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Real Estate Nova Scotia: The Halifax Advantage

While Toronto and Vancouver are typically seen as the darlings of the Canadian real-estate scene, the past six months have shown a cooling in these oversaturate markets. Meanwhile, on Canada’s sleepy east coast, home sales are seeing an uptick despite a mild downturn in the national average. One of the reasons that this is happening is that mortgage rates will be going up towards the end of 2017; thus, young families are looking to lock in the current, lower mortgage rate. If people were hesitant to buy, the looming new rate is definitely providing a motivation to adopt a buyer’s mentality.…

Why You Should be Investing in Real Estate

I never really fancied investing in real estate when I first started my investments, there was just something about parting with such a large portion of my savings into one single investment. That changed however after I watched a promotional video from Joseph Johnson Welfont CEO. In the video he described the massive upsides which could be found when investing in real estate and form that moment on I was sold. Fast forward 5 years and I currently have 3 properties, 2 residential and one commercial which have all risen in market value since I bough them and all of which…

What’s it Like to be a Real Estate Agent

Source A good buddy of mine, Clay Hutson, and I were playing golf the other day and chatting about different career paths that people can take. My son is just reaching the age where he needs to decide on what his career path will be and he has an interest in real estate. My friend Clay has been a real estate agent for a long time across Seattle and Washington and he seems to have plenty of time in his life to do what he loves best, going to music concerts, eating at the city’s top sushi restaurants and catching…