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How I found my best revenue investment property yet!

After months of looking for my next real estate investment (in an insane 2016 record breaking sellers market in the Lower Mainland B.C.)… I found my gold nugget! I had no advantages to find this property, only a plan, preparedness and strict tenacity. Watch this video and find out how I bought this property privately, under value, locally in South […]
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RATE HOLD VS PRE-APPROVAL – A COMMON MISCONCEPTION

What is the difference between a RATE HOLD and a PRE-APPROVAL?   RATE HOLD These are generally automated where nobody even looks at the application.  The system only analyzes basic criteria; beacon score, loan-to-value, name and birthdate. No documents are even reviewed. A rate hold is simply just that, a rate hold. It’s just a certificate guaranteeing the stated rate for […]
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Man Caves vs She Sheds

If you talk to any REALTOR®, they will confirm that in couples looking to find their “forever home” there has been a recent surge in demand for a space dedicated as a man cave. It could be the basement (the darker the better) or it could be in a garage, regardless, its a place where the man can deck out […]

What Can You Afford?

In the last video I shared, we discussed the pros and cons of renting vs buying a home. If you have decided to take the step and buy now, or even if you have decided to rent now and buy later, understanding what you can afford is the next step. Planning ahead for a mortgage is always […]
  • Living Off The Grid

A List On Living Off Grid

If the great BC power outage of 2015 taught us anything, it was that anything can happen at any time. Final tallies estimate power was lost to over 500,000 homes and businesses across BC, with some outages lasting several days. This had a lot of people […]