Sometimes an opportunity comes along that is simply too good to pass up. That was the case for Venice, California–based architect Lewin Wertheimer and his clients, who were collaborating on a remodel/addition project when a double lot became available across the street. After careful consideration, they scrapped their original plans to build an entirely different house on the larger site.  

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Overlooking Long Island Sound, this home in Rye, New York, which houses a young family of five, boasts a wealth of details that tells the story of the family and their home. “The mother is super-organized,” explains David Thiergartner, of Bradley Thiergartner Interiors, in New York. “Every drawer is labeled. Everything has its place. Many of the built-ins and architectural details sprang from a concept of organization, that everything should be as tidy as possible.” 

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The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA)
reports that the dollar volume of homes sold through Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC
declined 26.5 per cent to $3.8 billion in March compared to the same month last year. A total of
6,882 MLS® residential unit sales were recorded over the same period, a decline of 20 per cent.
The average MLS® residential price was
$545,959 in March, 8.1 per cent lower than in
March 2011.
“The spike in consumer demand recorded a y
The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA)reports that the dollar volume of homes sold through Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BCdeclined 26.5 per cent to $3.8 billion in March compared to the same month last year. A total of6,882 MLS® residential unit sales were recorded over the same period, a decline of 20 per cent.The average MLS® residential price was$545,959 in March, 8.1 per cent lower than in March 2011.
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When Guy and Charlene Leavitt decided to build their dream home, they didn’t have to go far. In fact, just two blocks from the home they lived and raised their six children in over the past twenty-five years was a vacant lot that would become the setting for their three-bedroom retirement home. Consisting of four stunning acres—two of which are a preserve—in Ahwatukee, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix
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Home sales in March trended below the 10-year average in Greater Vancouver
while home listing activity outpaced what’s typical for the month.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver
reached 2,874 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2012. This represents a 12.9 per cent increase compared
to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, a decline of 29.6 per cent compared to the 4,080 sales in March
2011 and an 8.4 per cent decline compared to the 3,137 home sales in March 2010.
March sales in Greater Vancouver were the second lowest total for the month in the regionThe Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver
Increased selection helps maintain the balance in the Vancouver housing market.  Home sales in March trended below the 10-year average in Greater Vancouver while home listing activity outpaced what’s typical for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,874 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2012. This represents a 12.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, a decline of 29.6 per cent compared to the 4,080 sales in March 2011 and an 8.4 per cent decline compared to the 3,137 home sales in March 2010.
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