Entries by Diana Klejne

How to Save Money for First Time Home Buyers in Vancouver

Purchasing a home in the Vancouver Real Estate market may seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. In our latest video, Diana invites Taayla Mark, the founder of Engrace Financial Solutions, to share her favourite financial tips geared towards getting first time home buyers ready for the largest purchase they will likely make. Financial […]

Buying a House as a Real Estate Investment in Vancouver

Planning to purchase an investment property in the Greater Vancouver area? Watch our latest video to learn how to make smart decisions when it comes to purchasing an investment property. Real estate in Vancouver is a hot commodity for investors and buyers. However, certain banks may limit the amount of properties buyers can purchase, due […]

The Avengers – Free Movie In The Park

West Coast Lifestyle Group brings to Burnaby ‘The Avengers: Infinity War’ a Free Outdoor Movie Event! Join us at Confederation Park (Soccer Field) on August 25th, 4PM onwards. Movie starts at dusk. Come in early enjoy the festivities. Roaming Dragon Food Truck will be bringing their ‘authentically unauthentic’ Pan-asian food. Cravings Kettle Corn will bring […]

Housing supply up, demand down across Metro Vancouver!

July’s residential housing sales in Metro Vancouver reached their lowest levels for that month since the year 2000. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,070 in July 2018, a 30.1 per cent decrease from the 2,960 sales recorded in July 2017, and a decrease […]

Four Things You Should Know About Staging

You’ve probably heard about “home staging”. As the name implies, it’s all about arranging each room in your home in a way that will make the best impression on buyers. Here’s what you need to know about staging if you’re thinking of listing your property. 1. Staging can get you a higher price. On average, […]

West Coast Lifestyle Video Series Launch

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest video series! The videos will focus on Lifestyle within the West Coast. Watch the video trailer above to learn about all the exciting content we have in store for you! The focus of this channel is to create valuable and fun content for everyone to […]

Home seller supply grows as demand declines

With home sale activity dipping below long-term historical averages, the supply of homes for sale in Metro Vancouver reached a three-year high in June. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,425 in June 2018, a 37.7 per cent decline from the 3,893 sales recorded […]

Reduced demand is allowing housing supply to accumulate

Home buyer demand continues to decline across the Metro Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,833 in May 2018, a 35.1 per cent decrease from the 4,364 sales recorded in May 2017, and a 9.8 per cent increase compared to April […]

Watch Out for Carbon Monoxide In Your Home

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is invisible and odourless, so you can’t actually “watch out for it”. However, you should monitor for it because an excessive build-up of this gas in your home can be deadly. Fortunately, there are many types of Carbon Monoxide detectors you can purchase — and most are effective and affordable. Some models […]

What Type of New Home Are You Qualified to Buy?

When you think about looking for a new home, one of the first questions that probably comes to mind is: “What type of property can I afford?” That’s an important question because your price range is a major determining factor in the types and sizes of homes you should be viewing. You don’t want to […]