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Why Home Inspections are Important…

Jul 28, 2020

Home Inspections: One of the most important parts of the purchasing process So, you’ve found the property you want to purchase. This may be the first purchase you’ve made, or maybe it’s the 10th… is it still important to have a home inspection done? What about if the property is brand new? It’s new, so […]

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A guide to the probate process

Jul 17, 2020 rd-group-a-guide-to-the-probate-process

If someone close to you has passed away and you’ve been granted executorship of their estate, or even if you’re interested in purchasing a home that is subject to probate, it’s important to understand how probate works. What is probate? Simply put, probate is the legal process that validates a will. Once validated, the executor […]

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Our Top Interior Design Picks for Spring 2020

May 01, 2020 beautiful scalloped grey and white kitchen tile backslash

Whether you’re moving, renovating or redecorating, spring presents the perfect opportunity to elevate and shift your surroundings. While purchasing all new items and doing a complete overhaul is an exciting and idyllic venture, rearranging your coffee table, bringing out different linens or adding elements of greenery, like a potted indoor plant, can make a world […]

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Search Vancouver Properties with our New School Catchment Feature

May 03, 2019 The Ruth & David Group - Search Vancouver Properties

Schools play an important factor when a family is looking to purchase a property. Most commonly asked questions are: Is it a good school? Is there French Immersion? There is a new feature on our website which allows for visitors to search Vancouver properties by area, school category (public or private), whether it’s an elementary or high school […]

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CO-HOUSING – THE FUTURE OF VANCOUVER

Mar 16, 2018

Thinking outside the box Co-housing is a concept that addresses two issues, ever growing in local importance – affordability & community building. Affordability has long been a hot topic in Vancouver, but now we see the collective urban consciousness trending towards the sharing economy in many areas of our lives as well. What if you could […]

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This Under-$100 DIY Project Can Transform a Room

Jul 11, 2017

Try this DIY Project for Under-$100 With a little skill and not much money, you can bring color and character to any space by painting part of a wall. It’s a rule that’s rarely stated but often implied: When you paint a wall, you should paint the whole thing, top to bottom. But this rule […]

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11 Ways to Welcome Spring

May 12, 2017

After we muddled through what was a particularly bleak winter in some regions, finally being able to greet spring is a genuine pleasure. Here are some ideas for welcoming spring into your home — from bringing nature in to digging in the garden beds. Give your living space a quick colour makeover Leave the warmer, […]

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Wills, Estates & Probate

Jan 18, 2017

What’s a Probate Estate All About? Did someone in your family pass away and leave you in charge as the executor? Did you come across a home for sale that said the Sellers need a subject to probate for months? Here are the basics of what this all means. When someone passes away, the executor […]

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Troubleshooting Low Water Pressure

Dec 23, 2016

The other morning, I stepped into the washroom to brush my teeth, only to find out that the water wasn’t running like it normally does. The water pressure was really low – almost no water was running. So I tried the other faucets in the house. All of them had the same issue! I went […]

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Protecting Your Property While You’re Away

Dec 06, 2016

With yesterday’s snowfall making me wish I wasn’t here to witness it, I thought it might be a good time to touch on leaving your property vacant while you escape, be it for weeks or months. Whether your property will be unoccupied for just a few days or for several months, make sure to update […]

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