Commerical Drive Car Free Day

June 23rd, 2008

This past weekend those who live near, or close to the Drive celebrated car free days! For those of you who don't know what that is, just listen. The Drive is closed off from Venables Street to East 1st Avenue from about 11:00 till 6:00pm. There are no cars permitted in or out. Many restaurants along the Drive opened up thier venus and set up tables and chairs on the yellow line. There were ...

7 Top Selling Tips For Today's Market

June 23rd, 2008

A great thing to remember while you are selling your home is to remember to put on your Buyers glasses. You only get one time to make a great first impression.  Now that our market has changed slighty and we have turned the corner to a Buyers market, it is more important then ever to make your place a wininng combination of fabulous.

Cook up Your Kitchen

You don't have to spend ...

201 1420 7TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

June 18th, 2008

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 201 1420 7TH Ave, Vancouver East, British Columbia

A funky 1 bedroom suite newly renovated on every surface, located just off the drive. Step into your own home form a cool entry way that leads to a space saving kitchen with chocolate brown cupboards and stainless steel appliances. Entertai n in your own dining room and retire with c ...

112 310 3RD Street, North Vancouver, British Columbia

June 13th, 2008

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 112 310 3RD Street, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Shattered city nerves? Relocate to this chic and contemporary 1 bedroom suite in Lower Lonsdale with beautiful treed outlook will be like living in the country. Laminate and tiled flooring, kitchen with durable beauty and practical convien ce, open balcony, parking, storage and be ...

Yaletown Real Estate

June 12th, 2008

As of the end of May 2008 there were 307 units for sale in False Creek North or Yaletown.

106 of those homes came on the market in the month of May. 21 of those homes sold in the month of May.

Translation: It is the very best time to Buy. Buyers now have more choice then ever and are facing the best circumstances where they don't have to compete with other Buyers for the same plac ...

Price of Gas and Vancouver Real Estate

June 11th, 2008

The future is coming! It is coming in the form of higer gas and oil prices!

These days many people are Buying further and further into the suburbs to escape higher housing prices in Vancouver's Downtown core. However, let's consider the person who Buys a townhouse out in Langley. Sure they are getting more bang for their buck in terms of price and a small yard of their own. But lets a ...

Real Estate Vancouver - 100 Year Old Homes

June 9th, 2008

Real Estate in Vancouver is relatively young by comparison to some places in the world. 100 years of history is nothing in the whole scheme of things.

When it comes to selling a 100 year old house there seems to be more headaches then years involved in the making of the home! As a Realtor representing the Seller in selling a 100 year old home, I constantly worry about disclosure. I wa ...

MLS and Using it to Your Advantage

June 8th, 2008

MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service. Every home in the Greater Vancouver area is listed for sale on the MLS and every  Realtor who holds a valid Real Estate liscense has access to this MLS system. The only exempt listings from MLS are those specifically listed as exclusive listings and most assignments.

The information on MLS is regulated as only a Realtor can post information on ...

Marketing 101 for Sellers

June 7th, 2008

I work with a lot of Buyers but I also work with a lot of Sellers.

Part of my job when working for a Seller is to make their property look as realistic and appealing as possible. One of the best ways to do this is with pictures. It is simple and easy and takes about 10 minutes of time. I spend alot of time when the properrty is first listed taking interior and exterior shots from diff ...