No longer just a hop skip and a jump.

After a grueling set of exams, I have been helping my parents move from Coquitlam to Maple Ridge. My parents were able to find a two year old home just slightly smaller than their old one for about $360K. Yikes! I remember when it was easy to buy a three bedroom house in Coquitlam for under $150,000. At this rate I will never be able to buy a house in the Lower Mainland. Now that the average price for a single detached house in Abbotsford is around $250,000 it looks like my wife and I will be renting for many years to come.

It was interesting looking through their old things. My parents have been living in the tri-cities for almost 25 years now. While we were packing, we found a whole slew of CP Rail paraphernalia

1 Comment so far

  1. wyn (unregistered) on January 1st, 2006 @ 11:04 pm

    Keep your eyes peel for Overdue fees Amnesty days at the library when you can drop off those books and not get billed for their cost. =)



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