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As a Port Moody REALTOR located on St. Johns St, John Grasty is a hyper-local neighbourhood specialist, offering unique advantages and real value in the Tri-Cities real estate market. Google John Grasty to find out more.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
1. Is now a good time to buy? 2. Is now a good time to sell? Rather than relying on hearsay, or a well-meaning friend, supposedly "in the know", it is good when consumers turn to industry professionals with such questions. In answering either question it must always be qualified with, more here [...
12/23/2008
Get building Evergreen & Murray-Clarke - now Published: December 16, 2008 6:00 PM With much interest I read Port Moody Mayor Joe Trasolini's inaugural address after the council swearing-in ceremony on Dec. 2. Once again, the mayor should be applauded for reminding his senior government counterpar...
12/23/2008
Now more exciting news for our worldwide clients (and us Prudsters) from earlier this month is the leveraging of expertise by combining the businesses of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services into one powerful, efficient company. Our newly appointed President, Earl Lee is positioning Pru...
12/22/2008
Let me start by disclosing that I am not an Arborist, but a recent story in the local newspaper of a toppled tree, well over 100 feet, raised some interesting questions for me to consider as a Realtor. Most urban jurisdictions regulate the conservation, removal and replacement of trees. Whether a...
12/10/2008
As I prepare my business plan for 2009 and beyond, I can't help but think what a waste to lose talented people who have sacrificed so much to become a REALTOR®. One bold prediction made to me by a local licensee was that we will lose 30% (=2945) of all the licensees before the market turns. Who k...
12/01/2008
"Yaletown in the burb's" - Virtual Tour here: http://realestateevolved.com/active-sold-listings/ If you're sitting on the fence [still renting] you need to call John now: 778-878-0778 Ask about this listing: V749614 This is one of those listings that must be seen. It is extremely well appointed a...
12/01/2008
The origins of the National Certification Program (NCP) for home inspectors in Canada stretch back to 1997 when a report was issued by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) that uncovered noteworthy inconsistencies in the skill and diligence of home inspectors across the country that sti...
11/27/2008
As U.S. and Canadian real estate markets settle (slowly), resort destinations that offer wonderful new opportunities, including retirement living, are being explored.  Increasingly, "Boomers" who have more personal wealth than any previous generation are buying in Mexico.  Because the demand come...
11/25/2008
This week I returned from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  While home sales might have slowed down slightly, asset appreciation is still happening in PV, and it is clear that those with money continue to buy there including many Canadians. I suspect that as paper portfolios diminish in North America, ha...
11/21/2008
http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2005-2009/2008HSD0079-001459.pdf It is difficult to understand the motivation of our provincial government to throw so much of the housing ministry's resources into another initiative (this time 6-storey wood frame buildings) that does nothing to improve h...
11/13/2008
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