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by extirpated
Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: DIY Real Estate sale
Replies: 31
Views: 12628

Re: DIY Real Estate sale

I say go for it! definitely use a service that gets you an ad on the mls. I sold my east van condo myself this way in 2005, not sure if the service I used to get it on the mls still exists. I ended up selling for 36k more than a realtor neighbour thought I could get - I sold for 221k vs 185 she woul...
by extirpated
Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: development land pricing question
Replies: 9
Views: 2732

development land pricing question

If there are any developers/investors out there... my spouse and I own land in the middle of Halifax, a 10 min drive from downtown, in an area where condo development seems to just have started to take off, though vacant land is scarce. we have 2 side by side rental houses on a total 14,000 sqft, (e...
by extirpated
Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: can u still get cash flow in bc?
Replies: 9
Views: 4695

Re: can u still get cash flow in bc?

u can get cash flow in the fairview area of halifax, like this duplex which is right by a good school. just hire a property manager...
http://www.realtor.ca/propertyDetails.a ... 1363565379
by extirpated
Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Here's What's Happening In North America's #1 Housing Bubble
Replies: 25
Views: 5793

Re: Here's What's Happening In North America's #1 Housing Bu

um, wrt to your points #1 and #2 just because mortgages aren't tax deductible doesn't mean people don't blow HELOC's on toys and poor investments; my brother's family bought all kinds of random crap with the equity from our Richmond family home: 30k boat, cars, truck to pull said boat, waterfront ca...
by extirpated
Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Affordable Detached (>$400K) w/Vancouver Commute
Replies: 57
Views: 18337

Re: Affordable Detached (>$400K) w/Vancouver Commute

here is a nice looking 5 bedroom, 2800sqft house on a 1/2 acre lot, for $384k, if you're interested in transferring to the Halifax area...
http://www.realtor.ca/propertyDetails.a ... 1439752990
by extirpated
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Buying a Condo only 5x income?
Replies: 8
Views: 2570

Re: Buying a Condo only 5x income?

wow, funny this morning I was just reminiscing about how in 2001 there was a 5 bedroom house in strathcona for around $200k that my intuition was screaming at me to buy. too bad I was only 29 and got this sexist fatcat realtor who is probably on this forum who told me in a nutshell "oh, you're a wom...
by extirpated
Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Introduce Yourself to the Forum!
Replies: 291
Views: 262582

Re: Introduce Yourself to the Forum!

1) Age / Location / Occupation 38, born and raised in Richmond BC (to Polish immigrants) forced out of my home province by rising real estate prices and the desire to live in my own house. conservation biologist - turned - artist 2) What real estate do you own? 2 houses, which are not in BC 3) What'...