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Understanding Your Real Estate Property Buy and Sell Contract

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Blog

Whether you buy or sell real estate properties the first time or the fifth time, you may still be confused about the real estate terms mentioned in the contract. Here is a glossary of some of the most common real estate terms that you’re likely to encounter which will help you better understand the language of real estate. Contact us for more info! Adjustment Date: The day from which all calculations of interest, tax adjustments, utility bill adjustments (if applicable) are made to the credit of either the buyer or the seller. This is usually (but not always) the same as the possession date. Appraised Value: An estimate of a property’s market value, used by lenders in determining the amount of the mortgage. Appreciation: The increase in a property’s value over time. Assessed Value: The value of a property,...

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Why Multiple Offers and How to Deal With It

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012 in Blog

I understand the reasons why there are multiple offers happened in Vancouver real estate home market: Reason 1, home sellers lower listing price in purpose. Because low listing price will attract more offers and more buyers most probably. So that at the end selling price could bit much higher than expected; Reason 2, home sellers don’t know much about today’s real estate market and under estimate its property value. Therefore its listing price is relatively lower than market value so that it gets multiple offers; Reason 3, home sellers are eager to sell home quick. Therefore they list low listing price in order to get more buyers’ attention. In such or possible multiple offers situation, I would suggest home buyers to take the following actions: First of all, write offer right after you spot a good listing. It’s best...

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Home Sellers: Want to Sell Home Quickly in Chinese Driven Market?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 in Blog

Local Vancouver home sellers often inquire about what Chinese buyers are looking for when they shop on Vancouver real estate property market. I believe the following are the most important factors to most of the Chinese buyers. Key factors Location: Those home properties close to good schools will have a better chance to sell to Chinese buyers. Because Chinese come to Vancouver for better educational opportunity for their kids. That’s why home properties in areas i.e. Point Grey, Kitsilano, UBC, West Van, Coquitlam, sell for good prices. Waterview: Chinese buyers tend to appreciate view properties. A good example is, over 50% of coal harbour high rise condo units are occupied by Chinese buyers. A majority of those home buyers are not getting the Canadian residents status. they buy those properties mostly for vocation home, and for investment. Another good example...

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Hire Top Vancouver Chinese Realtor To Sell Home Properties in Vancouver

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Blog

As one of the top Vancouver Chinese Realtors, we work hard and smartly to promote your real estate homes for sale in Vancouver. There are quite a few advantages of hiring us to sell your listing in this Chinese buyers driven market in Vancouver. We have full licensed, professional real estate agents to work with you directly, not through our assistants. We have the best marketing team who promote your home listings all over the internet and design the professional print-out flyers to distribute to your targeted neighbourhood. We have big network of Chinese buyers who are eager to buy real estate homes in Vancouver. And we work with other real estate agent fellows to promote your listings to their network of...

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Tax Issue with Non-Residents of Canada To Sell Real Estate Vancouver

Posted by on Sep 4, 2009 in Blog

As I deal routinely with non-resident investors wanting to sell Canadian real estate assets, I would like to shed some light on this otherwise somewhat arcane subject. DISCLAIMER: please note that the following essay is presented solely for general information purposes, it is not intended to be legal advice or purported to be as such, it may or may not apply to your particular situation and that I strongly recommend – in fact I urge you – to discuss this topic in-depth further with your lawyer, notary, conveyance or accountant – and not necessarily in this sequence – if a need there be. If you are a non-resident involved in the selling of Canadian real estate assets that you own, you should be aware of the applicable provisions of the Income Tax Act to avoid problems when the time...

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