Happening in Vancouver

Get Outside (Even in Winter)

Posted on Nov 26, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

This past fall, retailers were swarmed with shoppers gearing up for a long pandemic winter. Winter sports gear and outdoor heaters were at the top of the list—as we all know, the outdoors are where it’s at in the current climate.

In past years, you might’ve planned a winter vacation, either to see family or get some much-needed sun. This year thoug...

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Reading the Market: How COVID’s Affected Vancouver Real Estate

Posted on Oct 22, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Much of 2020 has been marked by a global pandemic that has brought significant changes to the way we live. The way we work, the way we grocery shop, and even the way we socialize have evolved to adapt to our “New Normal”—and the real estate market is no exception.

An Unusually Busy Summer
Summer, usually a quieter season for home sales, was red-hot f...

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A New Way to DineOut

Posted on Sep 17, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

We’re all familiar with Dine Out Vancouver, the annual restaurant event that promotes special fixed-price menus for a limited time only. Dine Out is an excellent opportunity to try a place you’ve always been curious about while simultaneously supporting a local business. Usually, Dine Out is an event reserved for the colder, slower winter months, b...

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Staycation Picks for the End of Summer

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Though many of us take summer travel for granted, we’ve had to spend more time close to home this year. It hasn’t been all that bad, either. Life in the Lower Mainland offers a wide variety of options for summer fun, and hey, the season’s not over yet!

From Metro Vancouver through the Sea to Sky, here are our top staycation picks for the last few we...

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Reviving Vancouver’s Corner Stores

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Corner grocery stores often feel like something out of Vancouver’s past life: small shops in the middle of quiet residential neighbourhoods, stocked with coffee, groceries, and a variety of miscellaneous essentials and treasures. If you’re lucky enough to live near one of these disappearing gems, like Le Marche St. George in Riley Park, the Wilder...

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Outdoor Space: COVID-19 and Buyer Priorities

Posted on Jul 23, 2020 in Happening in Vancouver

Since the start of social distancing, we’ve kept a close watch on the local housing market as it weathers the changes wrought by COVID-19. While last month’s market report showed market activity beginning to acclimate to the New Normal, if this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s how quickly things can change.

One trend we’ve noticed that likely...

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