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A Brief History of the West End

History of the West End Like all of Vancouver, the West End was originally a forested wilderness. The area was purchased in 1862 by John Morton, Samuel Brighouse, and William Hailstone, three men known as the "Three Greenhorn Englishmen. Originally they had plans of establishing a brickworks in Coal Harbour with the hopeful intent of…

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What Is Rainscreen?

In Vancouver, if your building was built approximately between 1982 to 1999 it may have required rain-screening technology. This was the so called "leaky condo" era. Let's dive into what rain screen is. First off, what is rain screening? You can’t really point to a rainscreen, because it isn’t a thing — it’s a system.…

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Selling Vancouver Real Estate as a Non-Resident

Are you a non-resident selling a Vancouver home? This is a must read In Vancouver Real Estate residential conveyancing (Selling as a non-resident), there are many circumstances in which funds must be retained/heldback in trust after the property has sold, most of them by agreement between the parties. None, however, is more onerous on sellers…

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Have Some Pride – Clean Your Home!

There is an epidemic happening all over Greater Vancouver Real Estate and for the life of me I cannot figure it out. Here it is: Someone pays anywhere from $600,000 to Millions of dollars for you home or condo, gives you the dates you needed to align you with your next move in life and…

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