Recent content by Devin Roberts

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    Offloading condo ideas

    Lots of listings in this market have bonuses for the cooperating Realtor. Offer a bonus commission for them and you’ll get more showings. Any bonus helps Regards, Devin Roberts Brent Roberts Realty
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    House Purchase Triggers GST?

    I’d suggest taking a look at this article: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/b-092/substantial-renovations-gst-hst-new-housing-rebate.html#PP48D6095 It is decided by the seller whether to ask for GST or to include it in listing price as they have...
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    House Purchase Triggers GST?

    Hi, In BC it is triggered in a few ways. Residential: if new or has been substantially renovated Land: if it was subdivided Commercial: most properties Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    How to find Regional and Provincial Wage Data

    Try: https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/index-eng.cfm Last census was in 2016 though, so not recent data Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    Chilliwack property manager

    Hi, I do not remember the name of the company me and my partner use but if you message me I can find out for you Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    Broker Commission

    Hi, I work with Royal LePage in the Vancouver area. All of the above are great comments. Royal LePage is just the brokerage, the commission charged is dependent on the individual Realtor. Though, as Tina mentioned, the seller pays the commission. The standard commission is dependent on the type...
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    Regina realtor?

    Jason Clermont and Jason Rumpel are both great agents in Regina Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    Is it worth to buy now in this market

    Detached is forecasted to continue to drop.. but no matter what time it is, NOW is the time to buy. In the long run a few months or even years difference is often a very small impact Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    Any thoughts on Fraser Valley pricing changes

    Hi, I suggest listening in on Don’s behind the curtains. While mortgage rules are proposed to continue to tighten, the Fraser Valley is where affordability (somewhat) still is around Vancouver. Detached prices still need to adjust a bit but attached prices are forecasted to continue to rise...
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    Exclusive Whalley Pre-Sale Opportunity! Few units left

    Posting on behalf of Brent Roberts. I have been granted a set of units out of the new Maverick building in Whalley. Out of 125 available units, there were over 2,000 applications. To skip this lineup, I have a limited number of units remaining for investors. As you may have heard, in the...
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    Tenant won't move out by end of April as agreed.

    For future reference, if they are roommates sign 3 separate tenancy agreements. Not sure what it’s like in AB, but did she just send a message saying that? Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    Good locations in Abbotsford

    Me nor my clients have never had issues anywhere in Abby, but personally like Central sand Western Abby Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace
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    Discount Real Estate Brokers - Good or Bad?

    Completely agree with Thomas. Not sure where you are looking to sell, but I work out in the Fraser Valley and Greater Vancouver areas and can comment on my experience. Discount companies pay the purchasing Realtor less commission, and though they are supposed to bring all listing to their...
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    How do you turn down prospective tenants

    If you have picked another tenant, you can say “we have chosen someone else”. Usually it is not the best to say “we are still thinking/deciding” as they keep nagging. You could also say “sorry ___ did not come back as I had hoped on the report/application”. Hope this helps Sent from my iPhone...
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    Renovation ...in chilliwack .recomendation for good trades

    I know a guy who does it cheaper than 2.50 sq/ft. Everyone I’ve referred him to days he’s great Sent from my iPhone using myREINspace