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Vancouver Rental Stats – March Snapshot

SOURCE: MARCH 2019 STATISTICS - LIV.RENT AND VARIOUS ONLINE SOURCES     This month, we take a look at the state of the rental market in Greater Vancouver. Who is renting? In March 2019, more women are actively seeking a rental property than men - 56% and 44% respectively, a switch since February. And the large majority of rental seekers - 45% - fall into the 25-34 year old category. Accommodating Pets Finding accommodation when you ...

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FEATURED LISTING: Living La Dolce Vita

Designed by award-winning Merrick Architecture, the Dolce tower is the epitome of contemporary urban living. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom + flex residence features hardwood floors, integrated stainless steel appliances, floor to ceiling windows and a balcony perfect for summer barbecues!  Enjoy world class amenities like a fully equipped fitness centre,  yoga/stretching area and relaxing indoor spa with steam room and spacious changing rooms. Wind down evenings soaking up the ...

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FEATURED LISTING: Spacious Luxury Living at UBC

Enjoy living in this beautiful residence at Polygon's Eton. This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home features elegant, spacious interiors with air conditioning, contemporary finishes, fully integrated premium appliances, engineered-wood flooring and luxurious wool carpeting  PLUS a rooftop deck!  An attached garage ensures you have ample storage and an easy time unloading your shopping. Situated on the UBC campus, you have immediate access to the prestigious university as well as top ...

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Best Matcha Tea and Dessert in Vancouver

Matcha madness shows no signs of slowing down but hey, its good for you, right? Made from high-quality whole green tea leaves, matcha is rich in antioxidant, anti-aging polyphenols scientifically proven to protect against heart disease and cancer while controlling blood sugar and blood pressure as well.  Health benefits aside, most of us are mad for Matcha's complex, aromatic flavour and subtle sweetness. Is it sweet or savoury? Whatever it ...

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Best Way to Discover Vancouver Cherry Blossoms

At last, spring is here. And it couldn't have come sooner! We can finally shed our puff coats and woolly wear, throw our hands in the air and welcome the cherry blossoms, longer eves and line-ups for ice cream. To commemorate its arrival, nature cooperates admirably. For about a month every year, Vancouver's 43,000 cherry trees decorate our neighbourhoods with their spectacular pink blossoms beautifying our commutes, dog walks and jogging ...

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Best Coffee in Vancouver

HARDEST.JOB.EVER - Selecting Vancouver's best coffee. Seriously, we are spoiled rotten in this beautiful, soggy corner of the world with an embarrassment of coffee riches. In compiling our list, we've strayed a wee bit from the grounds themselves to consider the decor, menu and general vibe of the establishments in our selection. This is no means an exhaustive list but one that pleases our coffee palates and our design sensibilities. Caffe La ...

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Boba Bonanza – Vancouver’s Best New Bubble Tea

There’s no denying that Bubble Tea has officially become a Vancouver institution. Much like Sushi in the early 90’s, Vancouver is witnessing an explosion in the number of Bubble Tea establishments in the last couple of years. For the uninitiated, the choices can seem overwhelming.  For the aficionados out there, the excitement over every store opening is palpable as each offers specialties that distinguish them from the others. Here are 7 ...

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Best Whisky Bars to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Here in Canada we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by donning kitsch green threads – typically top hats or shamrock-emblazoned t-shirts, socks etc., dying our rivers green, and often, inadvisably,  consuming excessive amounts of Guinness or Jameson. Though drinking has been part of the celebration since the beginning, it is worth noting it is a religious holiday dating back to the 17th Century and honoring the 5th century missionary who introduced ...

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Hockey in Vancouver – What’s More Canadian?

Let’s face it – the majority of Canadian’s give at least a small puck about hockey. You may have fond memories of playing shinny on outdoor rinks (though likely not the case for Vancouverites) or tuning into Hockey Night in Canada with your family or spending weekends playing in tournaments in small towns across Canada. Whatever the memory, it is at the very essence of what it means to be ...

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