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5 Fantastic Bits of Timeless Decorating Advice to Spruce-up Your Townhouse in Vancouver

5 Fantastic Bits of Timeless Decorating Advice to Spruce-up Your Townhouse in Vancouver

June 28, 2020

Home decor can be tricky. The objective is to make the spaces where you live, work, and play more beautiful and functional. But if you’re not a pro, mistakes can happen. The purchases we come to regret are usually some combination of poor planning, rash decision making, self-doubt, and bad advice. In townhouses particularly, space […]

Townhouses in Vancouver: A Great Opportunity for First-time Homebuyers

Townhouses in Vancouver: A Great Opportunity for First-time Homebuyers

June 16, 2020

The CORONA-19 pandemic has posed unique challenges for Vancouver’s real estate market. However, for those ready to venture into a condo or townhouse in Vancouver, there are terrific opportunities to explore, particularly if you’re a first-time buyer. Government initiatives to bolster the market in conjunction with an incredibly affordable interest rate are a winning combination […]

Vancouver Townhouses: Covid-19 VS. The Real Estate Market

Vancouver Townhouses: Covid-19 VS. The Real Estate Market

March 27, 2020

About two weeks back, the outbreak of COVID-19 hadn’t impacted Vancouver’s real estate market, at least not in any negatively tangible way. The spring real estate market looked to be recovering. Open houses were well attended, and a few townhouses and condos had sold for over the asking price. Low supply and high demand had […]

Selling a Townhouse in a Balanced Market: The Art of Management and Marketing

Selling a Townhouse in a Balanced Market: The Art of Management and Marketing

November 27, 2019

Vancouver’s real estate market has changed. No longer does listing a property result in a three-week sale, with bidders vying to pay top price. But last month, the city saw significant year-over-year growth in terms of sales. It indicated resurging interest, and left homeowners straddling a market that favours neither buyers nor sellers—the balanced market. […]

Could Vancouver’s Housing Return to Peak Levels?

Could Vancouver’s Housing Return to Peak Levels?

November 4, 2019

Many home sellers are wondering if Vancouver’s golden age of housing is a thing of the past. But thanks to a flurry of market activity, a new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) predicts prices could surge over the next two years. While the growth could be modest or significant, the flurry […]

Investment Furniture to Warm Up Your Vancouver Townhouse

Investment Furniture to Warm Up Your Vancouver Townhouse

October 24, 2019

When it comes to furnishing your Vancouver townhouse, fashion finds are always fun, but creating a warm, sociable space means investing in pieces with lasting appeal. With the help of our professional townhouse stagers, we’ve come up with some ideas that have been popular throughout history. These easygoing treasures exude a quiet warmth. In fact, just […]

Recovery Projected for Vancouver’s Million Dollar Home Market

Recovery Projected for Vancouver’s Million Dollar Home Market

October 1, 2019

  According to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, it looks like Vancouver’s housing market has hit rock bottom and while recovery is expected, it’s going to be slow. The forecast, released September 25th, predicts that Vancouver’s million-dollar home market will undergo a gradual recovery. According to the brokerage, there signs that the market is already on […]

5 Tips When Renovating a Townhouse Kitchen

5 Tips When Renovating a Townhouse Kitchen

September 17, 2019

The kitchen is a focal point of the home. As a warm space where family members eat and gather, a glorious kitchen can increase the value of your townhouse and help generate interest when it’s time to sell. But while most people are good when it comes to design rules (i.e. what wood goes with […]

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Says Home Sales Up as House Pricing Continues to Stabilize

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Says Home Sales Up as House Pricing Continues to Stabilize

August 28, 2019

  In an uncertain housing market, July’s numbers came in like a breath of fresh air. “Metro Vancouver saw a bump in housing sales as pricing continue to stabilize,” said Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Ariane Benjamin. According to the latest data from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), while sales are still 7.8% below […]

Vancouver Townhouses: Reduced Mortgage Stress Test Means Greater Buying Power

Vancouver Townhouses: Reduced Mortgage Stress Test Means Greater Buying Power

August 8, 2019

If you’re planning to buy real estate in Vancouver, things just got a little bit easier. The interest rate used in Canada’s mortgage stress tests has fallen for the first time since 2016, which means it’s now slightly easier to become a homeowner. “For the first time since the government implemented new stress test rules […]

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  • ...I could not recommend anyone more highly. Ariane is one of the most professional people I have had the pleasure of working with...

    -Leah Hassall

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    -Jorge Oceguera

  • When I decided to sell my condo I contacted Ariane again. She had been the my agent when I had originally purchased the property...

    -Grant McClary

  • Ariane has sold three of my condos downtown Vancouver in the last ten years. I have never met a more professional and conscientious realtor...

    -Paul Machnau

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Ariane Benjamin - Vancouver Real Estate Agent
Ariane Benjamin

Vancouver Townhouse
Stilhavn Real Estate Services
36 E 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1G8
Office (604) 398-7999 | Direct (604) 779-1500Email info@vancouvertownhouse.ca

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