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Posted on May 27, 2020 in Real Estate Life

In the video below I go over the pricing strategy for your home right from the get-go. I’d like to share what I learnt over 10 years selling real estate and 20 years buying and selling properties. We will look at 4 examples of properties I have sold and I will share my secrets on the strategy and preparations I made to get each home ready for the m...

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Real Estate Clauses and Acronyms 

Posted on May 22, 2020

Real estate professionals wear many hats and need to have ongoing training and knowledge in many areas that affects a real estate transaction not limited to financing, construction, zoning bylaws, Fintract and pehaps most important real estate law. Agents are not trained lawyers but are accountable same as lawyers.
 It has been said that realtors so...

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a day in a life of realtor

Posted on May 11, 2020 in Real Estate Life

Before I became a realtor 10 years ago, I had an idea what a realtor's life is all about. Either from watching HGTV shows or interacting with realtor who helped me buy my first investment property. There is no book or no one teach you how to became a realtor. I soon realized that being an agent is about a journey becoming an entrepreneur. 

If you are...

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home energy conservation- green features or hoax? 

Posted on Apr 22, 2020

I thought I choose an appropriate topic since today is Earth Day.  But, not the green guys on the left. Even though Earth Day has a rich history (50 years today), many people associate it with recycling. This can be a great starting point, especially because it’s an action students, schools, and families can do right away. If you want to incorporate...

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Not business as usual 

Posted on Apr 13, 2020 in Real Estate Life

What’s the one thing real estate markets hate? Uncertainty. And there’s a lot of uncertainty right now. Here’s what we do know:

a. There was a ton of pent-up demand before the COVID-19 crisis hit, and there will be new real estate needs created by new life transitions.

b. Vancouver is an awesome city full of awesome people, I know Toronto would not a...

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What to know when buying a 2nd home

Posted on Jan 24, 2020

The better question is Whom do you know to help you buying the dream home?

Preparing to buy a second home is an aspiration for many of us. For some, it’s to live out the dream of owning an urban getaway, summer cottage, or a winter chalet. For others, it’s the chance of securing extra monthly income.

Depending on whether your second home will be occ...

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