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“Ok Boomer”

May well be the response from multi-generations of people not born between the years of 1946 to 1964 who reside in many of the single-family homes in Vancouver, to the radical proposal from the City of Vancouver’s HUGE DENSITY BOOST. There is no question that Vancouver is unaffordable to a phenomenal amount of people. According [...] Read More
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Buying A Vancouver Home 101

Buying A Vancouver Home 101 Buying a new home in Vancouver, is never a decision that should be made lightly. There is so much more to a real estate transaction than simply choosing a home and paying for it. There are many factors that should go into your decision Let’s take a look at the [...] Read More
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Vancouver Assessed Value vs. Market Value

The Market Value of a Home vs. the Assessed Value Are you a first time home buyer?  If so, you may have many questions about the process from start to finish.  One of the most common questions is, why is the market value of a home completely different than the assessed value?  To understand how [...] Read More

Making Vancouver Condos Look Larger

We all know Vancouver is a mecca of apartment and condos. While many are size challenged, a small space doesn’t have to feel small. In fact, you can gain extra square footage by following these clever tips to make your home look and feel larger without moving walls. So whether you’re renting or owning, there’s […]

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Townhouses For Sale Vancouver

Townhouses For Sale Vancouver In today’s real estate market, more and more people are looking to purchase a townhouse over a regular home.  There are many reasons why.  First, let’s take a look at the difference between a townhouse and a condo, and then we’ll take a look at some of the top reasons to […]

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Coach Houses: The New Mortgage Helpers?

Coach Houses Vancouver Having a coach house on your property not only increases the value of your property, but it offers affordable solutions in a very tight housing market.  Let’s take a closer look. What is a Coach House? A coach house is a small independent house (normally between 550 and 1,000 square feet) that […]

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Vancouver History: A Glimpse at South Granville

Ever wondered what the South Granville and Fairview neighbourhood looked like 100 years ago? Here’s a little history complete with fascinating photos acquired from the City of Vancouver Archives and Vancouver Public Library. Granville Bridge 1923 14th & Granville - Citizen’s Patrol 1937 South Granville began as a place where Vancouverites and visitors camped out [...] Read More