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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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Choosing a House Size that Meets your Needs

When it comes to choosing a new home, size really does matter.  But interestingly, the size you choose is often dependent on your age and cultural background. Most people in the market for a home are hoping to get something … 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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Investors Betting on Market Recovery

Various investors, notably hedge funds and private equity firms are racing to buy up land, homes and building parts.  These firms are making bets that the housing recovery is at hand. John Paulson, a hedge fund manager who bet wisely … Continue reading

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Best Textiles for your Home

When it comes to decorating your home, the right textiles are a must.  Coming in to a room with just the right mix of fabrics and textiles can make all the difference in terms of both comfort and appeal. If … Continue reading

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Interior Design Ideas

Deciding to redecorate your home can mean large scale renovations, or simply small updates to your space.  But whatever the case, most people can benefit from coming up with some ideas before splurging on any purchases or calling the contractors. … Continue reading

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Yard Cleanup

If you haven’t already done it, it is certainly high time that the yard or balcony had a full fall cleaning.  Before Winter sets in, Vancouver real estate owners need to ensure that the outdoor area is clean and ready … 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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Kitchen Organization 101

If you are like many people these days having time to organize your cupboards and pantry area is probably a pretty unlikely thing.  However, by just spending a little time getting organized you can create a much more efficient and … 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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The Latest in Home Flooring

Well you might have thought that you’d heard it all when it came to new materials for flooring, but the Blue Grouse Wine Cellars based in North Vancouver has come up with yet another flooring material.  The Blue Grouse Wine … Continue reading

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Paying more for Tools may save you Money in the Long Run

According to most experts, cheaping out on home repairs is a no-no.  When it comes to buying your own tools and equipment, some say the same principles apply. Although today you can purchase basically the same piece of equipment you … 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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Great Views on New Development Draw Early Investors

The new development being built on the Fraser River has already drawn investors in though the building hasn’t yet begun.  The Richmond Park Riviera sales were launched on October 22 2011. The project is in the first phase of development … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Green Roof Three Years Later

Three years after it was built, the Vancouver Conference Centre’s green roof has become a part of the scenery.  But is this novel take actually living up to its original hype? Well in some ways the answer appears to be … 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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The Latest in Environmentally Friendly Homes

If you are looking for homes for sale in Vancouver or condos for sale in Vancouver you may want to think about the environmental impact and energy costs of your future property.  While not every home will have state-of-the-art solar … Continue reading

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Aging in your Own Home

Nowadays, older adults are looking to spend their golden years in their own homes, rather than moving to assisted living and other like facilities.  Instead, more and more of the baby boomers are seeking homes that will suit them and … Continue reading

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Vancouver Apartment and Condo Living

When it comes to intimacy, few of us consider the intimacy we have with our neighbours.  However, apartment and condo situations are rife with just that. In smaller spaces, we share more than just a street address with our neighbours.  … 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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