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As you may or may not know, when the Bank of Canada holds its key interest rate meetings, they typically follow their interest rate decision with a commentary. That commentary can be a good tell tale read into future interest rate expectations and predictions.   That said, below is a great article from the Wall […]

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The doom-and-gloomers are back, not that they ever left (Garth Turner)… Some go radio silent, then poof, their back in the news. ALRIGHT ALREADY, Canadians have a debt to income ratio of 160 per cent. And YES, that means we owe $1.60 of debt for every $1 of income. But that debt to income ratio […]

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Have you ever wondered what might happen if you decided not to sell? Here’s a very interesting court case in Ontario whereby a seller never executed an agreement of purchase and sale. Continue reading below…   Conventional wisdom suggests that when you hire a real estate agent to list and sell your property, the agent […]

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When sellers put their home on the market, they’re generally interested in two things: the price they get and the money they keep But when they receive multiple offers from interested buyers, and the offers look similar, the deciding factor might be something completely different. It might come down to who they want living in […]

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Interesting clip from Global News… It’s looking increasingly like interest rates won’t be heading higher anytime soon, according to experts. It looks like low interest rates are going to be here to stay for the next little while. “We remain comfortable with our forecast for interest rate hikes to be a long way off on […]

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  Billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates spends a lot of time reading books. The Microsoft co-founder and one of the world’s richest men lists his favorite reads of the year. Note: Not all of them came out in 2013 The Box, by Marc Levinson Amazon The book:The Box basically chronicles the beginning of the shipping container, […]

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There’s no doubt about it, the price of a home in Vancouver is definitely more expensive than the suburbs. But what about the commute? No, not just the hours stuck in traffic, I’m talking about the actual costs. David Hughes in the Toronto area makes this point quite clearly. Mr. Hughes’s spreadsheet below is a […]

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Great article today in the Globe and Mail by Rob McLister Has your real estate agent or financial adviser ever suggested this? You will see very quickly how this advice, can COST you thousands. Has your real estate agent or financial adviser ever suggested that you go to a specific bank or broker for your […]

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New Program prevents price drops in Vancouver real estate. Really? I know that homes for sale in Vancouver are taking longer to sell. I also know that clients are telling us that our new program, www.CashBeforeSale.com, prevented a price reduction on their Vancouver home and allowed them the choice to do as they pleased. You be […]

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