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o0ps!...I did it again 

Posted on Mar 21, 2023 in Selling and Buying Advice

We woke up to yet another bank acquisition UBS buying rival Credit Suisse. Is this a red flag spurred by SBV collapse? Is this a copycat of the 2008 stock market crush due to global banking crisis? This and much more below and most important; What does it mean to you as a Canadian consumer? 

Deep in the footnotes, CIBC reported that $52-billion wort...

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as a landlord, what is the most interesting item(s) a former tenant left behind ?

Posted on Mar 16, 2023 in Real Estate Life

If you are seasoned landlord , you know not everything is NOT always smooth sailing. There are many con's of being landlord either for one unit or a boutique building. Here are top items tenants left behind and other's told me stories;

I had some tenants from Turkey. They lived in my apartments for a year. When they were graduated , they went home o...

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is vancouver, bc good city to live in ?

Posted on Mar 09, 2023 in Vancouver Neighbourhoods

I’ve been here for  over 20 years and have seen the ups and downs.

Space. We have so much of it. Only Russia has more space, but they’ve also got nearly 144 million people to Canada’s 37 million. Our cities - especially out west and up north - are far apart. Like, REALLY far apart. The majority of Europeans don’t really understand how big Canada is...

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How to use Google to find out “How is the market” ?

Posted on Feb 18, 2023 in Selling and Buying Advice

Now this is rhetorical question but we live in the world where info is readily available just by using Google or other search engine platforms. Most people want quick answers without checking the validity or fact check of the info they consume which unfortunately became the bases for decision process. Easier is not always better.

What else Google is...

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Posted on Feb 07, 2023

Moving to a new home can be an exciting and rewarding decision, but it may also bring about some daunting challenges. Before taking the plunge and jumping into a new house, you must ask yourself, “To move or not to move?”

The answer will ultimately depend on what is right for you in the long run. You must consider the pros and cons of moving, factor...

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How to Prepare Your Pet for the Move

Posted on Jan 29, 2023 in Selling and Buying Advice

Moving to a new home can be a stressful experience for both you and your pet. To make the transition smoother, it is important to plan ahead and prepare your pet for the move. This includes getting them used to the idea of moving, providing them with a safe space in the new home, and ensuring that they are comfortable during the journey. With some...

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