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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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Why Stilhavn Real Estate Services?

Oct 07, 2020 The R & D Group - Stilhavn Real Estate Services

Here at Stilhavn Real Estate Services, our goal is to ensure that your experience buying or selling a home is a smooth, enjoyable one. Our name exemplifies this. A play on a number of words in English and Danish, “Stilhavn” evokes a sense of west coast lifestyle and sanctuary. In English, it can mean “Still […]

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What you need to know about Strata Documents – Part 1 of an ongoing series

Aug 05, 2020

Strata documents & what to look for   What’s the deal with strata documents? When looking at strata properties, one of the most important steps of the purchasing process is to review the strata documents. Your agent can request these documents from the listing agent. Going through these documents can be a bit time consuming […]

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Home for sale in Renfrew: 696 Rupert Street

May 19, 2020 Home for sale in Renfrew: 696 Rupert Street

Recently Listed in Renfrew: 696 Rupert Street Asking $1,389,000 Lot Size 33′ x 122′ 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2,068 Sq Ft Perched on a lovely corner lot, this upgraded home sits in a tranquil pocket of Renfrew. This tree-lined section of Rupert is whisper quiet (@ Cassiar Connector) and walkable to fantastic amenities in Hastings-Sunrise. […]

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Strata Insurance: Is it Enough?

May 05, 2020 Strata Insurance: Is It Enough?

Here in British Columbia, we’re seeing strata properties become increasingly popular. Strata living is especially attractive to first-time home buyers with affordability, convenience, security, and, of course, amenities. But while there are many benefits to condo living, it does come at a cost. Strata fees pay for shared common expenses like general maintenance, gardening, cleaning, and […]

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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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5163 Elgin Street: Brand New 4 Bedroom & 4.5 Bathroom Home in Fraserhood

Nov 19, 2019 5163 Elgin Street - Fraserhood

4 Bedroom 4.5 Bathroom Home For Sale in East Van — 5163 Elgin Street OPEN HOUSE Thursday, November 21st 6-7PM Saturday, November 23rd 2-4PM 5163 Elgin Street, Vancouver Brand new 2251 sqft beauty in highly sought after Fraserhood! Step into this finely crafted home and you will sense an obvious attention to detail. Enter into […]

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