Posts Tagged "invest real estate"

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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What Creates Value in a Home?

Ryan Coffey

Not “Location, location, location.” Or, not just that at least. Regardless of what I write on this topic, it will only be a summary of general principles. You see, in some ways houses are like people. They are all unique,…

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“I’m planning on Buying a Property with Cash. Should I get Pre approved for a Mortgage Anyway?”

Ryan Coffey

Short answer: Yes. My usual more detailed type answer: It’s always a good idea to have a backup plan and know how much wiggle room you have. Being in a position to buy a property outright without a mortgage is…

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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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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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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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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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