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Renfrew Neighbourhood

Apr 28, 2021 Renfrew Neighbourhood

For many prospective home buyers, finding a neighbourhood with a strong sense of community and culture is an important factor. East Vancouver’s Renfrew neighbourhood offers just that.  The Renfrew neighbourhood is bordered by Hastings Street, Boundary Road, Grandview Highway and Nanaimo Street. Vibrantly multicultural, Renfrew is home to large numbers of Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Italian […]

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Exploring Hastings-Sunrise in style

Mar 06, 2021 The R & D Group - Hastings-Sunrise

One of the best things about living in Vancouver is that it’s full of so many unique neighbourhoods, each with its own charm and appeal. If you’re looking for an ethnically diverse community, look no further than Hastings-Sunrise. We love this gem of a neighbourhood, full of cool cafes, cute shops, and impressive views. Oh, […]

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Ending the “no pets” clause: what does this mean for Vancouver landlords?

Feb 06, 2021 The R & D Group - Vancouver landlords

Recently, the Vancouver City Council passed a motion to prohibit “no pets” policies in rental contracts. The motion, put forward by Councillors Pete Fry and Jean Swanson, asks Mayor Stewart to: – ask the province to prohibit “no pets” clauses in rental contracts; and – ask city staff to research way to curb landlords’ right […]

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Top 5 things to do in Vancouver this winter

Jan 17, 2021 The R & D Group - Things to do in Vancouver this winter

One of the main reasons we love living in Vancouver is that there’s no shortage of things to do. Even with Covid-restrictions limiting gatherings and cancelling social functions, the city still has so much to offer. Plus, for those who haven’t given up on their New Year’s resolution to walk 10,000 steps a day yet, […]

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Introducing the R & D Group: Meet Ayla White

Dec 04, 2020 rd-group-ayla-white

Knowledgeable and dedicated are just two of the words that come to mind when we think of Ayla White. A wizard when it comes to selling, she does it all with a smile, and a genuine desire to help her clients. We recently heard from Ayla and discussed everything from her favourite home-cooked meal, to […]

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Introducing the R & D Group: Meet Ruth Chuang

Nov 07, 2020 The R & D Group, Stilhavn Real Estate Services - Ruth Chuang

As one of the founders of the R & D Group, Ruth Chuang has helped build the team from the start. Known to always wear a friendly smile, she values being part of the local Vancouver community, and being able to help it grow. She also aims to foster longterm relationships with her clients, ensuring […]

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New must-try restaurants on Commercial Drive

Sep 22, 2020 The R & D Group - restaurants on Commercial Drive

If you’re hungry, Commercial Drive is arguably one of the best places in Vancouver to be. Just take a quick walk down the street, and you’ll find yourself amongst an overwhelming number of eateries, both old and new. However, as foodies ourselves, we understand that choosing a restaurant is not always a simple task. That’s […]

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The Ultimate Book Exchange: Discover Vancouver’s Little Free Libraries

Aug 06, 2020 The R & D Group - Vancouver’s Little Free Libraries

Looking to expand your reading list this summer? Keep an eye out for Vancouver’s Little Free Libraries on your next stroll around the neighbourhood. Made possible by locals, this creative book exchange concept speaks to East Van’s strong sense of community. Like the name suggests, these Little Free Libraries house a collection of books available […]

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Corner lot Vancouver Special for sale at 2270 Lakewood Drive

Jul 07, 2020 2270-lakewood-drive-commercial-drive-ruthanddavid.com

Recently listed in Commercial Drive: 2270 Lakewood Drive Asking $1,599,000 Lot Size 33′ x 122′ 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2,686 Sq Ft Here is the coveted corner lot Vancouver Special you have been looking for! This nearly 2700 sqft home for sale, located at East 7th Avenue and Lakewood Drive offers so many options. Easy […]

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Home for sale in Commercial Drive: 2212 East 7th Avenue

Jun 10, 2020

Recently Listed in Commercial Drive: 2212 East 7th Avenue Asking $1,599,000 Lot Size 33′ x 122′ 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom 1,844 Sq Ft JUST LISTED! Here is your chance to own on one of the prettiest tree-lined streets in Grandview/Woodland, lovingly known as “Seventh Heaven”. This 1927, one and half story character home for sale […]

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