Foreclosures in BC: The Path to Court 

Posted on Nov 09, 2023

Foreclosures in Vancouver, also known as court-ordered sales, offer distinct opportunities for homebuyers and real estate investors. 

The path to court for foreclosures in BC differs from the standard offer process buyers are used to. Let's take a closer look at the typical foreclosure path from list date to court date -- ignoring the legal kerfuffl...

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Strata 101: Smoking and Your Condo

Posted on Jun 02, 2016

Can you smoke in your condo in BC?

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The answer isn't so straightforward, because it all depends on your bylaws!

Since British Columbia has the lowest percentage of smokers (WTG, BC!) this is not that big a problem: only 9% of condo owners smoke, compared to 14% in the general population. But your ability to be comfortable in your own home – whether th...

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6 Stunning Brentwood Park Penthouses

Posted on May 31, 2016 in Condo Living

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I don't hide my love for Brentwood -- I think the whole area (and Burnaby in general) is pretty awesome. You've got the Skytrain, groceries, good schools, restaurants, and a great big mall all within walking distance. And I'm not the only one who's noticed this area. The market in Brentwood is hot, with lots of new condos being build in this gem of...

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Best Plants to Attract Butterflies to your Condo Patio

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Condo Living

Butterflies like warmth and sun, but also a place to rest from rain and wind, making patio garden an ideal spot for these beautiful visitors!

The key is to plant closers of bright colours, and bold, pleasant fragrances that give a big 'welcome here!' sign to butterflies. Brighten up your outside space and attract some butterflies to your patio with...

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Strata 101: Common Property vs Limited Common Property

Posted on May 24, 2016 in Condo Living

common property vs limited common property
Have you ever wondered about the difference between common property and limited common property?

It can get a little confusing if you’re new to strata living, but knowing the characteristics of common property and limited common property can mean the difference between a happy strata and an unhappy one. Having a firm understanding of the ins and out...

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Events for Victoria Day Long Weekend in Vancouver 

Posted on May 20, 2016 in Events

The weekend is almost here! For those of us not going out of town, there's still lots to do for May Long Weekend in and around Vancouver.

Aside from hitting up an open house or two, here’s a snapshot of what’s going on in and around the city this weekend. Get out, enjoy the sun (or at least the lack of rain) and have fun!

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