News & Tips

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Don’t Wanna be the Richest Guy in the Graveyard

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With history’s largest and most affluent generation, the boomers, heading for retirement we see a transformation happening … All our lives conventional wisdom told us to work hard, save for retirement, and pay off our mortgage. We followed the rules: toiled at those jobs, made those payments and we did it—we are now mortgage free! But […]

Tips for Home Buyers – Know Your Personal Credit Score

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As the Vancouver housing market gets hotter, qualifying for mortgages is actually getting tighter. When planning to buy a house, condo, or townhouse on the west side or east side of Vancouver, you should first find out your personal credit score since it will affect both your mortgage interest rate and your ability to get […]

Vancouver Retirees Selling Big Houses for Big Equity

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More than ever, we are seeing Vancouver Westside retirees cashing out of their big houses in neighbourhoods like Kerrisdale, Shaughnessy, and Point Grey and moving to luxurious low-maintenance condos and townhouses in walking communities near downtown or the water, such as False Creek, Kitsilano, and Yaletown. As these middle- and upper-income boomers age, they are […]

Westside Kitsilano

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Named for Khatsahlanough, a Squamish Nation chief, Kits is considered one of Vancouver’s “Most Popular” neighbourhoods, famous for its beach, pool, museums in Vanier Park, West 4th Ave shopping and restaurants …

Downtown Vancouver

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Vancouver is a beautiful, vibrant coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The metropolitan area, with more than 2.3 million residents, has been ranked as one of the most “liveable cities” in the world …

Vancouver Eastside GRANDVIEW “The Drive”

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One of Grandview’s most popular attractions is Commercial Drive, known as “The Drive” by locals, which is a mix of old-world charm meets modern hipness, and one of the city’s organic-food hubs …

Downtown West End

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Multi-storey lane houses approved for West End: Over the next 30 years, about 10,000 people are expected to move into the West End, the city’s most densely populated neighbourhood. And to prepare for that, Vancouver city council approved Wednesday a new community plan for the area …

Peat Bog Areas in Vancouver

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Peat Bog areas tend to have unstable ground that may create structural problems for homes. Buyers please beware of the following 11 Peat Bog areas in Vancouver . . .

Dog off-leash Areas in Vancouver

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Enjoy over 35 off-leash dog areas in Vancouver – here is the comprehensive list of  parks and beaches …

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