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What Is a Laneway Home? Pros, Cons and Value vs Cost

Posted on Apr 11, 2021

What is a laneway home? Well, as its name suggests, these intelligently designed gems offer housing in a homeowner’s backyard, usually with access to a “lane”. Over the years, laneway homes have opened doors for residents of densely compacted neighbourhoods who are in need of housing, or on the flipside, interested in earning rental income.


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Tips when buying your first home

Posted on Apr 04, 2021

First, congratulations! Buying a home is an exciting life event worth celebrating. But before you pop the champagne, there are several things first-time homebuyers need to know before signing various contracts and paperwork.

Whether you’re buying a condo, townhome or detached home the following tips for buying your first home remain the same.

Step 1...

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Fairview Townhomes: AN INTRODUCTION

Posted on Mar 24, 2021

Welcome to Fairview

Close to the waterfront, downtown core and one of Vancouver's most popular attractions, Granville Island, Fairview is a highly desirable neighbourhood on Vancouver’s Westside.

While being bordered by Burrard Street to the west, Cambie Street to the east, False Creek to the north and 16th Avenue to the south, Fairview is also one o...

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NEW LISTING: PH 2312 938 Smithe Street

Posted on Mar 10, 2021

2 Beds | 3 Baths | 1,109 sq.ft | Built 2005 | Asking: $1,249,800

Welcome to PH 2312 938 Smithe Street, a luxurious, two-level Penthouse located in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

The Home:

Exclusive penthouse residence with 24-hour concierge, floor-to-ceiling windows and private rooftop terrace. The spacious and visually appealing layout is bright an...

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SPRING home maintenance checklist

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 in Selling and Buying Advice

As winter ends, give your home a complete physical—inside and out—to ready it for those warm-weather months ahead. With the days lengthening and weather warming, spring is a good time to get outdoors and tackle some larger home projects. With the threat of winter storms past, you can look for damage and make any needed repairs, as well as prep your...

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5 common mistakes to avoid when selling your home

Posted on Feb 06, 2021

So you decided to make a move and first step is to sell your property. Yet, there are some issues you should think about first, if you do not want your home to stay listed forever. Read below to discover which the common home sellers’ mistakes are and what to do to avoid them. One of the most important job of seller is to select best realtor suitab...

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