Category Archives: Vancouver Homes for Sale

New Chinatown Development

A new development is set to go up in the heart of Chinatown.  This 81 unit 9 storey building known as Keefer Block and designed by the award winning Solterra, will be made of brick and concrete. The project is … Continue reading

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Where to Buy Vancouver Real Estate

According to real estate expert Michael Corbett, there are a few simple ways to tell whether or not you should buy in a particular neighbourhood.  In his book Before you Buy! The Homebuyer’s Handbook for Today’s Market, Corbett outlines some … Continue reading

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Ikea Hacking 101

Perhaps you’ve heard of it or perhaps you haven’t but Ikea hacking is becoming a major trend in home decorating.  Ikea hacking is simply a way of saving big on home decor without sacrificing the look and feel of something … Continue reading

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Canada’s Smallest Condo to be Built in Surrey

Tien Sher, a Surrey condo development company, is hoping to build what would be Canada’s smallest condo.  The Vancouver condos for sale, would start at a mere 290 square feet, with other suites ranging in size from 305 square feet … Continue reading

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Reinventing Toronto’s Entertainment District

Toronto’s history Entertainment District has fallen into general disrepute in recent years.  The once thriving hub, is often empty with all too many shuttered storefronts. Home now to parking lots and old bistros, very few tourists venture to the area … 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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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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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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Kitsilano Market Update

The Kitsilano neighbourhood as well as the Greater Vancouver area are all peaking in terms of inventory this month.  Compared to the same time a year ago, the July listings of inventory are higher. Despite higher listings, sales are averaging … Continue reading

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Kitsilano Garage Sale Extravaganza

Kitsilano’s biggest ever garage sale is set to take place on Saturday July 21st this year between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm.  The garage sale will be held at the Khatsahlano Music and Art Street Festival on West 4th Avenue, … Continue reading

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Return to Kits of the Great Blue Heron

Following the breeding season of March to April, the great blue herons return to the Kitsilano Beach area.  These regal birds are simply majestic to observe with their 2 meter wingspan and gorgeous silhouette. The great blue heron, known also … Continue reading

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Kitsilano Eat, Shop, Love Event for Moms

In conjunction with the Kitsilano 4th Avenue Business Improvement Association, the Pacific Post Partum Support Society will be hosting a fundraising event to raise awareness surrounding post-partum and perinatal depression and anxiety (PPD/PPA). Post-partum depression affects approximately one in every … Continue reading

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The Kitsilano Neighbourhood

The Kitsilano neighbourhood straddles the northern part of the Vancouver West Side.  This area is home to some of the most desirable and valued properties the city has to offer. The area is situated right on the beach front and … Continue reading

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Landscaping for Curb Appeal

If you are looking to sell your home and are hoping to improve its look without engaging in major renovations, think about revamping the landscaping instead.  For those prospective sellers looking to sell their house, a little landscaping can go … Continue reading

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New Condo Development on UBC Grounds

2013 will see a new two building development on UBC properties.  The company, Adera Development, will be building a two building, six storey development on the UBC endowment lands. The company was chosen because of its ability to build green.  … Continue reading

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Eco Conscious Circular Homes

When it comes to design, nothing quite matches the natural appeal of a circular home.  These homes, offered by the Carolina-based company, Deltec Homes, offer buyers a very different kind of house. The three-bedroom prefabricated home for instance, is hurricane-resistant … Continue reading

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Bosa Properties Builds in False Creek

False Creek is the only neighbourhood in Vancouver to actually straddle both east and west sides.  Recently the area has received a face lift with new developments like Bosa’s Lido Development.  The project is called LEED-gold Lido and is located … Continue reading

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Bidding Wars can Jeopardize your Financing

In certain markets like those in Vancouver or Toronto for instance, bidding wars are fairly common.  When we see a sellers market in terms of real estate, bidding wars become pretty standard. However as a buyer, it is important to … Continue reading

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