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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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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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Custom Bathrooms

Creating a spa-like feel to your home bathroom 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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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.  While this is important of course, especially on a more limited budget, there is increasingly a … 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

Whether or not to invest your hard earned money in real estate is a very personal question.  Not everyone enjoys being a landlord or holding a mortgage and when it comes down to it investing in real estate can require … 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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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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Simple DIY Baby Room Decor

While splurging on some items for baby is fun for new parents, the cost of everything from car seats and wraps to cloth diapers and strollers can really start to add up.  But as with most things, a little time … Continue reading

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Rezoning Application for Howe and Pender Street Tower

A rezoning application is currently being put forth by financial giant Credit Suisse which would see the building of a 30 storey tower on the site of the Vancouver Stock Exchange.  The Vancouver Stock exchange building is an historic building, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Halloween Eventful As Always

October 31st has come and gone but if you are wondering just what to do on that big night for next year, below is a list of all the best events the city has to offer.  These venues range from … Continue reading

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Decorating for your Senses

After a hard day at work everyone wants to come home to a warm and inviting retreat.  Unfortunately, a cluttered or messy home can leave us feeling more frazzled than ever.  In order to get the most out of your … 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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Updating your Fireplace

No matter what time of year it is, the fireplace is often the focal point of a living room.  Though it may receive scant attention during the summer months, come wintertime this central point becomes the highlight of many rooms. … Continue reading

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Bosa Properties Builds in False Creek

False Creek is the only neighbourhood in Vancouver to actually straddle both east and west sides.  Recently the area has received a face lift with new developments like Bosa’s Lido Development.  The project is called LEED-gold Lido and is located … 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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