Vancouver’s 125th Birthday

Yes, Vancouver is 125 years old and I’ve found a great article on Vancouver’s history. If you’re considering moving to Vancouver, it’s a nice short intro into the history of the city.

The city was discovered in 1792 by British explorer George Vancouver. It later burned down and from the ashes came the increasingly modern city we see today. Vancouver is rated the most livable city because of its geographic diversity with it being situated on the Pacific Ocean next to beautiful mountains, however major highway construction was deterred in the downtown area. That’s allowed a more subdued region to come about where walking and cycling to work are common. That may be the source of Vancouver’s growing cultural power.

Vancouver British Columbia 125 Years Old

Find out more about Vancouver Real Estate and the Vancouver MLS listings. If you’re about to hunt for a new home, download an iPad real estate app, Realtor.com app for the iPhone, Blackberry or Android phones.

Did you know that Chinese home buyers, including Investor immigrants are buying up Vancouver real estate? It’s actually a big part of the real estate sales market right now and it’s fortunate given the condition of the economy. They’re bringing them by plane loads to take Vancouver real estate tours.


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