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Fully restored Edwardian for sale at 1945 Ferndale Street, Vancouver

Jul 10, 2020

Recently listed in East Vancouver: 1945 Ferndale Street Asking $1,469,000 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1,428 Sq Ft Video Recently listed at 1945 Ferndale Street! Here is a fully restored 1908 Edwardian ready for you to fall in love! This dreamy character house for sale has impressive curb appeal, enhanced by mature landscaping. Previously featured on […]

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Corner lot Vancouver Special for sale at 2270 Lakewood Drive

Jul 07, 2020 2270-lakewood-drive-commercial-drive-ruthanddavid.com

Recently listed in Commercial Drive: 2270 Lakewood Drive Asking $1,599,000 Lot Size 33′ x 122′ 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2,686 Sq Ft Here is the coveted corner lot Vancouver Special you have been looking for! This nearly 2700 sqft home for sale, located at East 7th Avenue and Lakewood Drive offers so many options. Easy […]

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GST on Assignments and Resales

Jun 19, 2020

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably wondered about GST. Although GST only applies to brand new or substantially renovated homes, there are some caveats when it comes to assignments and resales.  What is an assignment? An assignment occurs when the purchaser transfers their rights in the purchase contract to someone else before […]

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What’s the deal with BC Assessments and Vancouver property values?

May 29, 2020

Did you know assessments are conducted in July of the previous year? It’s almost that time of year when BC assessments are conducted – not released – but the information is gathered for the release of the values in 2021. That all makes perfect sense right? Assessments conducted and prices rolled out 6+ months later? […]

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Oil Tanks in Vancouver

May 25, 2020 Oil Tanks in Vancouver

Up until the 1960s, most Vancouver homes were heated by oil in underground storage tanks buried in yards. Once oil gave way to more modern heating methods, many homeowners replaced their oil burning furnaces with natural gas ones, rendering their underground oil tanks useless.  At this point, oil tanks were either completely removed from properties […]

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First Time Home Buyers’ Exemption

May 14, 2020 First Time Home Buyers

For many first time home buyers, the idea of purchasing a home may feel daunting, especially when there are additional costs like legal fees, inspection fees, and land transfer taxes to take into consideration. Luckily, there are government resources in place to help those purchasing a home for the first time.  Exclusive to British Columbians, […]

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What’s Happening with Mortgages and Real Estate during COVID?

Apr 07, 2020 What's Happening with Mortgages and Real Estate during COVID?

Hi friends and followers! Wow – what a crazy time. Our team has been busy behind the scenes trying to keep our clients informed, schedule listing timelines, working alongside our buyers and sellers and managing our family and home lives at the same time. Real Estate is still considered an essential service and we are […]

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Help Yourself, Help Others: COVID-19 Resources

Apr 03, 2020

We hope you, your family and loved ones are staying safe during these uncertain times. In just a few short weeks, COVID-19 has affected the lives of all Canadians to varying degrees. For some, it has been a personal upheaval—scrambling to adhere to Social Distancing protocols and getting basic necessities, while figuring out what to […]

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West Coast Design and Architecture

Oct 24, 2019

If you were to ask me (Ayla – hi guys!), what my favorite style of homes is, I would likely say character homes with modern interior finishes. I love clean white lines, light oak floors, vibrant colored rugs, soft pillows, a mixture of abstract art and portraiture, and vaulted ceilings. Now that I’ve sold a […]

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Vancouver Real Estate Update: July 2019

Aug 08, 2019 Vancouver Real Estate Update: July 2019

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver just released the latest monthly market report. Wondering what all of this means? Well, The Ruth & David Group continue to experience a busy summer. However, making sure each team member is well-travelled, spending time with their families and enjoying the sunshine. The short clip below are recent […]

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