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Will the Stimulus Package help Vancouver Real Estate?

Hi All, The global recession has caused national governments around the world to enact huge stimulus packages to get their economies going. I think with the global nature of stimulus efforts we should pull out of this recession in line with the Bank of Canada and other commentators predictions by 2010. What are your thoughts? Is it the end of the world? Are we going into another Great Depression? I'd love to see your comments below. I found this great interactive map on the Economist site and I wanted to share it. If you click on the countries you can… Find out more

When Will The Vancouver Real Estate Market Hit Bottom? Price Momentum in Real Estate

Price Momentum in Vancouver Real Estate - Its Falling Now, But When it Goes Up We Won't Know Until A By Mike Stewart View in HD Download 480p Version Visit Mike Stewart's ExposureRoom Videos Page When will Vancouver Real Estate hit bottom? That is a question I get asked all the time. Like I have said in comments my post on Why Vancouver Real Estate Prices Go Up and Down, if I knew when the Vancouver Real Estate Market was going to bottom, I would no longer be working... What we can say for sure is where the market is… Find out more

Why do Real Estate Markets go up and down? Niall Ferguson’s book explains this and much more…

The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson - Recommended by Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor By Mike Stewart View in HD Download 480p Version Visit Mike Stewart's ExposureRoom Videos Page The Ascent of Money. Wow! What a book! I read this book when I was away in Mexico growing this crazy red beard you see me with in all my recent videos. Niall Ferguson is an Economic Historian at Oxford and Harvard Universities and the authour of several books. In The Ascent of Money, he accurately predicted the Credit Crisis of September 2008 in early 2008. Very impressive! In Chapter 4… Find out more

For Sellers – Lowball Offers – How to Avoid them and what to do if you get one

If you're selling a property in Vancouver right now there is a very good chance you have received or will receive a lowball offer. This video explains how to avoid a low ball offer and what to do if you receive one. What is a lowball offer? Have a look at my previously posted video on lowball offers Why are lowball offers so common right now? Real Estate prices in Vancouver are falling at present. Buyers are worried they will buy a property that will be worth less tomorrow than what they paid for it today. Lowball offers are common… Find out more

Lowball Offers – What they are, how to do it, and how to deal with one if you are a Seller

Lowballing Vancouver Real Estate It’s a buyer’s market for Vancouver real estate these days and Lowballing is a great way for buyers to get the best deal possible. For sellers a Lowball is an opportunity to get an accepted offer in a time when these are scarce. Many buyers are afraid to Lowball for fear of insulting the sellers. With a Lowball offer it’s like anything else in life, if you don’t try, you’ll never know! I put a deal together at 2502-1483 Homer Street. The asking price was $1.1 Million and we got it for $975K in October of… Find out more

A Winter Sunset in Yaletown!

Yaletown Sunset in Downtown Vancouver By Mike Stewart View in HD Download 480p Version Visit Mike Stewart's ExposureRoom Videos Page Hi All, This is a bit frivolous, but it was just so gorgeous I had to share! Find out more