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    Where in U.S. to spend the winter months?

    I am considering buying a place in the US to live for 6 months out of the year during the winter. I don`t expect this property to cash flow when I am not there but if that happens it would be nice. My questions are: 1.Do you know a REIN mortgage broker who specializes in working with Canadians...
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    Rental Increase and Month to Month vs. Yr Lease

    Hi, Please let me know if you get this email. I thought I would be getting alerts to the emails I am getting but I am not so there have been many sitting on this site waiting for me to view. Thank you for taking the time to write and to give your opinion. Much appreciated. I ask you to let...
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    Apartment bldgs - BC vs. Alberta

    I am hoping someone might be able to help me with this. I have been dragging my heels on this, probably because it feels like a big step to go from owning single family to multi, so I am starting with this basic question. I live in Vancouver and I know that Maple Ridge and Surrey were top in...
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    Rental Increase and Month to Month vs. Yr Lease

    Hi, Last night at the REIN meeting in Coquitlam, one of the lawyers speaking had mentioned that month to month rentals were more common. I have always used year leases and wonder if it is true that most people do month to month. I thought that a year lease was preferable. Is it not? Also...
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    Stratas and Not allowing rentals

    Hi again, Thanks for the responses on my last post. This questions again pertains to rent to own and I think I might know the answer but best to ask. I own a condo that I live in - primary residence. It hasn`t sold and has been on the market for 6 months. I am considering rent to own for...
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    Rent to own

    I am figuring out a rent to own situation in Chilliwack (and am new to this) and I am unsure of how much to calculate for yearly appreciation. I am assuming the best thing is to do is to take an average over what has been the growth over the past 10 years and use that? Anyone have an opinion...
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    Rent to Own

    Hi I am new to this and would really love some input on this situation. I own a Vancouver condo in Fairview Slopes - my primary residence. I do not hold a mortgage on it. I am trying to sell but it hasn`t had much action. It was a leaky condo and I spent $100 k on the repairs. It just...
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