Category Archives: Kitsilano Real Estate

Soundproofing your Vancouver Condo

Unfortunately, when it comes to soundproofing, there is very little that can be done after the condo has already been built.  Yet one of the most often requested pieces of advice from Vancouver condo owners and town home owners is … Continue reading

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Home Office Decorating Tips

If you have a home office you know already what a nightmare it can be to keep your work life and home life separate or at least to achieve a happy balance between the two.  When it comes to decorating … Continue reading

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Vancouver Housing Prices

Though Vancouver is known to be one of the best places in the world to live, the housing costs can be a deterrent for many.  However, it is worth remembering when bemoaning the price of a Vancouver home or Vancouver … Continue reading

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House-hunting in Vancouver without the hair-tearing

KevinFrank.ca Showcased on VancityBuzz At its best, house-hunting is full of excitement and hope, enlivened by the dream of discovering just the right treasure in just the right neighbourhood. At its worst, it can be a draining death-march that leaves … Continue reading

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Home Alarm Systems

Selecting a home alarm system is an important task for any new home owner.  Keeping your house safe with a security system will ensure a sense of peace and make you feel secure. However, when selecting a system it is … Continue reading

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Lightening up your Home

While many people realize how important good flow and design is to a home, fewer are aware of the importance of lighting.  Lighting can alter mood and create just the right atmosphere in any room.  Simply imagine the beauty of … Continue reading

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New Kitsilano Rotisserie

Nosh, the new Kitsilano rotisserie is making news for its tasty dine out menu.  The amazing restaurant is offering a 3 course dine out for only $18.  The offer will be on until February 3rd. The restaurant opened back in … 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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Future of Cornwall Avenue and Point Grey Road to be Discussed

An open house will be held soon in the city of Vancouver with regards to the future of Cornwall Avenue and Point Grey Rd.  These streets have been chosen by the city as targets for the triple-A (or all ages … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Festival, Vancouver

From now until Valentine’s Day, February 14th, Vancouver will be celebrating the Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival.  This Kitsilano event will feature loads of luxurious hot chocolate drinks, brought to you from the best chocolatières and patisseries in town. Each day … Continue reading

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Seasonal Storage 101

As the colder weather continues to blow its way in, many people are faced with the difficult task of storing all of their warmer gear.  For many people space is a key issue here.  Finding workable solutions for storage is … Continue reading

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Midtown Manhattan Penthouse for Sale

If you are curious to know just what $100 million can fetch you in midtown Manhattan well the answer is a spacious, three floor, six bedroom penthouse that boasts spectacular views.  This 8,000 square foot luxury apartment located on West … Continue reading

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Simple DIY Baby Room Decor

While splurging on some items for baby is fun for new parents, the cost of everything from car seats and wraps to cloth diapers and strollers can really start to add up.  But as with most things, a little time … Continue reading

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Furniture with a History

For some furnishing their home is a quick and simple process.  A trip to a large-scale furniture warehouse can be all it takes.  For others, however, finding pieces that have a history and a story behind them are much more … Continue reading

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Vancouver Halloween Eventful As Always

October 31st has come and gone but if you are wondering just what to do on that big night for next year, below is a list of all the best events the city has to offer.  These venues range from … 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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