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Investors Betting on Market Recovery

Various investors, notably hedge funds and private equity firms are racing to buy a land for sale in new mexico, homes, ranches for sale and building parts.  These firms are making bets that the housing recovery is at hand. But … Continue reading

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Vancouver Renters Gain New Database

Vancouver renters will have a new tool at their disposal now, namely a searchable database that will help them avoid the worst rental properties however in case there is a minor repair you need to do like fixing a sewer … Continue reading

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Hell’s Kitchen Closing Down

Hell’s Kitchen, the popular restaurant on 2041 West 4th Avenue has closed its doors.  The restaurant had a decade long run and has surprised regulars by its rather sudden shut down. The doors are already closed and the building has … 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 and will be made of brick and high quality concrete … Continue reading

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Future of Cornwall Avenue and Point Grey Road to be Discussed

An open house will be held soon in the city of Vancouver with regards to the future of Cornwall Avenue and Point Grey Rd.  These streets have been chosen by the city as targets for the triple-A (or all ages … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Festival, Vancouver

From now until Valentine’s Day, February 14th, Vancouver will be celebrating the Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival.  This Kitsilano event will feature loads of luxurious hot chocolate drinks, brought to you from the best chocolatières and patisseries in town. Each day … 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 (like these coastal and marine recycled plastic textiles) can make all the difference … Continue reading

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BC Housing Value Assessments

For the first time in a few years many homeowners in BC will see a drop in their property assessments.  According to the report, those with the most significant drops are homes in Whistler, the Sunshine Coast, Bowen Island and … Continue reading

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Seasonal Storage 101

As the colder weather continues to blow its way in, many people are faced with the difficult task of storing all of their warmer gear.  For many people space is a key issue here.  Finding workable solutions for storage is … Continue reading

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Custom Bathrooms

Creating a spa-like feel to your bathroom renovations 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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Healthy Home, Healthy Air Quality

With winter in full swing in many areas, most windows are closing up and very little outdoor air is let in.  In the name of air conditioning services efficiency, our homes are now designed to help keep the cold out. … Continue reading

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Refinishing the Basement

When it comes to home decor, many people either skimp or forgo the basement suite entirely in order to focus on the main floors and how to connect them with stairs Sydney help.  While this is important of course, especially … 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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Vancouver – A Great Place To Live

Vancouver has consistently been rated one of the most amazing and dynamic cities in the world to live in.  Vancouver offers something for everyone, old and young. To begin with, the natural splendour and beauty of Vancouver draws crowds of … Continue reading

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Investing in Real Estate

Deciding how to invest your hard earned money in real estate is a very personal decision. Deciding to work in residential real estate is an investment strategy that can be both satisfying and lucrative. Unlike stock and bond investors, prospective … 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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Interior Design Ideas

Deciding to redecorate your home can mean large scale renovations, or simply small updates to your space, improving your living room or kitchen and you can even improve your dinner table, with bulk linens for your kitchen.  But whatever the … Continue reading

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Remodelling your Summer Cottage

When it comes to investing in renovations, updating your summer home or doing basement remodeling doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  A few additions and renovations here and there, like a Cabinetry Remodel, can often be enough … 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.  Thes 8,000 square foot luxury houses located on West … 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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