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I have listed a new property at 201 2015 HARO ST in Vancouver.
Why buy an apartment when you can buy a LIFESTYLE! The Arniston is a crown jewel located at the end of cherry blossom lined Haro Street west of Denman. This delightful bright corner suite has been impressively renovated embracing modern styling with classic charm. Gleaming inlaid hardwood oak floors run throughout. A spectacular kitchen that offers high-end stainless appliances, Caesar stone counters and a WINDOW above the sink! Suite has all new windows. Massive living/dining with modern recessed lighting with dimmers to set the mood. Vancouver's Best is literally out your front door...Lost Lagoon is across the street and you are mere steps to the Sea Wall, Shopping, Restaurants, Library, and so much more. A lifestyle and a home!
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I have sold a property at 804 1128 QUEBEC ST in Vancouver.
Does the winter have you feeling blue? This spacious two bedroom condo will brighten your day. Morning sun...afternoon sun...evening sun and gorgeous sunsets! This corner unit has exposure in three directions. The National is a Bosa built high-rise located in the iconic CityGate development. Gleaming laminate floors and a gourmet kitchen with stone counters and stainless steel appliances make for a modern feel. This location is second to none as you are steps from the Seawall and Skytrain. You are minutes from anywhere by bus, bike, Skytrain or car. This well maintained building features a full set of amenities including a gym, pool, hot tub and so much more. The lobby has been upgraded and the hallways are underway and paid for!
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I liked this article from Houzz on Spring Cleaning your kitchen.  They set it up as a 7-Day Plan with small manageable goals each day for a week.  But since I don't cook much these days, I decided it would be a good plan for my office instead.. That is the room in my home that needs a reboot.  So, I am on Day 5 and it is working.  The last day is the day I am dreading most though - I have to clean out my "email in-box".  Which room needs a reboot in your home? Check out this article.

 

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If you have not had the opportunity to eat at The Village Table in the Dollarton Plaza on the way to Deep Cove, you are missing out on one of North Vancouver's best kept secrets. Truth is the Village Table is not really a secret anymore as it was recently named North Vancouver's Best New Restaurant in the North Shore News Reader's Choice Awards (click here to see article...shopping.nsnews.com).

 

Dale and I stopped in for lunch to celebrate a successful week.  Local North Van residents and owners of The Village Table, Seth Adler and Nicole Florian, have created a unique West Coast atmosphere with a fantastic take on some favourites along with some great originals.  

 

I enjoyed the Sante Fe Chicken burger with yam fries while Dale had the chicken salad.   This was one of the best burgers I have had in quite sometime.  Bold flavours with a fresh spin will certainly have me coming back.  Whether it be lunch or...

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Last week a prospective seller asked me, “What is the most important thing that I can do to maximize my home’s value when it comes time to sell?”  The reality is that there are several key components to a timely sale with maximum return.  For example, Dale and I have blogged repeatedly about the importance of using staging and photos to maximize your selling price.  Condition, date flexibility (for completion, possession and adjustments), marketing and showing availability are also key components that can help any house, townhouse or condo sell quickly for maximum dollar.  All that being said, the most important element in a successful sale is the property’s list price.  A properly priced house, townhouse or condo in any market throughout the world, not just Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver, will experience the highest amount of buyer traffic and sell at top dollar.  Should you allow room in your list price for negotiation...

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Please visit our Open House at 201 290 FRANCIS WAY in New Westminster.
Open House on Sunday, April 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Move in today! No need to wait for this stunning 2-bed suite at the "The Grove" at Victoria Hill! If you are downsizing, first time buyer or looking for an investment property this is the suite for you. This stunning home offers an efficient floor-plan with all the modern amenities such as in-suite laundry, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and over-height ceilings. This property is in turn-key condition and is ready for your immediate possession! Why wait any longer to stretch out in a living and dining space that can handle full-size furniture and BBQ on your oversize balcony. Seller is motivated so bring your offers today!
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I have sold a property at 14 288 ST DAVIDS AVE in North Vancouver.

Charming sophistication in a townhouse in Lower Lonsdale. 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 2 level, 835sqft. Open floor plan. Private entrance from your large, landscaped south-facing patio. Also features a north-facing patio from the kitchen with glass-slider perfect for BBQ's. This stunning townhouse also boasts new laminate & tile floors on main level and new carpets upstairs, maple shaker cabinets, stone-faced gas fireplace, designer colors, crown moulding & insuite laundry. We have all the other features that today's buyers want- storage locker, gated grounds, secure parking + pets & rentals allowed with restrictions.

Location, Location,Location!

  • highly prized Lower Lonsdale location
  • upscale restaurants & shops, cafes, Lonsdale Quay
  • on the bus route, seabus to downtown a short stroll away
  • close to highway entrance & Second Narrows Bridge
  • close to schools, parks, recreation, skiing, walking...
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Please visit our Open House at 206 3377 CAPILANO CREST in North Vancouver.
OPEN HOUSE: Sat April 19, 2:30-4pm
Capilano Estates - Location, Location, Location! 1,132 sq. ft. one bedroom & large den (den can easily be used as a second bedroom), two beautifully renovated full baths. Master has lots of closet space & ensuite with glass shower.Easterly exposure & a very large private, sunny balcony overlooking the award-winning gardens. Renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertop, hardwood floors & eat-in kitchen space with French doors opening to spacious balcony for entertaining or just relaxing & soaking up the rays! Access to balcony also from livingroom & master bedroom. Additional features include insuite laundry, gas fireplace, 2 parking, & storage. Sought after complex, set well back off Capilano Rd. but easy walking distance to Edgemont Village.
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Please visit our Open House at 201 290 FRANCIS WAY in New Westminster.
Open House on Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you flexible? No need in this stunning 2-bed suite at the "The Grove" at Victoria Hill! If you are downsizing, first time buyer or looking for an investment property this is the suite for you. This stunning home offers an efficient floorplan with all the modern amenities such as in-suite laundry, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and over-height ceilings. Tired of "shoe box" apartments? Enjoy two generous bedrooms each with a large walk-in closet. Stretch out in a living and dining space that can handle full-size furniture and BBQ on your oversize balcony. Victoria Hill offers easy access to Queens Park, shopping, Skytrain & amenities of the city while maintaining the quiet calm of a residential neighbourhood!
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It was another frantic week in real estate in North Vancouver.  I booked several tours last week only to discover nearly all of the detached properties on my tour had sold in multiple offers.  Dale and I also received multiple offers on one of our listings.  If you own a detached home in North Vancouver that is priced between $800k-$1.25 million and you do not sell within the first two weeks you are overpriced or there is something fundamentally wrong with the property.  How have we arrived at this conclusion?  This price point is flying!  You may only have one chance to view the new listings in this price point before they are sold.

 

How hot is the market?  On detached homes price up to $1,250,000 in North Vancouver there was nearly an 80% absorption rate in the month of March (8 out of 10 houses were selling).  These numbers are staggering.  It is safe to say that the sellers are happy and the buyers are often frustrated. ...

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