West Vancouver to allow coach houses

July 29, 2014 under Useful Articles
Stefania Seccia / North Shore News July 27, 2014 12:00 AM. Right before breaking for the rest of the summer, District of West Vancouver council allowed coach houses in their backyard once and for all. At the July 21 meeting, in an almost unanimous decision, council approved two motions that would allow for coach houses. This September, staff is expected to bring forward bylaws that will set up the process, guidelin
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Tony’s Latest Update – July 17,2014

July 17, 2014 under Tony's Latest Updates
Equifax Canada’s leading credit reporting agency Equifax Canada has recently improved their modeling techniques to better predict credit risk amongst borrowers. They have added new scores to predict future behaviors and risk. There redeveloped system will improve lending analysis but can make it much harder for some customers to borrow money and obtain mortgages. Real estate prices continue to push higher nat
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Vancouver house prices fall in June as Canada hits ‘cooling trend’

July 16, 2014 under Useful Articles
By Tyler Orton Mon Jul 14, 2014 2:23pm PST. Home prices in Vancouver fell in June compared with the previous month while Canada experienced its second smallest month-to-month increase in a decade, according to the Teranet–National Bank Composite House Price Index (HPI). The July 14 data shows home prices in Metro Vancouver dropped 1% from May to June. Last month, HPI data showed a 0.03% drop in the region’s hom
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West Vancouver mulls Park Royal towers Proposal proceeds for more public consult

July 14, 2014 under Useful Articles
By Stefania Seccia/ North Shore News July 9, 2014 12:00 AM. While the proposed Park Royal highrises were heralded as an opportunity to bring in affordable housing for disabled people, the mall itself was also called out as being a bad neighbour at the District of West Vancouver’s Monday night council meeting. The shopping centre’s proposed two towers of 24 and 17 storeys above a twostorey commercial pod
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B.C. economy flat while unemployment rate jumps in rest of Canada

July 13, 2014 under Useful Articles
By VANCOUVER SUN AND THE CANADIAN PRESS July 11, 2014 VANCOUVER — The B.C. economy remained flat in June with a few part-time jobs added, while nationally the unemployment rate climbed to the highest level it’s been in half a year, Statistics Canada analyst May Roos said B.C. added 6,700 jobs, about two thirds of which were part time positions. She said the numbers were not significant and the economy remained
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