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Michael's Vancouver Christmas Lights Display Tour

Posted on Dec 13, 2020

Get into the holiday spirit this season with my Christmas Lights Display Tour.

Over the next two week, I'll be showcasing the best Christmas light displays across Vancouver.  Scroll down to see the start of the interactive map. Check back often, as I will be updating it with new routes.

If you or a neighbour are celebrating the Holiday season with an...

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Pros and Cons: Renting Vs Buying IN Vancouver

Posted on Dec 07, 2020

rent or buy a home in Vancouver

Going out on your own is always a colossal step into a new chapter. Yet, the question remains: As a first timer, should I rent, or do I buy? Some believe that renting is the only option, especially in a city such as Vancouver with rising living costs. However, even in today’s market, buying a house can be a realistic alternative.

The decision to buy...

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Vancouver Real Estate Market Update: November 2020

Posted on Dec 02, 2020

Home buyer demand has been at near record levels in our region since the summer - Welcome to November's Real Estate Market Update

Another month, and more records being broken in the Vancouver Real Estate Market. Sales of homes in Vancouver have once again outpaced historical averages with November sales eclipsing 3,000 for the first time since 2015...

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5 Home Staging Tips for the DIYer

Posted on Nov 25, 2020

1. Heed the Saying “First Impressions Are Everything”

Yes, potential buyers have already seen pictures of the exterior of your home, so generally they shouldn’t be negatively surprised by the real thing. However, there are some ways to exceed expectations – or at the very least – not land below them.

A clean, mowed lawn and a freshly swept porch ca...

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Detached Homes: Kits POint

Posted on Nov 20, 2020

Kits Point is a small area of the hugely popular neighbourhood of Kitsilano. Located between the Burrard Bridge and Kits Beach, the Kits Point community is rich in history and is home to treelined streets, large character homes, museums and great coffee shops and restaurants.

Many locals enjoy its proximity to the Seawall, beaches, parks, shopping...

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Michael Tudorie's Home Maintenance Tips: November

Posted on Nov 13, 2020

With the wet and windy weather hitting Vancouver, and snow covering the local mountains, there are many things to prepare for at this time of the year.

Battening down the hatches for winter weather now means you can stay warm, dry and relaxed before the cold weather kicks in.

Starting outside, here are my Home Maintenance tips to complete in Novembe...

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