February 2013

First Time Buyers New Home Buyers Bonus

Posted on Feb 21, 2013

The BC First-Time New Home Buyers’ Bonus is a one-time payment worth up to $10,000. This is for BC residents who are first time home buyers and who purchase an eligible home between Feb 21, 2012 to April 1, 2013. What does eligible home mean – you purchased or built a NEW home and this includes detached houses, semi-detached houses, duplexes and to...

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Renovation Tips

Posted on Feb 14, 2013

Advice from Renovators
When a group of professional renovators were asked what design and planning advice they most often give to their customers, here is what they said.
  • Know why you want to renovate. What problems are you trying to solve? Most renovations begin with practical issues. For instance, your bathroom may be cramped, you need more storage...

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January 2013 Vancouver Housing Market Update

Posted on Feb 12, 2013

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,351 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2013. This represents a 14.3 per cent decrease compared to the 1,577 sales recorded in January 2012, and an 18.3 per cent increase compared to the 1,142 sales in December 20...

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Donald Trumps Perspective on Real Estate

Posted on Feb 10, 2013

Real estate is at the core of almost every business, and it's certainly at the core of most people's wealth. In order to build your wealth and improve your business smarts, you need to know about real estate.

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