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Bank of Canade Raises Rates 1/4%

September 10th, 2010

Bank of Canade Raises Rates 1/4%

The Bank of Canada announced yesterday that it is raising its target for the overnight rate by one-quarter of one percentage point to 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent.

The global economic recovery is proceeding but remains uneven, balancing strong activity in emerging market econ ...

Why I'll Never Use a Lockbox!

September 2nd, 2010


A Lock Box is a device Realtors use to store keys in on the side or near a property for sale. Very common in the Vancouver Real Estate Market but not something you will see Stu Bell use for a number of Reasons.

1) It is risky and dangerous.

I have heard several stories of Lock Box's going missing as criminals and homeless people smash and destroy the boxes hoping to get the ...

August 2010 Real Estate Stats for Greater Vancouver

September 2nd, 2010

August 2010 Real Estate Stats for Greater Vancouver

Buyers Market as Stable Conditions Continue

September 2, 2010

Conditions in the Greater Vancouver housing market continued to favour buyers in August. Since April, prices have edged down slightly as the number of sales and the number of properties coming on to the market have been declining.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Va ...