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FREE first time home buyer seminar, October 5th, 2010 False Creek Community Centre, 7-9pm   Have you ever thought of purchasing your very first home but don't know where to start?  Buying a home is the biggest financial investment one can make in one's lifetime and knowledge is empowering!  Get a...
What to Expect When BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME By Geraldine Santiago Author, Realtor  Vancouver, BC     What to expect when buying your first home? Attend my home buying seminar in Greater Vancouver and find out what you need to know about buying your home before you buy.  Buyers today need to know a...
"Cypress on a Hill" 36x36 Acrylic on Canvas   Hello All Activerain members! I'd like to invite you to help empower the homeless at a fundraiser event on Friday, June 25th, from 6-10pm in Vancouver, BC at Gallery Gachet on 88 East Cordova Street.   CFFS’s vision statement is to provide opportunit...
  “Noise Pollution”,  the Good, the Bad and the Ugly by Geraldine Santiago   When purchasing a home, it is always good to listen to the noise or various sounds in the area. Yes, you heard me, I said, “noise”. This is easier said than done, as no doubt you are probably more...
  I spent an entire career writing.  I wrote three real estate reference books published with Self-Counsel Press Ltd. not to mention my (countless) articles and blogs on real estate for the consumer. But what many of you don't know is that I used to be a starving artiste.  This is "Luisa", oil o...
  Zoning, what is it good for?  (part two)  by Geraldine Santiago Licensed Realtor, Published Author   Go to to read part one    The first part of this article addressed the importance of zoning and why it is important for home owners to find out what their zoning district...
  Zoning, what is it good for? (Part One)   by Geraldine Santiago Published Author, Licensed Realtor When purchasing a property for the first time, prospective home buyers need to look at the zoning of the area.  If you are buying a property, this information is located on...
  Selling Your Real Estate Business-- What is it Worth? by Geraldine Santiago   Are you thinking of selling your real estate business?  Perhaps you may not be thinking about this now, at this very moment, but at some point you may want to do so.  You may want to retire, or you may have health iss...
  Where have all the first time home buyers gone?  According to a study by Ipsos Reid in Vancouver, first time home buyers are being pushed out of the housing market and statistics tell us that the numbers are dwindling.    The price of housing in Vancouver has grown in leaps and bounds in recent...
First time Home Buyers: Specific to Canada and BC Home Buyer's Plan and Your First Home Purchase by Geraldine Santiago    The Home Buyer's Plan (HPB) RRSPs and Your Down Payment for a First Home PurchaseDid you know that the Home Buyer's Plan (HBP) is a program for first time home buyers allowin...

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