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Please visit our Open House at 21 780 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, July 29, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM
You will feel a true sense of community in this family-friendly, well maintained building. This home fronts a quiet tree-lined courtyard in one of Vancouver's most desirable neighbourhoods. This end-unit home feels like your own private oasis, a place of tranquility within the city. With natural light on two sides, your home stays bright and airy. Walk to Whole Foods, Douglas Park Community Centre & the new Cambie Skytrain Station, or hop on the adjacent Heather Bike Route after fueling up at Tandem Bike Cafe. On Sunday mornings, enjoy what has been described as the best croissants in the city at the Willow Bakery & Cafe, outside your front door. Nearby schools include L'Ecole Bilingue, Edith Cavell Elementary & Eric Hamber.
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Please visit our Open House at 21 780 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, July 30, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM
You will feel a true sense of community in this family-friendly, well maintained building. This home fronts a quiet tree-lined courtyard in one of Vancouver's most desirable neighbourhoods. This end-unit home feels like your own private oasis, a place of tranquility within the city. With natural light on two sides, your home stays bright and airy. Walk to Whole Foods, Douglas Park Community Centre & the new Cambie Skytrain Station, or hop on the adjacent Heather Bike Route after fueling up at Tandem Bike Cafe. On Sunday mornings, enjoy what has been described as the best croissants in the city at the Willow Bakery & Cafe, outside your front door. Nearby schools include L'Ecole Bilingue, Edith Cavell Elementary & Eric Hamber.
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Please visit our Open House at 21 780 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM
You will feel a true sense of community in this family-friendly, well maintained building. This home fronts a quiet tree-lined courtyard in one of Vancouver's most desirable neighbourhoods. This end-unit home feels like your own private oasis, a place of tranquility within the city. With natural light on two sides, your home stays bright and airy. Walk to Whole Foods, Douglas Park Community Centre & the new Cambie Skytrain Station, or hop on the adjacent Heather Bike Route after fueling up at Tandem Bike Cafe. On Sunday mornings, enjoy what has been described as the best croissants in the city at the Willow Bakery & Cafe, outside your front door. Nearby schools include L'Ecole Bilingue, Edith Cavell Elementary & Eric Hamber.
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Please visit our Open House at 21 780 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:30PM - 7:30PM
You will feel a true sense of community in this family-friendly, well maintained building. This home fronts a quiet tree-lined courtyard in one of Vancouver's most desirable neighbourhoods. This end-unit home feels like your own private oasis, a place of tranquility within the city. With natural light on two sides, your home stays bright and airy. Walk to Whole Foods, Douglas Park Community Centre & the new Cambie Skytrain Station, or hop on the adjacent Heather Bike Route after fueling up at Tandem Bike Cafe. On Sunday mornings, enjoy what has been described as the best croissants in the city at the Willow Bakery & Cafe, outside your front door. Nearby schools include L'Ecole Bilingue, Edith Cavell Elementary & Eric Hamber.
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I have listed a new property at 21 780 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
You will feel a true sense of community in this family-friendly, well maintained building. This home fronts a quiet tree-lined courtyard in one of Vancouver's most desirable neighbourhoods. This end-unit home feels like your own private oasis, a place of tranquility within the city. With natural light on two sides, your home stays bright and airy. Walk to Whole Foods, Douglas Park Community Centre & the new Cambie Skytrain Station, or hop on the adjacent Heather Bike Route after fueling up at Tandem Bike Cafe. On Sunday mornings, enjoy what has been described as the best croissants in the city at the Willow Bakery & Cafe, outside your front door. Nearby schools include L'Ecole Bilingue, Edith Cavell Elementary & Eric Hamber.
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I have listed a new property at 7825 LABURNUM ST in Vancouver.
Can you imagine living on a large, quiet, corner lot at W 62 & Laburnum, which is a tree-lined street in one of the best neighbourhoods in Vancouver? This is a rare opportunity to own a prestigious address within walking distance of the Arbutus greenway and shopping, as well as being a short drive to Kerrisdale, horseback riding and UBC. At 3,850 sq feet, this home is sound enough to renovate and live in, with 6 bedrooms and potential suites and natural light on 3 sides, or build your brand new dream home and create even more value. Current garage with lane access has been upgraded to serve as a recording studio. School catchment: McKechnie Elementary, Magee Secondary. Point Grey Highschool as well as private schools nearby
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I have sold a property at 758 15TH AVE W in Vancouver.
You will feel a true sense of community in this family friendly, well maintained building. This home fronts a quite tree-lined street in one of Vancouver's most desirable areas. The three bedroom townhome comes with two parking stalls, yet this location is so convenient you may never want to drive again. Walk to Whole Foods, Douglas Park Community Centre and the new Cambie Skytrain Station, or simply enjoy a cappuccino at the Willow Bakery or Tandem Bike Cafe just outside your front door. Enjoy mountain views from the upper floors. Schools in the area include L'Ecole Bilingue and Eric Hamber Secondary School. A secure storage locker and bike room help to keep your townhome neat and tidy.
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Download Market Report: https://davidsetton.com/market-updates.html
What’s hot What’s Not – Vancouver Westside – Single Family for July 2017
- Westside single family market transitioned from a sellers market in May to a balanced market in Jun
- Median Prices are up 19% from Jan of this yr.
- Inventory jumped 17% last mo and sales dropped by 39% so we should see asking prices come down in next few months.
- 113 homes sold in June
- Inventory still low only 667 sf homes available
What’s Hot (21% or more for a Sales Ratio)
- which strongest - Kitsilano, Quilchena, Oakridge
- Kitsilano doing really well 17 / 49 sold 35% sales ratio. (report)
- Quilchena 6 / 21 sold 29% sales ratio
- price point strongest & favouring sellers
- $2.0M - $2.5M 15 sold / 24 listed 63% sales ratio
- $3M - $3.5M 18 / 54 33% sales ratio
What’s not hot (14% or less for a Sales Ratio)
- University 2 / 23 - 9% sr
- Shaughnessy 5 / 78 sold - 6% sales ratio
- which price category
- anything over $4.5M - buyers market - 352 homes priced over $4.5M - only 25 sold. 7% sales ratio. anything under 14% is a buyers market

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Download 17 homes sold last month here:https://davidsetton.com/market-updates.html

What’s hot in the Kitsilano Single Family for July 2017
- The Van Westside Single Family market is in a balanced Market Condition
- Kitsilano has been doing exceptionally well and is now favouring sellers.
- 17 Homes sold in Kits last month.
- least expensive home sold for $2.150M. which would have bought a 105 year old home on Yew (off of Broadway - most expensive sold for $3.775M for an 88 yr old home on 14th Ave & Balsalm.
- only 49 homes were available and on the market in Kitsilano in June so to have 17 sales puts us in a seller’s market at a 35% sales ratio
- Sold values in Kitsilano are at median price of $2.56M lower than the median price for a home in the Westside - now at $3.5M.

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about me: http://davidsetton.com/biography.html

- I changed brokerages recently. I always thought that it didn’t matter where a realtor hung is license
- Wanted to take a few minutes to talk about why I made the change
- The main reason was because of the high values of Oakwyn - 7 core values that really resonated with me.
1) Put People First. Real estate is a relationship business - I have always tried to listen first, ask lots of questions.
2) Provide Innovative Service - Again, I have always questioned the best way to do things. Love making videos, using tech and providing fancy brochures for all of my listings
3) Create a Community - really feel this in the brokerage. Agents are respectful and work together and share ideas.
4) Be a Real Estate Nerd - not sure about this one. This one comes dn to always wanting to learn more and lifelong student
5) Lead by Example - my father was always good at this. Model behaviour that you want others to duplicate
6) Pursue Learning and Growth - if you are not growing you're dying. This one resonated with me.
7) Drive and Embrace Change - this one made sense to me. I’m an action person and I like to try new things and push myself to grow.

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