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Moving? How to make it stress-free for your pets

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Nearly 60% of Canadian households include a pet. We all know that moving from one home to another can be...

3 FAQ on selling your Kitsilano home and the answers you need

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You have questions and we have the answers. If you’re thinking of selling your home, read on. 1. Is there...

Selling your Kitsilano home? 3 things you need to do during the week leading up to cl...

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The week before your home sale closes will be packed with activity. Not only will you be finishing up your...

Is that included in the purchase of the home?

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Marcy, a first-time homebuyer, was over-the-moon excited about finally moving into her new home. The day arriv...

3 types of home valuation

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Whether it’s a car, garage sale items or you’re selling on websites such as Ebay, successfully selling “...

Your guide to understanding the home purchase offer

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The seemingly endless hours searching for homes on the internet are finally over. No more open house visits, n...

Here’s who to notify when you move

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One of the lengthiest “to-do” lists is the one you’ll make when it’s time to move. From gathering movi...

What you need to know before you buy a vacation home

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A vacation is in order right about now, don’t you agree? And wouldn’t it be amazing to have your own...

3 Tips for buying a new toilet

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Your bathroom is the workhorse of your home. It’s designed to be useful and durable. But, at some point, fix...

June Market Stats for Vancouver West and Kitsilano

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In June, home sale and listing activity in Metro Vancouver* returned to more historically typical levels. The ...

How to survive a multiple offer situation

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We’re hearing from our clients and they’re confused; especially those who took their homes off the market ...

What is home equity?

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You’ve heard of home equity loans, home equity lines of credit and maybe you’ve read the studies on how ho...

How to maintain healthy air quality in the home

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For the past few months, we’ve been admonished to “stay home” or “shelter in place” to keep ourselve...

Why is Professional Photography Essential for Real Estate Listings?

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We know you’ve seen them – those MLS listing photos that look like they were taken by the homeowner’s 6-...

Starter Homes vs. Forever Homes

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It’s so easy to assume that the home you’re shopping for is the one you will live in for the...

Do these 5 things as soon as you move into your new home

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“The Ultimate Guide to Buying your First Home” DOWNLOAD THE ULTIMATE FREE GUIDE HERE In all the ex...

Tiny kitchen? Let’s fix that cramped feeling

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Our clients often tell us that it was their dinky kitchen that prompted their decision to sell their condos to...

May Market Stats for Vancouver West and Kitsilano

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Listings are definitely down, but that’s not keeping the buyers at home. Check out the year over year in...

7 tips when selling your parents’ home

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One of the hardest things in life for us to come to grips with is that our parents have advanced...

Interested in a Stock Tip and 100% returns?

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I know, this is supposed to be about Real Estate! Let’s change it up and talk about stocks this week....

Do these 5 things if you want to sell your Vancouver home

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There are throngs of homebuyers and not enough homes on the market for them to buy. Especially true in the...

Staging your home for VIDEO tours

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We recently shared with you what has been happening in the real estate industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Homebuying on a tight budget? Consider a townhome

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If rapidly rising prices are making you feel squeezed out of the single-family home market, consider downsizin...

5 DIY landscaping projects you can do over the weekend to prepare for summer

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Summer is almost here! Grilling, swimming, or just lazing away the day in a hammock with a good book or...

Home Improvement Projects with the Best ROI

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Not all home improvement projects are created equal Trying to figure out which home improvement projects will ...

Working from home? 5 tips to make your home office more efficient

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Call it what you will — working from home, remote work or telecommuting – it wasn’t that long ago that.....

Don’t make these 5 common home staging mistakes

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Although DIY home staging may seem an easy project, we see several common mistakes when homeowners make the at...

10 ways to transform your home

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Home improvement projects can not only be fun, but they add value to your home as well. Whether you’ve decid...

4 Tips to Maximize your Home-Selling Profit

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One thing I know for certain: homeowners that sell their homesquickly and for top dollar are happy. Let’s fa...

Cabin fever got you down? Transform your home, transform your mood

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Covid-19 has created a strange environment of cabin fever. We have been asked to stay inside, not to meet up.....

Summer is on the way: Is your home ready? Summer maintenance tips 101.

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Isn’t the internet amazing? The answer to just about any question you may have can be found with just a...

Can I afford to buy a house?

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It typically starts as a fleeting thought – in and out of your brain before you can really grasp it....

How to sell your Vancouver home fast: 3 tips

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For whatever reason, many homeowners need to sell their homes as quickly as possible. If that describes you an...

Tips to get rid of kitchen clutter

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The junk drawer. Love it or hate it, most of us have one and most of the time it’s in...

Check out the Top 10 most expensive homes listed in Vancouver

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10 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Vancouver Right Now BEHOLD: Top 10 most impressive, most AWESOME...

Cooped up at home? 5 outdoor projects to get your home ready for the post-pandemic re...

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There’s talk in real estate circles that homebuyers who get into the market after we’re released from “s...

Shopping for a Kitsilano home? 10 tips to help you avoid impulse buying

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When we think about the impulse purchase, most of us picture a grocery store. After all, retailers purposefull...

Two deadly homebuyer and seller mistakes

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While selling a home isn’t quite the massive challenge many try to make it out to be, as with any...

Alternative Living in Vancouver

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So you moved to Vancouver because friends told you about it, you always wanted to visit, or, you travelled her...

Navigating AAA hockey and beyond, the good, the bad and the ugly.

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For those of you that are hockey parents, let me share some insight about the world of AAA hockey and...

Cornavirus patient in the home? Here’s what you need to do to avoid infection

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We’ve been admonished to do our part to “flatten the curve” by socially distancing ourselves from others...

The Right Way to Remove Wallpaper

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If you think wallpaper is something only your grandmother would love, think again. “Wallpaper is back with a...

Is this a good time to buy or sell a home in Vancouver?

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Social distancing. Self-quarantine. Hand sanitizer, soap and water and elbow-bumping instead of shaking hands....

What you need to know about carbon monoxide in the home

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Violence sells and “If it bleeds, it leads” has been the media’s strategy for the past decade or more. T...

What to consider when you inherit a home

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Over the next decade or two, members of the silent generation and older baby boomers will be leaving their chi...

November Vancouver West and Kitsilano Market Report

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Please find below the market stats for Vancouver West and Kitsilano for November 2019.

Should I downsize? Why you should consider Kitsilano!

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So you’ve started thinking about downsizing and what’s next. Maybe you are just getting tired of a...

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