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Making the most of your outdoor living space

May 1st, 2020

Whether a large yard or a small balcony, the advent of warmer weather has most of us looking forward to using our outdoor space. Here's some ideas to make the most of your space. While acquring supplies may be difficult right now, these ideas may fire up ypur imagination to do what you can with what you've got.

No matter how large or small your space, if you're lucky enough to have outdoor sp ...

“We trust him implicitly, & he’s become a friend”

April 24th, 2020
"We are so pleased with the intelligent service, the knowledge of the market, and the fine advice on timing that Robert has brought us. He has now helped us buy twice and sell once in Vancouver. We trust Robert implicitly, and he has become a friend. We love Kitsilano and the South Granville area and he knows it inside and out."

- Terry and Judith D. 

Many thanks to my long-time clients T ...

A brief reminder in this most extraordinary time

April 22nd, 2020

Our world has changed quickly, and more dramatically than many of us could imagine. All of us have experienced recent upheaval; no doubt this will continue for some time yet. Please do know that, as always, you can contact me at any time, for any reason. To chat about... really, anything at all. At this time we may need to be apart physically from our friends, colleagues, clients, even some o ...

Staying productive around the house this Spring

April 10th, 2020

Most of my clients are self-isolating these days, or least sticking closely to home. While it can be a frustrating and stressful time, it's also a good opportunity to catch up with projects around the house. Here's a few links with productive ideas to make the most of your time. 

Spring cleaning and maintenance

The basics, but covers most of it: https://www.thinkinsure.ca/insurance-help-cen ...

A bit of distraction: Inspiring homes around the web

March 30th, 2020

In case you may need some distraction in these trying times, here's a few stories of appealing homes and properties, here in BC and around the world. See my previous post in the series here.    

This is my kind of “cabin”. Lots of interesting design elements to note. And the Pender Island setting is a real bonus. This could get you dreaming of island life...More photos here

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I first came a ...

A quick word in this most extraordinary time

March 20th, 2020

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Our world is changing quickly. All of us have experienced recent upheaval; no doubt more is to come. Please do know that, as always, you can contact me at any time, for any reason. To chat about... really, anything at all. At this time we may need to be apart physically from our friends, colleagues, clients, even some of our loved ones. But we can work to stay in touch, maintain our ...

Get ready to sell: Part 1 - Interior

March 12th, 2020

You always want to maximize the sales price of your home. But the process of getting a property ready to put on the market can seem daunting enough. There’s clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing and scrutinizing your property with a fine-tooth comb. What needs attention and what can you leave alone?

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The absolute first priority is to fix or replace damaged or worn inte ...

Here’s what happens when you buy a home

March 2nd, 2020

You're looking for a new home. Or you've found your dream home, and made an offer (hopefully with my help!). No doubt an exciting time!

But hold on. Ensure you understand all the costs involved with the purchase of a new home. Taking a bit of time up front to understand the potential costs – and the buying process – will ensure that things move along smoothly for you, with no last-minute surp ...

7 fixes you must do before selling your home

January 18th, 2020

I've had significant interest already from clients wishing to sell this spring. The process of getting a property ready to put on the market can seem daunting enough. There’s clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing and scrutinizing your property with a fine-tooth comb. What needs attention and what can you leave alone?

Welcome to the new world of “fixing to sell.” Gone ...

Reminder re: Re/Max bursary for Grade 12s

January 10th, 2020

Here's a great opportunity for upcoming high school grads. Re/Max of Western Canada is offering $1000 bursary prizes to 16 qualifying Grade 12 students who've demonstrated the ideals of leadership and community contribution. 

Please share this with deserving Grade 12's whom you may know. It's a great opportunity for help with post-secondary fees. And it may be good practice for post-secondar ...

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