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Harmony Arts Festival-25th Anniversary

(July 30, 2015)

Are you staying in town this long weekend? Why not head down to the West Vancouver waterfront and join in the celebrations! This year marks the 25th for the arts festival that has grown and expanded over the years to become something pretty special. From gourmet meals and concerts to movie nights and kids activities, there is something for everyone! The festival runs from July 31-August 9.


It's Raining!!

(July 24, 2015)

Thank goodness for this much needed rain! 

I think this city as a whole is breathing one big huge sigh of relief. The foliage is soaking it in and the reservoirs are refilling slowly. We've become so used to the sun that we've been enjoying these past couple months that some of us may be stumped for ideas on what to do on rainy days in the city.

These are some out-of-the box ideas to contemplate tryi... read more.

BUY FIRST OR SELL FIRST?

(July 17, 2015)

To buy or to sell first?

This is one of the more common questions prospective clients have before starting the buying and selling process.
There isn't, however, one easy answer! Here’s a look at the pros and cons of each strategy.





REASONS TO SELL BEFORE BUYING:
  • Concrete Dollar Amount Available to Purchase New PropertyNo matter what the market has been like and what you and your realtor may think you... read more.

SELLERS: Princing Strategies 101

(July 12, 2015)


After deciding to sell your home, one of the most critical decisions is the price! If you price it too high you may have your property on the market for longer than need be and you may get less than its actual market value. If you price too low you may be short changing yourself.
Here are some common pricing strategies:


1. PRICING BELOW MARKET VALUE AND ENTICE (HOPE FOR) A BIDDING WAR

This past sprin... read more.

BUYERS: Don't Make The Same Mistake Everyone Else Is!

(July 07, 2015)

It happens every year...

After weeks and months of countless bidding wars, low inventory and chaotic open houses, buyers tend to take a step back and relax during the summer months.
Many potential buyers take a break from house hunting to vacation and enjoy the outdoors...BIG MISTAKE!
Taking advantage of less competition and the summer market can save you thousands and thousands of dollars.

These summ... read more.