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I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 1871 STAINSBURY Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

The Works! A modern & contemporary 2-bedroom home that has it all! This property features an open plan layout, a gourmet kitchen with gas stove,stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops & breakfast bar, wide plank flooring,a large private patio, 2 parking stalls & 1 locker.Conveniently located minutes away from Trout Lake Park, brand new Community Centre, elementary & high schools and walking distance to Commercial Drive, the skytrain and bus routes. Don't miss this hidden neighborhood gem! A pleasure to show! Open House Saturday June 9th 2-4 pm


I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2469 29TH Ave E, Vancouver East, British Columbia

Immaculate, very well-cared for 4 bed/3 bath home on level lot on the crest of a hill. Views of the city and mountains from bedrooms. A gardener's dream with a stunning Japanese garden in front yard and a solid greenhouse out back. Double garage comes with extra fridge. Granite floors, crown mouldings, gas fireplace and an elegant curved staircase grace the interior. Quality LG washer and dryer. Radiant hot water heat. Newer hot water heater. Security system and satellite dish included. Skylights in upper bathrooms bathe you in light. Great central location, walking distance to skytrain. Fantastic home for a young family!


I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 402 570 8TH Ave E, Vancouver East, British Columbia

Quiet, bright, south facing unit on the TOP FLOOR! Building and unit both show very well. Extensive interior updates completed in 2003 including laminate flooring throughout and stained glass peek-a-boo windows! Extensive building upgrades completed in 2009 including new boiler, plumbing, exterior painting, and painting and carpeting in common areas. Excellent tenants currently paying $995/month would love to stay. Pets are welcome. Great size balcony-perfect for BBQs and entertaining. Includes 1 parking. Storage lockers available to rent. Coin laundry in building. Easy walk to parks, community garden, tennis courts, shopping and community centre.


Come by and say 'Hi' at my open house this weekend - 1871 Stainsbury Ave, 2:00-4:00. 

Check out further details for this great 2-bed, 1-bath townhouse on my Properties page, under 'Active Listings'

Why rent when you can own? With record low interest rates, and a balanced market, owning can be more affordable than you think.

Even if you're not ready quite yet, but would like some more information, come on out for a FREE, no obligation home buyers information session.

When: Thursday the 7th of June; 6:30-7:30PM
Where: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver (Olympic Village)

Presented by:
Kim McAlpine, Real Estate Specialist with Macdonald Realty
Alan Brown, Mortgage Broker with Dominion Lending Centres
Dale Trach, Home Inspector, NewLook Inspections
Michael Thorne, Financial Advisor, Thorne Financial Planning

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