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How To Prevent Delays When Closing A Vancouver Real Estate Deal - 03/12/12 02:50 PM
When buying Vancouver real estate, it is very frustrating to face delays at the close of a purchase. You may be forced to change your moving date and make other arrangements at the last minute. There are some things that you can do, however, to avoid this situation from happening at your close. Mortgage Ensure that your mortgage is in place well ahead of time to avoid last minute delays. Avoid making bulk purchases and borrowing large sums of money before your mortgage is finalized. Banks don’t like to see credit being applied for when you are applying for (0 comments)
Green Real Estate in Vancouver - A Profitable Investment - 03/12/12 02:30 PM
Right now there is an incredible investment opportunity in green Vancouver real estate. Going green in real estate allows an investor to distinguish himself in the market, increase his return on investment ratio and provide property that is healthier and easy to market. It is quite apparent that in the coming years, demand for this type of housing will increase significantly due to increased awareness of green issues, supporting government policies and global trends. Here are some of the other reasons you should consider going green as a real estate investor. Increase in the value of the property Green real (1 comments)
Great New Apartment in Yaletown by the water for Sale! Hurry up to get it! - 03/12/12 01:44 PM
Have you thought about to buy a almost new apartment including 2 bedrooms and 2 baths for only $998,000 in Vancouver downtown? 3305 - 33 Smithe Mews. "Coopers Lookout" Concord Pacific waterfront building in prestigious False Creek North. PRIVATE SUB-PENTHOUSE residence with unique floor plan (only one in the building). CORNER unit, high ceiling, 2 bed, 2 full bath,1 large den, and customized WALK-IN CLOSET. Modem Fixtures & Granite Countertops. 175 sf martini deck perfect for entertaining guests. FLR-CEILING WINDOW with the most desirable SW UNOBSTRUCTED view overlooking False Creek and the city of Vancouver. "Espirt City Club" features a 60' (1 comments)
First Time Vancouver Homebuyers - 03/08/12 11:05 AM
For a first time Vancouver homebuyer, buying a home elicits emotions of fear and excitement. Buying is a long-term expensive venture. You need to be well prepared in order to make a wise investment decision and arm yourself with important knowledge on real estate pricing, bank regulations and mortgage requirements in order to make a wise investment choice. Here are some tips that can help you along.
Don’t settle for less Price is not the only factor to consider when it comes to a purchasing a home. The quality of the home is a very important consideration. You (0 comments)
Finding The Right Neighbourhood For Your Home - 03/08/12 10:57 AM
There are many factors to consider when you are looking to purchase a home in the right neighborhood. You’ll want to find a good home that has enough space to allow you to grow while still matching your taste and budget. One aspect about your home that you should not overlook is location. A perfect house in the wrong neighborhood will lead to regret and disappointment. A key selling factor used by real estate agents is location. These agents understand that location counts for more than the size and style of the house. A smaller house in the right neighborhood (1 comments)
Factors to Consider When Selecting A Vancouver Real Estate Investment - 03/08/12 10:46 AM
A real estate investment can simply be described as putting down something today and expecting to make some return tomorrow. As an investor, you’ll have to identify an investment vehicle where you can invest your resources and make more money in the future and you’ll have to determine the pros and cons of each investment opportunity.
There are some key factors that you must take into consideration when looking at a real estate investment.
The Risk Factor Risk or the uncertainly of making the expected return on that investment is a key factor. The best description of (1 comments)
Factors To Consider Before Investing In the Acreage Property - 03/08/12 10:28 AM
In most cases, Vancouver acreage property is normally located in the outskirts of cities and towns. This means that there are certain factors that should be taken into consideration if you are thinking about purchasing property of an acre or more. In cities, amenities like water, electricity and sewer services are provided by the local authorities. This is not the case for those living outside the city. Instead, septic tanks are used for sewerage, and water is provided through wells. The owner is responsible for their maintenance, and social amenities may be few and far between.
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Common Pitfalls When Selling Vancouver Real Estate - 03/08/12 10:04 AM
No matter what the Vancouver real estate market is in your neighbourhood, you can get your house sold to the right buyer. To do this, all you need to do is avoid the common selling mistakes that can effect how much you get from the sale, and make selling your property a nightmare. The outside of the Property It is a common mistake when selling real estate to focus on the inside of the property and forget the outside. To make a good first impression, it is important to ensure that the outside is also well done and appealing. When potential (0 comments)
Carrying out crime rate research is very important when you are planning to purchase property or move to a particular neighborhood. There are different approaches you can use when doing your research. Here are some good ideas to help you find relevant and helpful information.
The Internet is a good place to start your information search. Find out if there are any statistics listed for communities around. You’ll then have to compare these stats to narrow down the list of safe communities. You can also read newspaper reports online to get a general idea about a (0 comments)
Moving Tips – How To Best Protect Your Furniture When Moving - 03/08/12 08:33 AM
If you have recently bought a new home and are ready for the big move, here are some moving tips you can use to protect your furniture. It is important to use moving pads or blankets to keep your furniture safe when you are moving, regardless of the distance. These special blankets are usually padded and used to protect furniture, floors and carpets from scratches and knocks during the moving process. Make sure you add these blankets to your list of requirements when planning a move.
Each piece of furniture should be tightly and completely wrapped with the blankets. (1 comments)
Real Estate Trends - The Vancouver Construction Industry Goes Green - 03/08/12 08:25 AM
Concerns about the environment have caused many Vancouver real estate developers to consider the benefits of going green to protect and preserve the environment. Some of the ways that a real estate developer can go green are listed below. Waste Management Waste management is a big problem for Vancouver real estate developers. Providing special dumping yards for garbage is a good idea to manage waste. The waste can be used to produce other useful products like bio gas as another alternative source of energy. Energy Saving Electricity Newly constructed homes will start making more use of solar power as the green trend continues. Interiors (0 comments)
While this may seem like a common reason for Vancouver home not to be selling, it usually isn't the case. Most homes are priced according to their market value and a real estate agent is usually very hesitant to list a Vancouver home at a high price that won't sell. It (0 comments)
8 Tips To Make Relocating To (Your City) Easy - 03/06/12 11:47 AM
The thought of relocating to (Your City) is a big and exciting adventure. You are probably anxiously waiting for the day when you will finally settle into your new home. Only one nightmare separates you from your dream home, and that is moving.
Moving is not an easy task and a lot of planning is required to make the relocation to (Your City) easy and stress-free. You also want to protect your property from damage during the move and wrap up any loose ends with your old house.
Here are some tips that will help make moving and (1 comments)
Hello, my name is Jark! I have been a real estate investor for the past 15 years, predominately in the Greater Vancouver area but also in the developing real-estate locales of Whistler as well as Revelstoke. I share my research and writing on a daily basis as an added service to my clients. It's important to realize that REALTORS are not only sales people but are also scholars of Real Estate in their own right. The hundreds of articles I've published serve to exemplify this point.
In Vancouver specifically, I’ve bought and sold more than four businesses of my own – prior to licensing as a real estate licensee – and have bought three passive real-estate holdings. If you’re looking for an agent who’s not only thought about real estate but has also bought and sold his own properties, and taken his own calculated risks, give me a holler and we’ll discuss the market and your participation therein. For more than theory, speak to someone who’s empirically on the same page as an experienced real estate investor.
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