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How To Do A Bathroom Makeover in 4 Easy Steps

How To Do A Bathroom Makeover in 4 Easy Steps

Home Care Renovation
If you have a slightly dated bathroom and don’t want to spend a lot of money, here are some tips on how to do a bathroom makeover.
September 2022 Founder’s Message

September 2022 Founder’s Message

Founder's Message News Real Estate
The cooler, picturesque days of early autumn are upon us. The trees are beginning to change and so is our real estate market.
The “Fixer-Upper” May Not Be The Bargain It Promises To Be

The “Fixer-Upper” May Not Be The Bargain It Promises To Be

Home Care News
The discounted price of a fixer-upper in a good neighborhood is a very attractive prospect, especially for young first time buyers.
REBGV Market Update For August 2022– Sales Have Plunged From The Frenzied Activity A Year Ago

REBGV Market Update For August 2022– Sales Have Plunged From The Frenzied Activity A Year Ago

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In the August 2022 market report released by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), the main takeaways were reduced sales, decreasing pri
3 Tips On What You Should Not Do With Your Lawn With This Heat And Lack Of Rain And What You Should Be Doing

3 Tips On What You Should Not Do With Your Lawn With This Heat And Lack Of Rain And What You Should Be Doing

Home Care News
We have been experiencing some hot weather and a lack of rain over the past few weeks, and this has certainly taken its toll on our lawns.
The Hidden Costs Of Buying A Home That Every Homebuyer Should Know About

The Hidden Costs Of Buying A Home That Every Homebuyer Should Know About

Home Buying Real Estate
When you look at purchasing a home, you must make sure that you have a good understanding of how much money you will need to spend.
August 2022 Founder’s Message

August 2022 Founder’s Message

Founder's Message News Real Estate
The long, hot days of summer are slowly coming to a close in the lower mainland. The real estate housing market is entering a new cycle.
The Home Inspector – Important Facts You Must Know

The Home Inspector – Important Facts You Must Know

News Real Estate
A home inspector is often relied upon to vet what is often the largest and most important purchase and investment of your life.
The indoor Air in Your Home is Polluted – Here Are 3 Plants That Can Detox the Air.

The indoor Air in Your Home is Polluted – Here Are 3 Plants That Can Detox the Air.

Home Care News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ranks indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental risks to public health.
July Founder’s Message – Home Sales Heat Up During the Summer Months

July Founder’s Message – Home Sales Heat Up During the Summer Months

Founder's Message News Real Estate
The longer daylight hours and warmer weather make the summer months one of the best times of the year to buy or sell your home.
5 Important Issues You Should Know About The Current Real Estate Market

5 Important Issues You Should Know About The Current Real Estate Market

News Real Estate
The housing market optics have changed. Here are 5 underlying currents that are affecting the current housing market.
REBGV Market Update For June 2022 – Buyer’s Market Emerging As Home Sales Decline.

REBGV Market Update For June 2022 – Buyer’s Market Emerging As Home Sales Decline.

Market Update News
The June 2022 market report showed that rising interest rates and declining prices are now weighing heavily on buyer’s minds.
The Principal Residence Exemption: The Tax Implications of Selling Your Home – Simplified

The Principal Residence Exemption: The Tax Implications of Selling Your Home – Simplified

Home Selling News
There are other factors that could impact your ability to fully or even partly shelter the appreciation of your home from tax.
Vancouver Now Experiences Stage 2 Water Restrictions – What Does This Mean For Households?

Vancouver Now Experiences Stage 2 Water Restrictions – What Does This Mean For Households?

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If the drought persists, we can move into Stage 3 and Stage 4. The region will carefully gauge how reservoir levels respond to the stage 2 measures.
June Founder’s Message – Market Outlook Amid Rising Interest Rate Landscape

June Founder’s Message – Market Outlook Amid Rising Interest Rate Landscape

Founder's Message News Real Estate
Interest rates are on the rise as Metro Vancouver begins to move towards a more balanced real estate market. Change is on the horizon.
BCFSA Proposed Home Buyer Protection Measures – Some Of The Significant Proposals Explained

BCFSA Proposed Home Buyer Protection Measures – Some Of The Significant Proposals Explained

News Real Estate
Last fall, the BC government announced that it would introduce measures to calm the province’s red hot housing market.
REBGV Market Update For May 2022 – Interest Rates And Lack Of Supply Responsible For Cooling The Market

REBGV Market Update For May 2022 – Interest Rates And Lack Of Supply Responsible For Cooling The Market

Market Update News
After reaching record-setting levels in 2021, home sale activity has returned to more typical seasonal levels in Metro Vancouver this spring.
Why Canning Fruits And Vegetables Is A Good And Easy Thing To Do

Why Canning Fruits And Vegetables Is A Good And Easy Thing To Do

Business Venture Venture
You may have been interested in canning but not sure where to start. Why not give it a try this year?
Planning On Buying A Condo? Here Is Some Important Information You Need To Know About Strata Fees

Planning On Buying A Condo? Here Is Some Important Information You Need To Know About Strata Fees

Home Buying Real Estate
When you buy a condo, you will inevitably have to pay strata fees or maintenance fees, and this is a monthly payment in addition to your mortgage.
The Real Costs of Buying A Home – What Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Expect

The Real Costs of Buying A Home – What Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Expect

Home Buying Real Estate
For many of us buying a home is the biggest investment we will ever make. There are 2 financial aspects you should be aware of.
The Shocking Truth About Your Electrical Wall Plate

The Shocking Truth About Your Electrical Wall Plate

Home Care Renovation
Did you know that in the US, fires resulting from faulty wall plates and outlets cause roughly 2,590 home fires every year?
May Founder’s Message – The Late Days of Spring

May Founder’s Message – The Late Days of Spring

Founder's Message News Real Estate
Metro Vancouver’s real estate market is returning to a more traditional pace of home sales during the later days of spring.
Do You Own An Empty Home In Vancouver? If You Do, Prepare To Pay More In Taxes Next Year

Do You Own An Empty Home In Vancouver? If You Do, Prepare To Pay More In Taxes Next Year

Market Update News
Last month Vancouver city council unanimously approved a motion to increase the city’s Empty Homes Tax from 3.00% to 5.00% effective 2023.
REBGV Market Update April 2022 – Housing market Appears To Be Slowing Down, Although Prices Remain Steady

REBGV Market Update April 2022 – Housing market Appears To Be Slowing Down, Although Prices Remain Steady

Market Update News
The April 2022 REBGV market report stated that home buyer demand returned to more historically typical levels.
The Smart Homes Revolution: You Cannot Ignore It.

The Smart Homes Revolution: You Cannot Ignore It.

Home Care News
In today’s homes, Smart Home technology is becoming more ubiquitous and difficult to avoid. Read more about The Smart Homes Revolution.
Thinking of Getting A HELOC To Get You Through The Current Crisis? Read This Before You Make That Application

Thinking of Getting A HELOC To Get You Through The Current Crisis? Read This Before You Make That Application

News Real Estate
Millions of Canadians are at risk of going without pay for a prolonged period of time due to the pandemic that is affecting the whole world.
April Founder’s Message – Spring is in Full Swing

April Founder’s Message – Spring is in Full Swing

Founder's Message News Real Estate
As we head into the warmer days of spring, Metro Vancouver continues to be in a strong seller’s market.
6 Useful Tips On How First Time Home Buyers Can Get Into This Hot Canadian Housing Market

6 Useful Tips On How First Time Home Buyers Can Get Into This Hot Canadian Housing Market

Home Buying Real Estate
Buying a home has become more difficult in this market, especially when you are a first-time home buyer. 6 useful tips for first time home buyers.
Are You Making Cherry Blossom Viewing Plans? Here’s 5 Places To Check Them Out On The North Shore.

Are You Making Cherry Blossom Viewing Plans? Here’s 5 Places To Check Them Out On The North Shore.

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We are blessed to have approximately 43,000 beautiful cherry blossoms in our city. Here are some spots you can visit and take a selfie!
6 Great Tips To Ensure That Your Garden Will Stay Healthy This Summer

6 Great Tips To Ensure That Your Garden Will Stay Healthy This Summer

Home Care
6 Great Tips To Ensure That Your Garden Will Stay Healthy This Summer. Winter is behind us and it’s finally spring-time!
How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

Real Estate Venture
A realtor gets paid on a commission basis, which can vary depending on the level of services offered by the real estate firm.
8 Hot Tips That Will Make Your Home Sell Faster This Spring

8 Hot Tips That Will Make Your Home Sell Faster This Spring

Home Care Home Selling
These are simple yet effective tips that will help your home sell faster and maintain the price you are asking.

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