Archive for June, 2013

When you purchase real estate in Vancouver, you’d expect that, as time goes on, the value appreciates. If you sell that property and the sale price is more than you paid, you have received a gain in value and this triggers a taxable capital gain for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Can you avoid paying […]

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Just watched this renovation nightmare story on CTV news Steele on your side. Unfortunately, not all contractors play by the same rules, some cut corners to offer lower prices. They promise you a “good deal”. When we refer our clients to a trusted renovation company, we eliminate the horror stories we’ve all heard about. The […]

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Great article by the CBC Court upholds terms of pre-sale contract signed by buyer A man who signed a pre-sale contract for a luxury condo in Vancouver has lost almost three quarters of a million dollars after he failed to complete the final sale on the unit. Lawrence Austin signed a deal to buy the […]

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As many of you know, I’ve been married 24 years and have two wonderful kids. Well, not really kids anymore. My daughter’s 23 and pretty much a teacher and my son’s 22 and attending University on a hockey scholarship. And why am I telling you this…? Because I just read a great message from Jeff […]

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Condo sales pitch: We’ll pay your mortgage Here’s a sales pitch that not too many homebuyers ever hear: purchase a pre-sale condo, and the developer will cover your mortgage payments for the first two years.   You read that right–principal, interest, and all. That’s exactly what the Censorio Group is doing. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE, but remember, […]

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I was fortunate enough to meet Dan Kennedy back in the early 90’s. I was attending a Zig Ziglar event in Vancouver and Dan Kennedy was on the undercard. To be brutally honest, like most event goers that day, I’d never even heard of Dan Kennedy. I knew from the moment he took the stage, […]

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