May 2020

Plan the Perfect Squamish Day Trip

Posted on May 29, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Less than an hour from Vancouver and only 40 minutes from Whistler, Squamish is a year-round local favourite and prime tourist destination for outdoor activities. It’s known as the “Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada,” and with good reason. From skiing to snowshoeing, hiking, kitesurfing, rock climbing, kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, cycling...

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Looking Forward: Vancouver’s Housing Market during and after COVID-19

Posted on May 28, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

In a matter of weeks, the effects of COVID-19 have dramatically shifted our lifestyles, relationships, and the global economy. Unfortunately, the real estate market—which made up 17.4% of B.C.’s GDP in 2018—has not proven immune to the impact. Despite the public health crisis, though, Vancouver still reigns as Canada’s most expensive city. In our l...

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Create A Home Office You Can Love

Posted on May 21, 2020 in How To

More of us are working from home than ever, and there are plenty of upsides to that—a better work-life balance, a substantially shorter commute, and increased flexibility in our schedules.

Benefits aside, though, working from home has its challenges. It can be difficult to get and stay motivated without regular supervision and less face-to-face int...

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Stay Connected for May Long Weekend

Posted on May 14, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

The Victoria Day long weekend has typically signalled the arrival of outdoor fun in BC. Residents flock to local beaches, parks, and campgrounds to enjoy the bounty of our backyard. Whether you were hoping to host your annual community BBQ, pack up the car and head to the mountains, or soak up the sun at Spanish Banks, things are going to be differ...

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Metro Vancouver Housing Update April 2020

Posted on May 07, 2020 in Market Update

While COVID-19 and associated restrictions continue to limit Metro Vancouver’s home sale and listing activity, Stilhavn and other REALTORS® across the region are innovating to make sure their clients receive the best advice and care possible.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that April 2020 saw 1,109 residential home sales...

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Support Local Businesses

Posted on May 04, 2020 in News & Announcements

To say that small businesses are important to our local economy is a vast understatement. Companies with fewer than 50 employees make up 98% of all businesses in BC and are responsible for more than 33% of our gross domestic product, higher than any other province in Canada.

Beyond their economic impact, local businesses are also an integral part o...

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