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North Vancouver Duplex Listings

DUPLEXES - A DOWNSIZING DREAM When looking for a new home, affordability and practicality are considerations at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Duplexes are becoming a more common housing option all over the North Shore based on their convenience and affordability. Duplexes are a great home option for people at many different points in life. From first-time home buyers to empty nesters and everywhere ...

10 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home More Sellable

We break down simple and affordable tips to make your home more appealing to buyers 1. Give your windows a good clean from the inside and outside You'd be amazed at how clean windows can drastically open up and refresh a space. The additional natural light streaming into your home will also make it look larger and more appealing. When the weather is nice, ...

Top 10 Things to Do this Summer

The North Shore has become a great place to visit during the summer months, with its abundance of outdoor activities, top attractions, great shopping and many places to eat (and drink). We have compiled a top 10 must-see and must do summer attractions list to help you decide what to do when visiting North Vancouver and West Vancouver this summer. Top 10 Things to Do this Summer on Vancouver’s ...

Canada Day Celebrations

O Canada! Celebrating our pride of the True North Strong and Free… TOP THINGS TO DO on the beautiful North Shore over the weekend. Canada Day at Waterfront Park WHAT: Celebrate Canada Day by having loads of fun and eating amazing food at this free event hosted by the Rotary Club of Lions Gate! Activities include an array of local performers, multicultural food, free cupcakes, and ...

Whole Foods Market in North Vancouver to open this mon...

Whole Foods Market will open their North Vancouver store on April 26. The store will be the 14th in Canada for the Austin, Texas-based premium grocery chain. The 40,000-square-foot space is located in The Omni Group’s CentreView multi-use development at 13th and Lonsdale; the deal was announced back in 2014. Ahead of the opening later this month, Whole Foods has announced they have awarded an $80,000 loan ...

This is what will replace the Earls restaurant near th...

A redevelopment of the Earls Tin Palace restaurant near the northern end of the Lions Gate Bridge is envisioned to become a new ‘gateway’ landmark into the North Shore. The 53,300 sq. ft. restaurant site at 303 Marine Drive in West Vancouver, right on the border with the District of North Vancouver, could become a 278 ft. tall, 26-storey residential tower if a rezoning and development ...

Green Necklace in the heart of North Vancouver

Connecting residence to parks throughout the city while encouraging people to walk or cycle is almost complete! The final segment of the Green Necklace is slated to connect East 23rd Street with Grand Boulevard. This walk is the route of the proposed “Green Necklace,” an ambitious project that follows the City of North Vancouver’s original 1907 town plan, which laid out the bold idea ...

BC budget includes new real estate taxes and spending ...

Housing was the dominant issue in the 2018 provincial budget. The government released a 30-point housing strategy aimed at reducing housing demand, curbing tax fraud, building affordable housing, and increasing security for renters. New tax measures include increasing property taxes and property transfer taxes on residential properties valued above $3 million, expanding the foreign buyer tax, and implementing a housing speculation tax. “We welcome ...

Two tolling options being examined for Lower Mainland ...

An independent commission set up to examine whether a driving toll could help reduce traffic gridlock has narrowed down the options that might be workable in the Lower Mainland. Tolling drivers who travel past certain congestion points or charging them based on the distance driven are two of the options the 14-member Mobility Pricing Independent Commission selected for more detailed study in a report released ...

Where are housing prices headed in the new year?

Happy New Year! A new year begins, and as always, Vancouver remains one of the most desirable places on earth to call home. Where are housing prices headed in the next year? If you happen to have access to this crystal ball, please feel free to reach out to me. In the meantime, 3 key areas to watch are: Supply constrained by geography Stricter mortgage ...

5 Places to View Christmas Lights in Vancouver

VanDusen Festival of Lights Arguably the most famous display of Vancouver Christmas lights, the incredibly dense and elaborate Festival of Lights transforms the gorgeous VanDusen Botanical Garden into a winter wonderland. It's not hyperbolic to say that the Festival of Lights goes all out, with festive decor everywhere you turn, from a dancing lights show to candy cane trees, gingerbread walks, and Santa's workshop, ...

5 Holiday Events on the North Shore

There is so much to see and do on Vancouver’s North Shore during the holiday season.  Here are just a few events on and around the North Shore to get you into the holiday spirit! Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park When: November 24, 2017 to January 28, 2018 Holiday activities from 4-9pm; Park is open from 11am – 9pm daily (except Christmas Day) ...