Make Some Room

Posted on Dec 19, 2018

Expecting company over the holidays? Feeling cramped in your home and they're not even here yet? Don't let your lack of living space discourage you, as sometimes it's not the number of rooms you have, but rather how you configure them.


One room can magically turn into two rooms with completely different functions, all with the inst...

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Is "As Is" Good Enough?

Posted on Dec 12, 2018

Sellers are sometimes encouraged to have a professional home inspection conducted before they list their house, so they can take care of any repairs before taking the chance that defects show up later that delay or even cancel a buyer's offer. Some sellers, however, will forego the inspection process and list a property "as is". Why would a seller...

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Home Supply Surges

Posted on Dec 05, 2018

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) announced that as home sales activity across Metro Vancouver remained below long-term averages in October, the number of homes available for sale continued to rise.

The total number of homes currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 12,984, a 42.1 percent increase compared t...

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Scary Smells in the Basement?

Posted on Nov 28, 2018

If your basement smells more frightening than fresh, it's not enough to simply mask it with air fresheners, which are a temporary fix at best. It's vital to track down the cause of the smells, starting with these common sources:

Dampness. The biggest cause of a musty basement is typically mould and mildew, both directly related to moisture that gets...

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Stop Before You Shop

Posted on Nov 21, 2018

The holiday music has already replaced the background music in many stores, which usually means the pressure of gift buying is quickly rolling in. Before you shop until you drop, take a step back to remember your larger goals, and how mindless spending (and over-spending) can put a big dent in your finances, and set back your long-term plans.

If you...

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Your Future Home

Posted on Nov 14, 2018

Technology is being developed faster than most of us can keep up with these days, and there are so many interesting ways to incorporate it into our homes, whether for our own use or to boost the interest in our house or condo when it comes time to put it on the market. Here are just some ways to update and connect your kitchen with technology.

For a...

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