May 2018

There are 3 blog entries for May 2018.

For those new to our blog: we had a previous blog post about the effects of new lending rules and the stress test that came into effect January 1st. As a result, the market is officially slowing down and we predict it will continue to stay this way for the next little while (more on these stats in a separate post later).

A slowing market means the banks will have to "up" their strategy on getting new customers and retaining current customers. We have seen this with BMO (Bank of Montreal) earlier in May, which discounted its variable mortgage rate to 2.45 per cent until the end of the month. TD has now followed suit as competition rises! TD is also lowering its five-year variable rate to 2.45 per cent (1.15 per cent lower than the TD Mortgage Prime

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After a long and drab winter, it seems that the weather in Vancouver is finally looking up! May long weekend will be a great time to go out and enjoy some of that sunshine. Here are just some suggestions for the upcoming weekend. 

 

VANCOUVER ISLAND

BC Ferries will be adding 91 sailings to its most popular routes between Vancouver and Vancouver Island. There are some great camp sites - there still may be some availability or stay on the lookout for cancellations - and a ton of outdoor adventures. We found this cool surf and paddleboard "touring" in Tofino that looks like a lot of fun: https://tofinopaddle.com/products/tofino-paddleboarding-long-weekend/   The Island is one of our favourite places to visit. There's so much to do outdoors…
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Completely and beautifully renovated 2 bedroom 1.5 bath, located on a quieter strip of Willingdon Avenue at Metrotown. Only steps away from the convenience of Metrotown and bus hub, Central Park and Cyrstal Mall. You'll love the quality workmanship of this renovation! Come see it at the First Open: Saturday, May 5 from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

 


Quick Facts

MLS® #R2261873 Price: $587,000 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Full Baths: 1 Square Footage: 896 Year Built: 1976 Style: Apartment


Come check out this rare gem at Metrotown. We'd be more than happy to answer any questions you have about this property and can arrange for you to see it. You can view the complete listing on our website, complete with more pictures,…
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