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Illuminating Vancouver real estate market information to further support Michael’s Being There outlook and superior service perspective.

Micro vs macro markets

Posted on Jul 10, 2020

So many people I know are relying on macro market information to determine weather is a good time to make a move or not. My opinion is that it does not matter what the market is doing if your situation has changed and need to move to improve your lifestyle either because need more space, move to a new area for a new job, rightsize or downsize or de...

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Posted on Jun 17, 2020

Our world is changing so fast that it is hard not to look into the future. Ten years ago, I wasn’t sure if by 2020 we would have own R2-D2 to aid our life. Post pandemic there are so many answered questions for many industries including real estate and I always wonder if we would be able one day to add a house to the shopping cart on Amazon in 2030...

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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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