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February 1st, 2009

Lower Mainland Real Estate in 2008

 
Mostly negative stuff is found in the news because it sells. It’s no secret that sales are down (by 35% unit volume compared to 2007) and prices off by 15% (Greater Vancouver benchmark price from May highs to Dec lows). Expectations are that prices may drop a further 9% or more. Meanwhile interest rates are now at 50 year lows in Canada making it an exce ...

February 1st, 2009

Lower Mainland Real Estate in 2008

 
Mostly negative stuff is found in the news because it sells. It’s no secret that sales are down (by 35% unit volume compared to 2007) and prices off by 15% (Greater Vancouver benchmark price from May highs to Dec lows). Expectations are that prices may drop a further 9% or more. Meanwhile interest rates are now at 50 year lows in Canada making it an exce ...

1005 1420 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

January 30th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 1005 1420 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

Investor/1st time buyer alert!Excel value 1br+den incl. prkg in prime Westend location.Walking dist. to Robson,Stanley Prk,new Urban Fare+restaurants. Enjoy side water view when BBQ in spacious bal.Building still under warranty.Move in now! Open house Saturday January 17th, ...

5578 BROADWAY, Burnaby North, British Columbia

January 30th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 5578 BROADWAY, Burnaby North, British Columbia

Ground level 2 bedroom, 1 level townhome with great front yard. Extensive renovation features new appliances, all new flooring including laminate floor, French door in living room opens to enclosed solarium. Walk to school & Skytrain. Open House Saturday, Dec 6th, 2-4pm

2707 1008 CAMBIE Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

January 30th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 2707 1008 CAMBIE Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

SW water & city view 2 bdrms & 2 baths apt @ popular Waterworks. View from both bdrms & LR. Spacious layout w/ open kitchen, stainless steel appl, H/W flr. Unbeatable H2O facilities feat. indoor pool, squash court, gym & lounge w/ 24 hr Con cierge. Open House Sun Sept 28th, 2: ...

3101 1288 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

January 30th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 3101 1288 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

$85K below assessment 4 this luxury corner 3BR apt feat:2 ensuites;sweeping mtn,marina water views from all rm;blt-in speaker,fiberoptic internet connection;granite tops,oak fl;24 hrs Concierge;2 pkg,2 locker.1 blk 2 new Urban Fare. Move in now! Open House Sat & Sun, Dec 6th & ...

January 28th, 2009

Federal Budget incl.Tax credit for home reno

Great news for home owners.

http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=08f4db25-cfcb-45fc-b8c4-12094d2ce71a

January 28th, 2009

Why a buyer's market is first time buyer market?

Read this http://www.vancouversun.com/Homes/buyer+market+first+timer+market/1189135/story.html.

Return on Investment via real estate

January 17th, 2009
Make A 5-7% Return On Investment (ROI)
January 2009

 
Why would you buy a revenue property now when you feel the market is not going anywhere fast? Well, how about starting an investment now where you get a 5-7% return per year?
 
When I started in the business, history has told me that when the market peaks then experiences a recession, it takes an average of 7.5 years before the peak property pr ...

How do we start fresh in 2009

January 10th, 2009

How do we start fresh in 2009!
 

2008 is a year that most of us would like to forget.  From rich to poor, all of us lost money in all forms of investments. In the past, a lot of us would blame our financial advisors or stock brokers for we would have to rely on their expertise and judgement.  With the technology of the internet, we were able to do our own research and we still could n ...

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