JUST SOLD! Huge interest for this Kitsilano home

March 29th, 2018

Sold in a heartbeat! Congratulations to clients J & L, excited to move on to new adventures! This quiet, private and beautiful 1600+ sq ft townhouse in the heart of Kitsilano was a big hit with all who saw it. Expansive living areas, impeccably maintained, with gorgeous gardens and outdoor space. Feels like a fully detached home! Sold at first Open. Check out all of the details of this home f ...

Do you know a tradesperson you’d recommend?

March 24th, 2018

My clients often ask for names of home repair people, contractors, skilled trades people and the like. I always like to have a healthy roster of contacts to recommend. With trades people moving in and out of the industry, retiring, or relocating, however, it's about time to freshen my database.  

If you know of skilled trades people you've been happy with, please forward their names to me. M ...

How to maximize your sales price, and enjoy the process

March 19th, 2018

We all want the best price possible when we sell our homes. How can you be assured of the best price when you sell, regardless of market conditions? Get my newly updated, complimentary 20-page Informed Seller's Guide! It has everything you need to know for a painless and profitable home sale. With information on showing your home to its best; the small things that can make a big difference; neg ...

JUST LISTED: Gorgeous Kitsilano home is perfection!

March 10th, 2018

Perfect for downsizers or families, this 3-bdrm, 3-bath ½ duplex-style townhome resides on a lovely quiet street in the heart of Kitsilano. Expansive interior and exterior spaces, gorgeous details throughout, meticulously kept. Enclosed garage, and a lovely bonus guest suite! An oasis of calm and privacy within the city, yet just steps to all the shops and everything else Kits has to offer. ...

How to budget for a renovation, + what to watch for

March 6th, 2018

Many of my clients plan reno’s — before they sell, when they move to a new place, or simply to freshen up their long-term home. I recently came across this great article with all sorts of tips and helpful hints. I’ve passed it on to a few clients; you may find it helpful as well.

This article is written by a home owner who recently went through a significant renovation. We can certainly lear ...

The market today: Intent and effect, and hot vs. not

March 1st, 2018

The housing market has been in focus more than usual this past month with the release of the provincial and federal budgets. The federal budget had little to say about housing; the provincial budget, as expected, much more.

The BC budget has been analyzed backwards and forwards over the past week, so I won't get into it here. One aspect, however, warrants some discussion.

A "speculation" ta ...