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    Bear Market Race Update

    Update on the bear market race for the DOW http://www.gold-eagle.com/editorials_08/lundeen121309.html
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    Canadian housing market headed for a crash!

    From Murray Dobbin`s other articals i don`t think he likes Harper. I think he sells doom in his books. I would`nt base my real estate decissions on his blog. To extream!
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    Variable Rates going to 2%!

    QUOTE (luckyluciano @ Sep 17 2009, 04:57 AM) Home buyers are lured into these attractive rates an forced into borrowing I think you underestimate the average homeowner. There not stupid. You make it sound like all homeowners can be taken advantage of. I don`t think so.
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    Appreciation Calgary

    QUOTE (thomasbeyer2000 @ Aug 27 2009, 09:13 AM) membership comes with privileges ! essentially it shows an ANNUAL AVERAGE value growth for 40 year of about 5.5% to 6% PER YEAR .. with temporary peaks and valleys such as the NEP induced slump in the early 80`s, and the latest "peak" in 2007 ...
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    A quote form Hary Dent`s Blog

    For our economy to recover, we need the Echo Boomers to get off of Mom’s couch…and buy their own…preferably on credit. Charles Sizemore, CFA http://www.hsdent.com/blog/
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    Showing Security Deposit statements

    QUOTE (NathalieLiuHiller @ Jul 13 2009, 05:38 PM) Hi, I currently manage my own couple multi-unit buildings in Edmonton. Ever since I started, I have kept my tenants` security deposits in a separate Interest-bearing Business account. One of my tenants moved out and she is making a stink about...
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    Tenant wants to break lease and assign/sublet!

    QUOTE (RArora @ Jul 13 2009, 02:26 PM) I was wondering if someone could help me with some advice with a predicament we have landed up with today. For my 2 cents worth I have never found that the best way to go was hard line. Having the tenant sublease and be responsiable for the new tenant is...
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    Cadotte Project in the Peace River

    Interesting development going on in the oil industry in the Peace River Area. There always seems to be something new comming around the cornor. http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/St...GF-1015526.html
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    High Speed Rail Calgary to Edmonton

    New study suggest a high speed train between Edmonton and Calgary could start construction within 5 years. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/story/200...l-edmonton.html
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    Declining Canadian House Prices

    Here is an interesting link (blog) explaing the declining in the Canadian house market. NOT as bad as it seems!!!! If it was`nt for Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver we would hardly notice. Maybe to much hype. http://worthwhile.typepad.com/worthwhile_c...sion-.html#more
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    ZERO Condo Fees

    Del Ridge Homes announces an industry first - a condominium with zero Condo Fees http://www.dailycommercialnews.com/nw/12792/re So, what about maintenance costs?
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    Serious problem - need help

    QUOTE (Goodstuff @ May 20 2009, 10:46 PM) I need advice on what to do here. What do I do about this? Should I call a lawyer, since the condo board won`t do anything about it? HELP!!! The board does have a duty to enforce the bylaws of your condo. Review the bylaws with your lawyer to see if...
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    Help for my mom and dad

    QUOTE (Smitty @ Apr 22 2009, 12:34 PM) Well: Definitely some food for thought here. I appreciate the replies. I am assuming by your post Thomas, that a lot of the risk is due to the fact it is a high end home, and therefore more potential damage can be done? That makes, sense, there is only so...
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    Breach of contract: What are the implications?

    Best to talk to a lawyer. Here is a quote I picked up. Impossibility of performance can terminate a contract if something unforeseen prevents the performance of the contract. For example, you contract with a famous painter to do your portrait and the famous painter dies. The obligation to paint...
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    Help for my mom and dad

    QUOTE (Smitty @ Apr 16 2009, 03:13 PM) .. And of course, the house that they are selling, is not worth what it was 1-2 years ago. So now they`re in a bind because the selling price of the current home won`t pay for the new home, and that is very worrisome for them, because they`ve worked very...