A big LynnValleyLife thanks to conscientious carriers

It takes a village to raise a child, they say, and we’ve found the very same philosophy applies to a new business.

So we wanted to thank some of the young people in our village who have helped us spread the word about the launch of LynnValleyLife, our community website and real estate partnership.  Read more in our post about these young men who do what they say they will do…

What a renovation!

Hastings Manor restoration unveiled – From the desk of Jim Lancot

I was out walking my kids to school one morning in mid-December when I stopped to look at the renovations just finishing up at Hastings Manor, across the street from Lynn Valley Elementary. Like many people in the neighbourhood, I had wondered what had been happening underneath the blue tarps over the preceding number of months…

Spring sees surge in sellers

The traditional springtime surge in the housing market is well under way in Lynn Valley, where there has been a nearly 40% upswing in listings compared to the last quarter of 2011.

Although average house sale prices tipped the $1 million mark last month, there are still many options for those wanting to get into the market in the $800K range.  Read on to learn more about what sold in our community in the first quarter of 2012.

Re-live Lynn Valley Day in our latest blog post!

Thanks to wonderfully sunny skies and hardworking volunteers, the 100th Lynn Valley Day was a great success! Hear from the organizers, learn who won the parade contest, and watch some great video sequences shot and edited by students from Argyle’s Digital Media Academy.

Click ‘more’ to see your friends and neighbours celebrating a fine day out!

Is this our future? It’s up to you…

There was quite a buzz around the boards set up near the Lynn Valley Mall centre court recently, as district planners toured visitors around several graphic displays that gave glimpses into the future of Lynn Valley Town Centre.  Read on to learn about what you can do to stay informed and share your input.

Meet Nat Bosa: the man behind the mall

For years, local residents have been discussing the pros and cons of various types of redevelopment in the town centre. LynnValleyLife decided to bring someone else into the conversation – Nat Bosa, owner of Bosa Development Corp. Learn more about the man, his business philosophies, and his history in our neighbourhood in this colourful profile.

Great value in Lynn Valley!

Now on the market, this beautifully renovated 4-bedroom home at 2211 Hoskins is open by appointment. Unbelievable backyard, new kitchen, high efficiency furnace, new windows, gleaming hardwood, suite potential… the list goes on.  Perfect for relaxing or entertaining. All this for less than $900K – it’s true!

Contact Jim or Kelly for all the details.

Tell us to take a hike!

We know Lynn Valley is filled with walkers and hikers of all description – so why don’t you describe your favourite trail for us?

Over the next weeks we want to expand our outdoor recreation section to include even more featured walks. So if you have one you’d like to share, tell us to take a hike and we’ll check it out for ourselves! Your photos are welcome, too!