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Canada a nation of homeowners, bank report says

June 25th, 2009

By THE CANADIAN PRESS

Thu. Jun 18 - 12:58 PM

OTTAWA — Canada has become a nation of home owners, according to the Bank of Nova Scotia.

A new Scotiabank report says a record 68.4 per cent of Canadian households owned their homes in 2006 and the number edged up even further in 2007.

That is a significant increase from the 63.6 per cent that owned their own homes a decade earlier.

As well, ...

Buyer & Seller whose English is 2nd language should pay extra attention when buying & selling strata unit?

June 21st, 2009

Both the buyer & seller should understand that the brokerages providing agency services to the buyer and seller do not provide legal or other expert advice in matters beyong the common standard of care in the real estate industry. The parties have been advised to seek independent legal advice prior to executing this contract of purchase and sale.

 

The buyer needs to understand the signific ...

Get off the home owning fence!

June 16th, 2009

Get off the home owning fence
Globe and Mail
I've had the same rent-versus-own discussion with a close friend of mine for years. Every now and then she'll see a new statistic from the Canadian Real Estate Association about where prices are headed and rethink the decision she made just months before.
My advice to her today is: it's time to get off the fence. Although mortgage rates rose last we ...

807 1420 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

June 15th, 2009

I just sold this Condo at 807 1420 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia .

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3101 1288 GEORGIA Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

June 15th, 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 speakers, fiber optic internet connection;granite tops, oak fl;24 hrs Concierge;2pkg locker. 1 blk 2 new Urban Fare. Move in now!

2707 1008 CAMBIE Street, Vancouver West, British Columbia

June 15th, 2009

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

SW water & city view 2 brs & baths apt @ popular Waterworks. VIew from both BRs & Lvgrm. Spacious layout w open kitchen, stainless steel appl, h/w fl. Unbeatable facilities feat. indoor pool, squash court, gym & lounge w 24hr Concierge.

310 2265 HASTINGS Street, Vancouver East, British Columbia

June 15th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 310 2265 HASTINGS Street, Vancouver East, British Columbia

2BR+den+2Bath in a 2 yrs old bldg w/warranty under 300K! Cost u under $1K p/m in current int. rate. Great opp. for either investors or 1st time buyers. S/S appl., granite countertop, fireplace, laminate fl. Close to transit, mins to D/T.

5613 UNION Street, Burnaby North, British Columbia

June 15th, 2009

I just sold this House at 5613 UNION Street, Burnaby North, British Columbia .

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Are you still worry about Vancouver housing market?

June 3rd, 2009

Although there are still negative news about worst economy has yet to come, there are definitely more and more positive news than couple of months ago. B.C. Real Estate association in last November said housing price in 2009 would drop another 9%, in Feb, 2009, they raise it to 13%, last week they trim it down to 8% drop but IT HAS ALREADY HAPPENED. For those who follow religiously what the e ...

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