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If you are moving out of town because of your job, then you have lucked out in the moving lottery since your employer will help you with the moving costs. For the rest who are moving on their own, there are really only two options that you face: hiring a moving company or moving yourself.…

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When hiring a moving company, many people do not know that they should ask questions of their movers. Instead, they take them at face value and do not bother to find out very valuable information. Many times this is simply because they do not know what types of things to ask moving company representatives. Here,…

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You’ve just moved into a your new home and have nearly gotten settled. You’re getting familiar with your new neighborhood, your new home, your new life. But one dark secret your real esate agent can not  possibly prepare you for is the unthinkable: a nasty neighbor. One of the most delicate parts of owning your…

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Many people in the Vancouver area may not be familiar with the term “Dunbar castle.” This refers to small homes in the west side of Vancouver from the 1930s and 40s that look like miniature fairy tale castles replete with turrets and arched windows. But many don’t realize that some of these older homes, along…

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Considering Moving to Greater Vancouver? You need to earn more than $147,000 a year to purchase a home in the Greater Vancouver area, where the average home price has now surged past the $1 million mark. That is according to the latest real estate reports coming out of the Vancouver housing market. Joannah Connolly, editor…

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Check out this five million dollar tear down property: Get out the checkbook and fire up the bulldozer. Listed at $4,880,000, this home is ready to be leveled so that the buyer can build their custom home on the 15,144 square foot lot. Even with approved building permit and building plans from renowned architect Loy…

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The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association has collaborated with the Urban Development Institute to do a housing research project called Getting to Groundbreaking (G2G). The report published last month indicates that by 2041, the Metro Vancouver area will need 500,000 new homes to accommodate the more than 36,000 new residents that arrive each year. Of…

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As Vancouver home prices surge, businesses are starting to feel the financial squeeze as well. Commercial real estate prices are surging in Vancouver and companies are starting to worry that they are not only losing young talent but also the opportunity to build and develop in the pricey metro Vancouver area. RealNet Canada Inc. completed…

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Whether you rent or you own your residence, you can change the energy and aura of your home in many ways. Using the ancient art of feng shui, the Chinese practice of placing your belongings to harmonize your home, can positively increase the home in which you and your loved ones reside. Here are ten…

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Housing affordability has long been a hot issue in Vancouver, especially during election times.  The topic gets some homeowners fired up and others seeing red when it comes to the financial burdens of home ownership.  A recent poll by Angus Reid Global asked residents throughout Vancouver and neighboring communities to rate their city on livability…

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With an ancient property tax formula, some homebuyers are seeing red when it comes time to cough up their property tax payments. Many homebuyers are pointing out to politicians that the tax only continues to aggravate the affordability crisis in Vancouver’s real estate market. Starting in 1987, the British Columbia government put into effect the…

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Whether discussing moving into a smaller home or contemplating relocation to a smaller city, the word “small” appears to be all the craze when it comes to real estate in Canada. Size truly does not matter when it comes to living in a small town with big benefits. And as always, it comes down to…

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Reports from national and international news sources have been softly declaring that Canada’s middle class is wealthier than America’s middle class for the past couple years. A recent study this year indicates that is most definitely the case and provides solid proof that not all middle classes are created equal. The middle classes of the…

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You finally found a way to buy a single family, detached home in the wildly expensive Vancouver housing market. You have built equity over a few years, paid down your mortgage, watched your property appreciate, and now you are ready to move on up to an improved house. Maybe you are ready for a bigger…

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Government agencies may need to step in to cool down an overvalued marketplace and step up to the realization that Canadian home prices are highly overvalued. Fitch Ratings, a U.S. based global credit rating agency, warns that home prices values have been far too high, by up to twenty percent, in the Canadian real estate…

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With school slated to begin last week, parents are still scrambling to find places for their children if classes do not start as scheduled. The B.C. Teachers’ Federation and the Government of British Columbia have endured a contract dispute and teachers have been on a full-scale strike since the summer. With negotiations at a standstill…

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An increase in the growth of micro housing and miniature condominiums in Vancouver means a decrease for just how much furniture a resident can live with in these increasingly popular spaces. So how does one live, work, entertain and sleep in just a few hundred square feet? Enter transformable furniture pieces that can easily transform…

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A Vancouver west side home that is more than one-hundred years old is being saved from demolition, although the future home for the home itself remains a bit uncertain. An anonymous local Vancouver resident was able to save the Arts and Crafts residence from the wrecking ball and will soon begin the process of moving…