Monthly Archives: September 2010

How To Sell a Condo in Vancouver Episode 1: Mortgage Penalties?

How to Sell a Condo in Vancouver 1 - Getting Started and Avoiding Mortgage Penalties Welcome to Episode 1 of How to Sell Your Vancouver Condo. This series of videos will give a detailed step by step explanation of how to sell a condo in Vancouver. Please feel free to contact me at any time if you have a question! So You Want to Sell Your Condo... Most people in Vancouver have a mortgage on their condo. Those fortunate people who don't have a mortgage on their condo, go ahead and skip to Episode 2. I Pay A Penalty if… Find out more

How to Sell a Vancouver Condo: Introduction

Welcome To A Step by Step Guide to Selling a Condo in Vancouver! Welcome to the introduction for How to Sell a Vancouver Condo. In this series of videos I will explain in detail the process of preparing, listing, marketing, and selling a residential condominium in Vancouver, BC. Why is Selling a Condo in Vancouver Different Than Other Places? To start with, Vancouver is one of the densest cities in Canada, if not North America. Vancouver has a huge number of residential condominium developments. Marketing and selling condos in Vancouver is going to be a very different process than say… Find out more

Uptown Vancouver A New Condo Pre-Sale in Mount Pleasant by Concord Pacific With Tentative Pricing!

Uptown Vancouver a Concord Pacific Pre-Sale in Mount Pleasant from Mike Stewart on Vimeo. Uptown Vancouver by Concord Pacific Price List and Features By Mike Stewart Realtor Uptown Vancouver by Concord Pacific, A New Pre-Sale in South Main Uptown is a new Pre-Sale by Concord Pacific in Vancouver's South Main Area previously known as Mount Pleasant. This new residential condo tower will be located between East 11th and East 12th on Prince Edward Street in East Vancouver across from the Howard Johnson (formerly the Biltmore Hotel). From the upper floors of the building’s north side, the 10 story condo tower… Find out more

A Very Cool Video on the Development of Vancouver's South Granville!

Share Granville Street as a Path in the Forest? Factories and Sawmills in Yaletown? Check out this very cool video narrated by local historian and author John Atkin and for the South Granville Business Improvement Association on the history of Vancouver's South Granville district. I find it fascinating how quickly Vancouver has changed in the last 100 years. Some of the old pictures in the video show Yaletown, South Granville, and False Creeks industrial past. Who would imagine today that the condos towers in these areas were at one time in Vancouver's industrial heart! Check out his mention of the… Find out more

First Time Buyer Tips Vancouver Episode 6: Working with a Realtor FINTRAC and the Remuneration Disclosure

First Time Buyer Tips Vancouver Episode 6: Working with a Realtor FINTRAC and the Remuneration Disclosure This post is part of a series discussing Tips for First Home Buyers in Vancouver. Remember, there is no such thing as a stupid question! I strongly encourage questions and comments! You've found your Dream Home, What next? You finally found a property you want to buy and you have an idea of what its worth as discussed in Vancouver First Time Home Buyer Tips Episode 5.  You and your Realtor will need to draft up an offer in writing to signal to the… Find out more

Vancouver Buyers Agents Disclose Real Estate Commissions in Writing! The Disclosure of Remuneration Document

Disclosure of Remuneration: What is that? How a Realtor gets paid and by whom is always source of interest in Vancouver. Want to know EXACTLY How Much? Check out this great Realtor Commission Calculator for Sellers! In British Columbia, Buyers Agents (ie Real Estate Agents who are representing a Buyer) must disclose in writing to the Buyer they are working with,  how much they are being paid and by whom when they are preparing an offer or Contract of Purchase and Sale for a Buyer. Buyers Agents are required to have a Buyer read over and initial a Real Estate… Find out more