Recent Articles in ‘Ask An Expert’

Real estate: Q&A with Michael Geller

Architect and planner Michael Geller envisions a plan for the city’s future

Jamie Banfield powers up

Vancouver designer Jamie Banfield will be stylishly plugging us into the latest energy-saving tricks—and the modern, stylish West Coast vibe—at the BC Hydro Smart Home.

Bringing it home

The BC Home + Garden Show is a showcase of colourful ideas to implement in your own abode, no matter how big or small, grand or humble

Colour your world

Designer Tiffany Pratt finds inspiration in all the colours of the rainbow and then some

Small space. Big style.

How HONOMOBO turns shipping containers into sleek, chic homes

Moving on up, and up

Urban Development Institute forecasts Vancouver real estate prices will continue to rise in 2017

Building on your home’s value

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

Romancing the home

The Expandables find 10 ways to reignite the passion

To renovate or not to renovate

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

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

Expert advice for your home cellar

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

What is your home really worth?

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

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

Furniture as fantastical art

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

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