Buyers Enjoy Increased Selection, Lower Prices

Posted on Apr 03, 2019

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports an increase in housing inventory and a decrease in home prices, resulting in positive conditions for buyers.

"For much of the past four years, we've been in a sellers' market. Conditions have shifted over the last 12 months to favour buyers, particularly in the detached home market," Phil Mo...

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Household Tip: Prepare a Storm Home Emergency Kit

Posted on Mar 27, 2019

You never know when a winter storm is going to blow through your region and knock out your power for a few hours, or even a few days. Here are some basics to include in your home emergency kit, to help weather the next blackout:

Flashlights and extra batteries
Warm blankets or sleeping bags
Fully-charged, portable charger for your cell phone
1 gallon o...

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Beat the Blahs: Fight With Light!

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

Got the March blahs? Here are some ways to fight back by brightening and lightening your home — and hopefully your winter mood too!

Whether you find yourself grumpy and lethargic during the long, cold winter or whether you legitimately suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is a type of depression related to the season, there's no doub...

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Wintering a Canadian Move

Posted on Mar 13, 2019

Let's face it, our frosty Canadian winters aren't exactly ideal for physically moving from one house to another, but if this is when you're scheduled to go, you'll first want to take a minute to read these hot moving tips.

1. Contact the utility companies well beforehand to ensure the lights and heat will be on and functioning in your new house befo...

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Market Open to Buyers

Posted on Mar 06, 2019

Home buyers can be assured that their perfect new home is just waiting to be discovered, with a vast selection of properties for sale on the market, and prices that have softened over the past few months.

Home sellers acted on their New Year's home listing resolutions first thing in January, with new listings up almost 24.5 percent month-over-month...

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You Can Paint That?!

Posted on Feb 27, 2019

Whether you're planning to move later this year and need to freshen up your home before it goes on the market, or you've just moved in and want to make the décor your own in your new place, you no doubt recognize the transformative abilities that a few coats of paint can make on walls, doors, cabinets and their hardware. Here are a few more places...

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