January 2023

Modern Asian Comfort Food Restaurant To Open New Location at Lonsdale Quay

Posted on Jan 30, 2023

Ahoy, fans of modern Asian comfort fare. One of Vancouver's most popular spots has just revealed plans to open a new location in the reimagined food hall of the iconic Lonsdale Quay in North Van.

Heritage Asian Eatery is headed to Lower Lonsdale and will be one of the fresh new Quay vendors setting up when the reimagined destination opens this sprin...

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Check Out How Much North Shore Property Assessments Changed by Neighbourhood

Posted on Jan 25, 2023

Changes to assessed values were more modest this year, but some properties in North and West Vancouver neighbourhoods were still up – or down – more than the “average.”

What a difference a year makes.

In January 2022, homeowners were gasping at assessed values of property in some North Shore neighbourhoods that had risen by 30 and even 40 per cent in...

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6 Ways to Incorporate Colour Into Your Home

Posted on Jan 23, 2023

Adding colour to your home can bring warmth to your lifestyle, especially during dreary winter months. And as much as we love a black and white aesthetic, nothing packs a punch of personality into a room like a splash of colour. Here are six creative ways to make your home more colour-happy, and examples from some of the best designers in Western C...

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B.C. Property Assessments Up Despite Softening Market

Posted on Jan 18, 2023

The latest round of B.C. property assessments was released Tuesday, and for most homeowners, the assessed value of their property has climbed by five to 15 per cent.
That’s despite a softening market with sales and prices sliding amid repeated interest rate hikes last year.

The annual property assessments are based on valuations taken the previous Ju...

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Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers: Which is Better for Homebuyers?

Posted on Jan 16, 2023

Mortgage brokers have the potential to offer a wider variety of rates, while banks have the advantage of an existing relationship that brings comfort to the homebuying process, says real estate advisor.

As B.C. homebuyers continue to navigate the real estate market in an inflationary environment marked by rate hikes and volatility, finding a good mo...

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New Year, New Rules: Home Buyer Rescission Period & Foreign Buyer Ban

Posted on Jan 11, 2023

Two new regulations affecting BC’s real estate market went into effect with the start of the new year earlier this week
Here’s the key information you need to know.

BC home buyer rescission period
As of January 1, 2023, BC home buyers now have a three-day period in which they can decide to back out of a purchase after signing a contract. If they do, t...

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