Jan. 12, 2020

BC Assessments Vs Your Home's Actual Market Value


BC home owners have received their new BC Assessment notices in the mail and have mixed reactions. Many Greater Vancouver owners are concerned about the drop in their assessed values.

But don't fret; BC assessed values are not related to what your home is currently worth in today ...

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Posted in News, Owning, Selling
Nov. 16, 2019

Vancouver Laneway House Definition, Benefits & Building Guidelines

What is a Laneway House in Vancouver, BC?

Laneway house building guideIn Vancouver, a laneway house is a small detached house in the back yard of a primary residential house. Typically they are built where the garage would normally appear. In Vancouver, they cannot be strata titled and sold separately.  Some lots ...

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Oct. 27, 2019

Gift from Our Clients!

Gift from ClientsWe just sold our client’s River District Southeast Vancouver 1 bedroom condo and helped them buy a new 2 bedroom home in South Marine, Vancouver BC.

We met them to give them a gift to thank them for their real estate service, and they surprised us with this wonderful gift ...

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Posted in Buying , Selling
April 11, 2019

Getting an Early Start on Selling your Home

How to Prepare Your Home for SaleYou've probably heard the expression, "The early-bird gets the worm." It refers, of course, to those who get in early and reap the rewards. For example, if you arrive early to a retail store for a big blowout sale, you're likely to get the deals before the inventory ...

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Posted in Selling
Oct. 8, 2018

How to Sell Your House with these Easy Curb Appeal Ideas

Discover how to sell your house with these easy curb appeal ideas!

Ideally, you would like buyers to wait until they’ve viewed your whole property before they judge it. However, the reality is, buyers start forming an impression of your home as soon as they see it from the curb ...

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Posted in Selling, Staging
Aug. 1, 2018

Our West End Condo Sold Over List Price - Thanks for Your Excellent Service and Advice!

West End Vancouver Condo Sold Over List Price

We recently had the pleasure of helping our clients, Mike and Quentin, sell their West EndVancouver condo in multiple offers over list price, and this is what they said about our service:

"Just a brief note to say how pleased we were with Lori and Alan who handled the  ...

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Posted in News, Selling
June 15, 2018

Always a Pleasure to Work With -- Received Multiple Offers on our Home!

We recently had the pleasure of helping our clients, Cynthia and Jordan, sell their New Westminster townhouse in multiple offers for a great price, and this is what Jordan said about our service:

"I have sold two properties with Lori and Alan. Always a pleasure to work with. Lori and ...

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Posted in News, Selling
April 29, 2018

5 Tips to Make the Home Selling Process Stress-Free

Tips to Reduce Stress when Selling Greater Vancouver Home

For some homeowners, the process of listing, showing and selling their home can be stressful. Fortunately, there is plenty you can do to make it much less nerve-racking—and even exciting and enjoyable. Here are some ideas:

1. Make a plan. Decide when you’re going to show your property, search for ...

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Posted in Selling
March 3, 2018

Inspect Your Walls Before You Sell

Fix Walls Before Sell Home - Selling TipsSay you’re trying to sell a used car. Imagine that it’s a desirable make and model. The mileage is low. Overall, it’s in great condition… except, that is, for the body. Unfortunately, there are a few areas where the paint is scratched and there are a couple of dents and ...

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Posted in Selling
Feb. 24, 2018

Three Lists To Make When Selling Your Greater Vancouver Home

Lists to Make When Selling Vancouver HomeWhen you put your property up for sale, you want to make sure that potential buyers get all the information they need on the features of your home and its surrounding area. If, for example, a buyer doesn’t realize there is a great school just a couple of blocks away ...

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Posted in Selling