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8 Rookie Mistakes That Keep People From Selling Their Home

If your home is struggling to catch the eye of a buyer, it could be for an entirely valid reason. Maybe you're stuck in a sluggish market or have the poshest place on the block (always a tough sell). But there's another possibility, too—your home could be sitting on the market because of a rookie selling mistake. All of us can make 'em, even those of us who actually have a few home sales under our belts.Read article here: Mistakes that keep people from selling their home...

Jurock’s Real Estate News

Nov.13 to Nov.20, 2014THIS WEEK IN JUROCK'S REAL ESTATE INSIDER:CMHC'S HOUSING OUTLOOK IS ROSY AND REALISTIC CONDO LANDLORDS BANK ON INCOME HOTTEST B.C. MARKETS IN 2015 ASSESSMENT RULING UPROAR: MILLIONS, PERHAPS BILLIONS LESS IN TAX PAYMENTS INVESTORS AWAKEN TO SUNSHINE COAST MARIJUANA RULES AFFECT REAL ESTATE OIL PIPELINES NOT NEEDED? REALITY COULD AFFECT REAL ESTATE INVESTORS RENTAL INVESTORS: TIPS TO USING CMHC INSURANCE MORTGAGE DEBT SLOWS AS HOME SALES INCREASECMHC's Housing Outlook Is Rosy And RealisticThe annual Housing Outlook conference held by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. November...

Jurock’s Real Estate News

Nov.6 to Nov.13, 2014THIS WEEK IN JUROCK'S REAL ESTATE INSIDER:BOB RENNIE EXPLAINS 20% THEORY A NEW MONEY HUB? FOR DEVELOPERS, IT IS ALL ABOUT THE DIRT METRO LAND WORTH MORE THAN WHAT IS ON IT WHERE CHINESE ARE BUYING IN THE U.S.A WINDSOR THE MOST AFFORDABLE CITY? NO CONTEST WITH WATERFRONT HOUSES FOR $164K TORONTO'S NEW CONDO MARKET REMAINS WHITE-HOT PWC'S PICK OF TOP CANADIAN CITIES FOR 2015I N T E R N A T I O N A L: QUESTIONS, QUESTIONSSeveral questions this week regarding Japan's major...

Jurock’s Real Estate News

Oct.2 to Oct.9, 2014FACTS THIS WEEK: EARLY VANCOUVER NUMBERS - BEST IN 4 YEARS CHINESE BUYERS WILL KEEP COMING IF WE DON'T BORE THEM TO DEATH TROUBLED CITIES SHOW REAL ESTATE RESILIENCE VANCOUVER LAND LISTINGS REVEAL TOWERING PRICES PROPERTY TAX RULING MAY AID B.C. RETAIL TENANTS DON'T SWEAT THE DOWNTURN IN US HOUSING SALES INTEREST RATE PREDICTIONS WITH A GRAIN OF SALTI N T E R N A T I O N A L: Chinese Buyers Will Keep Coming If We Don't Bore Them To DeathThere is...

Jurock’s Real Estate News

Sept. 25 to Oct. 2, 2014FACTS THIS WEEK: THE RICH ARE MULTIPLYING AND TRENDS ARE EMERGING RICH-OTHER GAP HAS SPACE FOR ENTREPRENEURS MODULAR HOME PARKS MUCH BETTER DEAL IN THE U.S. 10 TIPS FOR INVESTORS TOUGH, FAIR AND SMART: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT NO PLACE FOR THE TIMID CHAOS WARNING IN VANCOUVER HOME BUILDING HARRISON HOT SPRINGSQuestions, QuestionsQ: A lot of talk about the big Vancouver Housing crash in the Huffington Post. Ozzie, your thoughts please. A: Yes, Hilliard MacBeth was quoted saying just that: "...

Jurock’s Real Estate News

Sept. 17 to 24, 2014"Never stop and say, 'I have done enough.' When you say that you are going backward, not forward." -Morley GreeneFACTS BY EMAIL THIS WEEK: Real Estate Outlook 2015 Covered All The Bases Debt & Demographics Lessons From An Illustrious Career On The Ground In Northeast BC Two Alberta Towns To Invest In Now Formula For Investing In Phoenix Whistler: Move Fast For Opportunities Saltspring: A Love Power Of Property ManagementTip Of The Week: MORTGAGING THE AGING - DISCRIMINATION? HOW DO YOU DO IT?!Real Estate Outlook...

No Vacation for Home Buyers in August

Vancouver, BC – September 12, 2014. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,341 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August, up 7 per cent from August 2013. Total sales dollar volume was $4.1 billion, an increase of 12.4 per cent compared to a year ago. The average MLS® residential price in the province rose to $560,318, up 5 per cent from the same month last year.“Consumer demand remained relatively...

Jurock’s Real Estate News

Sept. 10 to 17, 2014I N T E R N A T I O N A L: Soggy Phoenix Sees Less Homeowners UnderwaterPhoenix, Arizona is experiencing record rainfalls and flooding this week and the high-flying housing investment market is receding - but less homeowners selling are underwater, mortgage wise. In July, home sales and prices dipped. Sales fell 4.5 percent from June and 18 percent from July 2013. The Valley's median sales price was $210,000 in July 2014 according to...