Good Living in the Urban Jungle

With the Greater Vancouver real estate market being what it is, many families, my own included, has had to make the tough choice between urban living in smaller quarters, versus moving further out to get a better bang for the buck.  While my wife grew up in a house and with where we currently live, often bemoans the loss of that lifestyle (Gone are long driveways for easy parking, plenty of storage space and stretches of lawn), we have found...

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Faux Bois

The 70’s have long passed but wood paneling is still alive and thriving. Don’t be mistaken though.  These modern day interpretations are not those dark, dingy veneer strips that haunted family rooms and basements of yesteryear. These are fresh takes that bring in warmth and texture without hindering natural light.  Below are some great inspirational images of rooms with wood paneling done right.  I have yet to have any clients specifically...

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Scenic Sundays

  There’s not many things better than a spur of the moment BBQ at the beach on a sunny Sunday evening.  Jericho beach was the perfect setting for some good food, conversation, and amazing view of Vancouver downtown and the North Shore.  ...

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Visual Marketing in Selling Your Home

In a buyer’s market that is growing increasingly more competitive, standing out in a sea of properties that are also for sale and being able to market your home or property properly on the MLS is vital.  A few years ago when it was a seller’s market, calls and offers would be rushing in not long after the For Sale sign had been put up; the news and real estate forums were flowing with updates on “overseas buyers” who...

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