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


Posted on Jan 22, 2023

Now I am being a little facetious but I would like to spend a little time today talking about some good news. And the good news is that the changing market brings opportunity for people who are willing to be adaptable. You know there are as saying in tennis that ' Every shot makes somebody happy' whether the shot goes in or out somebody is happy ab...

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buyers don'ts

Posted on Jan 12, 2023 in Selling and Buying Advice

1. Don't hold out for the 'perfect ' house - there isn't one.

  2. Don't forget that compromise and prioritization are necessary elements in home buying.

3. Don't buy before you do some comparative shopping, especially if you are new to the area.

4. Don't write an unrealistic offer or you will be helping someone else's offer look good. 

5. Don't hesitate...

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10 tax deductions for r.e. investors

Posted on Dec 24, 2022 in Real Estate Life

There are a number of tax deductions that real estate investors have access to.
 Please consult your accountant and not solely rely on the list below as certain criteria maybe required by CRA.

1. Interest, arguably the most important deduction

2. Depreciation typically done over a 27.5 year period

3. Any repairs done to the property

4. Local traveling do...

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should I buy the nicest house on the street ?

Posted on Dec 14, 2022 in Real Estate Life

This is a difficult question that we can't answer for you however, below is some food for thought and a start of a conversation on an important topic.

The answer to this question will depend on a lot of factors, including but not limited to your financial situation, your personality/lifestyle type, and the neighborhood in which like to move into. Th...

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