It’s official. Metro Vancouver set an all-time home sales record in 2021!


It was another year of continued movement, change and adjustment around the world, and for those of us living in Metro Vancouver, it was no different. A year where home sales kept steadily rising, reaching an all-time high as housing needs remained a top priority for residents in their second year of navigating life around Covid-19.


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It’s been a common focus for many in recent years; ways we can reuse and recycle products for additional purposes and how we can become more sustainable in our day-to-day lives. We take our own coffee cup to the café, we opt to bike or walk to save on fuel, and we separate our food containers more cautiously before we throw them away.

These are some of the great approaches we’ve adopted to reduce our external environmental impact, but what about ways we can reduce energy consumption within our home also?


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“That’ll never happen to me!”

When it comes to protecting your home and belongings, don’t get caught out! Whether you know the potential risks that you could come face-to-face with, or you simply want to be ready for anything unexpected, make sure you know what to consider when keeping what’s likely your biggest investment safe.


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You’ve found the perfect house, one that is just right for your family, meets all your needs and checks all your boxes. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned expert, once you decide to make an offer, it’s important to be proactive to stand out among a sea of buyers in a competitive seller’s market. 

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Owning a rental property can be both financially and personally advantageous. Among the many benefits of owning a rental property, some of the main attractions are that it can provide a source of passive income, greater security, flexibility to sell at the right time or to even move into the space. 

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As you gear up to sell your home, an overflow of information and advice from all directions can become overwhelming. Selling your home should feel like rocket science if you follow the fundamentals. There are three critical factors and essential tips to focus on when selling your home that may even bring you a better offer during closing:


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Buying a house is a large investment, perhaps even one of the most important purchases in our lives. But before you embark on your journey of house-hunting, it’s important to be aware of factors like finances, flaws, and even your feelings, so as to not underestimate them. Here are some of the common pitfalls first-time homebuyers face while house-hunting, and a useful anti-checklist you can use in the future to avoid them:



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