Vancouver Real Estate News & Ideas

Read about Vancouver real estate news and ideas from Della Gough, Vancouver Realtor. 

We’re bringing important news and insights to you every month. Keep up to date with what’s happening in Vancouver real estate and development. Learn about changes that effect your ability to buy and sell real estate in Vancouver. Get tips and advice for increasing the value of your home. Learn how to work with aging parents and relatives to protect them and maximize their real estate success. 

Della Gough has been working in Vancouver real estate for over 30 years. She understands the market and the pressures that are effecting Vancouver buyers and sellers. Della’s highest priority is to protect her clients and ensure that they are successful. 

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The best way to choose a Realtor when selling your home.

What is the best way to choose a Realtor to sell your home? A list of tips can help you get started on finding a realtor. But the tips will only assist you in eliminating the least qualified Realtors....

Selling the home of an Elderly Family Member

There are many homeowners throughout Kerrisdale and Metro Vancouver who find themselves in the later part of their life. Many are not able to live in their own home any longer. The typical approach to listing and selling their homes...

Before selling your home, make a plan

If you're thinking of selling your home, the most important step you can take is the one that prepares you for success. You need to have a plan that guides your decisions and helps you keep a clear head throughout...

Infill and Laneway house construction in vancouver

In our last blog post we talked about our desire, motivation and challenges for building an infill house. In response, one reader asked for an explanation of the difference between infill and laneway houses. I’ll attempt to briefly answer her...

Our Vancouver infill house: hopeful first steps

I think infill houses are the future for many of the larger properties in Vancouver. They make better use of space and provide density while still maintaining some of the character of the neighbourhood. I expect to see a lot...

When Should I Sell My Home?

When discussing real estate people often spend most of the conversation on house prices and market conditions. But the reality is that selling your home is often more of a lifestyle decision than a purely economic decision. Given a healthy...

3 objections your aging parents will have to downsizing

I meet a lot of elderly people when working in my neighbourhood, and I have the opportunity to talk with their adult children from time to time. From my conversations I’ve learned 3 areas of concern and objection that you...

Top 3 Renovation Challenges Elderly Homeowners Face

There is a sense of identity and dignity that comes from being in the familiarity of your home. But many of these houses are older, dating from the 1930s to the 1950s. What are the challenges to growing old with...

3 Reasons to Grow Old at Home

The discussion about growing old often centers around downsizing, retirement homes and assisted living, but for many people there are good reasons to grow old at home. A quick Google search will reveal many lists of reasons why you should...

The BC Home Renovation Tax Credit for Seniors and People with Disabilities

You love living in your own house. It gives you a sense of independence and control over your life, but there are a few changes that would make your life so much easier. Do you know about the BC Home...

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