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Recommended Reading

January 9th, 2010

Whether you are a first time home buyer, new investor or a seasoned pro, here are some of my favourite books, blogs and newsletters that you might find useful.  I'll be adding to this post as time permits but if I have missed any, please let me know.

 

Book: Real Estate Investing in Canada: Creating Wealth with the ACRE System

Who is it for: Investors of any level - an absolute must for al ...

Key Insights for Canadian Real Estate in 2010

January 8th, 2010

The following article is reprinted from REIN Canada's Canadian Real Estate Insider Newsletter. 
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2010 Real Estate Outlook

 Key Points

 1.  This coming year in real estate will be more a regional story than a national story than ever before.  National and average numbers will be much less relevant to the invest ...

Langley City Open House!

January 7th, 2010

We are proud to announce that this Saturday, January 9, 2010, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM we will be hosting an Open House at 5465 203RD Street in Langley City, Langley. This is an opportunity to visit this excellent Condo for sale in beautiful Langley City.

Please come with any questions you may have. In the meantime you can take a virtual tour of this Langley City ...

Recommended Reading For Investors

January 6th, 2010

If you have not read the book Real Estate Investing in Canada by Don R. Campbell you may want to check out the following website for some information


Click Here to Visit Real Estate Investing in Canada's Website

 

If you have read the book, you may not have checked out the new website. This site is loaded with research, reports and tools that work right here in our back yard...

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10 Big-Impact, Low-Cost Remodelling Projects for Home Sellers

January 5th, 2010

Modest yet high-impact renovation projects provide the best return on investment...These 10 quick and easy projects may set your home apart from the competition:


 

 

1. Tidy up kitchen cabinets

Potential buyers do open kitchen cabinets and look inside.  Add rollout organizing trays so when buyers peek in, they feel like there’s lots of room for their stuff.

 

2. Add or replace ...

Can You Profit by Flipping Houses in This Market?

January 3rd, 2010

Don R. Campbell, author of Real Estate Investing in Canada, and the folks at REIN have released another great new program for people that are serious about flipping houses for profit.  Here is some information on the new program:

 

Product Description:

A complete ‘soup to nuts’ Home Study System, teaching serious Real Estate Investors exactly what 2 master Renovators have done to buy, ...

Government Considers Raising Minimum Down Payment Requirement

January 3rd, 2010

CTV says Ottawa is considering raising the minimum down payment for homebuyers as well as reducing the amortization period in order to stop some consumers from taking on too much debt. 

 

In an interview with CTV Question Period, to be aired next week, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says the measures will be taken if there's evidence of excessive demand in the housing market.

Flaherty ...

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