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With interest rates and housing supply increasing, Metro Vancouver home buyers are operating in a changing marketplace to begin the season.


Residential home sales totaled 2,444 that is a 35% decrease...

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Preparing for A Day of Multiple Viewings

When you’re selling your home, several viewings of your property may be scheduled on the same day. That can be a good thing because it can create increased excitement about your listing.

To prepare...

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The Role of Personal Goals When Deciding to Sell

Many people decide to move for practical reasons. For example, some might be required to move due to a work relocation and others may realize that their household has changed and they are ready to downsize...

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Spring ushers in calmer housing market trends in Metro Vancouver. After reaching record-setting levels in 2021, home sale activity has returned to more typical seasonal levels in Metro Vancouver this spring...

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Seven Master Bedroom Staging Ideas

As you may know, staging involves setting up the furniture, art and accessories of each room so that, overall, your home looks as appealing as possible to buyers. It’s similar to what furniture stores...

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Determining the Future of a Neighbourhood

Imagine you have a crystal ball that enables you to see what a neighbourhood will be like in five years. Wouldn’t that be handy? You’d be able to get a glimpse of the area’s future before...

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Places Buyers Look When Viewing your Home

You might be surprised to know which spaces in a home most buyers look at when viewing a property. If you’re preparing your home for sale, make sure to consider the following places that are likely...

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Metro Vancouver home sales return to more traditional levels in April.

So far this spring, we’ve seen home sales ease down from the record-breaking pace of the last year. While a small sample size,...

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Charging Electric Cars at Home

As sales of electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid/electric vehicles (HEVs) increase every year, purchasers will demand greater accessibility to charging stations. Of course, the most convenient place to recharge...

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How Your Home’s Market Value Is Calculated

Imagine you’re shopping for a used iPhone 11 that’s in good condition. You visit a resale website and discover that most are selling for approximately $350. Would you be willing to pay $400?...

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DIY Kitchen Staging Ideas That Will Wow Buyers

The kitchen is one of the spaces that buyers tend to remember. They may forget the size of the third bedroom or whether or not there’s a closet in the front foyer, but the impression buyers form of...

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While down from last year’s record numbers, home sale activity in Metro Vancouver’s housing market remained elevated in March.

March 2021 was the highest selling month in our history. This year...

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How Much Time Should You Spend Viewing Homes?

Asking how much time you should spend viewing properties for sale is a little like asking, “How long should I spend trying on shoes?”

The answer seems obvious: As long as it takes to make a...

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Finding an Honest Home Improvement Contractor

You can’t call yourself a dentist unless you have specific hard-earned credentials. Just about anyone, however, can hang a shingle and call themselves a home improvement contractor. That’s why...

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How Emotions Can Get in the Way of Selling

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think of your property as just a building with rooms and a backyard. To you, it’s much more than that. It’s a home.

When you walk into your dining...

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The Metro Vancouver housing market saw steady home sales activity, modest increases in home listings and continued upward trends in pricing in February.


We are currently mid March and I do see some moderation...

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Should You Replace Your Windows?

Here’s a surprising statistic. Less than 30% of window replacements are the result of the old windows being worn, broken or otherwise in need of replacement.


Clearly, there are other good reasons...

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Selling your Home and Those Two Little Voices

When you’re shopping for a new car or anything else that impacts you personally, you probably have two little voices chatting in your head. The first is saying, “This is what I want.”...

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