November 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (Check your furnace!)

Posted on Nov 28, 2016

Snow is falling in the mountains and chances are your furnace is already heating up your home. However, is your furnace ready for winter? We had a chat with Richard Seebacher from Seebacher Plumbing & Heating a North Shore company that specializes in heating systems, reminds us how often furnaces need to be serviced.

First of all you need to know ho...

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Choosing to Downsize

Posted on Nov 18, 2016

Vera Unwin is very well acquainted with downsizing. In a few years, she went from living in a big house with her family to living alone in one bedroom and den apartment. The transition didn’t happen overnight; it was a process that took time and a lot of thinking and planning. This is her journey. 

Vera was sharing a 4,000 square feet detached house...

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The Affordability Issue

Posted on Nov 09, 2016

By Greg Pearson 

In January, the U.S. group Demographia ranked Vancouver as the third-least affordable housing market in a study of 367 cities and nine countries around the world. Only Hong Kong and Sydney ranked above Vancouver. This might not come as a surprise to Vancouverites; to be fair the real estate market is one of the hottest topics in our...

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