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We all know that moving can be stressful. Add to that the confusion and anxiety that a child may feel at leaving their familiar little world, and all of a sudden moving into that new place can be downright traumatic.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a list of some things you can do to ease your child’s transition to a new home.

  • Look for children’s books about packing, moving and getting used to a new house. See what’s available at your local library, or search online for titles. There’s plenty to choose from.
  • Talk to your kids. Explain why you’re moving in an age-appropriate way. Keep it simple and clear. An older child will understand the concept of a job transfer but a younger child might find the idea of moving to a place with more room to play a more compelling explanation. Understanding the reason behind a move will help your child better absorb the reality.
  • Changing schools as the result of a move presents its own special c...
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Please visit our Open House at 304 122 17TH ST E in North Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, February 1, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presenting Imperial House - an impressive renovated 839sqft (includes balcony as taken from strata plan) 1 bdrm suite. This stunning bright, west-facing unit features a large balcony great for BBQ, new bathroom, newer light fixtures, carpets & designer colours. Large enough living & dining rooms for house-size furniture and has an over-sized bedroom with two closets. Imperial House is a well run 24 unit complex with upgrades to plumbing, roof and fire panel. The building offers secure U/G parking, storage locker, free laundry on every floor -- it is just like living in a home! Centrally located across the street from Lonsdale's best grocery store; Loblaws City Market. This quiet complex is perfect for downsizing or first timers!
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Are you unhappy with your most recent property assessment?  If so there is an appeals process but the deadline for these appeals is Friday January 31st.  Click the link below to learn how to submit your appeal.

https://www.bcassessment.ca/eforms/online_appeal_form_PARP_2014.asp

 

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I have sold a property at 209 217 8TH ST W in North Vancouver.
Located at 8th & Chesterfield adjacent to the historic Queen Mary Elementary School, this limited collection of one, two & three bedroom apartment homes reflects an urban West Coast contemporary architecture. Inside, homes feature openliving spaces & sophisticated interior design details, including smooth granite and marble counters, laminate flooring, wood cabinetry & sleek stainless steel appliances. Situated in the heart of North Vancouver's thriving Lonsdale neighbourhood, close at hand are an exciting array of urban amenities, the endless adventure opportunities of the local mountains, top ranked golf courses, shopping & convenient transit & commuter access to Vancouver's bustling downtown core.
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At 10:00 am EST, Wednesday January 22nd, 2014  the Bank of Canada announced that they would maintain their overnight rate.   What this means is the prime rate on your mortgage, line of credit or student loan will remain unchanged at 3.00%.  Continued low rates should help maintain our strong real esate market.  If you have been thinking of buying be sure to contact a mortgage professional to secure a rate hold as the 5-year rates have dropped slightly.  This will protect you against an increase in rates for a period of time while you search for the perfect home.  

 

If you are in need of mortgage advice or help please contact us today as Dale and I can help find you the perfect mortgage professional for your needs.

 

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I have listed a new property at 304 122 17TH ST E in North Vancouver.
Presenting Imperial House - an impressive renovated 839sqft (includes balcony as taken from strata plan) 1 bdrm suite. This stunning bright, west-facing unit features a large balcony great for BBQ, new bathroom, newer light fixtures, carpets & designer colours. Large enough living & dining rooms for house-size furniture and has an over-sized bedroom with two closets. Imperial House is a well run 24 unit complex with upgrades to plumbing, roof and fire panel. The building offers secure U/G parking, storage locker, free laundry on every floor -- it is just like living in a home! Centrally located across the street from Lonsdale's best grocery store; Loblaws City Market. This quiet complex is perfect for downsizing or first timers!
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Please visit our Open House at 208 2321 SCOTIA ST in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Feeling SOCIAL? This large 1-bed and den is located in one of the most highly sought after buildings in East Van. Why so popular? From the SOCIAL you can go pretty much anywhere...the trendy shops on Main Street...False Creek...Downtown...by bus, bike, skytrain or foot you can get there. This suite is show room quality and includes all of the modern amenities that you love; s/s appliances, laminate flooring, in-suite laundry, storage and more. Be SOCIAL on the building's roof top deck located just off the party room. Be anti-SOCIAL by putting your visitors in the guest suite instead of crashing on your couch. This suite is perfect for those looking for a new home or investors looking for a holding property. Act now!
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Please visit our Open House at 304 122 17TH ST E in North Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, January 26, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Presenting Imperial House - an impressive renovated 839sqft (includes balcony as taken from strata plan) 1 bdrm suite. This stunning bright, west-facing unit features a large balcony great for BBQ, new bathroom, newer light fixtures, carpets & designer colours. Large enough living & dining rooms for house-size furniture and has an over-sized bedroom with two closets. Imperial House is a well run 24 unit complex with upgrades to plumbing, roof and fire panel. The building offers secure U/G parking, storage locker, free laundry on every floor -- it is just like living in a home! Centrally located across the street from Lonsdale's best grocery store; Loblaws City Market. This quiet complex is perfect for downsizing or first timers!
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This past weekend was the kick off for a new listing of mine in East Vancouver.  The condo market  may have been flat in recent past but we are off to a smoking start.   I had 55 groups of buyers through my open houses on Saturday and Sunday.  Although the unit did not suit all parties that visited the open house, all but a hand full of visitors were qualified buyers that are actively searching in the market (i.e. there were very few “tire-kickers”).

 

Why so active you ask?  There is a shortage of listings.  We are not yet in the spring market so the inventory is still on the rise.  There is a lot of buyers and a lack of options in East Van in this type of product.

 

The other key factor is our staging.  Dale and I staged this listing, as we do with all of our listings, and had professional photos taken.  The end result is a product that sparkles and that buyers are not willing to risk waiting or procrastinating when...

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The RE/MAX Rockin' Allstars make national newpaper for their part in Children's Mircale Network fundraiser.  In the far right of the photo below you can see me (Dan Pigott).  Click the link below to read the entire article.

 

http://www.remonline.com/remax-rockin-stars-raise-funds-cmn/

 

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