News & Updates for Vancouver Real Estate

First Time Homebuyers Spark Bidding War

First Time Homebuyers Spark Bidding War

February 23, 2017

“Townhouses and condos have become hot sellers, thanks to the low-interest loan program introduced by the BC Government to help first-time homebuyers,” says Ariane Benjamin, realtor at vancouvertownhouse.ca. While the foreign buyer’s tax put a temporary chill on Vancouver’s hot real estate market, it looks like things could be warming up again—but this time it’s […]

Townhouse Accent: The Decorative Ledge

Townhouse Accent: The Decorative Ledge

February 17, 2017

A recent article from http://www.houzz.com has a perfect solution for townhouse accents—the clever ledge, the unsung hero of home design! “While a shelf is a horizontal piece affixed to a wall, a ledge may be built out of the wall like a ridge (framed into the wall and finished), built on top of a half […]

Silicon Implants Could Boost Vancouver’s Housing Market

Silicon Implants Could Boost Vancouver’s Housing Market

February 8, 2017

Home sales in Metro Vancouver last month dropped almost 40 percent year over year with single family detached homes hardest hit. Real Estate Board President Dan Morrison has called it a “lukewarm” start to year, with sales down 39.5 percent from those recorded in January 2016. However, townhome and condominium markets have remained active—and a […]

Space Saving Tips for the Townhouse Kitchen

Space Saving Tips for the Townhouse Kitchen

January 27, 2017

Townhouses can have generous kitchens, but if you’ve downsized from a big house, then finding a place to put everything is probably a struggle you know all too well. With fewer cabinets and limited counter space, it may take some creativity to really utilize what you have. Fortunately, we’ve got five great ideas to make […]

Value on Vancouver Townhouse Properties Stay Strong

Value on Vancouver Townhouse Properties Stay Strong

January 19, 2017

“Townhouses are a great option for anyone lamenting the fact a single detached home will still cost you well over $1 million,” says Vancouver Townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin. In the fourth quarter last year, prices were still climbing across Greater Vancouver, although at a more stable rate. While the number of homes sold in Greater […]

5 tips to make your townhouse a place of joy and comfort in 2017

5 tips to make your townhouse a place of joy and comfort in 2017

January 11, 2017

Resolve to Love Your Townhouse in the New Year Townhouses are cozy abodes. If you’re looking for some ideas to increase the happiness you feel at home, you’re at the right place. With a new calendar on the wall and new resolutions in your head, the New Year is a great time to consider how […]

Half Duplex vs. Townhouse

Half Duplex vs. Townhouse

January 2, 2017

Duplexes and townhouses share some beguiling similarities. They are both multi-family complexes and more affordable compared to detached houses. But while townhouse are shared by more than one neighbour, half duplexes will be shared by just one other tenant or family. “The best way to think of a half duplex is two homes under one […]

Interest-Free Loans of up to $37,500 for First Time Homebuyers

Interest-Free Loans of up to $37,500 for First Time Homebuyers

December 22, 2016

Last week, B.C. Premier Christy Clark announced a new interest-free loan to help first-time homebuyers cover as much as half of their down payment. The subject of Vancouver’s housing market has been a matter of intense scrutiny in the last few months. The purpose of the B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program is […]

Keeping Your Townhouse Mould-Free

Keeping Your Townhouse Mould-Free

December 15, 2016

Mould is a potential nuisance in any home, but townhouse owners have to be particularly diligent. Any place that’s damp and unventilated is a potential mould-breeding zone—and townhouse bathrooms can be especially prone, particularly if they are frequently used for bathing without adequate time to dry. “It’s rare for townhouses to have windows in the […]

Small Bathroom Tips for a Townhouse

Small Bathroom Tips for a Townhouse

December 1, 2016

“Townhouse bathrooms can be a challenge when it comes to creating cool spaces,” says Ariane Benjamin, realtor at vancouvertownhouse.ca. “A discreet first floor powder room is a great convenience, but people often neglect these spaces because they don’t understand how it’s possible to visually and physically maximize the space.” Thankfully, a new article on Houzz […]

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Ariane Benjamin - Vancouver Real Estate Agent
Ariane Benjamin

Vancouver Townhouse
RE/MAX Crest Realty Westside
1428 West 7th Avenue Vancouver, BC
Office (604) 602-1111 | Direct (604) 779-1500Email info@vancouvertownhouse.ca

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