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Macdonald Realty Christmas Party Raises $25,000 for Charity

Macdonald Realty Vancouver (including the Main Street, Downtown, and Vancouver West offices) and Macdonald Commercial held their annual Christmas party on Friday December 2nd.   The annual Auction had some unique and unexpected donations this year, not the least of...

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Legal Mistakes to Avoid When Buying or Selling a House

 The process of buying or selling a house seems to involve a million details.  It is important that you educate yourself on as many parts of this process as you can—this knowledge could mean the difference of thousands of dollars in the long-run.  The legal issues...

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How is winning at the stock market like selling your house?

What’s a great way to make some cash without exerting a ton of energy? The stock market of course! Where else can you pick a lucky fund, invest some hard earned cash and come out with a big return? Now, you could choose to do it yourself, that would be a cheap way of...

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Dealing with Low Ball Offers on Homes

Real estate listing inventories in Greater Victoria have been relatively high in the past few months, so it comes as no great surprise to us that we are seeing more “Low Ball” offers in the market of late. That being said, sales activity remains steady, albeit at a...

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The value of an expert and why you need one in real estate

An expert as defined by Wikipedia is a person with extensive knowledge or ability based on research, experience, or occupation and in a particular area of study. An expert can be, by virtue of credential, training, education, profession, publication or experience,...

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A Happy Home for You and Your Dog

Let’s face it…there’s a lot of excitement when buying a home. The idea of more space, summer BBQs in the backyard, new paint colours and new decorating thoughts fill one’s mind. You want a happy home for yourself…but if you have dogs, you also want a happy place for...

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6 Signs it is time to buy a house – Part 2

Is it the right time for you to buy a house? Learn more about that in this article below in part 2 of this series by Janet Fowler, Investopedia.com 4. Low interest rates When interest rates are low, it’s a great time to look at buying a home. You will be able to get a...

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6 signs it is time to buy a house – Part 1

Are you ready to buy a home? Find out if it’s the right time for you to enter the real estate market. If you’ve been considering buying a house but you’re still unsure, consider some of the personal and economic conditions that favour home purchases. If you find that...

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