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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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Spring Cleaning 101

With spring in the air we can tend to forget that with the better weather also comes a host of allergens and irritants.  What many people don’t realize however is that much of the pollution we suffer from can be … Continue reading

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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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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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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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CPPIB Invests in Vancouver Real Estate

For some time now the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has been buying up real estate for its portfolio.  The CPPIB, the board which invests the pension money on behalf of over eighteen million Canadians, has most recently purchased a … Continue reading

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Pet Décor Reaches new Heights

According to reports the annual revenue of the pet industry last year in the United States reached a whopping 50 billion dollars.  This no doubt is due to the major innovations in all things made for pets. Canada is not … Continue reading

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Making the Most of your Renovation Dollar

One of the biggest keys to renovation success, especially for those on fixed renovation budgets, is knowing just how to stretch your dollar to provide the most effect for the least financial output. Of course this doesn’t mean skimping on … Continue reading

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Solar Powered Outdoor Lighting

If you are seeking to light up a walkway or garden path to your Vancouver home then you may want to think twice before investing in the latest trend towards solar powered outdoor lighting.  While the idea of saving on … Continue reading

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Stress Free Moving

While moving can be a bit of a headache at the best of times, if you plan ahead and get the help you need it doesn’t have to be a high stress event. Although there are bad tales a plenty … Continue reading

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Buying a Vancouver Condo: some things to consider

Buying your first place used to mean buying a full sized home.  In fact, back in the 1980s, only about 4% of homeowners lived in condos.  By 2006 this number had moved up to 11%.  Today, about fifteen percent of … Continue reading

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Condo and House Sales in Vancouver Slowing Down

Homes for sale in Vancouver continue to come on the market, whilst buying has slowed down slightly.  What this means is that buyers are now able to take a little more time in deciding on what they want and moreover, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Market Remains Balanced

Although housing prices in the metro Vancouver area continue to remain higher than ever, experts say that the market is in fact ‘balanced’.  The Conference Board of the city resale index makes it clear that neither buyers or sellers are … Continue reading

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Greater Vancouver housing market sees typical spring activity in April

VANCOUVER, B.C. – May 3, 2011 – Greater Vancouver saw a typical, solid month of residential home sales on the MultipleListing Service® (MLS®) in April, in contrast to the near record pace witnessed in the two preceding months.

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JUST SOLD!!! #1500 – 1919 Beach Ave. $4,600,000.00

I just Sold this prestigious TRUE WATERFRONT condo situated in Vancouver’s most sought-after location-English Bay. It has a South Western exposure, with unbelievable views. The sunsets here will be breathtaking. This is one of the most unique buildings I’ve seen … Continue reading

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