Recent Articles in ‘Ask An Expert’

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Building on your home’s value

Investing “sweat equity” is still worth the effort in Metro Vancouver

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Romancing the home

The Expandables find 10 ways to reignite the passion

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To renovate or not to renovate

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

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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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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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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

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Furniture as fantastical art

Judson Beaumont creates imaginative home furnishings that blur the line between practicality and sheer whimsy

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Advertisement: Inspiration for your dream home

The Vancouver Home + Design Show is back with top designers and new features

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Thumbs up for 2015

Experts see continued strength in Greater Vancouver’s real-estate market

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Young Canadians choose to buy

First-time homebuyers put their money where their house is

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Builders on the go

The homebuilding team of Bryan and Sarah Baeumler construct their houses in the public eye.

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On balance

Today’s real estate market conditions may be difficult to evaluate, but buying a new home has now become relatively affordable.

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Underground cash economy in renovations a recipe for disaster

Upcoming seminar from the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association designed to help homeowners better understand the reno process

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Buying a first house was never so appealing

Government incentives, such as tax credits or a $10,000 handout for first-time buyers, make it easier than ever to make the commitment