How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal 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
Home sales down, listings up across Metro Vancouver
Home sales down, listings up across Metro Vancouver The Metro Vancouver housing market saw fewer home buyers and more home sellers in April. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled
Painting Techniques for Hallways
Painting Techniques that Bring a Hallway to Life Some people don’t give hallways much thought when painting and decorating. Instead, they focus on rooms. The fact is, a great looking hallway can have the same, if not more, impact than
Going “Green” in Your Garden or Flower Bed
Going “Green” in Your Garden or Flower Bed There has been a lot of emphasis lately on the importance of “going green”. That simply means being environmentally-responsible. You likely already recycle, use energy-efficient lights, and turn down your thermostat when
Does Your Home Insurance Cover Everything?
Does Your Home Insurance Cover Everything? When you suffer damage to (or the loss of) your home or its contents, you expect your insurance company to help you out. And, most do a good job of doing just that. Still,
BC Government Raises Homeowner Grant Threshold
BC Government Raises Homeowner Grant Threshold The Liberal government of British Columbia has just announced they are raising the annual homeowner grant property tax threshold from $1.2 million to $1.6 million in 2017. Under this new level, approximately 91% of
What is a Property Surveyor and Why Do I Need One?
What is a Property Surveyor and Why Do I Need One? Property Surveyors, sometimes referred to as land Surveyors, play a vital role in the real estate world. They are the professionals who determine or confirm the exact boundaries of