Hey! You made it to another weekend, and you know what that means? Its time for another Friday Free-for-all, our open topic discussion thread for the weekend. Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:
–Borrowing back to troubling levels
–Experts predict bubble will remain
–Summary of that video
–Sorry about the sex
–Buy a house now?
–Construction price fixing?
–Stratify more basements!
–Bye bye best buy
–Toronto condo sales fall 47%
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
It’s that time of the week again!
Let’s do our regular end of the week news round-up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend.
Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:
–Experts perplexed at decline in sales
–Vancouver too tiny to count?
–CTV video on squeezed families
–Downtown Vancouvers Dead Zone
–Toronto condo sales plunge
–Offering 90k over ask on single bid?
–Expanding the seawall past Kits
–tougher credit cheaper houses
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news link, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
For most people a home is the largest purchase they will make in their life. And it’s so complicated!
Now you could do a bunch of research or you could relax and let an expert tell you what to do.
Fortunately there’s a whole bunch of people that specialize in the finer points of buying and selling real estate and they form organizations to help you, the potential buyer/seller.
In the USA there’s the National Association of Realtors or NAR and they put out this great ad in 2006:
LOL on bad timing. In 2006 in the US only one of those options was a good move. And yes, that’s a real ad. Found it over at Burbed with thanks to gordholio.