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5 Awesome Things About Burke Mountain

October 24th, 2017

Many people move to the Burke Mountain area because of the trees, the trails or just because they've heard it's awesome (which is true and a legit reason to move here)! But there are few small insider secrets that you may, or may not know about Greater Vancouver's best (worst?)-kept secret:

Burke Mountain Community Group

There’s a Facebook group dedicated to the community on Burke Mountain. We currently have over 3,600 me ...

We Miss Tom Petty

October 5th, 2017

We were lucky enough to see Tom Petty in August when he came to Vancouver on his 40th Anniversary tour. It was one of the most unexpectedly awesome concerts we've ever been to. His music was a soundtrack to our lives, and the show brought back memories of those awkward teenage years listening to Full Moon Fever on repeat, road trips, break ups, campfire singalongs, house parties, and summer B ...

A Little Bit of Love Goes A Long Way

October 5th, 2017

We’re always working hard to make sure our clients have little extras they didn’t know they needed when buying and selling. We want our family clients to have a really excellent home buying experience, and we go out of our way to make that happen for them.

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Our Welcome Home Packages give our clients a little extra information on move-in day so they don’t have to worry about the little details ...

5 Simple Steps to Making Buyers Feel Great About Your Home

October 5th, 2017

When potential buyers step into your home, they should be wowed by all the things that make your home amazing. All things being equal, buyers will gravitate to the home that made them "feel" good, using their gut and making an emotional decision about buying your home.

In his excellent article titled How Emotions Influence What We Buy, Peter Noel Murray, PhD explains how the way we feel abou ...

Whistler Backcountry Wilderness Retreat

September 6th, 2017

Last week we joined an elite group of 5 powerhouse Realtors® on a wilderness retreat in the Chilcotin backcountry. It was an opportunity to connect, explore, learn, share and evolve personally and professionally. We were completely off the grid for 3 days at a remote luxury camp nestled deep in the wilderness north of Whistler.

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The DeHavilland Beaver picked us up at G ...

Listing a Pet-Friendly Home

September 5th, 2017

What about the pets? Listing a home can be a bit of a process, especially if you have pets and children involved. Here are some quick tips on how do deal with listing your home and keeping your furry friends in check:

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Remove evidence of having a pet. Sounds harsh, right? Buyers are looking for homes that are blank slates – a place they can imagine themselves living without other people’s ...

Being Fire Safe on Burke Mountain

September 5th, 2017

With the summer being so dry here in Coquitlam and with the constant news of wildfires surrounding us in British Columbia, being safe in our day-to-day life to prevent a disaster is very important.

Be Fire Safe on Burke Mountain

There have been a few close calls, which thankfully have been dealt with quickly and efficiently by the fire department.  We can all do our part!  Here are a few recommendations:

  • If you smoke ...

Eat Local! Five Amazing Places (Nearby) To Buy Fresh Groceries

August 10th, 2017

Here in the Tri-Cities, we're a little bit spoiled with our local produce options. There is an incredible community of local growers and producers that offer top-quality and unique selections of fresh ingredients. And I can tell you from personal experience that local & fresh ALWAYS tastes better.

Here's 5 of our favourite local places to get you started.

Meridian Meats – 2020 Oxford Connecto ...

Top 5 Things to Do on Burke Mountain This Summer

July 5th, 2017

There are seemingly endless options for things to do in Vancouver during the summer time. The weather is incredible, everyone is in a great mood and the scenery is world class. It might even be the greatest place in the world during these warm summer months! We're faced with so many options, and if you're like us, it's hard to decide. So, it's our quest to help you find fun things to do close ...

The Market at Brewer's Row

July 5th, 2017

The Market at Brewer's RowSummer evenings in Port Moody are forever changed. We are proud to be on the bill as the title sponsors of The Market at Brewer’s Row, a series of seven evening markets featuring local makers, bakers and businesses showcasing their wares. The Burke Mountain Homes® team will be onsite at the market handing out scavenger hunt cards, giving expert advice on the real estate market in the Tri-Citi ...

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