April 2021

Downsizing & Rightsizing On the Rise in Vancouver – Part 1

Posted on Apr 25, 2021

Vancouver locals are downsizing for all kinds of reasons in the recent months – whether it be cost savings, efficiency overhaul, less maintenance, freeing up equity, new lifestyle/phase or simply re-evaluating needs. All valid reasons, they serve as the catalyst in the pursuit of a better life – whatever that means to each individual downsizer.  


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Certified Listings – Not All Realty Service Packages Are Created Equal...

Posted on Apr 19, 2021

Realty services are not a one-size-fits-all – one client’s needs often differ vastly from another. Finding the best realtor for your specific requirements is, therefore, a challenge (to say the least). Many buyers and sellers hire a realtor based on reviews or recommendations from friends and family, without considering whether this relationship is...

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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.

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