Advent Calendars

(November 30, 2015)

So here we are, the 30th of November. With all this gorgeous, unseasonable fall weather we have been having, December seems to have crept up on us! If any of you are like me and haven't planned ahead for an advent calendar for your household I have found some unique ideas.

Depending on how much time you have to dedicate to the task, the links below highlight some ideas of ready-made calendars to pu... read more.

October 2015 Snapshots

(November 23, 2015)

Home buyers remain active across Metro Vancouver despite a reduced supply of homes for sale.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver last month were 36.2 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month. The above graph clearly shows that not only is this a seller's market, but a strong one at that! The market is extremely favourab... read more.

Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter

(November 20, 2015)

Some real estate professionals will maintain that winter is a challenging time of year to sell your home. The cold, rainy weather that winter brings makes it less than motivating for buyers to get out and look for their new home. The darker days and colder temperatures can make homes appear lacklustre and uninviting.

There are, however, some advantages to listing your home in the winter. Historica... read more.

Local Charities

(November 14, 2015)

Now that Remembrance day is over, many of us are slowly gearing up and preparing ourselves for the holiday season ahead. This is a season of celebration, love, and, most importantly, giving! 

There are numerous local organizations and charities who are in need of volunteers as well as financial contributions, not only during the holidays, but all year long. It may be difficult to decide where your t... read more.

Selling Your Home with Kids

(November 10, 2015)

As of late, I have had the opportunity to work with a few families with small children. These clients were successful not only in selling their properties but also maintaining the family unit! Selling a home is a huge undertaking in itself. Just the though of dealing with all the decluttering, showings and upkeep with children about can seem overwhelming!
The best case scenario would be to have yo... read more.

Energy Saving Tips for Fall and Winter

(November 03, 2015)

Now that the weather is slowly but surely becoming colder, darker and wetter, we are inclined to use more electricity, heat and energy in our homes and businesses.

The following link provides some great tips and ideas for minimizing your energy consumption this fall season. Take a few minutes each day or every weekend to look into each individual recommendation and ensure you are doing all you can... read more.