Chris Brown | Real Estate Advisor


North Shore, Vancouver + Sea to Sky Real Estate

New Listing: 41446 Government Rd, Squamish

Like new 4 bed craftsman home with detached garage in Sunny Brackendale. Built-in 2004, this home has it all! Upstairs, find 3 generous bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The master with its own five piece ensuite and walk in closet is ideal for a king bed and sitting area. The main level offers 9' ceilings, a fourth bedroom and a formal living room with gas fireplace. [read more]

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BC offering $850 rebate to scrap your old car and buy an e-bike

“Our government is focused on protecting the environment and working in partnership with communities to improve our walking, cycling, and other active networks,” said George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. “By making it easier for people to move around our communities using active transportation, we cut down on carbon pollution and help make life better for people.” [read more]

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New Client Testimonial!

We wish to express a heartfelt than you! From he beginning, your cheerful and calm demeanor put us at ease. The beautiful photos/video of our place motivated that quick sell along with your time to show it to potential Buyers. Right to the last day when we found ourselves stuck...you were there. We wish you all the best! [read more]

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May sees modest increase in home sales while housing supply reaches five-year high

“Whether you’re a buyer looking to make an offer or a seller looking to list your home, getting your pricing right is the key in today’s market,” Smith said. “To be competitive, it’s important to work with your local REALTOR® to assess and understand the latest trends in your neighbourhood and property type of choice.” [read more]

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Principal Residence + Short-Term Rentals + Resale = Capital Gains Tax

Most Canadians know they’ll pay capital gains tax to the Canada Revenue Agency when they sell an asset, such as their home, or investment for more than they paid. They also know and appreciate the fact their principal residence is exempt. However not every homeowner that rents part-time realizes their homes’ principal residence status could change because it’s being used differently and that 50% of the gain may be taxable as part of their regular income. [read more]

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Just Sold! 1409 W 6th Ave, Vancouver

An attractive contemporary two bedroom townhome uniquely, in a concrete building. Generous principal rooms with easy access to a south facing private patio. This home offers a front door on a quiet street on Vancouver's Westside and includes two parking stalls, and an oversized storage locker. Common area facilities include exercise, boardroom, and workshop. [read more]

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New Listing! Assignment of Pre Sale Contract, Downtown Squamish

Assignment of purchase contract at the soon to be completed The Main on Cleveland Ave, Downtown Squamish! Home #208 is a 697sf 1 bed home with a large den, big enough to be a second guest bedroom, place for a growing family or an ideal spot for all your gear/toys! This home features over-height ceilings, laminate flooring throughout (except in bedroom), in-suite laundry and modern finishings. [read more]

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New Listing! 40523 N Highlands Way, Squamish!

Welcome to 40523 N Highlands Way in coveted Garibaldi Highlands! This renovated family home on a private lot backing on to green space is a must see. Enjoy sunny mountain views from your large front yard as you watch the kids walk to Garibaldi Highlands Elementary. Recently renovated, updates include a new metal roof, complete kitchen incl. counters, cabinets, appliances, backsplash and flooring. [read more]

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Reduced demand + increased supply remain the trend across Vancouver’s housing market

“There are more homes for sale in our market today than we’ve seen since October 2014. This trend is more about reduced demand than increased supply,” Smith said. “The number of new listings coming on the market each month are consistent with our long-term averages. It’s the reduced sales activity that’s allowing listings to accumulate.” [read more]

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New Listing! 203 – 3205 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver

Welcome to Mill House in the heart of walkable Lynn Valley! Built by Marcon, a local builder with a reputation for quality, Mill House offers piece-of-mind with portions of 2/5/10 warranty remaining and full rain screen technology. Amenities include a party room, oversized and secure private storage locker complete with roll up door for every home, electric car charging station and car/dog wash station! [read more]

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JUST SOLD! BREATHTAKING VIEWS & EXTENSIVE RENOVATIONS!

I am very excited to report 205 - 1466 Pemberton Ave in Squamish is now sold! Breathtaking views and extensive renovations make this move-in ready 2 bed 2 bath home at Marina Estates a must see! Pride of ownership is evident through the pristine condition & many tasteful updates including: stainless steel appliances, newer washer/dryer, newer hot water tank, updated laminate flooring & designer paint. [read more]

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North Vancouver approves new brewery district for Lonsdale

A sizeable area near the City of North Vancouver’s Lonsdale waterfront has been designated as the region’s newest brewery cluster. Last week, North Vancouver city council approved an industrial commercial zoning amendment recommended by city staff for the 200 block of East 1st Avenue and the 200 and 300 blocks of East Esplanade, effectively turning a multi-city block area into a brewery district. [read more]

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