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1920's Tudor Revival Home in Vancouver's Quilchena Neighbourhood

1922 W 33RD AVE - A lovely 1920's Tudor Revival home in Vancouver's Quilchena neighbourhood. This character home on a 75 X 110 lot has mostly original features like the inlaid hardwood floors in the living and dining rooms, a South facing backyard with a large deck for entertaining and is well-loved by the owners. Great location, just steps to Quilchena Park, the Arbutus Greenway and a five minute drive to the trendy cafes and boutiques in Kerrisdale.

Hold, rent, restore, renovate or custom build potentially multi-family homes.

Plans for side by side duplex with basement suites each are in the works submitted to the city awaiting approval. Builder and Investor Alert!


For more information on this listing, please call or text Len Diaz at 604-551-1323.



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One Bedroom and Den with a View of Downtown Vancouver in Olympic Village's Epic at West

810-1788 COLUMBIA ST - EPIC AT WEST - Olympic Village has the convenience of living in Yaletown without the noise. The BEST ONE BEDROOM & DEN A6.1A floor plan includes a flex room and an enclosed balcony to offer the most flexible use of space. It also has one of the best orientations as you get to see the WATER and DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER (180° NW to SW views). Lots of natural light. This unit has a great tenant that keeps it in better condition than an owner occupied unit. Steps to one of the largest outdoor seaside patios, upscale retail, 1 kilometre of seawall that connects to Vancouver's over 20 kilometre pedestrian/bicycle route. Across the street from Mobi bike rental. Includes a storage locker and a rare parking stall that has an adjacent electric outlet. COME AND SEE TT BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE BEATS YOU TO IT!

For more information on this listing, please call or text Len Diaz at 604-551-1323.


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One Bedroom and Media Room in Boutique Building North of 4th in Kitsilano

1 2437 W 1ST AVE - First Avenue Mews, a 5 unit boutique development by Pennyfarthing.

This North of 4th 2-bedroom (2nd room does not have a window) & 2-bathroom townhome features open concept; polished concrete floors; gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances; air-conditioning; and French doors leading out to a large private South facing patio with natural gas outlets for BBQ.

The lower floor offers Nu-Heat flooring, large master suite, flex/media room (currently used as bedroom), custom sliding door to your secured private elevator access from the suite to the parking level and 2 private storage rooms.

Steps to all trendy shops, cafes and restaurants, parks, Kits Beach and just minutes to Downtown Vancouver.


For more information on this listing, please call or text Len Diaz at 604-551-1323.

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One Bedroom Suite in Norman Foster's Jameson House in Downtown Vancouver

1605 838 W HASTINGS STJameson House, offering the finest blend of design finish, technology & sustainability by Bosa Properties with world renowned Foster & Partners. This iconic landmark offers an Auto-Valet parking system & 24-hour concierge for your convenience.

This perfectly laid out 1 bedroom & 1 bathroom is finished with 9 foot ceiling, in-floor radiant heat & cooling, contemporary kitchen by Dada Cucina of Italy, top of the line Gaggeneau & Sub Zero appliances, imported travertine stone flooring throughout & wool carpet in the bedroom.

This tower is centrally located in the heart of Vancouver's business district, steps from world class shopping, dining and entertainment, Coal Harbour seawall, skytrain/seabus.


For more information on this listing, please call or text Len Diaz at 604-551-1323.

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Straight out of Palm Springs in this Mid-Century Modern House in Sunny Tsawwassen
5246 1ST AVE *Exclusive Listing* - This is truly one of prestigious Pebble Hill's best examples of Westcoast mid-century modern architecture. This 'Dwell' worthy home boasts a newly built 2-car garage of cedar sides with aluminum and frosted glass doors, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, post and beam details, on a large 10,958 sq ft private, sunny, corner lot. Bringing the outdoors in are the double glazed floor to ceiling windows, overlooking the tranquil, South-facing backyard.
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Very Cute Two Bedroom Cottage Style House in Richmond's Burkeville

251 DOUGLAS CRESLANEWAY HOUSE INCLUDED. Welcome to Burkeville, a great family-oriented neighbourhood in Richmond.

This well maintained cozy 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom home includes a detached 623sqft, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom with laundry LANEWAY HOUSE. Enjoy summer barbecues with friends in the large private sundeck separating the main house from the laneway suite. Park your full size SUV in the spacious 2 car garage, with space for a 3rd car outside.

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180° North to South View of Vancouver from this Large 2 Bedroom Kerrisdale Suite

803 5425 YEW STWelcome to The Belmont. Exceptionally bright, rarely available large 2 bedroom & 2 full bathroom in sought after concrete building in the heart of Kerrisdale.

This 8th floor suite features nice views with South, East & North exposure. Only 3 suites per floor. Very efficient floor plan with large principal rooms to accommodate house size furniture. Age restricted building (55+).

Quiet location and only steps to Kerrisdale Village shopping. Enjoy the sunrise while sipping your morning cup of tea in the solarium (enclosed balcony).

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Feels Like a Townhouse in this Ground Level One Bedroom + Den in Richmond's River Green

206 5199 BRIGHOUSE WAYTHERE'S NO NEED TO USE THE ELEVATOR HERE - GROUND FLOOR LEVEL. RIVER GREEN by Aspac - Luxury waterfront community close to Olympic Oval in Richmond.

Feels like a townhouse - easy access in this beautifully maintained ground level 1 bedroom + den, 1 bathroom condo. This spacious 802 SF unit with higher 10' ceiling provides the perfect Zoom Meeting background and comfortable Work From Home space with central air conditioning. Gourmet kitchen boasts integrated Miele appliances.

Enjoy the best amenities: 25 ft indoor swimming pool, steam/sauna room, virtual golf room, theatre, music/piano room, kids playroom, study room, fully equipped gym & a large party room overlooking the courtyard. 24 hr on duty concierge & free shuttle bus to major places in the city.

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Perfect Work From Home Space in this Two Bedroom Corner Suite in Richmond's Alexandra Gardens

406 9399 ALEXANDRA RDBeautifully maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in Polygon’s desirable Alexandra Court in Richmond’s sought-after Alexandra Gardens.

This bright south-east corner unit has a spacious layout and features air-conditioned interiors, with over-height 8’8 ceilings, providing the perfect Zoom Meeting background and a comfortable Work From Home space. Gourmet kitchen boasts engineered stone counter-top, gas stove and integrated KitchenAid/Blomberg appliances.

Enjoy your exclusive membership to The Alexandra Club, a 12000sf clubhouse offering a host of resort-style amenities including a swimming pool, hot tub, billiard table, ping pong room, multi-court gym for basketball/volleyball/badminton, exercise room, multi-purpose room, media room, and hotel-style guest suites. A retreat from city life.

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Beautifully Maintained Two Bedroom Suite in Richmond's Alexandra Gardens

217 9288 ODLIN RDBeautifully maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in Polygon’s Meridian Gate in Richmond’s popular Alexandra Gardens.

This south facing home has a spacious layout providing separate bedrooms on either side for your Work From Home privacy. Gourmet kitchen boasts granite counter-top, gas stove and stainless steel appliances.

Enjoy your exclusive membership to The Meridian Club, a 7000sf clubhouse offering a host of resort-style amenities including a swimming pool, hot tub, pool table, fitness room, function room, and hotel-style guest suites surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. Your retreat from a busy city life and activities for the whole family.

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Pemberley - 30 - 5605 Hampton Place


This well kept 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 level end-unit townhome at Pemberley in desirable Hampton Place. Open plan, high ceiling living room w/gas fireplace connects to the dining room, kitchen and powder room, provides plenty of room for entertaining. Privacy for the upper level large master with ensuite and spacious second bedroom with ensuite. Step out into the patio and feel the tranquility of Pacific Spirit Park. The security of the private gated 2-car, side-by-side, underground attached garage allows you to bring groceries in with ease. One of only few with this highly-coveted feature. Walk to the trails of Pacific Spirit Park, the shops at Wesbrook Village, and Norma Rose Point Elementary School and University Hill Secondary School and the UBC.

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For June 2016, a total of 41 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is a decrease from the 50 units that sold in May, and an increase from the 25 units that sold in June 2015.

 

Of the 41 units that sold last month, 4 were 1-bedroom homes, 29 were 2-bedroom homes, and 8 units were 3-or-more bedroom homes, including townhomes/duplexes.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in June was $560,000, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $822,368 while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,129,475.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Village with 23 units, 1 unit from Chancellor Place, 8 units from East Campus, 2 units from Hawthorn Place, and 7 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

 

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For May 2016, a total of 50 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is an increase from the 45 units that sold in April, and an increase from the 32 units that sold in May 2015.

 

Of the 50 units that sold last month, 7 were 1-bedroom homes, 33 were 2-bedroom homes, and 10 units were 3-or-more bedroom homes, including townhomes/duplexes.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in May was $526,211, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $793,966 while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,414,050.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Village with 20 units, 4 units from Chancellor Place, 9 units from East Campus, 10 units from Hawthorn Place, and 7 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

 

 

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The following were taken directly from the UBC Properties Trust website - www.ubcproperties.com

 

September 2014

UBC Leasehold FAQ

Al Poettcker, President and CEO of UBC Properties Trust, helps us understand the difference between fact and fiction, and why a UBC leasehold home makes solid economic, social and environmental sense.

 

 

Q: Many people aren't aware provincial law prohibits UBC from selling freehold properties, but what exactly is someone buying when they purchase a leasehold property? Is it really a tangible asset?


A: Absolutely. Leasehold properties are registered at the Land Titles Registry just like any other home. You can buy them, sell them, even will them to someone. So you have all the same rights as a freehold property owner for the length of the lease - which at UBC is 99 years.

 

Q: How do prices compare to a conventional home purchase?


A: Like freehold, prices are driven by what the market dictates. At UBC, prices are similar to any other condominium on the Westside. And, of course, homeowners will still pay City of Vancouver property taxes and strata maintenance fees. The main difference is that at UBC you're buying into a 'complete community'. When a developer purchases the ground lease in order to undertake a development, part of the proceeds is used for streets, infrastructure, and amenities like parks and community centres. A significant benefit is that homeowners will not be dependent upon any government for these amenities and infrastructure. In addition, a portion of property taxes are automatically set aside and administered by the University Neighbourhoods Association to provide reserves for the inevitable replacement and upgrading of this infrastructure in the future.

 

Q: But what if a developer doesn't complete their building?


A: We've negotiated more than 50 leases with developers, and every one of these developments has either been built or is under construction. In the unlikely event of a problem, however, homeowners would have the same rights as they would at any freehold development.

 

Q: It's tough to discuss leasehold without addressing the widely publicized Musqueam lands in south Vancouver several years ago where people were forced to sell their leasehold homes at devastating losses. Could this happen again at UBC?


A: UBC is quite different. Leases here are fully prepaid by the developer, and there are no rent reviews during the term of the lease. Wherever you have rent reviews during the course of a lease, there will be uncertainty - and risk - both for the lessor and the lessee. 

The Musqueum leases are on reserve land and were prepared by the federal government. They did not have pre-payment options and were subject to a rent review after 30 years. The original lease rates were so nominal, the potential affect of future rent reviews was probably not fully reflected in the resale prices. The problem came in year 30 when lease rates were allowed to be set to market value - meaning in some cases rents suddenly increased to $10,000 or more per annum.

Another example is False Creek, where some leases have a 60 year term with a rent review in the 30th. While that rent review period has passed, the issue now facing owners or potential buyers is the diminishing amount of time that remains on the lease. That affects things like what kind of renovations you might choose to do - or not.

In contrast, UBC leases are for a 99-year term, are prepaid in full by the developer, and have, on average, over 90 years left. So as a homeowner, you have complete certainty there will be no further lease payments for the balance of the term.

 

Q: Pure math indicates most UBC lease won't expire until well into the first decade of the 22nd Century. But what does happen at the end of 99 years?


A: At the end of the lease, the university can d o one of two things - negotiate an extension of the lease or pay the leaseholder fair market value for improvements to the property. The key point, though, is that over the next eight or nine decades, the number of people who want to live and work on campus will continue increasing. The university has a vested interest to ensure people are making a sound investment when they buy a home here and to do everything possible to retain this area as a vibrant, dynamic place to live.

 

Excerpt from the Metro Vancouver New Condo Guide, September 5-19, 2014.

 

Link to the original page here.

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For April 2016, a total of 45 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is an increase from the 39 units that sold in March, and an increase from the 31 units that sold in April 2015.

 

Of the 45 units that sold last month, 8 were 1-bedroom homes, 30 were 2-bedroom homes, and 7 units were 3-or-more bedroom homes, including townhomes/duplexes.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in April was $515,000, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $763,796 while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,424,142.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Village with 15 units, 4 units from Chancellor Place, 12 units from East Campus, 5 units from Hawthorn Place, and 9 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

 

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For March 2016, a total of 39 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is an increase from the 38 units that sold in February, and an increase from the 23 units that sold in March 2015.

 

Of the 39 units that sold last month, 5 were 1-bedroom homes, 29 were 2-bedroom homes, and 5 units were 3-or-more bedroom homes, including a townhouse/duplex.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in March was $513,580, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $785,648 while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,479,000.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Village with 14 units, 3 units from Chancellor Place, 6 units from East Campus, 7 units from Hawthorn Place, and 9 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

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For February 2016, a total of 38 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is an increase from the 15 units that sold in January, and an increase from the 15 units that sold in February 2015.

 

Of the 38 units that sold last month, 4 were 1-bedroom homes, 18 were 2-bedroom homes, and 16 unit was 3-or-more bedroom homes, including townhouses.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in February was $488,250, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $834,947, while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,457,173.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month are tied with 9 units each from Hawthorn Place and Hampton Place, 8 units from Chancellor Place, 4 units from East Campus, and 8 units from Wesbrook Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

 

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For January 2016, a total of 15 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is an increase from the 13 units that sold in December, and a decrease from the 18 units that sold in January 2015.

 

Of the 15 units that sold last month, 3 were 1-bedroom homes, 11 were 2-bedroom homes, and 1 unit was 3-or-more bedroom home, also being a townhouse.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in January was $413,666, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $904,045, while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,105,000.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Village with 6 units, 2 units from Chancellor Place, 2 units from East Campus, 2 units from Hawthorn Place, and 3 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

 

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For December 2015, a total of 13 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is a decrease from the 21 units that sold in November, and a decrease from the 16 units that sold in December 2014.

 

Of the 13 units that sold last month, 2 were 1-bedroom homes, 10 were 2-bedroom homes, and 1 unit was 3-or-more bedroom home, also being a townhome.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in December was $454,500, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $693,680, while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,152,000.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Place with 5 units, none from Chancellor Place, 4 units from East Campus, 2 units from Hawthorn Place, and 2 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

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For November 2015, a total of 21 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is a decrease from the 33 units that sold in October, and an increase from the 14 units that sold in November 2014.

 

Of the 21 units that sold last month, 1 was a 1-bedroom home, 11 were 2-bedroom homes, and 9 units were 3-or-more bedroom homes, 2 of those being townhouses or duplexes.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in November was $512,000, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $685,345, while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,454,944.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s newest and largest neighbourhood, Wesbrook Place with 13 units, 2 units from Chancellor Place, 2 units from East Campus, 2 units from Hawthorn Place, and 2 units from Hampton Place.

 

I've lived in the UBC campus for over 10 years. I love this area and all it has to offer, and I enjoy sharing what I know about my home. As a REALTOR®, I also love to share my expertise in this area as well. If you are thinking of listing your UBC property, or for a FREE private consultation, please call me, Len Diaz, at 604-551-1323.

 

 

Sold units does not include single detached homes, pre-sale, under construction, and private (FSBO) sales.  All figures are taken from MLS.

 

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