Can a bachelor or bachelorette afford to live in Vancouver?

Real-estate is not cheap in Vancouver.

I remember a couple movies that stand out for me as the primo bachelor pad living experience – one being, Will Smith in Hitch, the other being, Eddie Murphy in Boomerang. Sleek contemporary furniture, loft style apartments, but yes, the Murphy-bed and disco-ball was a little much.  Alas, the cookie-cutter Yaletown apartments don’t come close to resembling Hollywood.  Don’t believe everything you see on TV.

Here’s an article I came across that discusses the myths of Vancouver’s expensive real-estate – check it out: