Posts Tagged "Canadian Real Estate"

Are Strata Fees Worth It?

Ryan Coffey

First off, you may be wondering what a strata fee actually is. This is one of those points where I could give a very long an technical, jargon filled answer on but I won’t. The short of it is that the monthly fee you pay when you live in a townhome or condo for example. The money is generally used for maintenance of the shared parts of the complex (called “common property”) and management.

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Tom Brokaw Explains Canada To Americans

Ryan Coffey

This is from a NBC newscast 2010 during the olympics. It highlights the ongoing relationship between the US and Canada as well as helps explain some of our country’s key points to those south of the 49th parallel. Americans considering…

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Listing Tip #1 Price it right and make more money (Part 2)

Ryan Coffey

Should You Start Out with a HIGH Listing Price? It’s important to challenge a long-standing “myth” of real estate. “The initial listing price isn’t that important because the price can always be adjusted down later.” Many homeowners believe this. It is a myth. It’s…

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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: a profile

Ryan Coffey

  This blog is about real estate, and as I am a Realtor in Nanaimo, most of the content will have to do with buying and selling real estate in the area but there is also info on what it’s like living…

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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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10 Tips on Renovating Your Home Without Breaking The Bank

Ryan Coffey

Here is something I got form Canada Realty News. I thought it was info that many people would find useful so I am reposting it here. Visit their website at www.canadarealtynews.com   Ryan Coffey Renovating your home will increase its…

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Spring Market

Ryan Coffey

The seasons have turned. It is now spring. The crocuses have been up for about a month now and daffodils have revealed themselves as well. Robins abound and the nicer weather has a way of making people feel good and…

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Real Estate Terms: Title Search

Ryan Coffey

Just about every contract of purchase and sale I’ve ever seen has included a subject clause that says that the offer is subject to the Buyer’s review and approval of a title search. A title search is a government issued…

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