West Broadway.

Urban Outfitters, Mark’s, Lululemon, Roots, Semperviva Yoga, American Apparel, JNBY, Foot Locker, The Sushi Bar, Terra Breads, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Brown’s Social House, Gypsy Rose Crepe Cafe, Blue Star Japan Bistro, DAVIDs Tea, Whole Foods, Safeway, Purdy’s, No Frills, WIND, TD, and Vancity are just some of the top convenient and amazing establishments that can be found only on 4th Avenue.

Explore a full list of the stores, restaurants and other establishments that residents of Kitsilano have fast access to on its main streets:

 

Residential Opportunities in Kitsilano

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Homes in Kitsilano

 

Character homes with classic construction style distinguish this fantastic area, condo buildings, and contemporary residences all mix together to create the unique residential spirit in this community.

Many condominium buildings and townhomes developments are situated conveniently right at the two aforementioned main streets. However, the fantastic transit system and the urban planning of the city make reaching any destination in Kitsilano quite fast, even by just walking!

 

You will always find something to do in this beautiful little neighbourhood, from going shopping and dining in some of the most acclaimed restaurants in Vancouver; to waking a walk through one of the 17 Parks in this area or along the Sea Wall.

 

Learn more about Kitsilano on its Wikipedia page.

Smart Technologies for Your Home

Smart Technologies for Your Vancouver Home

From automatic temperature control to remote electronic locks, Smart Home Technology is changing the way we interact with our homes. Smart home technology is growing and catching on like wildfire. Solar power, battery powered homes, smart systems are all around us. More and more homeowners are investigating new systems that save money in the long run and improve quality of life.

Even though the initial investment may be high, as more and more buyers invest in smart home technologies, prices will gradually drop as improved technologies grow. The question is when to get into the market. If you’re curious, want to support progressiveness and save money in the long run, investing in a home with smart technology is a good way to get on board. But no matter the age of the home, many technologies can be imported successfully. Here are some great cutting edge products that you may find when looking for a new home or adding in once you’ve purchased.

Belkin Electrical Switch

Research shows that there is a small electricity drain when an item is plugged into an electrical outlet. Or perhaps you’ve left the iron on one too many times and want to be sure your home is safe. This technology lets you turn off items from anywhere through your Wifi phone app. Or you could set it to turn off once it hits a set cost for the day.

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Belkin Electricity Switch- Smart Technology for Your Home

Hydrao Smart Shower Head

Did you know that a ten minute shower can use up to 50 gallons of water? This reasonably priced water powered shower head has three colour indicators to let you know how much water you’ve used. It connects through Bluetooth to your phone to show you a dashboard of water usage tools so you can stay on top of shower water consumption.

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Hydrao Smart Shower Head- Smart Technology for Your Home

Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator

This smart fridge has three useful tools. First are the three interior cameras that let you look inside when you’re at the grocery store or buying food, using your mobile device. Second, post your family’s calendars, notes and photos directly onto the fridge from your mobile device. Thirdly, you can stream music and video content from your Samsung TV through it.

Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator
Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator- Smart Technology for Your Home

Honeywell Voice Thermostat

Voice controlled tools are hitting the market full speed. Honeywell has created a voice controlled Wifi smart thermostat. You can also adjust the temperature while you’re on your way home using your mobile device.

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Honeywell Voice Thermostat – Smart Technology for Your Home

iT Bed by Sleep Number

Getting a better sleep means your body rests well and self-repairs at a deeper level which is good for your longevity, overall health and mental state. The accompanying app makes suggestions for better health, tracks your heart rate, breathing and movement while you sleep so you know what to adjust. This bed also has adjustable comfort levels and temperature controls. It quantifies and qualifies your sleep so you can make improvements.

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iT Bed by Sleep Number- Smart Technology for Your Home

As a future minded Realtor, I love learning about smart home technologies. If you’re interested in buying a home with these new innovations or selling your home that has some, contact me to discuss how we can find the right home for you or to market your home to highlight these fine, futuristic assets.

For more smart home technologies check out this video:

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