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Nov
19

Collaborative Recovery

A short while ago we talked about how the real estate’s market recovery will more likely than not depend on full societal collaboration and participation within the market, in a post called ‘To Stabilize We Must Equalize’. If only those who … Continue reading
Nov
10

To Stabilize We Must Equalize

Speculations around market recovery are many. The desolate state in which the property market resides is remaining stagnant, with fragments of measurable recovery being made. Therein lies the question of how to inject some life into the current market; enough … Continue reading
Oct
25

Are We There Yet? The Long Road To Recovery

Unfortunately, no, we aren’t even close. BC, and quite possibly the rest of Canada, are presumably about to experience what economists are calling a double-dip recession, meaning that housing prices are going to drop once again, and this time in … Continue reading
Oct
25

Boomerang Benefits

The boomerang generation – a title freely used to describe most people who were born in the late 80′s and early 90′s, who are now in their 20′s, have gone to college or university, then moved straight back home. One … Continue reading
Oct
25

Home Improvement Breakdown

Every once in a while we run into some houses that have been personalized, adjusted, tailored, or whatever else you’d like to call it, just a little bit too much to the owner’s liking. In fact, most of these “little … Continue reading
Oct
25

Here We Go Again

As it turns out, the housing market is reportedly stabilizing as we, among many others, have been talking about for the past couple months. The interesting portion about this is where the stability is being derived from. From what we … Continue reading
Oct
25

Real Estate Agent Bails on Market

Just when you’ve seen everything in real estate, an agent steps in and gives you something to think about. Ken Roy, a Vancouver real estate agent is encouraging others to get out of the Vancouver market before the slow sales … Continue reading
Oct
25

Vacation Homes: The Resurgence

It’s no mystery by now that the property market has been…questionable…since the middle of the past decade, and is only just starting to finally sort itself out. By no means has the market recovered, however it seems apparently stable, and … Continue reading
Oct
25

Celebrity House Flipper Settles Down

Diane Keaton, actress and house flipper extraordinaire, has finally chosen a home to settle down in. Breaking her normal habit of buying homes that need major rejuvenation and adding her own flavour of decor and and renovation, she has bought … Continue reading
Oct
25

NAR Owns The Block

NAR now officially owns every building on the block on which they operate off Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, after purchasing the last remaining non-NAR building – a two-story building previously occupied by the Wrigley Company. Though, we’re not sure which … Continue reading