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The Latest Options In Outdoor Lighting

October 9th, 2019

 

Outdoor lighting has come a long way from the days of patio lanterns and strings of lightbulbs. These days, there's an exhaustive array of options available to illuminate your outdoor space, and make it more appealing and comfortable, particularly in the evenings. 

Here are just a few ideas: 

  • Solar garden lights. These lights are on stakes that can be easily inserted throughout the gar ...

Open House Ideas For Boosting Curb Appeal

October 2nd, 2019

 

You've heard of the term "curb appeal". It refers to the initial impression buyers get when they first see your property from the street. If the impression is a good one, it sets the right tone for the rest of the home viewing. 

How do you boost curb appeal?  Here are some proven ideas that you can get done in an hour or so: 

  • Wash both the inside and outside of the front windows. You'l ...

Cutting Renovation Costs Without Cutting Quality

September 16th, 2019



As you probably know, it's easy to lower the costs of a renovation. Just hire an inexpensive, fly-by-night contractor — and hope for the best! 

Chances are, you won't want to take that risk. So how do you ensure you get quality work while keeping your budget in check? 

Here are some tips: 

  • Get estimates from at least three contractors. Often prices can vary widely, even amongst contracto ...

How Much Should You Budget For Your Next Home?

September 9th, 2019

 

If it’s been a while since you last moved, you might be wondering how much you'll need to spend on your next home. That's an important question to answer, even if you're just at the "thinking about it" stage and haven't decided whether or not you'll look for a new property. 

After all, knowing your budget might influence your decision. 

How should you determine your budget? 

The first s ...

Protecting Your Home Gadgets From Hacking

August 30th, 2019

 

Imagine your coffee maker switching on by itself, staying on for hours, overheating and becoming a fire hazard. That's not science fiction. As more and more appliances incorporate WIFI, the opportunities for hackers to play havoc with your home gadgets increase. 

How do you prevent that from happening? Here are some safety tips: 

  • If your gadget uses a password to access the settings, c ...

312 235 KEITH ROAD, West Vancouver, BC

August 28th, 2019

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 312 235 KEITH ROAD, West Vancouver, BC

Rarely available upper corner townhouse unit in beautifully maintained "Spuraway Gardens". Two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. Master bedroom with ensuite. 2nd bedroom (could be den) with wood burning fireplace. Spacious living and dining room. Private balcony off living room, roughed-in plumbing for in-suite ...

Lower Lonsdale Open House!

August 19th, 2019

We are proud to announce that this Aug 24th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 802 124 W 1ST STREET in the Lower Lonsdale neighborhood, North Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Lower Lonsdale.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Lower Lonsdale Condo for sale.

As a ...

Lower Lonsdale Open House!

August 15th, 2019

We are proud to announce that this Aug 18th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 802 124 W 1ST STREET in the Lower Lonsdale neighborhood, North Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Lower Lonsdale.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Lower Lonsdale Condo for sale.

As a ...

The 4 P's To Maximizing Your Selling Price

August 13th, 2019

 

When you sell, you’ll probably want to get the best possible price for your property. Who wouldn’t? Unfortunately, there are many ways to inadvertently leave money on the table – sometimes thousands of dollars. 

How do you avoid that possibility? Just remember the 4 P's: 

  • Prep. Do everything you can to prepare your home so that it looks great to buyers. Clean, declutter, fix, make impr ...

Lower Lonsdale Open House!

August 13th, 2019

We are proud to announce that this Aug 18th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 802 124 W 1ST STREET in the Lower Lonsdale neighborhood, North Vancouver. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Lower Lonsdale.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Lower Lonsdale Condo for sale.

As a ...

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