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The Psychology of Choosing House Paint

May 25th, 2020

 

Whether you're painting your home to prepare it for sale, or simply to make it more attractive for your own enjoyment, choosing the right colour is important. A colour isn't just a matter of taste, it's also, to a large extent, about the emotions it elicits. 

If you're painting your foyer, for example, you may want it to seem bright and welcoming. So, light orange tones might be appropria ...

How To Get Front-Of-The-Line Access To Desirable Homes For Sale

May 19th, 2020

 

As you've probably noticed, credit card companies regularly offer bonuses to get you to apply for their cards. For example, one such card company offers opportunities to buy tickets to concerts and other events ahead of everyone else. It's their "front of the line" service. 

When you’re searching for a new home, wouldn't it be great if you could get to the front of the line on desirable p ...

Bathroom Staging Tips From Professional Home Stagers

April 14th, 2020

 

There's a reason why there are "kitchen and bath" stores, and even design magazines devoted to these rooms. A well-staged kitchen and bathroom can make the entire home look better. So, it's no surprise that professional home stagers pay particular attention to these spaces. 

What do these pros have to say about bathrooms? 

Professional stagers advise that you start by taking a picture of ...

1004 939 HOMER STREET, Vancouver West, BC

April 13th, 2020

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1004 939 HOMER STREET, Vancouver West, BC

The Pinnacle in wonderful Yaletown location. Spacious NE corner unit with urban city view. 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, glass den and solarium rarely available for your decorating idea. Living room with cozy gas fireplace. Master with w/i closet and en-suite. In-suite laundry with newly washer & dryer. We ...

Cutting Down The Time It Takes To Prepare Your Home For Sale

April 6th, 2020

 

If you're thinking of listing your property, one thing that might be holding you back is concern about preparing your home for sale. You may be wondering how much work there will be. Is it going to take a couple of months? A couple of weeks? A few days? 

That, of course, depends on the state of your property. 

However, regardless of how close your home is to “show time” ready, there is p ...

Is It Time To Re-Shingle Your Roof?

March 11th, 2020

 

No matter what you think of snakes, you must agree that they have a unique way of dealing with worn-out skin. When the time comes, they simply shed it — like an old jacket — revealing a fresh new skin underneath. 

Your home's roof doesn't have that advantage! So, when the shingles wear out or become damaged, you need to have them replaced. 

Unfortunately, it's not always easy to determin ...

Yaletown Open House!

March 2nd, 2020

We are proud to announce that this Mar 7th, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 1706 1228 MARINASIDE CRESCENT in the Yaletown neighborhood, Vancouver West. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Yaletown.

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

As always pleas ...

1706 1228 MARINASIDE CRESCENT, Vancouver West, BC

March 2nd, 2020

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1706 1228 MARINASIDE CRESCENT, Vancouver West, BC

Impressive private, corner, luxury home at the exclusive Crestmark II on Marinaside Crescent. Renovated with incredible attention to detail & superior quality finishes. This waterfront property showcases unobstructed views of False Creek, Quayside Marina, Yaletown & David Lam Park. This highly desi ...

Dealing With Stress When Selling Your Home

March 2nd, 2020

 

Let's face it. Planning events, even exciting ones like an overseas vacation, can be stressful. So, it's not surprising that some homeowners — even those thrilled about moving — can slip into "worry mode" when putting their property up for sale. 

Unfortunately, this anxiety can make the process of selling an unpleasant experience. Who wants that? So here are some things you can do to redu ...

Getting A DIY Renovation Done On Time And On Budget

February 27th, 2020

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Two of the biggest stressors for DIYers are projects that cost too much or take too long. Unfortunately, there’s no sure way to guarantee that one or the other (or both) won’t happen. But there is a lot you can do to minimize the probability. 

When budgeting, a big mistake DIYers make is not considering the little things. For example, you might budget for drywall panels but neglect to inc ...

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