Living in UBC

FINDING your

Dream HOME

You are driving in your car and just discovered the perfect neighbourhood.  You see the cutest house around the corner and wonder how much it is.  

 

Pull over to the side and try our mobile friendly setting to search all the for sale listings in the area.  Just click on the tab "MLS Listing by iPhone or Smart Phone", then click OK to let the application locate you on the map.  It's very easy and so convenient to use.


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Canada comes in at #5 in UN's Sustainable Development Solutions Network's 2015 World Happiness Report, ahead of the US, the UK, and Australia.  The report takes into account GDP per capita, social support, healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, generosity, and perceptions of corruption.  


2015 World Happiness Report

 

For the full report click here.

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For March 2015, a total of 23 units of strata homes, i.e. condos and townhomes, were sold in UBC.  This is an increase from the 15 units that sold in February, and an increase from the 15 units that sold in March 2014.

 

Of the 23 units that sold last month, 3 were 1-bedroom homes, 11 were 2-bedroom homes, and 9 units were 3-or-more bedroom homes, 5 of those being townhouses.

 

The average sale price for 1-bedroom strata home in the UBC Campus in March was $406,633, a 2-bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $615,127, while a 3-or-more bedroom strata home had an average sale price of $1,037,666.

 

The majority of the total units sold last month is from the UBC’s oldest neighbourhood, Hampton Place with 7 units, 2 units from Chancellor Place, 5 units from East Campus, 3 units from Hawthorn Place, and 6 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.

 

Updated data with new numbers April 16, 2015

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Here's another reason why you should live in UBC, if you work or go to school in the UBC campus.  

 

Amsterdam-based GPS/navigation company, TomTom recently released their fifth annual traffic index, with Vancouver coming in 20th worldwide and 1st in Canada, receiving a 35% Congestion Level, the increase in overall travel time when compared from a free flow situation.  

 

The most congested cities in Canada are:

 

1. Vancouver (world rank 20)

 

2. Toronto  (world rank 47)

 

3. Ottawa (world rank 59)

 

4. Montreal (world rank 75)

 

5. Edmonton (world rank 97)

 

6. Calgary (world rank 101) 

 

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