Did I turn the stove off?

Some version of this panicked thought has flashed through everyone’s mind at least once. Did I close the window? Did I let the cat back in? Did I lock the door?! Whether it’s on the drive to the office or…

Vancouver Realtors, Work Smarter!

The Vancouver real estate market is always hustling and bustling, and it’s not about to slow down.  We’ve got the mountains and the ocean in our backyard, the rainforest and the ski slopes. Who wouldn’t want to make Vancouver their…

Home Access Management for Realtors - Lockbox vs. Keycafe

Logistics, logistics, logistics – ask anyone running a business or working for one, a lot of time is lost or mismanaged in an effort to run a mean, lean, efficient machine. From the Kaizen philosophy to the Pareto Principle, sustainable…

The Rise of the Sharing Economy

Why dive deep into your pockets to pay for something when you can rent it at a much lower cost from somebody online?  Sharing is fast becoming a global business trend as people all over the world are using the…

How NFC is Changing Our Lives

Meet the three letters that are heralding a revolution in the way we shop, pay, and commute – NFC. They stand for near field communication, a smart piece of technology that can turn our cell phones into wallets and may…

Managing your next Airbnb Guest

Your guests are out of towners, possibly strangers in an unfamiliar city.  They’ve read about our fantastic neighborhood, seen pictures of the steam clock and heard about gassy jack and our legendary warmth.  But they don’t know the area. As…

Digital Technologies are the Key to Your Home

The ubiquitous door key has served us well for centuries, but there are some who believe it’s looking distinctly passé and that a raft of innovations could eventually make it redundant.  Pockets, wallets and purses may soon be getting lighter…