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Market Updates | July 1, 2021

I was recently reading previous blog articles I had written over the past few years regarding Canada Day. As I was revisiting these articles, I was reminded about my love of being a Canadian. What an amazing country we live in! From the sheer beauty, universal healthcare, social infrastructure, the diversity, and the opportunity of…

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Market Updates | June 2, 2021

My beautiful wife, Jolene, is a passionate walker, and always has been. When we met in the fall of 1985, Jo introduced this concept of walking to me: walking for exercise, clearing her head, getting college supplies, and of course, romantic walks around Abbotsford. I personally was never much of a walker, nor did I…

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Market Updates | May 4, 2021

What came first, the chicken or the egg? The egg. No, the chicken. No, the egg. No, the chicken. I am getting dizzy trying to solve this riddle. Scientists, that are much smarter than me, concluded that many moons ago, there was a chicken-like bird. This chicken-like bird laid an egg and a rooster-like bird…

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Market Updates | April 6, 2021

Today, everyone everywhere is talking about the white-hot real estate market all the time. Our market focuses are the Vancouver and Fraser Valley markets; however, I speak with agents all over North America and they are also experiencing a similar white-hot market. The combination of ultra-low inventory or supply of properties, and the record high…

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Market Updates | March 2, 2021

Have you ever held an ice cube in the palm of your hand on a hot summer afternoon? It does not take long before it becomes a small puddle of water, and eventually has no value or purpose for what it was originally intended for. As I write, your hard-earned money in your bank savings…

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Market Updates | February 2, 2021

“No Taxation Without Representation.” This slogan was popularized by the American colonies during the revolution to protest the British parliament that was levying taxes on them without their consent or approval. The colonies were enraged that the British government was levying taxes without their input and without representation. In turn, it was one of the…

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Market Updates | January 6, 2021

Think back eleven years ago from today… Do you remember where you were? Do you remember events or moments of 2010? If things or events quickly come to mind, it is probably because you have used something called a mnemonic image to remember those particular experiences. We use mnemonic images to help create a pattern…

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Christmas, Market Updates | December 2, 2020

The world happiness report for 2019 and 2020 explains that human well-being has six dimensions. Four of those six dimensions are: basic income, enjoying good health and a decent life expectancy, social support groups for solving life problems, and living in a society that is not corrupt. The remaining two—and in my opinion, the most…

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