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Home Buyers: How to Avoid Troubles After Seller Handover The Property

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Blog

There are troubles that home buyers often come across when moving to your purchased home. For example, washer and dryer doesn’t work properly, there are obvious stains in the carpet, and so on. It definitely won’t make buyers happy when they saw those problems. But how can buyers do to avoid them? As we have helped tons of buyers to go through the buying process, we know that the effective way is to put them in the contract. We can ask for re-inspect the property before buyer moves in to ensure everything is working properly. We can ask sellers to hire professional cleaning company to thoroughly clean the whole house including carpets. There are more to be included in the contract. The more details we put into the contract, the less likely buyers gonna get in troubles. Experienced and...

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Home Buyers: What Things Not Necessarily Included In Your Home Purchase

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in Blog

In not only Vancouver but any city or area in Canada, after real estate transaction completed, some home buyers found something missing in that properties they purchased. Does it mean that home sellers took away what are supposed to left for the buyers? Or simply because those home buyers simply don’t completely understand what should be included in their home purchase? In either situation, I think it best to make this video for home buyers, especially those first time buyers. Literally, everything that has been attached to the wall or structure of the property building should be considered as included in home purchase. For example, up and down the kitchen cabinets, central island, sanitary room mirror and cabinets, lighting on ceiling and wall of each room (unless the seller stated otherwise), and so on. In additional, kitchen equipments should...

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Buy Homes in Vancouver in 2014

Posted by on Jan 11, 2014 in Blog

It might be the best year to come to Vancouver and buy real estate home. Especially for those Chinese who usually like to travel to Vancouver during Chinese new year. Because Canadian dollar becomes relatively weak these days. I think it necessary to update you about fees and costs related to buying and maintaining homes in Vancouver. Firstly, mortgage Since Canadian banks become more conservative when lending money to home buyers, the maximum mortgage you can get from banks decreases from 70% of the total price to 65% or even lower. Secondly, property transfer tax This is the way of calculating that cost: 1% of first 200,000, and then 2% of the remaining. There is an easy way: just multiplys total price with 2% and then subtract by 2000. Thirdly, lawyer fee Depending on the total price of the...

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Low Pricing or High Pricing, Which Strategy Is The Best

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Blog

Home pricing is one of the most important steps in terms of selling real estate homes in Vancouver. Reasonable pricing should be based on only one thing: the market. Some sellers may want to set a price to cover all the costs and expenses. That will make it either under estimated or over estimated your property value. There are three different pricing strategies to choose from: Low pricing strategy Some home sellers might wish to attract more offers by setting the home price very low. If your home property is very comparable to properties in your neighbourhood, and if your neighbourhood is very popular to home buyers, yes low pricing strategy might good for you. High pricing strategy Some home sellers might wish to please some buyers who won’t buy without bargain. That pricing strategy might useful for properties...

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Some Legal Issues In Process of Real Estate Purchasing

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Blog

You might encounter some legal issues when you purchase real estate properties in Vancouver: Firstly, making offers. You should add some conditions to the offer, but it wouldn’t exempt you from any legal issue if you end up not taking the offer for whatever reason. So you still have to be sure and serious before you make any offer. Secondly, making deposit. All the deposit will go to escrow account. If you want to cancel the offer and take back your deposit, you usually have to go through some legal procedure. Thirdly, the seller might sue the buyer who drop the offer simply because house price goes down after deposit is made and before real estate transaction is completed. Lastly, if the home buyer finds anything that the seller failed to disclose before real estate transaction completed, the buyer...

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