Posts Tagged "buying Real Estate in Canada"

Houses for $5,000; an interesting piece of Nanaimo’s Real Estate past.

I was visiting some clients of mine who had bought their home through me about this time last year. The home in question is an older home, which though not in bad shape was due for some renos to clean…

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Nanaimo from an Investor’s Perspective

Ryan Coffey

Below is a brief video of Nanaimo’s highlights for investors. There is a lot more there than is covered. Particularly since the downtown core is going through a series of steps that are giving it new life. So many new…

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More Big Changes in Nanaimo

Ryan Coffey

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or just plain haven’t come to Nanaimo, you will have noticed some big changes around Nanaimo in recent times. The new cruise ship berth which has recently injected huge crowds of people at…

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Maximizing Your Mortgage

Ryan Coffey

  Here is something I found in The Globe and Mail. I thought it was well written and worth sharing. It pretty much echoes much of what I have previously talked about on this blog, but it covers a wide…

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City of Nanaimo is Rezoning Everything

Yes, that’s right. This means a big change for Realtors and especially anyone who is interested in doing any kind of development, building or major changes to their existing property. Keep in mind that the City of Nanaimo controls what…

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A Buyer Needs A Plan

Ryan Coffey

One of the first things I ask every buyer is “Are you pre approved?” I imagine that sometimes people think that I am being nosy about how much they can afford.  In reality, I just want to know if they…

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The Basics on Buying Real Estate in B.C.

Ryan Coffey

Being someone whose profession keeps them continually immersed in the world of real estate, it’s sometimes easy for me to forget that it’s a world shrouded in esoteric mystery. No, not “The Lord of the Rings” kind of esoteric mystery…

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Attention readers from the U.S. (and other internationals considering buying property in Canada) PART 2

Ryan Coffey

To continue the series on how non-Canadians (particularly Americans) can purchase real estate in Canada, an Immigration Lawyer associate of mine has been kind enough to share his insights on the matter from the perspective of immigration. Joshua Sohn is…

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Attention readers from the U.S. (and other internationals) considering buying property in Canada

Ryan Coffey

Every couple of years there is a lot of talk from people in the U.S. about moving to Canada as an escape from something unsavoury that is going on in their country. For most of them, it is just talk….

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