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New Westminster, BC, V3M 2X9

James Garbutt

Shawn’s Deals of the Week (April 22 – 26)

Shawn’s Deals of the Week  (April 22 – 26)

Every week I will be posting 3-5 listings that I think are great investments for those who are looking to buy and hold, build, and move in. The neighbourhoods that I explore are:

  1. Vancouver West
  2. Vancouver East
  3. East burnaby
  4. South Burnaby
  5. North Burnaby
  6. New Westminster
  7. Surrey

Why are you doing this?

There are so many aspects to take in to account when finding the right investment property.  You want to look at location, price point, location of that exact property, the details of the home and any issues with the lot. Whether it’s sloped, at a high point on the block that allows for a view or whether it’s riddled with trees that make it near impossible to build on without going through a lengthy process with the city halls. I will try to narrow searches down for you to make the selection process easier.

Vancouver West – Marpole: 8032 Shaughnessy Street

Price: $1,738,000
Lot Size: 33×121.46 (4,088.18 Sq. Ft.)
House size:  1,823 Sq Ft.
Bedrooms: 4
Bathroom: 2
Year Built: 1946
Zoning: RS-1



Why I Chose it:

  • Reasonable price
  • Great location
  • Located near Oak Park and arterial routes to Downtown Vancouver, YVR, and highway 99
  • Built after 1941 which makes it slightly easier to build on in the future.

Vancouver West – Cambie: 115 W 39th Avenue

Price: $ 2,748,000
Lot Size: 49.50 x 122 (6,039 Sq. Ft.)
House size:  3,065 Sq Ft.
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 1980
Zoning: RS-1




Why I Chose it:

  • Location: Steps to Oakridge and Queen Elizabeth Park, easy access to Downtown Vancouver and YVR
  • Generous sized home
  • Great neighbourhood
  • Quiet street
  • Shopping and schools nearby
  • Hold for now, build later.

East Burnaby – Edmonds: 7274 Stride Avenue 

$ 1,125,000
53 x 120 (6,360 Sq. Ft.)
House size:  1,750 Sq Ft.
Bedrooms: 4
Bathroom: 2
Year Built: 1949
Zoning: R5






Why I Chose it:

  • Location – Close to all amenities.
  • In an area of high redevelopment.
  • Hold and rent and see what the city allows in the future.

Burnaby North – Brentwood Park: 4708 Westlawn Drive 

$ 1,499,000
Lot: 55 x 122 (6,705 Sq Ft.)
House size:  2,892 Sq Ft.
Bedrooms: 4
Bathroom: 2
Year Built: 1958
Zoning: R-10



Why I Chose it:

  • Location: Close to Brentwood Mall.
  • Fair price point
  • Needs some updating
  • Lot size is great.
  • Quiet street

Burnaby South – South Slope: 4568 McKee Street  

$ 1,550,000
Lost Size: 55 x 157  (8,635 Sq. Ft.)
House size:  2,000 Sq Ft.
Bedrooms: 5
Bathroom: 2
Year Built: 1953
Zoning: R2




Why I Chose it:

  • Corner lot with alley and view
  • Great sized lot
  • Close to Metrotown
  • Can build a large home over 4,200 Sq. Ft. (consult with the city for a definitive density)

Please contact us directly for your investment needs. We tailor our services to best suit your needs.