My East Van Blog

Festive Light Displays

(November 30, 2011)

It's the last day of November, which means the holidays are just around the corner.  Here are some of the most popular light displays around town.

Festival of Lights - VanDusen Botanical Garden, 37th and Oak Street, Vancouver.
December 9 to January 2 (except Christmas Day), 4:30pm-9:00pm.
For more info:

Jewel Box of Lights - Queen Elizabeth Park at Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouve... read more.

Bonus for Vancouver Restaurant Gift Cards

(November 28, 2011)

The Sequoia Company of Restaurants is offering a holiday promotion for their gift cards, which are valid at the Teahouse in Stanley Park, Seasons in the Park, Cardero’s in Coal Harbour , and the Sandbar on Granville Island. For every $100 gift card you buy through the Sequoia Company website, you get a $25 gift certificate. The bonus $25 is valid at the Teahouse in Stanley Park and Seasons in the... read more.

New Listing on church Street

(November 22, 2011)

Inspiring & Imaginative Urban Architecture.

3313 Church Street, East Vancouver | Collingwood  | $848K 

Centrally located: 15 minute drive to downtown Vancouver, close to HWY 1, Transit & Skytrain and a short stroll to Safeway, London Drugs, Starbucks and many Restaurants...

Floor Plan

Call Nels Agerbo 604.767.9534 or John Ly 604.723..1767  for more details and/or to book a viewing. 

A Japanese Insp... read more.

Tips for 1st Time Home-Buyers

(November 21, 2011)

Here are a few tips and government programs designed to help first time home-buyers in BC.

  • The government's First Time Home Buyers' Program is designed to help reduce the tax British Columbians have to pay when purchasing their first home. Under the program, eligible purchasers can claim an exemption from Property Transfer Tax if the price of the home is less than $425,000. A proportional exemption... read more.

EastSide culture crawl

(November 16, 2011)

3 Days | 358 Artists. 

I look forward to this every year! Setting aside time to discover fabulously talented artists in our city. It's also a great opportunity to pick up unique pieces for your home and/or gifts for friends.

The 15th annual Eastside Culture Crawl  November 18, 19 + 20th. 
Visit their website for more details and to download the program guide. 

Don't miss it!

Tracy Uchida | 604.518.5152

Save Money on Your Heating

(November 14, 2011)

It's getting cold in Vancouver again! Before the temperature drops anymore, it might be time to think about how to save on the cost of heating your home. LiveSmart BC's Efficiency Incentive Program has been extended for an additional two years, with rebates for improvements like insulation, draft proofing and high performance windows and doors. Homeowners can receive more than $7,000 in rebates fo... read more.

How Mortgage Helpers Help

(November 11, 2011)

With house prices continuing to rise in the Greater Vancouver area, more and more people find it harder to purchase a house of their own.  Though condos and townhouses are the more affordable option for homeowners, many families and couples still prefer to live in a house.  So, how can you buy a house if you can't afford the mortgage payments?  Many people turn to "mortgage helpers".

The term mortgage... read more.

collection 45 - New Development in east vancouver

(November 08, 2011)

Live + Work + Play in East Vancouver. I love seeing the transformation of East Vancouver, i spend a lot of time here! I was very excited when a new East Vancouver development just opened their doors to view their Display Centre and purchase for pre-sales, Display Centre located at 124 East Broadway, Vancouver. The actual building will be on East 8th Avenue between Quebec Street and Main Street. Pr... read more.

Fraserview Club

(November 06, 2011)

As part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver, the goal of the Fraserview club is to provide preventative and developmental services to children, youth and their families within Vancouver. It's services are based on friendship, informal guidance, and group activities to help children with support, encouragement, direction. The club is located at Fraserview Park, within a 15,000 sqft build... read more.

Chinese Restaurant Awards 2012

(November 03, 2011)

The 4th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards (CRA) is currently underway, from November 1 - 18. Celebrating Greater Vancouver's vibrant Chinese dining scene with 18 featured restaurants, offering signature innovative dishes. The event is similiar to dine-out Vancouver, where preset menus are offered, highlighting each restaurants' specialties. Diners may choose from menus: 4 people at $100, 6 people a... read more.