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Renovation Rules When It Comes To Pools 

Posted on May 03, 2022 in Selling and Buying Advice

The pandemic had many people focusing on “better living at home.” Installing a pool continues to be popular. But, it's a major renovation that shouldn't be treated lightly. While planning your new summer entertainment space is exciting, there are a few practical points to consider before you get started.

• Find out about the bylaws and know what per...

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Shut the front door

Posted on Mar 31, 2022

Many people struggle with the idea of moving or renovating, that is HDTV is most-watched show on TV. Either way, the following suggestions make your place a castle could enjoy for years or add value if decide to upgrade. We are not talking about major jobs like adding a new floor, full bathroom reno, or deck. Here are home small projects and ROI if...

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Posted on Mar 10, 2022 in Local Businesses


Imagine this ?



My Garage is a 15 acre – 4 phase rental complex with a total of  260,000 square feet of building space over six buildings.

Phase 1 includes two buildings with 44 units, an office, and full drive in wash bay complete with 4’ catwalks for reach...

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How Vancouver got so expensive and what you can do about it

Posted on Feb 26, 2022 in Selling and Buying Advice

1. Foreign investors invest their money in Canadian housing market/real estate.
2. More than 1 million new immigrants plus 100k students are brought in Canada, without making the housing arrangements.
3. Bank doesn’t give interest on deposits so, real estate and US stock market is only way to earn interest on investment.
4. More than 70% of the popula...

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Buying a house or renting is a waste of money?

Posted on Feb 05, 2022 in Selling and Buying Advice

In my opinion, buying a house makes sense if you do the math, and figure out what the ACTUAL cost of ownership is, and are smart about your purchase. I think buying a big house is a waste of money if you do not have the money? To be “house” poor means most of your money goes into your house one way or the other. If you live in a home it could be a...

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if you're not paying for it, you became the product

Posted on Jan 21, 2022 in Selling and Buying Advice

Did you ever wonder how popular WhatsApp or other apps are free ? In 2014 Facebook purchased WhatsApp for $19 Billion NOT to monetize the popular messaging service used worldwide but to integrate with Facebook. The developers of Whatsapp had a moral business compass not to sell adds to users nor to charge users monthly fee. The long story short is...

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