Coming Soon: 1439 Collins Road, Coquitlam - Burke Mountain

April 27th, 2020
We are excited to bring this special home to market this week. Located in beautiful Burke Mountain this home is an end unit with a larger wrap around yard, more windows, only one neighbor and a permanent greenbelt in front. So private you feel like you are in a detached home.  

The spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is 1775 square feet spread amongst 2 levels. The fenced yard is accessible fr ...

Selling Real Estate During Covid-19

April 27th, 2020

Selling Real Estate During Covid-19

We have personally been struggling with the issue of to work or not to work in this time. Do we sell real estate during Covid-19? We right away landed on the side of putting real estate on hold and staying home like most of the world to be safe and not endanger others. That was over a month ago now.

Lately, we have had more clients getting in touch becaus ...

Kentwell by Polygon Homes - New Release on Burke Mountain

February 28th, 2020

Kentwell by Polygon Homes will be releasing more homes this Saturday February 29th at noon!

These four bedroom townhomes start from $798,900 plus GST. Located on Burke Mountain in Coquitlam this family friendly neighborhood is very sought after.

Walking distance to the new Smiling Creek Elementary and the new Riley Park.  These beautiful homes have been quite popular so we encourage you to ...

Condo and Strata Insurance - Should you be Worried?

February 28th, 2020

Condo and Strata Insurance - Should you be worried?

So far in 2020 the news in Greater Vancouver seems to be consumed by Corona Virus and Strata Insurance. Condo insurance across western Canada is going through a transformation. Premiums and deductibles are rising and in some cases, buildings are being denied insurance coverage altogether. 

The insurance industry is changing across all area ...

BCREA Market Update - September 13, 2016

September 13th, 2016

BC Housing Demand Remains Strong Despite Fewer Vancouver Home Sales

Vancouver, BC – September 13, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that 8,945 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August, up 1.5 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $5.1 billion in August, down 6.7 per cent compared to ...

BCREA Market Update - August 25, 2016

August 25th, 2016

Record BC Home Sale Forecast Despite Vancouver Slowdown 
BCREA 2016 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update

Vancouver, BC – August 25, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2016 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update today.

Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forec ...

Market Update BCREA - July 14, 2016

July 14th, 2016

Tight Market Conditions Prevail Around the Province

Vancouver, BC – July 14, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a record 12,906 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June, up 14.3 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $8.97 billion in June, up 25.7 per cent compared to the previous ...

Burke Mountain Community Information Sessions - Northwest Burke

June 22nd, 2016
The City of Coquitlam is holding community information sessions to get your thoughts on how development in the Northwest Burke area should unfold. They are looking for input into park planning, types of houses that should be built, trails, local businesses and possible schools.

This is a great opportunity to have some say in how your neighbourhood will look and feel in the future. This is qui ...

Moving to Port Moody?

June 7th, 2016

Thinking of a move to Port Moody? Let your journey begin here with our video of Port Moody to give you a feel for the city from the comfort of your home.

The city has so much to offer and has become an extremely popular place for people to move from other areas of the lower mainland, Canada and folks moving from abroad.

Enjoy!


Brewers Row, Murray Street in Port Moody

June 7th, 2016

What’s all the fuss about down on Murray Street? Well if you are into craft beer you will definitely want to come down for a visit and find out for yourself. Three breweries have opened on the street since 2014. Yellow Dog, Moody Ales and most recently Twin Sails. There is a fourth set to open any day now called Parkside Brewing.

Each of them has their own charms and their own special brews. ...

Record Breaking Housing Demand Sweeps BC

June 2nd, 2016

Record Breaking Housing Demand Sweeps BC 
BCREA 2016 Second Quarter Housing Forecast

Vancouver, BC – June 2, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2016 Second Quarter Housing Forecast today.

Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to climb 12.3 per cent to ...

Moving to Coquitlam?

June 2nd, 2016

If you are thinking about buying a home in Coquitlam and you are from out of town or out of Canada, then you need to know a few things about what makes Coquitlam unique. Coquitlam had the largest population out of the three cities that make up the Tri-cities area.

Regardless of the type of home you are buying (detached house, duplex, townhouse, condo or apartment) Coquitlam has lots to offer ...

Good karma at Hiraku Sushi (Japanese Restaurant) Burke Mountain

July 18th, 2015

Our local Burke Mountain Sushi place named Hiraku opened not too long ago. We like to think of ourselves as “foodies” and Sushi is one of those cuisines that we respect and hold high expectations to deliver fresh, quality ingredients. We have never enjoyed the "all you can eat” sushi restaurants or the low-priced, low-quality, “you get what you pay for” sushi joints, although we have tried th ...

Housing Market Update: Coquitlam Housing Market

July 8th, 2015

 

Temperatures weren’t the only thing that broke records in June, property prices and sales soared last month, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. June was the second best month in the board’s history!

The sale price of detached homes in Coquitlam is said to have been $890,000 – that’s a 17 per cent increase from last year’s $763,750. But despite the increase in the p ...

Burke Mountain School update

July 1st, 2015

Here is an update on Burke Mountain schools from Mr. Craig Hodge Councilor for the City of Coquitlam.  

"The Coquitlam school board outlined its’ plans for schools for Burke Mountain at a packed public meeting at Leigh school Tuesday night. 

It announced it plans to build the middle school on the same property as the proposed Secondary school, which is at the corner of David and Coast Mer ...

May 2015 Housing Market: Port Moody Market Update

June 17th, 2015

Prices for properties continue to surge amid low interest rates, limited listings and an influx of international buyers The average price for detached homes within the Metro Vancouver area has sky rocketed to record highs leaving many to wonder when to cool off the scorching housing market is going to cool off.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver accounts that residential property sal ...

Burke Mountain Take-out: Restaurant Review of New Chow’s Kitchen

June 10th, 2015

If you just moved here and are new to Burke Mountain, we know you are looking for good places for take-out and delivery. One of our favorite places to order delivery to our house on Burke is New Chow’s Kitchen for great Chinese food.

It was recommended to us by friends of ours, as we ourselves, couldn’t find any great Chinese food for delivery. We decided to give it a go and to our surprise ...

Renting vs Buying: More Affordable than You Think

May 29th, 2015

Have you been considering getting into the market and buying your own home? Well these historically low interest rates are your perfect opportunity. Home ownership is affordable and a great investment alternative. For what you are paying in rent, you could own a home!

Home values in Heritage Woods

May 21st, 2015

April of this year has seen an incredible appetite for homes in the Tri-Cities, but no other area has seen more action and bidding wars than Heritage Woods and Heritage Mountain. Home values in Heritage Woods and Heritage Mountain are up, up, up!

Out of all 12 neighbourhoods in Port Moody, Heritage Woods and Heritage Mountain have the best odds for sellers, meaning the demand and potential s ...

New Queenston Park on Burke Mountain is open!

May 19th, 2015

Oh to be a kid again! The new Queenston Park on Burke Mountain is simply amazing and open just in time to take advantage of this fantastic weather we are having. I can see this park being a big hit all summer while kids are out of school and looking for something fun to do.

The neighbourhood park is 1.38 acres, cost 1 million dollars to build and is located at 3415 Queenston Ave., just north ...

Port Moody Housing Market: Port Moody Sellers Market

May 6th, 2015

Home sales across the Tri-Cities spiked in April, continuing to create a seller’s market. Throughout Port Moody buyers looking for a detached house on a standard-size lot are finding rising list prices with winning bids often far exceeding the asking price; the Port Moody housing market is hot.  

The benchmark price for a detached Port Moody home reached $963,300, which is a 2.6% increase from ...

Market changes in the last 5 years in Burke Mountain homes

April 29th, 2015

It would be hard to find a buyer or seller in the Tri-Cities that is unaware of how the market has shifted in the past 6 months. All you need to do is turn on the news and you will hear about the extremely hot real estate market in the Lower Mainland. Today, we wanted to blog about the market changes in the last 5 years in Burke Mountain homes.

With over 70% of the Burke Mountain residents o ...

The Transit Referendum – What kind of Future Do We Want?

March 16th, 2015

Team Aragon knows Real Estate and we know that transportation, just like schools, plays a big part in the choices people make when buying real estate. We are no experts when it comes to transportation but we do feel that as a community, we need to start talking about our future and what we need from our leaders. We asked our friend Tim Barton who is a Senior Trasportation planner, a Port Mood ...

Selling in Coquitlam or Port Moody: Why city permits for renovations are important when selling your home.

March 12th, 2015

 

So you are a Coquitlam or Port Moody resident thinking of doing some renovations to your home to update or improve upon its current condition? Updating your home can add considerable value to your investment as long as it’s done right. Permits add value and peace of mind for your potential purchaser down the road. If work is done without a required permit, it could end up being a liabili ...

The Coquitlam Crunch- a local Coquitlam fitness tradition

February 25th, 2015

 

The Coquitlam Crunch is a well-known local hiking trail and a fantastic workout loved by all Tri-Cities locals. It is the perfect workout that can be done in under and hour while burning a ton of calories and enjoying astonishing views Mount Baker. This local Coquitlam fitness tradition is a 5 kilometres round trip with the highest elevation point at 320 meters (about 80 storeys) and it is ...

Park plans updated in Burke Mountain, Coquitlam

January 12th, 2015

If you are wondering about some of the changes coming to Burke Mountain, we have a great update as far as the parks in the area.

In December of 2014, council and city staff presented a series of conceptual plans for both Victoria Park and Leigh Park (the undeveloped property directly north of the school). The two parks are being developed together to ensure amenities at each park are complem ...

One of my favorite things about my neighbourhood: Burke Mountain's Little Free Library

July 3rd, 2014

Last Saturday, we were invited to a client’s World Cup party at Farrington Park which is walking distance from our house.

We enjoyed a fantastic afternoon with our client’s friend and neighbours; had some food, drinks and we played a great game of Football (soccer) or as our Spanish client’s call it Futbol J in the fenced-in floor Hockey rink on the park. We played kids vs parents and we had ...

Red Day Keller Williams

May 8th, 2014

Good morning! Team Aragon are off to Red Day today and couldn't be more excited. What is Red Day? It stands for Renew, Energize and Donate. Each year on the second Thursday of May, associates at Keller Williams spend the day serving worthy organizations in their communities.

Today we will be helping to renovate and refresh a home at 2322 St. John's Street in Port Moody for the Community Vent ...

Bridlewood Townhomes by Polygon - Burke Mountain

May 7th, 2014

If you are considering a new townhome in Burke Mountain, Coquitlam you may want to give us a call about Bridlewood. This is the newest townhome community on the mountain by Polygon Homes. They are in a fantastic location nestled between two greenbelts and 3 bedroom homes start at just $429,900. 

They are selling quickly and are almost ready to move in. Clients who purchased in phase one have ...

Burke Mountain Community Garden

March 5th, 2013

Calling all gardeners! Wesbild just announced they are sponsoring a community garden in Burke Mountain. There will be garden managers to assist with tips on growing and how to get more involved with the community.

The garden site will be located at the former Burke Mountain ranch off Princeton Avenue just west of Coast Meridian Road. The project is being coordinated by Shifting Growth, a BC ...