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Foreclosure rescue scams are multiplying in the wake of the nationwide sub-prime lending crisis that has caused lenders to repossess hundreds of thousands of homes. Many victims never report these scams, and even when they do, prosecution is difficult, so no concrete statistics exist, but consum...
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Canadian interest rates could be coming down sooner than previously expected, experts said yesterday following Bank of Canada governor David Dodge's suggestion that a change to monetary policy could come next month. Dodge hinted the Bank of Canada may cut interest rates while he was in South Afri...
Here are the parties" Mr. S ( The Seller) Mr. B ( the Buyer) Mr. BR (Buyer's Realtor) Mr. SR (Seller's Realtor) Here is the story: Market is red hot. Mr. B made an offer to purchase the property (house + land) from Mr. S. The property was listed on MLS by Mr SR (of HouseLand Realty Inc) and the o...
Like most people out there I "Google" for information. Google maps or local search shows pretty good results for "relevant local business". I tried Yahoo local today. I was just looking for "real estate" in "Abbotsford BC". Here is what I get as results, not even one real estate company is these...
Lenders have become more cautious because they can no longer be sure of unloading dicey mortgages on big investors. That means they could get stuck holding them on their books. While all lenders have become more cautious, the biggest turnaround has been in the sub-prime and jumbo mortgage markets...
Today, I went to this "seminar" with a friend, in fact I just got home 30 minutes ago. I usually don't go to these things but today I just went cuz a friend was going and I thought I might pick-up a lead or two. There were some 25+/- people who were told that they will receive information about h...
As in most of the Lower Mainland area, Abbotsford's number of homeless people has grown exponentially over the last few years. The extent of the Abbotsford's homeless population is not precisely known. It is widely believed that the homeless population of Abbotsford could be well over 200 people ...
On October 30, 2007 the federal government announced a reduction in GST (Goods and Services Tax) from 6% to 5%. GST only applies to sales of newly constructed and substantially renovated homes. GST is not applied to the purchase price of resale homes. If you are in the process of buying a home wh...