All Blog Entries by Rick Clarke

There are currently 49 blog entries published by Rick Clarke.

The Rick Clark Team is very well positioned for fast and aggressive growth in all the Greater Vancouver's different cities.  We get such an enormous volume of visitors to our website that we are always considering the best ways to add more value in helping them/you.  

Since we have roughly 52,000 [somewhere between 25% to 50% of them with homes], monthly visitors and 600 new buyers asking for our help we have determined that it is now essential that we grow our team in all areas of Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley immediately.  

We have amazing technology including our primary website www.realestatevalley.ca where roughly 25% of our daily visitors are repeat clients.  We now have a database of well over 60,000 as well.  

For home sellers, our

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Over the past few years Chinese New Year has been a very busy time with many motivated and ready to buy investors snapping up hundreds of properties.  As the past CEO of a mostly Chinese based company, I saw first hand the incredible buzz it created in our real estate market.  

Chinese New Year 2018 Dates.

The 2018 Chinese New Year begins on Friday, February 16.  The celebrations usually last for over two weeks. Chinese New Year takes place on a different date each year because it is based on the lunar calendar.  New Year's Day normally falls between January 21 and February 20.

How is the Chinese New Year celebrated?

There are many festivities including bell ringing, lighting firecrackers, and watching traditional lion dances. There is a

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1876 Garden Drive, East Vancouver

 

BUILDING SITE: Designated at DUPLEX in the Community Plan. Quiet street and corner lot directly across from Garden Park tennis courts make this an invaluable lot. Located in Grandview [East Vancouver] area, it has close proximity to schools, shopping and transportation. The property is tenanted and showing by appointment.  

 

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When You Want the Very Best...

This is one of the finest new homes you will ever find with the highest standard eco-friendly build available today.  That means it is a stronger home with less toxins and better air quality than most others.  Call Kevin Lynch to view this fine luxury home before it's gone.  

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We are not your normal group of Realtors or the average real estate team.  Our systems and marketing is world-class.  Our website generates over 20 new leads every day while we generate over 1700 visitors per day.  This is 3-20 times the traffic our highest competition gets and 50-100 times what the average agents gets.

This is not an accident.  We have spent over $300,000 on site development costs.

 

So we are now looking for quality buyer agents, showing specialists, inside sales agents and community focused agents that we can take to the next level.  

If you are hard working, willing to learn and grow and most importantly have a never give up attitude you could be the right fit for our team.  

When you join our team you will receive

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Just as fashion trends change each year, interior design trends are also evolving into looks and styles that make for a contemporary space. If you’re a homeowner, it helps to review the latest in interior design to ensure your home stays trendy and chic. 2014 has brought several new designs that make for an eclectic and inviting space, and homeowners have a variety of great decorative options available for every room. Here are just a few trendy options you can use to spruce up your home.

Wallpaper is Back and Bigger Than Ever

Although taupe walls were once the primary look in homes, wallpaper has returned as a popular design choice. While the word 'wallpaper' may invoke visions of the 1970s and disco-inspired patterns, the wallpaper styles now

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So – you have gone through the tedious and sometimes stressful process of finding your ideal home, have come to terms with the seller on the price and have the necessary mortgage financing lined up, but you are still not quite finished yet. There is a saying among experts in the real estate business: the deal has not closed until it has been funded. What this means is that the final closing paperwork must be completed before the property officially changes hands.

Initial Introduction

For most first time homebuyers, the closing process may be difficult to understand and might leave you unsure of what to expect. Essentially, on closing day all parties involved in the transaction will sign the official documents that are necessary to close the deal

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Summer is upon us, and that means it's time to work outside. Beautifying your yard is one of the best ways to enjoy the warm weather, and it doesn't have to be expensive. Turning old materials into attractive landscaping additions is one of the easiest ways to save money. A few landscaping projects here and there can both spruce up your home landscape and give you a fun way to spend your time outdoors. 

Edging Your Garden or Home Landscape

A few considerations when purchasing edging are the cost, the look you are going for, and how your landscaping will change over time. Each style of edging adds a different look and feel to your garden, and each its own set of pros and cons. 

The actual edging material can include anything from bricks to wood to

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Selling your home in Vancouver, British Columbia or another major Canadian city isn’t easy, especially if you have lived in your home for years or even decades. Your house isn’t just four walls and a roof – it’s a place full of memories and meaning. Your home is a part of your life, and selling it can often cause you to reflect on yourself and your family. In order to sell your home, though, it’s important to focus on the buyer. A prospective buyer won’t have the same emotional connection to your property that you have, so focusing on yourself during the home showing won’t close a sale. Here are three strategies you can use to refocus, so you can find a buyer for your home.

Rid Your Home of All Clutter

Ridding all of the clutter from your current

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