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Selling Vancouver Real Estate as a Non-Resident

Are you a non-resident selling a Vancouver home? This is a must read In Vancouver Real Estate residential conveyancing (Selling as a non-resident), there are many circumstances in which funds must be retained/heldback in trust after the property has sold, most of them by agreement between the parties. None, however, is more onerous on sellers…

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New Mortgage Rules Jan 1, 2018 | Vancouver Real Estate

The New Mortgage Rules Explained by My Mortgage Broker ~ Niki Cuthbert UPDATED Dec 27, 2017 You've probably noticed that the media has been spending a lot of time covering the upcoming changes to mortgage lending rules that will take effect Jan. 1, 2018. However, there still seems to be a lot of uncertainty as…

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Preparing Your Home: Open Houses & Private Showings

Preparing your Vancouver Home for Sale Staging a home in Vancouver is integral in this market and especially when vacant. However, when a home is occupied by a home owner there are many things you can do to make your home look and feel its absolute best when you take photos/video, have open houses or…

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Details on the 2-5-10 Warranty on New Homes

2-5-10 Warranty Coverage in Vancouver As a Vancouver Realtor with experience in presale condos and homes I get the question about "what is the 2-5-10 warranty". Although we can always give general knowledge on it it is important to know exactly what it entails. One of the larger insurance providers is Travelers Insurance Company of…

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Have Some Pride – Clean Your Home!

There is an epidemic happening all over Greater Vancouver Real Estate and for the life of me I cannot figure it out. Here it is: Someone pays anywhere from $600,000 to Millions of dollars for you home or condo, gives you the dates you needed to align you with your next move in life and…

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New Airbnb Rules As of July 2017

The City of Vancouver v.s Airbnb in Vancouver Real Estate The City of Vancouver is proposing some new rules on owners of Real Estate who use their residences or investments as income generators. Of course, this is yet another cash grab and they have claimed this will free up 1,000 more rentals in the city.…

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Revocing An Offer – Revocation

What is revocation when it comes to Vancouver Real Estate contracts? The definition ~ the official cancellation of a decree, decision, or promise. What does it mean in Vancouver Real Estate? If this has happened to you you will know how much it hurts. Simply put. If you revoke an offer; you have cancelled the contract…

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