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Kitsilano- A Beautiful Refuge amongst the City

Very early memories of Kitsilano are a mix of golden trees tumbling burnt red leaves down to the well-weeded pavements. I remember family trips to the bakery to enjoy cinnamon buns and pizza bagels. Kitsilano is a neighbourhood that has … Continue reading

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Hell’s Kitchen Closing Down

Hell’s Kitchen, the popular restaurant on 2041 West 4th Avenue has closed its doors.  The restaurant had a decade long run and has surprised regulars by its rather sudden shut down. The doors are already closed and the building has … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Bike Traffic Increasing

Figures recently released by Vancouver Translink have shown that between 2008 and 2011 the city saw a 26% increase in travel by bike.  These numbers, reported in Translink’s 2013 Base Plan report showed that this increase came alongside only a … Continue reading

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Decorating for your Senses

After a hard day at work everyone wants to come home to a warm and inviting retreat.  Unfortunately, a cluttered or messy home can leave us feeling more frazzled than ever.  In order to get the most out of your … Continue reading

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Updating your Fireplace

No matter what time of year it is, the fireplace is often the focal point of a living room.  Though it may receive scant attention during the summer months, come wintertime this central point becomes the highlight of many rooms. … Continue reading

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Using Pinterest for Decor Inspiration

Nowadays getting inspiration for your home decor need not involve buying decorating magazines or even hiring a personal decorator.  Those these options remain available, the use of sites like Pinterest can give you more options and ideas a good deal … Continue reading

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Tips for Small DIY Projects with Big Results

Though some home renovation projects might be unwise to attempt to do yourself, say for instance electrical rewiring or plumbing if you have no expertise in the area, others can be quite easy. Even some small scale projects have the … Continue reading

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Parking Fees on the Rise in Vancouver Parks

Recently, the service fees for parking at Vancouver parks have gone up.  While many of the increases are only of a cent or two, some are rather more steep. Thus for instance, the cost of parking in some parks including … Continue reading

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New York Penthouse on the Market for 100 Million

The octagon-shaped penthouse with wraparound panoramic views of the city and three floors situated in midtown Manhattan is on the market for $100 Million.  The penthouse features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms as well as a wine room that can hold … Continue reading

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Car Condos Afford Extra Space for your Vehicles

One of the common problems of condo living is the lack of storage space that garages offer.  As many Kitsilano real estate agents will tell you, those looking at condos frequently have questions and concerns about storage space and parking. … Continue reading

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Vancouver Named one of the Top Ten Beach Cities

Recently, the National Geographic Society included Vancouver amongst its list of the top ten beach cities in the world.  This nod to the amazing lifestyle and beauty of Vancouver comes as no surprise to many of its residents.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Bonneville Prefab Homes

Bonneville Homes is a family company that specializes in prefab homes with energy smarts.  The modern prefab homes are not the boring buildings of prefab’s past, but instead use the latest in building technologies to create open spaces and multi-purpose … Continue reading

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Habitat Studios and Green Building

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Habitat Studio and Workshop.  The company has been building custom homes for the last twenty years and has become one of the leading green home design and building outfits in Canada. The vice-president … Continue reading

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Real Estate Agents Adapting to a New Age

In some areas, being a real estate agent is not as easy as it used to be.  A rough few years for the industry has meant that more and more realtors are having to find ways to stay ahead of … Continue reading

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Seawall Expansion Proposed

The Vancouver city council is apparently considering extending the seawall.  The seawall which runs along Kitsilano Beach is now possibly going to be extended all the way to Jericho Beach. According to reports the city council will be discussing the … Continue reading

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Simplifying your Message to Build Business

Being able to sell yourself and your service is obviously key to many businesses, but in the real estate world this skill will make or break you.  Learning how to simplify your message is one of the tried and true … Continue reading

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Khatsahlano! Music and Art Festival

Long before the yoga and boutique culture of Kitsilano took hold, the area was home to an extensive counter-culture.  In fact, back in the 1960s the area attracted many of the hippies from across the US and Canada.  The Kits … Continue reading

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Child’s Room Decor Tips

When it comes to home decor, the baby or child’s bedroom can often be left behind.  Alternatively, thinking only in pinks and blues can also leave a nursery or child’s bedroom feeling clichéd or unoriginal. Decorating these spaces can make … Continue reading

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Chalkboard’s for a Busy Home

One of the latest design fads to hit the homes of families is the French cottage inspired chalkboard piece.  More and more families are deciding to designate a wall for a chalkboard as a means of keeping track of a … Continue reading

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Country Cozy Looks

When it comes to the distressed look, a little can go a long way.  For those seeking to create the cozy cottage feel, making sure to be careful not to go overboard is essential. Weathered doors, window frames and floors … Continue reading

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