Want to live greener over the Holidays!

November 29th, 2007
Want to live greener over the Holidays!

I was just writing a blog about how to minimize the impacts of the holidays-Christmas and others-on the environment.  Of course there are the obvious things that many have been doing for years-minimize the use of lights and using energy efficient lights, use cartoons from the newspaper as wrapping (my mom used to look for cartoons or articles that would ...

World of Real Estate

November 29th, 2007

World of Real Estate

A week away from Vancouver real estate to learn about what's going on in the "world" (literally) of real estate!

 

Last week I attended the National Association of Realtors conference in Las Vegas.  After I recovered from my amazement at the level of environmental damage caused just in the small area of the Vegas strip (neon signs beyond belief and way too much water suc ...

Always get a Home Inspection!

November 28th, 2007

Always get a Home Inspection!

NO matter how desperately you want to buy a Deep Cove home, always get a Home Inspection!  Home Inspections Offer Multiple Benefits

 

A recent article in the Vancouver Sun emphasized the importance of a home inspection.  It suggested that if you are buying, selling or renovating a property a home inspection can save you time, money and grief.  While I agree with ...

Green Tongues Speak Out in Vancouver

November 27th, 2007
Green Tongues Speak Out in Vancouver

As the green revolution continues to inspire us to re-evaluate our lifestyles the green lecture circuit in Vancouver is getting busy.  This summer there were three major conferences, in Vancouver and Victoria, to discuss ideas and strategies to make our cities more sustainable by reducing carbon use and using sustainable energy.

 

David Suzuki gave an env ...