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Choosing a location for your new home

The community of Comox Valley sits close to the middle of the prestigious Vancouver Island on the eastern coast of Canada. Not too long ago, Comox Valley was pretty much a hidden secret where only a few called home. Once word was out about this beautiful area of Vancouver more and more families decided to call the area home. The main settlements found in Comox Valley include Fanny Bay, Merville, Black Creek, Union Bay, Cumberland, Royston, and Courtenay.
The area is growing fast allowing residents to connect easily with other areas …

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Buying Vs. Leasing A New Car: Which Is Financially Better?

Do you need to get a car soon? If so, one of the decisions you must make is whether to buy or lease it. Search online, and you’ll find plenty of reasons to choose either option! But, how do you know which one is the best choice for you? It can often be hard to decide whether one option is better for you than the other.
To help you make that decision, I’ve decided to write a blog post that talks about the benefits of each option. I’ve owned many vehicles …

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How to Grow a Real Estate Operation Solo

In 2003, a few years before the recession hit, Kuba Jewgieniew set out to create a real estate enterprise for himself. A former stock broker, Jewgieniew chose Las Vegas as his base of operations and focused on buying properties he felt would make for great rentals. How he got from that point to $30 million in sales is a lesson in how to grow your own real estate operation.
Develop a Long Term Strategy
For Kuba, his aims were to develop good sales figures he could parlay into becoming an agent. As …

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How to Save Money on Rent

Rent is probably your biggest expense every month. Sadly, there are few options available to you. If you think there is no way out, you are wrong. We are going to go through some of the best ways to save money on your rental costs.
Negotiate with Your Landlord
The owner of your property dictates how much you pay. They can decrease the price if they see fit. Feel free to call and negotiate with them. It is always best to do this in person, such as when they decide to inspect …

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Choosing the Best Mortgage Lender

For most people, the process of buying a home is something that seems foreign to them. There are a number of things that have to be done in order to get a home and among the most important is securing a mortgage. Before you are able to get the mortgage you want, you will have to find the right lender. Usually, there will be no shortage of lenders in an area, which will require you to do some research to find the right one. When trying to get a loan …

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4 Tips for Getting Into Australian Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing often sounds like something that is only for the wealthy. However, there are relatively easy ways to go about it if you feel that this is a solution for you. Investing in property is a good way to have a steady income, without the hassles of a second job. Following these smart investing tips will help you get started straight away.
Work Out Your Finances
Calculate your income, as well as the value of your assets. It is all too common for potential investors to assume that they do …

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[7 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Why Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell your Home | ]
Why Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell your Home

If you want to put your home on the market but are wondering if you should put it up “for sale by owner” or hire a real estate agent, then you should keep reading.
Advertising and Marketing
When you put your home on the market, if you do this alone, you do not have many options when it comes to advertising. You can place a sign in your yard, put up signs around Ontario and place ads in the newspaper. You can even go online and place ads in online newspapers; but …