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traditional vs. modern homes

Posted on Nov 27, 2022 in Selling and Buying Advice

Go ahead, have your say!

I was going to try to remain neutral, but it’s hard. I like areas with a somewhat homogeneous look to the streetscape, and when you have a modern home in between two very traditional, red-brick homes, it’s the very definition of “Peacocking.

There are a lot of different ways one can evaluate the modern versus the “traditional...

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Posted on Nov 16, 2022

Buying real estate is not like buying groceries , electronics or other goods and services. Properties don’t have a fixed price tag, and for that matter, they don’t have a fixed value. Like stocks, RE values constantly shift based on what buyers are willing to pay. Yet value and price are not always the same thing in real estate.

Price is what a buye...

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What should consider when adding an income suite ? Basement or Laneway home

Posted on Oct 24, 2022 in Real Estate Life

A. Separate Entrance ideally side entrance

Firstly, is you lot eligible for Infill or laneway home ? 

Here is the criteria ; Lot size must be a minimum of 32.8 feet wide and must have have access to an open lane. Permission to build on a smaller lot may be granted by the Board of Variance (604-873-7611)

33 foot wide lot allows you to have a maximum of...

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Posted on Oct 11, 2022

Population as a whole have modest perception of real estate agents but, individuals have a positive image toward agents they worked with.

                                                                           How do you find the right agent for you?

Uncle recommends because receives calendars from agent they used 20 years ago
Meet 2-3 agents and ask for proof of sale history in your area on similar property type.
Trust yo...

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Posted on Sep 22, 2022 in Real Estate Life

If you are not reading past the first paragraph this article is not for you so might as well swipe left. It like to take the time and understand more read on. It has never been a habit of mine to discuss politics, sex or religion. However, the local-provincial politics for past few months-years affects the lives of many people in this province and...

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