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Stress Free Moving

While moving to a new place or a new office can be a bit of a headache at the best of times, if you plan ahead and get the help from office movers, it doesn’t have to be a high … Continue reading

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Kitsilano Home Sells for $230,000 above List Price

A two-story Kitsilano house has recently sold for over two hundred thousand above the asking price after the furnace repair contractor completed the tune-up of the house. It took two open houses and three competitors placing bids for the Vancouver … Continue reading

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If You Lost Money In The Real Estate Market

Whеrе аrе really mу deposits? Hоw dо I gеt thеm back? Hоw tо profit frоm a group purchase approach. If уоu mаdе a commitment tо purchase a property іn pre-construction аnd уоu рut dоwn a deposit аnd did nоt gо … Continue reading

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5 of the Coolest Things to Do in Vancouver

For those considering moving to Vancouver, you can find most kinds of food or activities to suit your personality. It is not hard to discover fun things to do ranging from daring and adventurous, to classy and cultured. Below are … Continue reading

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Buying A Waterfront House: 4 Things You Need to Know

No matter which direction you start to drive in Vancouver, you’ll eventually run into a beach or waterfront, making it one of several great places to look for lakefront properties for sale. Those that move to Vancouver not only get … Continue reading

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Kitsilano- A Beautiful Refuge amongst the City

Very early memories of Kitsilano are a mix of golden trees tumbling burnt red leaves down to the well-weeded pavements. I remember family trips to the bakery to enjoy cinnamon buns and pizza bagels. Kitsilano is a neighbourhood that has … Continue reading

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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. However, if you want to expand your condo, you can hire this company that specializes in modular apartments. Yet one … Continue reading

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Home Office Decorating Tips

Office furniture is meant for offices and can be edgy and stylish, but they might not suit the home which is for the most part meant for the family and kids. The office design should therefore take this into account, … Continue reading

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TV and your Decor

For most people, a fifty inch plasma screen is something we’d rather not be the entire focal point of our family space.  When entertaining at our homes it can be especially important to downplay the screen in favour of creating … 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. With this in mind, it’s good to do a proper house cleaning every so often. It might … Continue reading

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Foreign Investment in Vancouver Housing Market

According to a recent survey undertaken by the Vancouver Foundation, a whopping 3 out of 4 Vancouverites agree that there is “too much foreign ownership of real estate” in the city. A further panel discussion took place at the Djavad … 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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Building a Custom House that Meets your Size Needs

According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders, the median size that home buyers are looking for is 2,226 square feet. These days many people seem to prefer to build their own house with the help … Continue reading

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Home Alarm Systems

Selecting a home security installation company and the right security systems are important tasks for any new home owner.  Keeping your house safe with security systems will ensure a sense of peace and make you feel secure, when searching for … Continue reading

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Lightening up your Roofing

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. When starting a lighting renovation, … Continue reading

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2013 B.C. Housing Forecast

Though many naysayers have been predicting a bursting of what has been termed a housing bubble in the Vancouver market, the reality is a good deal brighter.  Articles and blogs claiming a dramatic decline in housing values in B.C. have … Continue reading

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Traffic Circles and Cyclists’ Road Safety

Recently, more and more attention has been drawn to the dangers of traffic circles, or mini roundabouts for cyclists.  While these have increasingly been instituted in the city of Vancouver and elsewhere as a means to slow down traffic, there … 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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Vancouver Opting for More Food Carts

Inspired by Portland’s food cart program, the city of Vancouver is looking to expand the food carts found just outside the downtown core.  The city is hoping that a Portland-style food cart system ill take hold just around the city. … Continue reading

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