Owning and refinancing a rental property in the US

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While working in academia in the past, I have had the chance to work with  people from many different parts of the world.  At my previous position  as a software developer at a university, I had the opportunity to meet a young graduate student from Arizona.  She was appalled at the cost and quality of rental units in Vancouver and regaled me with stories of cheap property and rental possibilities...

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5 Questions to ask when buying a condo

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As you guys might have noticed, Brian and I are in the condo buying market again.  So I’ve had real estate on my mind and I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what I’m looking for in our next condo. Photo Credit: Keoni Cabral via FlickrWhy do I want to live here? For me at least, it’s easy to be distracted by a beautiful, well decorated condo.  I often have to remind...

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Update: November 6 – 12

Signed up for Car2Go this week! Yes, I’m already a member of the Modo Coop, however I like to have options. The small differences in how car booking and billing works with both organizations makes some trips more economical with either organization, depending on what you need the car for. The gadgets are pretty cool with Car2Go as well – looking forward to checking it out. Photo credit:...

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