Bob in the News

Real Estate Market In Uptown, South End ‘On Fire’
July 31, 2017 Country 94 News

“Downtown, uptown Saint John is really as interesting a place, an urban place, a downtown place to live as any other place as Canada is right now and people are seeing that,” says McVicar. Read more…

Local Realtors Take Over Real Estate Franchise
July 4, 2017 by Tiffany Lewis Telegraph-Journal

Two local Realtors are using their knowledge and connections in the city to grow their newly acquired franchise. Shirley Roach-Albert and Bob Mc-Vicar recently purchased real estate franchise Sutton Group Aurora Realty Ltd. in Saint John. The two bought the franchise from Sutton Aurora in Newfoundland. Read more…

A Strong Local Real Estate Market Encouraged Local Realtors Bob McVicar and Shirley Roach-Albert to Invest in Real Estate Franchise
July 3, 2017 MEDIA RELEASE from Sutton Group Aurora Realty

Shirley Roach-Albert and Bob McVicar are thrilled to announce they have taken ownership of Sutton Group Aurora Realty Ltd. in Saint John, effective July 1, 2017. The pair purchased the franchise, which was opened in October 2016, from Sutton Aurora in Newfoundland. Read more…

Why More Boomers and Millennials Are Buying Homes in Uptown Saint John
Jun 13, 2017 by Cherise Letson, Huddle Today

“In the past nine to 12 months, the activity uptown has really skyrocketed,” says McVicar. “When they began building the Irving Oil Headquarters building, that seemed to be really symbolic for folks. That really increased the activity, no question.”  Read more…

Want the Best Parking Uptown? Get Behind 800 Others
Jun 12, 2017 by Mike Landry, Telegraph-Journal

“It’s not always what we want it to be, from a parking perspective, but the benefits of living uptown far outweigh the challenges of parking.” Read more…

Old Spaces, Great Places: A Look at Old Saint John 
Jun 10, 2017 by Emily Hawes, Telegraph-Journal

Each weekend, the Telegraph-Journal features an historic property from the Saint John area with photos and historical information about the space. This week, the feature takes a different twist. This historic property at 75 Orange Street is on the market. Read more…    Take the online tour…

Saint John Real Estate Market Sees Explosive Start to 2017
Feb 24, 2017 by Sarah Seeley & Michael Robinson, Telegraph-Journal

McVicar, who moved to Saint John from Toronto in the early ’90s, attributed the new sense of balance in the housing market to recent gains in the local economy. Read more…

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― Jane Jacobs

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