Recent Articles in ‘Advice & Opinions’

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READY, SET, ORGANIZE

CTV anchor and mom Keri Adams offers her best tips for staying on top of the busyness of fall

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To renovate or not to renovate

That’s the question on many a homeowner’s mind

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Choosing the right amortization period

Paying off a mortgage sooner saves money, but it’s not possible for everyone

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Yes to the YIMBY

A positive new movement gives neighbourhood developments the nod

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Developers are learning to cater to downsizers

Trading a big house for a condo or townhouse appeals to many people, but it has to be the right fit

Ross’s shop near Granville Island, which sells everything from textiles and  art to vintage finds.

The Subdued eclectic

Heather Ross takes her artistic inspiration from nature and her own imagination

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MILLENNIALS looking to divide and conquer the housing market

More young Canadians are considering a home purchase with a friend or family member

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Selling your own house has rewards and risks

It’s tempting to avoid those steep sales commissions, but you might not get everything you bargained for

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Managing your most important debt

Renegotiating, refinancing or moving your mortgage can really pay off

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Vintage style modern function

Jillian Harris gives a Hollywood Regency home a glittering update

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Expert advice for your home cellar

Cactus Club sommelier Sebastien Le Goff offers his top tips for wine lovers

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What is your home really worth?

Methods used by the industry to evaluate house prices often fail to tell the whole story

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The importance of a healthy down payment

The more money you can put down, the more you’ll save over the course of your mortgage

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Help at last for the Metro Vancouver rental market

New programs encourage the construction of rental units and help tenants assess their quality

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Is there an end in sight to B.C’s booming market?

Forecasters say they expect housing prices and demand to level off in the not-too-distant future