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Resale housing report - 04/29/07 05:27 AM
National resale housing activity hit record high in Q1By Krystle Chow, Ottawa Business Journal StaffThu, Apr 26, 2007 3:00 PM ESTNational resale housing activity reached the highest level of any quarter in the first quarter of 2007, with a seasonally adjusted total of 129,219 homes sold in Canada during the period, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. Although the U.S. housing market has been experiencing a huge slowdown, the Canadian markets remain on solid ground, especially in western and central Canada, the report noted. The seasonally adjusted number of homes sold rose by 2.9 per cent over the previous quarterly (0 comments)
By PATRICK WHITE From Tuesday's Globe and Mail April 24, 2007 at 9:03 AM EST Canadian banks want to run your life, and not just your financial life. The Bank of Montreal has become the latest bank to offer personal concierge services to well-heeled clients. Through its new enCircle Exec program, BMO clients will be able to find a laundromat, a plumber, Jays tickets or pretty much anything they want, just by contacting their bank. The program is meant to assist clients with the time-consuming chores of daily life. It will "meet the needs of 40- to 55-year-old executives, professionals, and business owners who (0 comments)
Here is a great article to read. Nova Scotia retirement province for home buyers BY PAUL MCLEOD, TRANSCONTINENTAL MEDIA The Nova Scotia Business Journal The Nova Scotia government has been pushing hard for workers to come back home from out west. If real estate trends are any indication, things may have taken a strange twist. The real estate market is booming so far in 2007, and sales of high-end houses are up as much as 30%. Even better, much of these houses priced at more than $400,000 are being bought by people moving east. But instead of young workers, it's early retirees in (0 comments)
by Michael Smithhttp://www.sellingnovascotia.com/209.6745 I wonder how many people did not know moving expenses are deductible? Please read the article from the Chronicle Herald on the right for more information. I'm sure this will be good news for some people. If you are moving I hope it helps. If you are planning a move please call me and I'll do all I can to help beyond just selling your home or helping you buy one. Let's face it buying or selling a house and moving can be a very stressful life event. I understand that. (0 comments)
Buying a car in Halifax or Dartmouth? - 04/21/07 07:39 AM
Car Buying Service By Michael Smith http://www.sellingnovascotia.com/ 209.6745 I want to write a post, that is not about Real Estate, however I got so excited about this service I had to mention it. As people know REALTORS® drive a lot. I have been looking for a new car and was thinking of the Jetta TDI which gets phenomenal gas mileage. However the question was to buy one now or wait for next model to come out. They are still selling the 2006 models and the 2008 model comes out about this time next year. Of course the sales people at the (0 comments)
By Michael Smith http://www.sellnovascotia.com/902.209.6745 Good news if you are a property owner in Nova Scotia or anywhere in Canada for that matter. The average price of a resale home in Nova Scotia when up 9.3% from Feb. 06 to Feb 07! This was more than I thought. Amazing how strong the housing market remains in Canada as America is struggling... Click thumbnail above to read the full article. (0 comments)
by Michael Smith I'm currently working with a client who has their family involved in the decision making process. Only problem is they don't live in Nova Scotia.So what can you do? What do you do?Please click above and I'll show you. Yes, Buying a house can be this much fun!http://www.sellnovascotia.com/ 902.209.6745 (0 comments)
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