coquitlam: Watering Restrictions & Summer Concerts - 07/17/13 09:16 AM
Summer temperatures have been here for a while so keep in mind there are watering restrictions in effect. Did you know that just one hour of sprinkling per week is all that most yards need? Most municipals restrict residential watering to early mornings as it is when the least amount of water used on lawns will evaporate. Here are a few local restrictions for you.
Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Pitt Meadows & Maple Ridge are all the in effect from June 1st to September 30th and all share the same watering schedules, as follows: 
Even numbered addresses Monday, Wednesday & Saturdays from … (0 comments)

coquitlam: Father's Day - 06/14/13 03:10 AM
Looking for something to do with Dad this weekend for Father’s Day? Check out a few events that caught my eye around the Lower Mainland.
 
Saturday, June 15th you can head over to Coquitlam’s Lafarge Lake for the Annual Free Fishing Day. From 9am-1pm you can come try the open lake or in the netted area for beginners, with lots of opportunity to fishing. If you arrive early enough you can even see them stocking the lake with fresh Rainbow Trout. For more information visit Festival Coquitlam.
 
Safeway Father’s Day 15th Walk/Run for the Prostate Cancer Foundation BC at … (0 comments)

coquitlam: Latest Real Estate Board News & Local Farmers Markets - 06/08/13 03:50 AM
This past week the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver released their news report on the past month of May. A couple points from the article I thought worth pointing out; The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,882 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2013. This represents a one per cent increase compared to the 2,853 sales recorded in May 2012, and a 9.7 per cent increase compared to the 2,627 sales in April 2013. As well the REBGV president said “We’ve seen some steadying trends over the … (0 comments)

coquitlam: Canadian National Home Sales Report & Upcoming Tri-City Events - 05/15/13 03:30 AM
Last week I touched on activities to participate in for the long weekend, if you want to check out a few of my suggestions click here, but this week I am going to let you know about a few more tri-city local events coming up just after the long weekend.
Find out where your water comes from, Coquitlam Watershed Tours for BC Drinking Water Week is coming up Saturday May 25th from 9-12 or 12:30-3:30. This tour picks up and drops off at the Coquitlam City Hall on Guildford. For more information you can call 604-432-6359. You can also check out … (0 comments)

coquitlam: National Canadian Housing Market & Tri-City Events - 04/20/13 09:11 AM
I was catching up on some reading up on the Canadian Real Estate Association’s website about the Canadian housing market, and I found some good news here are a couple of highlights from the article that stuck out to me:
The national home sales rose 2.4% from February to March.
The national average sale price rose 2.5% on a year-over year basis in March.
 
If you would like to know what this means for you please feel free to contact me or read the full report for yourself at http://www.crea.ca/canadian-home-sales-rise-march.
 
Switching from a national to a local topic, … (0 comments)

coquitlam: Tri-City Community Events Coming Up - 04/06/13 10:03 AM
Spring time is the time to start getting out into your yard and laying the ground work for a beautiful summer garden. If you are a gardener make sure next Saturday (April 13th), you load up on some manure to help that garden grow nice and healthy, at 4124 Cedar Dr, Port Coquitlam you can pick up manure by donation which will support the local 4-H Kids program, but don’t forget to bring your own bucket. For details check out this events website.
Have you finished your spring cleaning and realize you have stuff that has accumulated over the years that … (0 comments)

 
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