The North Shore and young families

(October 31, 2016)

By Cristina Padres


Last spring, I was having coffee in Lower Lonsdale with a friend. It was a sunny day and we were sitting by a window, watching many baby strollers pass us by. My friend, who doesn’t have any children, pointed out there seemed to be more babies in this area of the North Shore than in others. Even as a new mom and with my baby in tow, I didn’t entirely agree with him, after all it... read more.

Financing: The crucial step before finding the perfect home

(October 25, 2016)

The road to homeownership is not always smoothly paved, especially in the Vancouver Real Estate market. One crucial step to lower the stress the journey entails is getting your financing together at the front-end of the process. 


This allows you to know what is the appropriate prince point of homes to be looking at and provides a basis for household budgeting. These reasons might well be commonsense... read more.

Why Is Moving So Stressful?

(October 18, 2016)

By Cristina Padres


In the past decade, I have moved almost a dozen times. I’ve moved alone, with my husband and two cats, and most recently with my baby son. I’ve had easy moves as well as ugly, complicated ones. The details of each move might be different, but something that remains the same is that the minute a move looms into my future, I get stressed. The fact is moving is stressful no matter w... read more.

What to expect in the North Shore Real Estate Market this Fall

(October 15, 2016)

The supply and demand equation, along with consumer confidence, is always the key to the Vancouver Real Estate market, but what is going on in the North Shore right now? There is good news for buyers as the heated pace of the market has drop off. People are scratching their heads and wondering what will happen to the market, while inventory is creeping up, so we are getting into a more balanced ma... read more.