Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lido Presale Condo by Bosa in SE False Creek PRICING & Floor Plans!

Lido by Bosa Properties in A New Vancouver Presale Condo in South East False Creek Lido Vancouver is a new Vancouver Presale Condo in Southeast False Creek by Bosa Properties, one of Vancouver's most reputable Builder/Developers with a stellar track record for quality. This 19 story concrete condo building located at 110 Switchmen Street in Vancouver will have a 6 story podium topped by a rooftop pool and 183 suites in total. The Building will be LEED Gold. All the suites at Lido by Bosa Properties will be Air Conditioned and be equipped with a heat pump. How much will… Find out more

2.99% for a 5 Year Fixed Mortgage? The Catch Explained!

Lowest 5 year Fixed Rate Mortgages in Canada Ever! The Finance Minister and the heads of the Big Canadian Banks have recently been alluding to the fact that the property market in Canada, particularly in the real estate markets in Vancouver and Toronto may be getting a bit too hot for their liking based on the very low interest rates we are seeing in Canada right now. And then came this... 2.99% on a 5 Year Fixed Mortgage? Whats the Catch? This is the lowest 5 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages have EVER been! I recently interviewed Vancouver mortgage broker, Chad… Find out more

Chinese New Year 2012 and Vancouver Real Estate – Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Chinese New Year and Vancouver Real Estate I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Jonathan Fung, a Mortgage Specialist with Vancity who was kind enough to discuss Chinese New Year with me and its impact on Vancouver's real estate market. Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year is the most important Holiday of the year for Chinese people as well as for many Chinese-Canadians here in Vancouver. It’s a time to celebrate with family and friends and reflect on the previous year, and there is a heavy emphasis on making the upcoming year a good/prosperous year in terms of wealth.… Find out more

Buying Property in Vancouver and Your Credit Score with Karli Shih

Your Credit Score and Buying a Home in Vancouver I recently had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Karli Shih, a top Vancouver mortgage broker with Dominion Lending Centres Commercial Capital Inc. about Credit Scores and how it applies to buying a property in Vancouver. What is Your Credit Score? A credit score shows how a Home Buyer has paid their bills in the past. Credit scores range from 300 to 900. If a Home Buyer has paid their bills on time and and not missed any payments their credit score will be higher than a Home Buyer who is consistently… Find out more