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August 2014

Found 2 blog entries for August 2014.

According to Wikipedia, Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to a structure and use of a process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This requires close cooperation of the design team, the architects, the engineers, and the client at all project stages. The Green Building practice expands and complements the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort. Although new technologies are constantly being developed to complement current practices in creating greener structures, the common objective is that green buildings are designed to…
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As our summer weather heated up so did sales with almost 100 more sales in July of this year compared to July of 2013 and right on track with June’s sales volume. There were again more than 1,200 new listings for the month and the resulting total number of residential listings for sale at the end of July was 4,570. The simple math is that 14.9% of available listings sold during the month or about 1 in 6.5, all in all a balanced market but still favoring buyers in my opinion. We are experiencing a surge of relocating buyers from other parts of BC, Canada and International Immigrants. Also, there seems to be a small increase in investor interest/buying, although significantly restricted by tight lending rules. I have been successfully finding ways to get…
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