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Photo of the Week: Kitsilano Sunset

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With spring in full swing, and summer nearly upon us, beach days are in full swing.  And those cloudless skies can create some pretty stunning sunsets.  Here's a beautiful shot captured by Vancouver photographer Michael Whyte.  Check out more of … Continue reading
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April 2015 in the Vancouver Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The spring markets continued strong this month.  Low inventory levels are driving prices up, and bidding wars are common.   "The supply of homes for sale today in the region is not meeting the demand we're seeing from home buyers. … Continue reading
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Photo of the Week: Coal Harbour Tulips

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While the skies may be grey, spring is springing all around us.  This fantastic shot was taken by John Pastor; check out more of his work here!
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The Vancouver Special Report of 1981

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 I've spent a lot of time talking about the history of the Vancouver Special.  There's an article on the evolution of the special here, and a whole section of my website devoted to the history of the special, here.  Today, … Continue reading
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Photo of the Week – Lions Gate Bridge

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Technology proves to be more and more amazing.  This week, I'm featuring an incredible photo of Stanley Park and the North Shore - taken with an iPhone.  Yes, an iPhone.  This great short was captured by flickr photographer Sherwood411.Check out … Continue reading
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Photo of the Week – Olympic Village

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Business of the Month: Coco et Olive

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Mount Pleasant has no shortage of places to grab a good coffee and a nice croissant.  Coco et Olive, at Main and 21st Avenue is no exception.  What appears at first as a little hole-in-the-wall is in fact a delightful … Continue reading
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Photo of the Week – Spring Embrace

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This shot was captured on a sunny spring day at English Bay, by Vancouver Photographer Asher Isbrucker.  I love the lighting in this beautiful picture. 
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April in Vancouver – 4 Events to See, Eat, and Drink!

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Spring has sprung, and this city has no shortage of ways to celebrate.  Here are a few things to keep in mind as you plan your weekends in April.  LOOK. The Capture Photography Festival is an annual celebration of photography and lens-based … Continue reading
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Vancouver Housing Market Update: March 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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 The sun is out, and the markets are bustling!  Buyers are swarming the market, meaning fast closings and multiple offers.  REBGV President Darcy McLeod: "We're seeing strong competition amongst home buyers today.  This is leading to more multiple offer situations … Continue reading
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