The World’s Most Beautiful House

By Success-Sells on Friday, February 16th, 2018 or in Lifestyle. No Comments

Chicago, 16 October 1956. Frank Lloyd Wright, then the most famous living architect in the US, hosted a press conference at which he unveiled The Illinois, a mile-high skyscraper four times the height of the Empire State Building. Born 150 years ago this June, Wright was 89 at the time and, with the Solomon R […]

The 2017 ELLE DECOR Interior Designer A-List

By Success-Sells on Friday, February 9th, 2018 or in Lifestyle. No Comments

When a designer is at the top of his or her game, an unmistakable sense of confidence, ease, and spirit is evident in every detail. These talents achieve that level of mastery more often than most, which is why we celebrate them and welcome four new members to their distinguished company. RITA KONIG Konig’s design […]

Property assessments up more than 35% for some B.C. homeowners

By Success-Sells on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 or in News. No Comments

Some B.C. homeowners may be surprised when they open their property assessment this year. Estimated property values have increased by as much as 35 per cent in some parts of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Condos and townhouses saw the largest spike in value, with 2018 numbers up between five and 35 per cent […]

What you need to know about B.C.’s 2017 assessment values

By Success-Sells on Friday, January 26th, 2018 or in News. No Comments

CBC News B.C. Assessment put a dollar value on 2,044,482 properties in this province last year. It’s a large number, and the sheer volume of data about B.C. property values that comes out every year at this time can be overwhelming. B.C.’s 5 most expensive residential properties in 2017 But aside from the fact that […]

5 Design Trends That Will Dominate in 2018

By Success-Sells on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 or in Lifestyle. No Comments

At the close of 2017, we asked a team of industry experts to ponder the year ahead and tell us what’s in store for interiors in 2018. Terracotta Entre Pinos development by Taller Hector Barroso. Photography by Rory Gardiner. Rustic Wicker paint by Valspar. Interior consultant Despina Curtis is well-known in the industry for her […]

2017 In Review

By Success-Sells on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 or in News. No Comments

1. The introduction of the Foreign Transfer Tax to slow the market down did nothing but create a small pause. Detached properties continued to sell but below the asking price in order to absorb some of the cost of this tax. Demand for condos continue to outpace supply. It was business as usual. 2. The […]

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has the most expensive property in B.C. — again

By Success-Sells on Friday, January 5th, 2018 or in News. No Comments

With its waterfront view, tennis courts and swimming pool, Chip Wilson’s Point Grey Road property is once again the highest assessed property in B.C. at a cool $78.8 million. Photo Google Street View B.C. Assessment Authority stats suggest nine of the 10 most expensive properties in B.C. are on Vancouver’s West Side As was the […]

8 Essential Questions to Ask at an Open House

By Success-Sells on Monday, December 25th, 2017 or in News. No Comments

If you’re in the market for a new home, there are a lot of things that you need to keep track of during your home searching journey. Purchasing a home is an endless checklist of questions that both you and your REALTOR® need the answers for so you can ensure you’ve done all your due […]

Brisk November Sees Vancouver Home Sales Up 26%

By Success-Sells on Monday, December 18th, 2017 or in News. No Comments

Prices set new records, with resale activity 17% higher than 10-year average for the month There were 2,795 home sales in Greater Vancouver last month, up 26.2% increase from the 2,214 sales of November 2016, according to statistics released by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) December 4. It’s a 7.5% fall from […]