Blog by Rick Simpson

September flurry means don't hurry.

September 21st, 2011

It is nearly the end of the 3rd week of September, and as in years past, you can feel the real estate market becoming more active. .  Instinctively people are refocusing on school and work because of the weather’s recent change.  Gone is August and the sunny weather and the want to enjoy every sun ray possible.  In is the need to organize your family, your house, your job, and school.  ...

Southlands Open House!

September 20th, 2011

We are proud to announce that this Sep 25th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 3646 48TH Ave W in the Southlands neighborhood, Vancouver West. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent House for sale in beautiful Southlands.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Southlands House for sale.

As always please do ...

207 2355 W Broadway Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

September 20th, 2011

I just sold this Condo at 207 2355 W Broadway Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia Kitsilano.

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales

3646 48TH Ave W, Vancouver West, British Columbia

September 20th, 2011

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 3646 48TH Ave W, Vancouver West, British Columbia

Sitting on an extremely & completely priv 66x232.4 deep lot is this gorgeous 22 yr old Meditteranean style home that was meticulously custom designed for the current owners. This means its never been duplicated & you won't find the same home anywhere else. The home was completely designed for this ...

180 E 17TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

September 20th, 2011

I just sold this Other at 180 E 17TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia Main.

View this recently sold Other or see all my home sales

HST SCHMAY-ST?

September 6th, 2011

In regards to real estate, HST was only applicable on the purchase of new property.  As of the week of August 22-26th 2011, the HST and its’ 12% tax rate was voted out, and the new 5% GST will take effect in 2013. 

So don’t buy any real estate for two years!! You’ll automatically save 7%!  No doubt about it.  Right? No one else will have that same idea.  Genius.  Although…what if a lo ...