Category Archives: Vancouver Homes

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. A thorough … 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, and as such … 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. In addition, when … 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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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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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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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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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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Where to Buy Vancouver Real Estate

According to real estate expert Michael Corbett, there are a few simple ways for a first time home buyer to tell whether or not you should buy in a particular neighbourhood.  In his book Before you Buy! The Homebuyer’s Handbook … 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. For those that are not sure … 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. For example, you could do something to improve your living room or a kitchen remodel. You can improve your dinner table, with bulk … 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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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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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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Mixed Income Housing Crucial to Economic Success

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson, has suggested that creating more low- and middle-income homes is going to be key to the city’s economic health.  According to the mayor, affordable housing is going to be central to the future of Vancouver as … 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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