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Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Shares Tips for Refreshing a Bathroom on a Budget

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Shares Tips for Refreshing a Bathroom on a Budget

October 16, 2017

As a Vancouver townhouse realtor, Ariane Benjamin knows that there are always two rooms that make a home stand out—the kitchen and the bathroom. “Updating a bathroom is about more than swapping out the towels,” says Ariane, who assists people with buying and selling through vancouvertownhouse.ca “However, most people balk at the prospect of a […]

Vancouver Townhouses: Townhouse Selling Stats for September

Vancouver Townhouses: Townhouse Selling Stats for September

October 12, 2017

Demand for Vancouver townhouses and condos is still on an upward trend. As a specialized townhouse realtor in Vancouver, Ariane Benjamin tracks the market so she can offer the best advice to people buying and selling townhouses. Here is a synopsis of last month’s performance for Vancouver Eastside & Westside, Downtown and North Vancouver.   […]

Vancouver Townhouse: What’s the Average Size of a Mortgage in Vancouver?

Vancouver Townhouse: What’s the Average Size of a Mortgage in Vancouver?

October 2, 2017

Vancouver townhouses, condos, and houses—oh my! There’s no doubt that real estate is expensive in this lovely city. And there’s no doubt you already realize this.  But have you ever wondered just what the average mortgage looks like? According to a TransUnion report released in August, for the first quarter of 2017, the average size […]

Vancouver Townhouses: A Look at the Project Cancellation in Langara West

Vancouver Townhouses: A Look at the Project Cancellation in Langara West

September 26, 2017

The steep cost of housing has triggered intense competition for properties priced between $350,000 and $750,000. As Vancouver townhouses and condos are primarily the market that fall within this range, pricing on these properties has surged over the last few years. During this time, VivaGrand has put the brakes on Langara West, a residential development […]

Real Estate Gets a Boost from Vancouver Townhouses and Condos

Real Estate Gets a Boost from Vancouver Townhouses and Condos

September 13, 2017

According to the latest numbers from betterdwelling.com, Vancouver real estate prices continued to climb in August. Most of this was attributed to greater demand for Vancouver townhouses and condos combines with a declining inventory. “This is the first time since March 2017 that inventory declined while sales increased,” the article pointed out. Benchmark prices are generally up […]

Choosing the Right Vancouver Real Estate Agent

Choosing the Right Vancouver Real Estate Agent

August 10, 2017

When it comes to choosing a Vancouver real estate agent, there’s no shortage of supply. Earlier this week, the CBC reported that Vancouver’s longstanding housing boom has drawn thousands of people to the sector. According to the article, “realtors’ ranks in Canada’s largest city and hottest housing market have surged 77 percent since 2008 to […]

Townhouse Realtor Discusses Legalization of Short Term Rentals

Townhouse Realtor Discusses Legalization of Short Term Rentals

July 27, 2017

As a townhouse realtor, Ariane Benjamin knows Vancouver is facing a serious housing crunch. In mid-July, the city inched towards the legalization of short-term rentals. “There are a lot of considerations,” says Ariane, who adds there are pros and cons for everyone on both sides of the issue. “Some long-term residents are concerned about how […]

5 Ideas to Bring Summertime Inspiration to Vancouver Townhomes

5 Ideas to Bring Summertime Inspiration to Vancouver Townhomes

June 16, 2017

The weather in Vancouver has finally smartened up. With the warm days and long drawn out evenings, you may be wondering how to incorporate that easy-breezy summertime spirit into your townhome. “In Vancouver, townhomes are lovely spaces that are usually designed with a lot of thought and care,” says Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Ariane Benjamin. “Although […]

Availability of New Townhouses in Vancouver Hits Record Low as Demand Climbs

Availability of New Townhouses in Vancouver Hits Record Low as Demand Climbs

June 8, 2017

In the first three months of 2017, Metro Vancouver’s inventory of newly built, family-friendly townhouses hit a record low, according to the Urban Development Institute No new townhouses for sale. That’s what the UDI’s quarterly state-of-the-market report concluded, even though new home construction is once again on the rise. According to UDI CEO Anne McMullin, […]

Demand for Buying Townhouses in Vancouver Still on the Rise

Demand for Buying Townhouses in Vancouver Still on the Rise

May 23, 2017

“Demand for buying townhouses and condominiums is still increasing in Vancouver,” says townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin. Although residential property sales in Metro Vancouver totalled 3,553 last month–about 25.7% less than a year ago, the composite benchmark price for all homes is 11.4 per cent higher than April 2016. “What we’ve seen from the Multiple Listing […]

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Ariane Benjamin - Vancouver Real Estate Agent
Ariane Benjamin

Vancouver Townhouse
RE/MAX Crest Realty Westside
1428 West 7th Avenue Vancouver, BC
Office (604) 602-1111 | Direct (604) 779-1500Email info@vancouvertownhouse.ca

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