LiveKitsilano Resources

Our List of Kits Resources

I’ve searched the Internet and compiled a list of resources I think will be helpful as you set out to buy or sell a home. Please take some time to browse, and feel free to contact the LiveKitsilano Team any time with questions or suggestions, or to make sense of all of this information.
Real Estate Links

Our LiveKitsilano Real Estate Blog – We keep this updated with FAQ’s, interesting listings, neighbourhood information and more.

LiveKitsilano Home Buyer’s Guide – A short guide to what you need to know to purchase a property. This is always better explained in person, so let us know that you’re interested in buying a home in Kitsilano and we’ll sit down to chat about the process.

LiveKitsilano Home Seller’s Guide – A short guide detailing the home selling process in Kitsilano. Of course, we’re happy to take a look at your property, offer a free home evaluation and discuss our marketing and sales plan in person, just give us a call, or fill out our Kitsilano Home Value Form. – Public Multiple Listings Services for Canada. If a house is for sale in Canada by a Realtor, it’ll be on this site. Unfortunately, the site doesn’t look very good and doesn’t function very well, so you’re better off using, or signing up for our Automatic MLS Listing Notifications.

Canadian Housing & Mortgage Corporation – This is a fabulous resource with practical tips, step-by-step information, cost calculators, market statistics mortgage info and much, much more. A great place to get started.

Laneway House Guide – Since Laneway Houses are becoming more and more popular in Kitsilano, and Vancouver in general. Take a peek at this short but informative file detailing some of the steps needed to build a laneway house and somewhere to go for more information. – For everything related to Real Estate in East Vancouver. – A ZwickChimes community site focused on real estate, restaurants, and attractions in Vancouver’s Olympic Village.

Vancouver Links

City of Vancouver – This is your place for information on zoning, development applications, permit, licensing, maps, etc.

Public Storage Vancouver – Wide range of self-storage units across Vancouver.

Tourism Vancouver – A wealth of information on local restaurants, activities, and events.

Translink – Everything you need to know to find out what your transit options are in and around Vancouver.

Scout Magazine – One of the best online sites for everything happening in Vancouver. Well written, extensive and interesting.


Living in Kitsilano Links

Best Recreation in Kits – Our blog post on the top recreational things to do in Kitsilano. – A fabulous local blog that focuses on everything pertaining to living, working and playing in Kitsilano.

The Vancouver School Board – Here you can find school district information throughout Vancouver.

Cycling in Vancouver – Including bike routes, maps, and a trip planner to get you from here to there on two wheels.

ShopWest4th – A great website promoting shopping in Kitsilano – store features, information, sales and more for the popular West 4th Ave in Kitsilano. Also, check out our guide to local Kits shopping.

Best Restaurants in Kits – Our team narrows down the best places to eat in Kitsilano.

Top 5 Bars in Kitsilano – A list of our favorite five bars/pubs in Kits