Category Archives: Vancouver Realtors

Custom Bathrooms

Creating a spa-like feel to your home bathroom can be as simple as a few extra candles and bath salts, or as extensive as a forty thousand dollar free standing tub.  And while not everyone will want to or can … 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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Condo Buying and Model Suites

When it comes to buying a Vancouver real estate, appearances can sometimes be deceiving.  For many first time real estate buyers, not knowing which questions to ask, particularly when viewing a model suite, can lead to disappointment when it comes … Continue reading

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Remodelling your Summer Cottage

When it comes to investing in renovations, updating your summer home or cottage doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  A few additions and renovations here and there can often be enough to really transform and old cottage … 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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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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Making Changes to your Condo

For many people, one of the perks of owning your own Vancouver condo or Vancouver home is that you can decorate it and refinish it as you please.  And for the most part you can.  However when it comes to … 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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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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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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Blind Restaurant to Open in Vancouver

Opening on September 20th, Dark Table will be the first blind restaurant in Vancouver.  The owner, Moe Alameddine, has already opened two others in Canada with his company O. Noir, in Montreal back in 2006 and in Toronto in 2009. … Continue reading

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Vancouver Cyclist Infrastructure Improvements

Recently you may have noticed green bike lanes in the city.  These newly painted lanes are being implemented in order to help differentiate between bike lanes and those for cars. Some of the downtown bike lanes, such as those along … Continue reading

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Google and the Video Market

Google executives are now seeing the evolution of YouTube into an increasingly profitable channel for advertising.  According to reports, over 800 million users per month are uploading over an hour of video every single second. Many companies are also now … Continue reading

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Expert Tips for Success

Getting the most out of every work day means finding ways to stay focused and productive without getting overly stressed or overwhelmed.  Below are some tips from successful people on methods and strategies to help you achieve your goals. One … 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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