Robert Prince

Selling your home now? Market needs it

Sales of detached homes, townhouses and apartments are all up in the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Plenty of options in security system technology

Golden Ears Alarms Systems of Maple Ridge says there have been lots of innovations in the past few years from cellular monitoring & HD video

Homes: Don’t let unwelcome guests ruin summer

When it comes to summer visitors, nobody wants wasps and ants dropping in.

End frustrations by organizing garage

Calls usually come from women who can't stand looking at the mess anymore

Homes: Try painting the kitchen cabinets

Whether your cabinets are currently stained or painted, you can make a great transformation for a minimal financial investment.

Harden home with new technology

The quality of the deadbolt and its installation are key to security.

HOMES: Countertop choices considering budget and taste

Tired of looking at the same countertops every day? Perhaps you’ve considered replacing them with something more modern?

Early spring real estate season needs inventory

Maple Ridge realtors says the market is good for sellers and buyers alike right now.

Gardening: Planning to transform your yard

First, you have a dream, then a plan to make your space beautiful

Do homework about strata living

But if you’re thinking about it, be sure to go in with your eyes wide open.

Some winter tips for being fire aware

A Christmas tree is a post-holiday fire hazard that should be run through a chipper.

Home equity provides cash flow option

Anyone 55-plus with enough equity in their home can apply for the CHIP and receive up to 50 percent of the value as a mortgage

Ensuring quality flooring installation

Stellar Floor Installations and Maple Ridge Carpet One share a few tips

Keeping your chimney clean

If you don’t clean your chimney regularly, you're raising your fire risk

Brightening up winters blahs

Maple Ridge designer Camilla Brown shares easy-to-do decor projects that will go a long way to brightening up your home

De-cluttering is common sense, really

Most people have difficulty removing the emotional component from the de-cluttering process.

Key to painting well is good preparation

Painting advice from Ron Molema, branch manager for the Maple Ridge Cloverdale Paint store

Time to start thinking about your furnace

There are numerous options to consider when choosing a new one.

Wired or wireless – home electronics options

Every good entertainment system begins with good planning

Balanced conditions provide stable backdrop for buyers, sellers

Realtors in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows say the housing market is stable and balanced