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In this third blockbuster Pre-Season episode, real estate powerhouse Chantal Vignola takes us through Yaletown's dazzling, dizzying and delightful Beach District.
Meet Vignola, a remarkable woman who effortlessly balances her roles as a mother and real estate aficionado with killer dance moves. Boasting over 15 years of industry experience, and as the founder of The BRAND Real Estate Group, she has established herself as one of Vancouver's most esteemed professionals.
In this highly-anticipated RealTours Episode 3, Vignola takes centre stage, captivating us with her passion for real estate.
Welcome to the Beach District
Glance at a map, and you'll find the Beach District on the westerly side of Yaletown, stretching from Beach Avenue to Howe Street. Vignola tells us that this area got its name as it's just a short stroll away from the stunning English Bay Beach.
As she guides us, Vignola points out how the area's historic charm has been carefully preserved, with many buildings being restored and repurposed. Today, Yaletown exudes energy, with its tree-lined streets, sidewalk cafés, and fashionable shops transforming it into a sought-after destination.
Yaletown's metamorphosis serves as a testament to Vancouver's ability to reinvent itself. For Vignola, this evolution is not just a captivating story; it is a personal journey that fuels her commitment to the neighbourhood's ongoing growth and prosperity. Having spent most of her life living here, her deep-rooted passion for the neighbourhood is intertwined with her identity.
“I have a passion for real estate because I love where I live,” she says.
The Listing: 1495 Richards St.
Vignola escorts us to an extraordinary $6 million sub-penthouse that boasts three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a sprawling 2,900 square feet of pure luxury. But that's not all — a mammoth 1,600-square-foot patio offers a stunning, 360-degree vista.
What we’ll learn along the way
Vignola passionately champions the long-term view of real estate and the importance of diving into the market whenever possible. While her featured listing may not be entry-level, it serves as a prime example of the opportunities that await those who are willing to climb the real estate ladder.
The increasing fragmentation of downtown Vancouver, with new developments emerging to meet demand, is rapidly reshaping the city's landscape. With strategic investments, you can position yourself for a future brimming with potential.
And that’s real good advice.
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