Obtaining a favorable outcome when you buy or sell a home depends largely on what you know and do during the whole process, and with so much money riding on your decisions, why take chances? Let The Les Twarog Team's Special Reports guide you through one of life's biggest transactions. You'll learn valuable insider tips plus inexpensive ways to prepare and clean a home so it sells for the highest possible amount.
   
 
 

   
  Anti-Spam Legislation Explained    
         
  Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation - All You Need To Know  
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  Guidance on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)  
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  New anti-Spam Law: What You Need To Know  
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  Summary Guidance on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)  
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  BCREA - Real Estate News Bulletins    
  Agents Obligation to Disclosure  
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  Avoid Home Cost Surprises  
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  Avoid Infestation  
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  BC Housing Market Trends From CHMC  
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  Become an agent  
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  Bright Market Heading into an Early Spring  
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  Check all bylaws  
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  City tax assessment - How they are calculated  
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  CMHC Meeting July 2004 - Marketing Plan  
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  CMHC reduces homeowner mortgage loan insurance premiums  
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  Dealing with multiple offers & RPPC clauses  
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  Diving into Rental Pools  
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  Form B - can be out dated within just one day  
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  Government Agencies contact Info  
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  Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board News Release  
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  Grow-op possibility and actions against ppty mgr and dual agents  
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  Important Residential Tenancy Act Revisions  
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  IMPORTANT: Internet Explorer 7 and MLXchange  
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  Oil tank articles, usage & care, regulations  
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  Pacific to become a boulevard we'll flock to  
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  Property Assessment - What it's worth  
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  REALTORS dealing witn buyers remorse  
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  REALTORS want drug declaration added to B.C. seller's disclosure  
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  Senior Living Facilities in Lower Mainland  
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  Solar Powered Garden Lights Efficient & Convenient  
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  Strata Sales Finance Hotels  
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  Tax Essentials - Office Expenses  
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  The truth about Real Estate Deposits  
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  Three reasons for renters to buy now  
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  Timely Issues for REALTORS - January 2004  
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  Tips on Securing your Home While You Are Away on holidays  
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  Yes, you can buy a home with no cash down  
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  Canadian Tax Information    
  Bell Spagnuolo Legal Offices  
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  GST Rules Change for Investors  
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  Taxation Update  
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  City of Vancouver Information    
  Aerial photos of Vancouver Buildings  
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  Artist Sketch of Coal Harbour Development with proposed buildings  
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  City staff moves to protect rentals - April 22/07  
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  Coal Harbour Development Map  
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  Decline in rental properties a big concern  
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  Downtown Vancouver, Westend & Coal Harbour Maps "from 2002 Map Book"  
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  Greening of Carrall Street  
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  Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) says Vancouver's Leaky Condo problems under control  
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  Inside Passage Map - Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island, Sechelt Peninsula, Desolation Sound, Victoria & Lower Mainland  
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  Municipality & City Tax Office  
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  Planners can do only so much - traffic congestion is a fact of lif  
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  Rental apartments expensive to build, don't provide good return, realtors told - April 26/07  
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  Road Conditions BC  
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  Road conditions Canada  
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  Supersize the entire region  
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  Vancouver Coast & Mountains Tourist Info Site (non profit society)  
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  Vancouver restaurants - beware where you eat  
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  Vancouver Then & Now  
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  Vancouver ties for third in world quality of life ranking  
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  Vancouver, BC - Artist Sketch of Vancouver Attractions  
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  Zoning & Development By-Law for Downtown Vancouver  
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  Commercial Rental Information    
  Commercial Sublease Agreement  
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  Rent hits $1,000 range in city's better areas  
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  Guide to Anti-spam Legislation    
  Guidance on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (GASL)  
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  Inspector Reports    
  Home Inspections - the how to report  
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  Typical Inspector Duties While Doing an Inspection  
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  Interior Designers    
  Preparing your home to sell video by Casa Guru  
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  Mortgages    
  Bankruptcy is not a get out of jail free card  
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  Bankruptcy's a powerful vehicle for giving debtors a fresh start  
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  Breaking a mortgage can be costly  
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  CMHC Reduced Mortgage Insurance  
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  Credit Report facts 101 - This Dirty Credit Secret could cost you THOUSANDS  
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  Cybercrooks stalk small businesses that bank online  
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  Eight tips for feud-free estate plans  
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  Extending Mortgage Insurance Benefits To Include Title Protection  
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  Free Mortgage Calculator  
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  Free Mortgage Calculator  
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  Goal Setting Keeps Resolutions on Track  
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  HST Revised Calculator  
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  Leaky condo assistance dries up, Liberals say program is obsolete  
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  Loans Program  
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  Mortgage Application  
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  Mortgage broker not nedessarily you friend  
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  Mortgage Insurance Matters  
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  Mortgage Rate Forecast  
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  New Mortgages aimed at self-employed  
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  New Rules for government-backed insured mortgages for residential properties of 1-4 units  
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  New rules for Realtors - Crackdown by Fintrac making it mandatory to identify their Buyers & Sellers  
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  No Money Down: Banks Change Mortgage Conditions  
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  Now is a great time to invest in a rental  
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  Parking stalls & storage locker designation on listings  
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  Property Taxes can be deferred  
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  Reverse Mortgage - Use them as a last resort  
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  Tips for paying off your mortgage faster  
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  Why use a mortgage professional  
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  Working all the angles to get the best possible mortgage  
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  Yes, you can afford to live here — if you’re willing to do a little work  
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  Other Articles    
  10 Must Have Features for Renovations  
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  1998 Homeowners Protection Act  
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  Alarm systems enhance your home security  
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  Beware going into public hot tubs  
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  Biometrics - Hand recognition tech. - Out smarting the identity thieves  
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  British Columbians are most worried about identity theft, online survey finds  
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  Building in BC cities collapsed by 15% in October  
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  Business cards tell more than you think  
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  Buying or Selling a home, a step by step guide by CHMC  
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  Check list of things to do once you buy or sell property  
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  Check out these websites for last-minute deals  
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  Check out these websites for packaged vacations  
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  City of Vancouver Population Growth  
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  Contaminated Sites  
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  Council must have owners approval to spend  
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  Custom greeting cards at a mouse click  
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  Daylight-saving switch may cause tech woes  
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  Delivering outstanding customer service to keep your clients happy  
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  Feng Shui - everything you wanted to know  
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  Flat Plasma TVs, The hottest thing since sliced bread  
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  Garagesales take planning, but will clean out clutter  
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  Granite Counter Tops Maintenance & Care Info  
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  Home Care made simple (software manuals)  
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  Home owners warm to tankless heating's water, energy savings  
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  Identity Theft Website - ways to prevent it  
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  Inspectors Spot Secrets  
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  Investing In A Marina - Boat Renters Insurance Increases  
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  Liquer to food ratios permitted in BC restaurants  
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  Local Van. custom glass fabricator will design anything for a price  
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  Mail theft new frontier in stealing  
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  Managing Your Telus Call Privacy & Security Features  
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  Moving check list - Things to remember before moving  
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  Oil tanks are a serious matter and due diligence is required  
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  On-line banking fraudulent web site access - beware of phishing!!  
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  On-line travel blasts off into cyberspace  
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  Packing right makes travel quick and light  
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  Patio Heaters varieties where to buy them  
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  Pet Bylaws - Strata Pet Bylaws  
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  Phonebusters from Ontario's Provincial Police is nations Anti-Fraud centre  
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  Plastic Plumbing & Heating System Settlement  
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  Powersmart - BC Hydro tips on saving energy around the house  
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  Pre-wiring a new home network a must  
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  Preparing your home when you head on vacation  
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  Pros and cons of leasing cars versus buying  
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  Reasons to use a REALTOR® rather than an unlicensed FSBO Organization  
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  Remote Desktop for Windows XP Computers - accessing another computer by invitation  
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  Sellers of restaurants in Vancouver are getting higher prices  
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  Spam Emails, FISA New Privacy Regulations regarding contacting clients - Major Fines if not careful  
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  Successful Customer Service Tips for businesses  
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  Successful Web strategy is in enticing visitors to stay awhile  
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  Survive or Thrive  
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  Survive or Thrive  
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  Time Shares Are No Passage To Paradise  
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  Title Insurance is not necessary in BC  
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  Tourist Map of Vancouver  
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  Vancouver Lower Mainland Night Clubs  
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  Want to sell quickly? Try a little 'staging'  
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  War is hell - and so is a chaos of renovations  
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  Year-end sales sky-rocket - Housing Sales Report  
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  Other Reports    
  AT&T Fraud Education  
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  Bell Spagnuolo Legal Offices  
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  Flat Plasma TVs, The hottest thing since sliced bread  
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  Grants & Exceptions Guide for PTT, GST, CMHC & Terrasen Gas  
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  How safe are the appliances in your home? Check out this site for Manufacture recalls - its alarming at how much there is. It should be noted that many of these products are manufactured offshore or in Mexico  
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  Leak Condo Court Case  
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  Oil tank articles, usage & care, regulations  
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  Remote access instructions to view another computer that has Windows XP  
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  Safeguard personal information when moving  
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  Soaring home sales kick-start the new year  
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  Technology often core of fraud in today's market  
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  Title Insurance is not necessary in BC  
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  Underground Oil Storage Tank Information  
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  Underground Oil Storage Tanks In Greater Vancouver  
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  Underground storage tanks, what you need to know  
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  Real Estate Board Quarterly statistical report    
  REBGV Stats Package April 2013  
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  Residential 5 Year Price Report  
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  Real Estate Related    
  If you rent, remember you need insurance too  
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  10 Easy Tips for Decorating Your Condo  
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  10 tips for first time real estate investors  
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  10 ways to make your home sell faster  
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  1st time Home Owner threshold increased to $375,000  
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  2% BC Transition Tax on new home purchases  
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  2011 Property Assessments Info incl deadlines, calculations & Contact Numbers for Area Assessors  
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  50 tips for 1st time home buyers - a must read  
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  A comprehensive guide to the Strata Property Act  
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  A guide for first-time homebuyers - Van Sun Article  
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  A helpful guide for homeowners who rely on income from suites as mortgage helpers  
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  A Listing Inventory in Downtown as of Nov. 4 2011  
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  Adobe offers free version of Photoshop  
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  Assignment deals still available  
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  B.C. First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus  
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  Backyard nightmare: Leaking oil tank costs $160,000 to clean up  
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  Bathroom Renovations Made Simple-follow up  
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  Bathroom Rinovations Made Simple  
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  BC Court System Judgement Databse  
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  BC First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus Application  
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  BC Government's PTT Tax grab is an insult to most citizens and creates a government windfall  
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  BC home owners protected against title fraud  
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  BC Property Assessment Facts For 2014  
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  BC ski resorts prices slashed - good time to buy  
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  BC's Real Estate's other boom: New Realtors  
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  Boosting the Resale Value of Your Home  
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  Buy Real Estate in BC - you cannot go wrong  
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  Buyer beware of pre-sale condo market frenzy - Ozzie Jurock  
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  Buyers’ insurance policy protects homeowners from price drops  
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  Buying & Selling Canadian Ppty - info for Non-Residents  
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  Buying a home, CMHC has put together a team of professionals  
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  Buying a property in Canada?  
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  Buying an assignment explanation  
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  Buying an Investment Property - It is a win win for the Buyer  
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  Can the strata stop rentals?  
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  Ceramic shower stalls no longer a problem  
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  Changes to Home Owner Grant Act Thresholds  
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  Charge local advertisers to be on your web site  
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  CHMC Market Insight  
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  Choose your adviser well  
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  Choose your realtor carefully  
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  City Of Vancouver Application to View Building Plans  
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  City of Vancouver will allow to convert garages to living quarters  
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  City of White Rock gives Bosa $3.4M Loan to finish Miramer Village  
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  City tax assessment - How they are calculated  
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  Clean Air Services  
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  Clearance Certificates Information for Non Residents of Canada  
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  Client Agreement - Lease Audit Report  
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  CMHC Vancouver Market Update 2007 incl Graphs & Stats  
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  CMHC's New Housing Starts report for August 2007  
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  Coffered ceilings add feeling of height  
Link
 
  Commission rates Charged By RE/MAX Crest Realty  
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  Communities & Neighborhoods  
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  Comparing Re/Max Agents with the rest – we are Number One!  
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  Concrete floors finishing by Richmond's Smart Surface Technology - new way to refinish concrete floors  
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  Concrete makeover cheap and gorgeous  
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  Condo Book Answers Common Questions  
Doc  -
 
  Condo buyers get help by researching the help of professionals who specialize in condominiums  
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  Condo owners lament loss of loans  
Link
 
  Confused about the return of the PST? Welcome to the club  
Link
 
  Contracters & renovators – chose the right one read more  
Link
 
  Create professional email campaigns  
Link
 
  Database company that has stats on every realtor in Canada & US - IMS  
Link
 
  De-cluttering and maximizing available space  
Link
 
  Defects, Disclosure & Caveat Emptor  
Link
 
  Definitions of: Housing Price Index (HPI),Mean Average Price, Median Price  
Link
 
  Deposit on Contract & Purchase & Sale - Seller can back out  
Link
 
  Desktop Icon Position Saver (64-bit)  
Link
 
  Disclosure of material latent defects real estate services act (section 5-13)  
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  Disclosure of material latent defects real estate services act (section 5-13) - part 2  
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  Disclosure ordered for 'pre-sale' developers  
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  Do Not Call Facts (D/N/C – DNC)  
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  Do the renos now & get $1350 Tax Credit from The Federal Government - catch - you must do them in the next 12 months  
Link
 
  Don't let moving-day blues box you in - Handy checklist can help reduce your stress  
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  Dual Agency in BC a Limited Dual Agent is a Conduit of Information  
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  E-filing ends panic of mortgage closing day  
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  Eifs Condo Exterior Walls- everything you wanted to know but were affraid to ask  
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  Electronic trail can reveal alterations  
Doc  -
 
  Email Newsletter service for realtors by www.news4realty.com  
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  Enhanced BC HST New Housing Rebate  
Link
 
  Evolution, not Revolution  
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  Exciting tax news for realtors  
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  Fall 2005 Metropolitan Housing Outlook  
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  Federal government changes mortgage financing requirements  
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  Filed Strata Corporation Documents can be in wrong place  
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  Financing the Propety Transfer Tax (PTT). Is it Possible?  
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  FinTrac FAQ  
Link
 
  First impressions can make or break a sale  
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  First Time Buyers - Property Transfer Tax  
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  First Time Home Buyer - BC Government  
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  Five Reasons You Should Never Sell a Vacant Home!  
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  Furniture & Accessory List For Furnished Suite  
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  Gateway to recreation - BC's $3Billion Gateway Project helping boost rec values  
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  Glossary of Common Real Estate Terms  
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  Google Docs Access Link  
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  Gordon Campbell freezes BC Assessments at 2007 levels - Its a crap shoot for everyone except of high end commercial properties  
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  Governing body ratchets up realtor discipline  
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  Government of Canada Moves to Protect, Strengthen Canadian Housing Market  
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  Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board's tips for home buying - Completion costs guide  
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  Guidance on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation  
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  Guidance on canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)  
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  Guidelines for Team Names  
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  Harmonized Sales Tax – Proposed Enhancements to the British Columbia New Housing Rebates and New Residential Rental Property Rebates  
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  Home & Apartment Security – How Safe are you?  
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  Home Buyers and Sellers survey reveals key trends  
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  Home Buying - Step-by-step (CMHC)  
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  Home buying in Greater Vancouver  
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  Home inspection standards in the works  
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  Home Inspections - Ignore the home inspectors advice at your own risk  
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  Home Inspections - the how to report  
Link
 
  Home staging very important, is your home ready for a close-up?  
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  Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) says Vancouver's Leaky Condo problems under control  
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  Homeowners qualify for $5,000 grants if they apply for ecoenergy retrofit www.ecoaction.gc.ca or 800-622-6232  
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  Hotel Industry 2013 outlook  
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  House Pricing Index Reports from the Real Estate Board of Vancouver  
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  House-hunting, things & options you should know - Buy Smart, Buy Right  
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  Housing Now  
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  Housing options broaden for buyers in February  
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  Housing Outlook 2006  
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  Housing Outlook 2006  
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  Housing statistics for the Lower Mainland from the Real Estate Board for Feb. 2008  
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  How & when to tell a client or Buyer No Thank You  
Link
 
  How Can I Make My Vancouver Condo Sell Faster?  
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  How to Apply Rental Restriction Bylaws  
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  How to Build a Laneway House  
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  HPO Homeowner Protection Act explanation for new home buyers  
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  HST Questions and Answers  
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  HST, GST, Home Buyers Plan Info + 18 other tips that every new Buyer should know about  
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  HST/PST Transitional Rules from Real R=Estate Lawyer Spagnulo & Company  
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  HST/PTT/GST – Buying a new home info & calculator  
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  Icon Restore 1.0 (32-bit)  
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  In-depth Housing Analysis For Canada  
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  Indoor Air Quality A REALTOR’S® Guide to the Myths and Realities  
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  Information on Goods and Services Tax For Residential Real Estate  
Link
 
  Information On The Strata Property Act  
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  Ins & Outs about buying a condo  
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  Is CMHC driving buyers to poor house?  
Link
 
  Is home ownership really a smart investment?  
Link
 
  It's property tax time  
Link
 
  It's safer to buy a toaster than a home  
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  Know your rights when buying strata property, ie. pets/rentals  
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  Land Title Options - title & name searches 24/7 incl mtg fraud protection  
Link
 
  Lanefab prefabricated custom laneway houses - Lanefab bus owner Bryn Davidson & Mat Turner  
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  Laneway Housing info from City of Vancouver  
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  Leaky condos still a disaster  
Link
 
  Leaky Condo's in BC, Search still on for leak-proof wall  
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  Lease Audit Questionaire  
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  Legal advice before amending rules  
Link
 
  Lower Mainland Company Market Share Reports  
Link
 
  Major changes coming for organized real estate  
Link
 
  Making homes ready for market  
Link
 
  Mean Price, Median Price & HPI (consumer price index)  
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  Mean Price, Median Price & HPI (Consumer Price Index)  
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  Measuring Properties Accurately that are Listed  
Link
 
  Most home owners insured for Earthquakes  
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  Move In/Out  
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  Moving Companies - tips for a smooth move  
Link
 
  Municipal sign bylaw: What you need to know?  
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  MyRealPage Realtors Website offers auto emails of listings before MLS.ca  
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  Mystery Unveiled - How Moving Estimates Are Calculated  
Link
 
  MyStrataCorp Document Services  
Link
 
  National Reciprocity from CREA has finally arrived  
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  New anti-spam laws: What you need to know  
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  New GST reduction from 7% to 6% - what it means to you  
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  New HGTV show using the Stagers & Dekora - a local Vancouver Staging Company decorates vacant properties to make them sell  
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  New home construction to stay at high levels  
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  New Home Transitional rules (Feb/2012) pertaining to HST/PST Tax Issues  
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  New Home Warranty with 2-5-10 building protection introduced in 1999 protects consumers  
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  New online resources to help members understand the New Housing Transition Tax and Rebate Act and Regulations  
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  New owners have bought a pet with a no pet policy  
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  New Rules for High Ratio Mortgages - notice from Government of Canada to take effect Oct 15, 2008  
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  New Strata Regulations regarding depreciation Reports & Form B Overview from Real Estate Council  
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  Non-residence info  
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  Offshore Real Estate Prices Incl Hawaii are at '90's levels  
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  Oil Tanks - Insurance issues you should know  
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  Once a buyer has signed a contract - info on what to do next  
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  One in every two homes sold for less then average price  
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  Open House Seller/Realtor Instructions to put away their valuables  
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  Parking spaces & Storage Lockers Form B rules to change Jan 1, 2014  
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  Paying and redeiving referral fees  
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  Paying two mortgages for short period of time by bridge financing can ease moving day stress  
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  Personal Real Estate Corporations For REALTORS  
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  Pet Bylaws & Form B's must be read before subject removal  
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  Photo Sharing Platform For realtors - Abodograph connects real estate agents with customers  
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  Pre Listing Package Template  
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  Pre-Inspected Listings  
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  Prepaing for the end of the HST  
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  Prepare yourself for the change of a lifetime  
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  Preparing your home to sell video by Casa Guru  
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  Problems with Underground Oil storage Tanks  
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  Problems with Underground Oil Storage Tanks  
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  Professional help eases stress for buyers Buying a condo  
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  Property Inspectors - A REALTOR ust give buyers a choice of 3 inspectors when giving a referral  
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  Property Transfer Tax-Here's How It Works  
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  Purchasing a new home calls for professional help  
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  RE/MAX - Affordability in Vancouver Report  
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  RE/MAX Important Document  
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  RE/MAX Market Share  
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  RE/MAX Office Market Share  
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  RE/MAX Recreational Property Report  
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  Read Form K Before Signing it  
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  Real Estate Assistant Training And Services  
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  Real Estate Board suggests Buyers to read all documents carefully before buying  
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  Real Estate buyers to be better protected  
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  Real Estate Council ratchets up realtor discipline  
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  Real estate in the movies  
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  Real Estate Information From The REBGV On The PTT, The Tax Burden, Cost Involved In Buying A home  
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  Real Estate Offices  
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  Real estate postcards you can track  
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  Real Estate Websites: 21 Ways to Drive Visitors Away  
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  REALTOR Code of Ethics  
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  Realtor Performance data  
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  RealtorLink Order Form  
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  Realtors advocate for home buyers, sellers and owners  
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  Recycled rubber tiles give high-end look  
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  Remote access instructions to view another computer that has Windows XP  
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  Rennie Monthly Market Review for July 2010  
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  Renovating your home before selling pays back many times over with higher sale price  
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  Renovation Tax credits and low interest offer incentives to homeowners  
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  Selling Property in Vancouver  
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  Social Media Monetization - Show me the money - October 2011 - print  
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  Strata data battle  
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  Strata disputes by condo owners - new service by BC government  
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  Strata Documents - the truth on how they are obtained by Real Estate Agents  
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  Strata living just got a lot easier  
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  Strata Lot Rental Disclosure Statement Changes  
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  Strata Property Information Act from BC Government  
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  Strata-Check - Strata Corporation Document Review Company  
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  The HST - What Your Clients Need To Know  
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  The real estate websites you need to know about  
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  There are 4178 new condos under construction to arrive in 2010 & 2011 with at least 800 unsold units in Metro Vancouver  
Pdf  -
 
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Pdf  -
 
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  Vacation Properties, Price, Location & Rental Income all important before you buy  
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  Vancouver 2012 Realty Stats  
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  Vancouver Home Building continues to Edge Down  
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  Vancouver homebuilding surpasses last year's  
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  Vancouver residential vancancy rates are near 8%  
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  Vancouver's house prices still affordable compared to world prices  
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  Zoning & Development By-Law for Downtown Vancouver  
Link
 
   
 
   
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  Business Offer – Info needed before writing a contract  
Pdf  -
 
  Maximize the iPad to optimize your real estate business  
Pdf  -
 
  Pre-Inspected Listings  
Doc  -
 
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Link
 
  Six Dialogues To Avoid Overpriced Listings  
Pdf  -
 
   
 
   
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  A Reminder RE: I.C. & I. Calculations  
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Link
 
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Link
 
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Link
 
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Link
 
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Link
 
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  Rental Rates for Vancouver, Average Condo Maintenance Fees & Approx Vancouver Property Tax Calculations  
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  Sub Area MLS Boundary Changes to areas surrounding False Creek on April 16, 2011  
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  Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Quarterly Statistical Report  
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  REBGV Market Update June 2014  
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  REBGV Stats For April 2012  
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  REBGV Stats Package June 2013  
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  REBGV Stats Package March 2013  
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  Do's and Dont's of Powerful Listing Presentations  
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  It's property tax time  
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  RE/MAX LAUNCHES GLOBAL LISTING WEBSITE  
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  Remax Market Share    
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  Vancouver Market Share 2013  
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  Update on rental restriction in Strata Property Act  
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  Facing a CRA Tax Audit - Help avail from Canadian Tax Audit Protection Plan of Sixth Sphere Services by David Douglas Robertson a Toronto Law Firm  
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  PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX EXEMPTION  
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