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Professional Photography for Listings - Cheapest way to get Top Dollar for your Property - 06/15/09 06:54 PM
Professional Photography and Real Estate Listings in Vancouver By Mike Stewart It has been said that a picture says a thousand words. What do terrible Listing Photographs say about the value of your home? Poor listing photography undervalues your property and will never convey how beautifully maintained and decorated your home is. Here in Vancouver, terrible (or non-existent) photography for listings is RAMPANT! Have a quick look on Realtor.ca and you can see how many listings have either bad or non-existent photos. For the worst of the worst check out the blog It's a Lovely Listing for a good laugh. (3 comments)
2707-1495 Richards Street, The Azura in Yaletown Just Listed by Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor - 06/10/09 06:37 PM
This is the web video component of Mike Stewart's webmarketing campaign for 2707-1495 Richards check out the link to learn more about this listing. Welcome home to this spacious and bright 1 bedroom condo at Yaletown's Azura! Enjoy great City and Mountain Views high up on the 27th floor! This suite features a great open plan living dining kitchen area and a good sized balcony perfect for BBQing. The Kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and lots of counter and storage space. The large bedroom has Mountain and City views and lots of closet space. The Azura features the Super (0 comments)
Terminus Penthouse 3 - 36 Water Street in Gastown Interior Video - 06/10/09 06:30 PM
Penthouse 3 - 36 Water Street, The Terminus in Gastown Rooftop Deck By Mike Stewart The Video is the 2nd of 2 for Mike Stewart's Webmarketing campaign for Terminus Penthouse # 3 at 36 Water Street in Gastown. This Video does not show the rooftop Deck. Please see the listings for that video Welcome home to a Southern Exposure Penthouse with a huge Western exposure rooftop balcony measuring over 1100sf at The Terminus in Gastown! This spacious loft style 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom top floor home has geothermal air-conditioning which is both environmentally friendly and much less expensive to operate than standard (0 comments)
Pet Lovers! Buying a Condo? Watch This Video Before You Buy! - 06/10/09 06:22 PM
Condo Pet Restrictions in Vancouver By Mike Stewart Many people (like me!) think of their pets as being part of the family. When buying a condo people often overlook whether or not their pet will be welcome or allowed in the building they are buying. This oversight can be very expensive. In the video and my recent Real Estate Blog post, I relate the story of my client who bought a place privately before he met me, only to realise there were no pets allowed in his new condo. He had to sell this place and buy a new place it (0 comments)
What is a Leaky Condo and How to Avoid Them! - 06/10/09 04:45 PM
Leaky Condos Explained By Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor By Mike Stewart This video is part of a discussion on Leaky Condos in Vancouver. Please check out my Vancouver Video Blog for more information on this or if you would like to comment on this video. (0 comments)
I think Inflation may Kick Off in 2-3 Years and This is what I’m Doing to Prepare. - 06/10/09 04:28 PM
Real Estate and Inflation in Vancouver - What Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor is going to do personally By Mike Stewart Hi All, I've been talking a lot about inflation on my Real Estate Blog and now I'd like to share with you my plans for inflation that I think will be an issue 1-3 years out. Come check out my blog and join the discussion. Thanks! (0 comments)
Be nice to your Tenants! Ensuring a Good Landlord-Tenant Relationship Will Save You Money and Time - 06/10/09 04:22 PM
Be Nice to your Tenants! If you're selling a tenanted property make sure you be nice to your tenant! By Mike Stewart Hi All, Make sure you have a good relationship with your tenant when you are getting ready to sell a revenue property! It will make your more money on the sale. This video is for a discussion on selling tenanted properties in Vancouver by Mike Stewart. Come check out my Vancouver Real Estate Blog and have your say! (0 comments)
Working with a Realtor - What you should expect and deserve from the Agency Relationship with your Realtor - 06/10/09 04:15 PM
Working with a Realtor - The Agency Relationship in British Columbia and what Buyer & Seller should By Mike Stewart The “Working with a Realtor” brochure is one of the most misunderstood documents I work with. Some people think that by signing this document they are committing to work FOREVER with the Realtor who got them to sign it. THIS IS NOT THE CASE! The “Working with a Realtor” brochure is simply a signed confirmation the Realtor has explained the Agency Relationship to the client. Check out my recent blog post on Vancouver Real Estate and join the conversation! (0 comments)
A Cool Animation That Visualizes the Credit Crisis of 2008-2009 by Jonathan Jarvis - 06/08/09 06:42 PM
The Currency Crisis Explained in Animation! By Mike Stewart I saw this great animation about the Credit Crisis and I thought I’d share it here on my blog. Its by Jonathan Jarvis as part of his thesis work in the Media Design Program, a graduate studio at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. (0 comments)
Vancouver Real Estate and Homelessness by Mike Stewart - 06/08/09 06:34 PM
Vancouver Real Estate and Homelessness by Mike Stewart By Mike Stewart Homelessness is huge in Downtown Vancouver and is caused by a lack of funding for social housing and facilities/treatment for the addicted and the mentally ill. Changes in building codes and slum clearance have also reduced the stock of affordable housing in Vancouver over the last 40 years. Read more on my recent blog post about the Homeless in Vancouver and Real Estate It is possible to make homelessness disappear in Vancouver. (0 comments)
Always get a Home Inspection by A Qualified Registered Home Inspector when you buy Real Estate in Vancouver - 06/08/09 06:23 PM
Building Inspections by Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor By Mike Stewart If you’re going to buy property in Vancouver ALWAYS GET A BUILDING INSPECTION BY A REGISTERED AND QUALIFIED BUILDING INSPECTOR! Don’t use you Dad’s buddy who used to be a plumber in the 70’s, don’t use your brother-in-law who’s into tools! Hire a professional, its the best cheapest insurance you can get when buying property in Vancouver. Read more here at my recent blog post about Building Inspections (0 comments)
American Buyers are back in the Vancouver Condo Market. Could this be a sign? - 06/08/09 06:09 PM
American buyers are back in the Vancouver Condo Market in 2009! By Mike Stewart American buyers are back in the Vancouver Condo Market! A good exchange rate for US buyers and the fact that some individuals and companies Stateside are weather the storm well means our American friends and neighbours are back. (0 comments)
Will Inflation make a Comeback and How Will it Affect Vancouver Real Estate? - 06/08/09 05:57 PM
Inflation and Vancouver Real Estate - Will Inflation be an Issue 2-3 years out? By Mike Stewart Stimulus packages coupled with ultra low interest rates are attempts by national governments and central banks to reflate economies around the world. If these efforts are successful (I think they will) I think inflation will be an issue in 2-3 years in Canada. I think elected politicians and to a lesser extent central bankers will find it very difficult to stop priming the pump once things improve. How does this relate to Vancouver Real Estate? Read more on my recent blog post. (0 comments)
More Justification of Stimulus and What Should We Do Instead? - 06/08/09 05:48 PM
Why I think Stimulus is Justified By Mike Stewart I recently posted on the stimulus packages being enacted around the world and it generated alot of conversation, which is great and I thank all those who participated. (0 comments)
Will the Stimulus Package help Vancouver Real Estate? - 06/08/09 05:35 PM
The Global Fiscal Stimulus and what it means for Vancouver Real Estate by Mike Stewart Vancouver Rea By Mike Stewart The global recession has caused national governments around the world to enact huge stimulus packages to get their economies going. See my recent blog post for more information. (0 comments)
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