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Chinese Buyers Rekindle Interest in Metro Vancouver Real Estate

Posted on 30 October 2018

The number of queries on Metro Vancouver real estate has recently soared judging by the numbers fromJuwai.com.this is coming after a slump in inquiries in the year’s first and second quarter.The report says searches rose from approximately 350 in the second quarter to nearly 800 in the third quarter. This is coming nine months after the British Columbian government raised the foreign- ...

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Preparing your home’s exterior for the fall

Posted on 29 October 2018

(NC) Spruce up your home’s curb appeal with a fresh coat of paint. Not only does a paint touch-up maximize the first impression, it protects your investment from the elements. Follow these five easy steps to increase durability and create maximum wow factor. First, make sure to inspect the exterior of your home and identify any problem areas. Look for things like peeling paint, crac ...

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How to bring a touch of elegance to your entryway

Posted on 29 October 2018

(NC) Beyond your front door, your foyer or entryway sets the tone for your entire home, creating a first impression of your interior living space. But while inspiration abounds for the main rooms in the home, the front foyer is often overlooked. This missed opportunity holds great potential. Think of it like the first paragraph of an amazing story. It should be stimulating and inviting, ...

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Ontario Real Estate Association calls on province to allow open bidding process

Posted on 16 October 2018

The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) is recommending the province adopt a new open bidding process that could be a game changer for home buyers, who are currently forced to bid blind against competing offers in Toronto’s hot housing market. Under the current rules, realtors aren’t allowed to share the details of an offer with anyone other than the home seller. That means con ...

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การพนันบอล Condo flipping was never the culprit behind Vancouver and Toronto's home price spikes

Posted on 16 October 2018

Condo flipping was never pervasive in the Vancouver and Toronto housing booms and that sliver of the market has faded over time, suggesting tougher measures to curb speculators won’t make those cities more affordable. Just 3.4 per cent of Vancouver condominiums sold between April and June were units that had already been sold over the previous year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg from ...

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Ontario House Buyers Abandon Toronto, Head to Smaller Cities to Get More Value for their Money

Posted on 20 August 2018

Toronto’s house buyers are gradually beginning to appreciate the value of more affordable houses in surrounding Toronto towns. Three years ago, you could buy a house in London, Ont., for $234,000. Today, it will cost you $364,000, says a report on thestar.com “I call it the Toronto migration” said real estate broker John DeBlock. “It’s not only from Toronto, though. Toronto peop ...

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What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

Posted on 03 August 2018

(NC) Buying a new home is exciting, but also a lot of work. It involves a whole series of decisions beginning with setting your budget all the way to picking out bathroom tiles. Wouldn't it be great to have a trusted advisor to help? MyHome Planner is a free app that offers the reliable advice, information and organization skills you need at each step of the home buying process. It's li ...

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Buying a new home? Tips to get started

Posted on 03 August 2018

(NC) You may not realize it, but buying a new home requires learning a new language. As you read through sales brochures, real estate listings or contracts, you may come across terms that are unfamiliar but very important to know. Below are some basic terms and definitions you may encounter in your search for a newly built home. With these terms in your vocabulary, you’ll be better ...

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Staying safe during home renovations

Posted on 03 August 2018

(NC) The first back-to-school sale catches you by surprise. Where did the summer go?  With the return of shorter days and cooler temperatures, perhaps there are some neglected renovation projects that you can finally tackle. Even if it’s only painting the kitchen, here are a few tips to keep you and your family safe: Is there asbestos in your house? If you are planning ren ...

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การพนันบอล What to know before renovating

Posted on 27 May 2018

(NC) Whether it's a DIY project or one you hire a pro for, a home upgrade can add beauty and comfort to your living spaces. But before you start, know that some furniture and building materials made from composite wood may be a source of formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a colourless gas commonly found in indoor air. It can come from tobacco smoke, wood smoke and cooking. It also comes from ...