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Introducing the R & D Group: Meet Willo Jackson

Oct 19, 2020 The R & D Group - Willo Jacksom

Get to know Willo Jackson Since 2012, Willo Jackson has brought her bright smile and her admirable tenacity to The R & D Group. This rad social butterfly is a serious #boss, and truly loves what she does. Known at Stilhavn as the “Queen of the Open House,” her enthusiasm is made evident by her […]

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Iconic Earl Cunningham home for sale at 258 East 32nd Avenue

Aug 27, 2020 The R & D Group - Earl Cunningham at 258 East 32nd Avenue

Earl Cunningham original located at 258 East 32nd Avenue Asking $1,599,000 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1467 Sq Ft New on the market! Here is your chance to own an iconic design in one of East Vancouver’s trendiest locations! Quietly tucked off Main Street, this Earl Cunningham original is airy and bright with great curb appeal. […]

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What’s the deal with BC Assessments and Vancouver property values?

May 29, 2020

Did you know assessments are conducted in July of the previous year? It’s almost that time of year when BC assessments are conducted – not released – but the information is gathered for the release of the values in 2021. That all makes perfect sense right? Assessments conducted and prices rolled out 6+ months later? […]

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Oil Tanks in Vancouver

May 25, 2020 Oil Tanks in Vancouver

Up until the 1960s, most Vancouver homes were heated by oil in underground storage tanks buried in yards. Once oil gave way to more modern heating methods, many homeowners replaced their oil burning furnaces with natural gas ones, rendering their underground oil tanks useless.  At this point, oil tanks were either completely removed from properties […]

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First Time Home Buyers’ Exemption

May 14, 2020 First Time Home Buyers

For many first time home buyers, the idea of purchasing a home may feel daunting, especially when there are additional costs like legal fees, inspection fees, and land transfer taxes to take into consideration. Luckily, there are government resources in place to help those purchasing a home for the first time.  Exclusive to British Columbians, […]

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Rainscreening in Vancouver, What Does It Mean?

May 08, 2020

Why Is A Rainscreen Important? You may have heard the term Rainscreened, especially while shopping for apartments in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Realtors are quick to use the term as a sales feature on the listing, but why? We know we get a lot of rain in the area, but what […]

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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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What’s Happening with Mortgages and Real Estate during COVID?

Apr 07, 2020 What's Happening with Mortgages and Real Estate during COVID?

Hi friends and followers! Wow – what a crazy time. Our team has been busy behind the scenes trying to keep our clients informed, schedule listing timelines, working alongside our buyers and sellers and managing our family and home lives at the same time. Real Estate is still considered an essential service and we are […]

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Help Yourself, Help Others: COVID-19 Resources

Apr 03, 2020

We hope you, your family and loved ones are staying safe during these uncertain times. In just a few short weeks, COVID-19 has affected the lives of all Canadians to varying degrees. For some, it has been a personal upheaval—scrambling to adhere to Social Distancing protocols and getting basic necessities, while figuring out what to […]

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Rainscreening and why it’s important to the Vancouver Real Estate Market

Dec 12, 2019 Rainscreening

When it comes to Vancouver Real Estate, most active buyers out there should be aware of the term rainscreen. What is a rainscreen you ask? Let’s start with going back in time to the early ’90s. Many of the condo and apartment buildings built in Vancouver during the 1980s and 1990s were built more to […]

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