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Strata 101: Smoking and Your Condo

(June 02, 2016)

Can you smoke in your condo in BC?


smoking condo bc

The answer isn't so straightforward, because it all depends on your bylaws!

Since British Columbia has the lowest percentage of smokers (WTG, BC!) this is not that big a problem: only 9% of condo owners smoke, compared to 14% in the general population. But your ability to be comfortable in your own home – whether that means you want to smoke or you want to avoid sm... read more.

6 Stunning Brentwood Park Penthouses

(May 31, 2016, posted in Condo Living)

Brentwood condo penthouses
I don't hide my love for Brentwood -- I think the whole area (and Burnaby in general) is pretty awesome. You've got the Skytrain, groceries, good schools, restaurants, and a great big mall all within walking distance. And I'm not the only one who's noticed this area. The market in Brentwood is hot, with lots of new condos being build in this gem of a neighbourhood.


So what can you expect if you wan... read more.

Best Plants to Attract Butterflies to your Condo Patio

(May 25, 2016, posted in Condo Living)


Butterflies like warmth and sun, but also a place to rest from rain and wind, making patio garden an ideal spot for these beautiful visitors!


The key is to plant closers of bright colours, and bold, pleasant fragrances that give a big 'welcome here!' sign to butterflies. Brighten up your outside space and attract some butterflies to your patio with these flowers and herbs!

Herbs

Strata 101: Common Property vs Limited Common Property

(May 24, 2016, posted in Condo Living)

common property vs limited common property

Have you ever wondered about the difference between common property and limited common property?

It can get a little confusing if you’re new to strata living, but knowing the characteristics of common property and limited common property can mean the difference between a happy strata and an unhappy one. Having a firm understanding of the ins and outs of strata plans, property, and shared spaces is... read more.

Events for Victoria Day Long Weekend in Vancouver 

(May 20, 2016, posted in Events)

The weekend is almost here! For those of us not going out of town, there's still lots to do for May Long Weekend in and around Vancouver.


Aside from hitting up an open house or two, here’s a snapshot of what’s going on in and around the city this weekend. Get out, enjoy the sun (or at least the lack of rain) and have fun!