14 Unbelievable Dream Homes Cheaper than this Dilapidated Vancouver Tear Down

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Being labelled as one of the most prestigious areas to live in Vancouver, life in Shaughnessy comes with a price – a very hefty price.  Listed at $9,530,724 USD / $10,500,000 CAD is this 1930s home desperately seeking somebody to bring her back to her former glory.  Sadly the day will likely never come.  The [...]

Terrible Tuesday: Worst of the Week $1.147 M

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Terrible Tuesday: Worst of the Week $1.147 M Surrey, British Columbia, Canada If you’re wanting a home with several sideways rooms, a sloping kitchen, or even a upside down media room then look no further, this $1.147 million residence is perfect for you!  Spanning over 6,600 square feet the first line of the description, “Look [...]

Spending $783,000 in Vancouver vs. Spending $720,000 in France

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“Central Location” – $783,000 CAD 6320 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5W 2V3 If living on a busy Vancouver street has always been your dream then act now!  This cozy 1,812 square foot home sits on a small 3,498 square foot lot fronting Main Street with an alley in the back.  It offers four [...]

Vancouver, BC vs. Dallas, TX

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“Well Maintained Solid House” – $1,520,000 8141 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada. V6P 3V2 Listed at $1,520,000 is this 1950s bungalow on Laurel Street in Vancouver, BC.  The 2,900 square foot “solid house” is located about 20 minutes driving time from Downtown Vancouver and about 10 minutes from Vancouver International Airport.  The home features 7 [...]

Bad Listing Photos – Week 7

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“Very Well Kept Custom Home” – $775,000 Surrey, British Columbia, Canada This nearly 4,000 square foot home includes 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a spice kitchen, rec room, and a wet bar.  By the looks of the listing photos the agent got into the wet bar before photographing this residence.  See the other photos here. Royal [...]

‘High Roller Status’ Comparison

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“World Class Waterfront” – $28,888,000 3810 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V7V 1N4 When this lot on one of West Vancouver’s most prestigious streets came onto the market it was listed at a staggering $37.9 million.  Shortly after it was reduced to a more affordable yet still insane price of $28.888 million.  The [...]

5 ‘For Sale by Owner’ Photos from HELL

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“DO NOT DISTURB TENANTS” – $1,150,000 Kitsilano, Vancouver, British Columbia It looks like the owners took their own advice and decided not to ask their tenant to clean up a bit.  Besides who needs to clean up when the property is listed at lot value? “for saleby owner no realty” – $5,890,000 Surrey, British Columbia, [...]

Vancouver, BC vs. Beverly Hills, CA

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“Vancouver’s Most Sought After Neighbourhood” – $4,899,000 2083 W 20th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6J 2P6 How much would you pay to live in one of Vancouver’s most sought after neighbourhoods?  Be prepared to pay $4.9 million, and that’s just for the lot.  This 3,300 square foot two storey home is being sold as a [...]

Bad Listing Photos – Week 5

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“Farmhouse” – $699,900 Farmhouse or not – the horse needs to go.  This first thing you see when you walk into a $700K house shouldn’t be a 3′ horse. “Outdoor Living” – $615,000 Outdoor living areas typically add value to your home.  In this case the only thing this space will add to your home [...]

Bad Listing Photos – Week 4

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“Full Price, Half the House” – $519,000 Surrey, British Columbia, Canada There is just no excuse for this.  There was either an error while downloading the image from the camera, or while uploading it to MLS.  If this was my house I’d be seeking a new agent. “Motion Sickness” – $534,900 Surrey, British Columbia, Canada [...]