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Here is attached Market Survey Forecast for 2010, Canada wide.
The more I look at these forecasts and also the present housing costs through out Canada, the more I stand firm on my belief that Prince George BC is the best deal in Western Canada. When you take into account all the amenities, lifestyle and opportunities Prince George has to offer and the very low cost of housing and waterfront properties, its the best kept secret.


Have a great week!


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Dean Birks


Royal LePage Prince George
Phone: 250-612-1709
Fax: 1-888-870-4132
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Prince George is Number One!
By 250 News

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 09:43 AM

Prince George B.C. – Prince George has been ranked number one when it comes to being a good location to do business among 13 cities in the Pacific US and Canada.

According to a KPMG study which looked as cost factors for 17 different types of businesses in manufacturing, corporate and IT services and research and development, Prince George is at the top of the list, Vancouver ranked second, and Boise Idaho was third.

The study is the most thorough comparison of international business locations that has ever been undertaken by KPMG and contains information for companies who are considering locations in which to conduct international business. Using the United States as a baseline benchmark, the study compares participating cities and countries on a variety of levels which would be of interest to businesses looking to go international.

Areas of analysis include, but are not limited to, factors such as currency exchange...

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Here is Pat Bell's latest Top 10 (see below). Thought you may be interested. Cheers!


Best regards
Dean Birks


Royal LePage Prince George
Phone: 250-612-1709
Fax: 1-888-870-4132
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Hi All

Pat Bell - http://www.patbellmla.bc.ca/

1.    Congratulations to  Dr. Bert Kelly of Prince George and Jeannette Townsend of Valemount on the receipt of the BC Community Achievement Award. Dr. Kelly has been instrumental in the establishment of the Northern Medical Program at UNBC, as well as the laboratory and radiology programs at the College of New Caledonia. Shirley and I have worked closely with Dr. Kelly on many health issues and have found to him to be a tireless worker for health care in the North.

2.     The Province’s new SeniorsBC.ca website provides seniors and their families with better access to information on available programs and services. The Ministry of Healthy...

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Here is a quick update about the Prince George BC Real Estate market.


MLS listings & sales (Single Family Detached Homes in City Limits) from Jan.1, 2010 to Mar.17, 2010 is as follows:
  • 367 listings with average list price of $242,171
  • 132 sales with average sale price of $232,966 and 42 days on the market when sold.
Contact me for all your real estate needs!



Best regards
Dean Birks


Royal LePage Prince George
Phone: 250-612-1709
Fax: 1-888-870-4132
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Just listed 4 new very nice properties in their own right. From a very nice log home to a home with 75 acre gravel pit only 14km from the airport. Duplex with suites and last a home in Beaverly with barn and more. Visit my website www.DeanBirks.com for all the details on all four.



Best regards
Dean Birks


Royal LePage Prince George
Phone: 250-612-1709
Fax: 1-888-870-4132

   

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