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by blazespinnaker
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Introduce Yourself to the Forum!
Replies: 291
Views: 266515

Re: Introduce Yourself to the Forum!

"a meet" .. yikes, you sound like a modemer.
by blazespinnaker
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:13 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 71811

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

Real estate myth #9: New condominiums are commonly flipped for a profit before they have even been occupied. MYTH(ISH): There are speculators out there buying the pre-sale contracts for condos with the sole intent of flipping them while the apartment is still only a notion in the air. Check online ...
by blazespinnaker
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:08 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 71811

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

Well, I pretty much got everyone right except for the commuting one. I still think it's a sucky way to save money, because it cuts down on your lifespan (studies have been made) if you're driving in. And it really does suck. If you take the train in or can do some work and have a bit of peace, I sus...
by blazespinnaker
Thu Apr 24, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 71811

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

Myth. If the bank actually owned the house, it would be taking on all of the downside on the price, as well as responsibility for paying taxes, maintenance, etc. Nor would you have any obligation to the bank beyond just letting them have the house back. What the bank actually owns is a personal deb...
by blazespinnaker
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 71811

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

You didn't answer #17. :mrgreen:
I think the answer to that question is too obvious :)
by blazespinnaker
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 71811

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

oh oh oh! Let me play 1. Albertans are buying up B.C.'s recreational property. Myth or reality? I'll say Albertans are buying it more than any other ex-provincial group. Probably more BC'ers / local people though. So myth by gross numbers, but reality when you compare to other groups. 2. My home's a...
by blazespinnaker
Tue Mar 04, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Anecdote: Winnings From Poker Buys RE
Replies: 15
Views: 9097

Yes, I think a lot of laundering is going on.
by blazespinnaker
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Anecdote: Winnings From Poker Buys RE
Replies: 15
Views: 9097

Welll, I don't really want to bump your sad ass attempt at getting free advertising for your blog, but hey, the moderators don't seem to care so who am I to argue? It's not my forum. (Though in the future, make sure you don't force us to redirect to your blog) Anyways, media never gets it right, exc...
by blazespinnaker
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Anecdote: Winnings From Poker Buys RE
Replies: 15
Views: 9097

Who knows if any of this is true.

Seriously, folks. Are you really sucked in by this?