City slickers cash in for a more tranquil life, leaving money to spare
While smaller communities across B.C. face declining population numbers, places like Vancouver, Victoria and Nanaimo are the focus of increasing densification and urbanization.
Why is the US so obsessed with Middle East oil when it has the country with the world’s second largest oil reserves right next to it (Canada)?
The key terms we are re looking for are proven oil reserves-where in terms of barrels Canada is third not second- and peak production levels.
But it's not much of a race.
OPEC has proven reserves of 1.2 million Mmbbl. Although they lack the political unity of the past, the fact remains that not only is most of the world's proven reserves in OPEC hands but they also have the eceprtise and infrastruct... read more.
House hunting is hard to time perfectly, and sometimes it’s impossible to avoid buying in a hot market. But don’t let the fear of tough competition send you into a panic. Avoid falling into one of these traps when shopping in a hot real estate market, and you’ll likely save yourself some money (and a few gray hairs).
CRA can’t keep up with income earned from flipping, contract assignment and misrepresentation
Winter is here and you have finally decided to put your house on the market, but you heard somewhere that it’s better to wait until the spring. Is it really? Some conventional wisdom says that selling a home in the spring is a better bet. Flowers blooming, green grass and sunny skies make homes look their best, the thinking goes, and so this is the ideal time to list your house for sale. But is th... read more.
Condominium units have long been viewed as the poor cousins of single-family houses in Vancouver’s real estate market. But 2016 could well be the Year of the Condo.
Realtor Patrick Weeks foresees only moderate growth this year in Vancouver’s detached housing sector. But he sees the sale of “certain segments of condos going up substantially, as (single-family house) prices become out of reach for ma... read more.
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