Mortgage Financing for Foreigners Buying in Canada

Posted on Jul 17, 2022 in Resources

Thinking of buying real estate in Vancouver as a foreigner? 

In Canada, there's no such thing as owning a home with as little as 3.5% down payment. Grecia, a mortgage specialist at CIBC will explain. Watch now to find out more!

If you have any questions about this type of mortgage financing, feel free to contact us!

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Mortgage Financing for Non-Resident Canadians

Posted on Jul 09, 2022 in Resources

This is how you buy real estate in Canada as a non-resident Canadian.
So right now I have quite a few people reaching out to me who are Canadian citizens or Canadian permanent residents who are living and working abroad making foreign income either in the US Hong Kong, London, Singapore and etc. They're wondering whether they can get a mortgage to b...

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Property Tax Reminders: July 2022

Posted on Jun 30, 2022 in Resources

It's that time of year again in Greater Vancouver & Fraser Valley areas -

July 2, 2022: Surrey

July 4, 2022: Richmond, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Langley, Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, New Westminster, Abbotsford, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Squamish

July 5, 2022: Vancouver, Burnaby

Once you pay property tax, you may apply to recei...

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Real Estate Explained - $1.5 Million junk house

Posted on May 31, 2022 in Resources

Some of you sent me this exact article asking me how on earth did this East Vancouver a piece of junk house on a busy corridor, even sell for $1.5 million recently? 

Well, the value is in the land. 

This house sits on a 33 X 125 foot lot on a busy corridor and it has RS-1 zoning and in that particular area, it allows for duplexes laneway home or secon...

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Property & Neighbourhood Tour for 102 - 5383 Cambie St

Posted on May 13, 2022 in Resources

Mini Cambie neighbourhood tour ? What’s your favorite neighbourhood gem? ?

Check out 102 - 5383 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC. Live now!

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3 Housing Tax Credits You Should Know About!

Posted on Apr 25, 2022 in Resources

The 2022 Federal Budget introduced changes to 3 housing-related tax credits that you should know about. 

#1: The Multigenerational Home Renovation Tax Credit. This would provide up to $7,500 in support for building a secondary suite for a senior or an adult with a disability, starting in 2023.

#2: A proposal to double the First-Time Home Buyers’ Tax C...

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Cari Mai
Personal Real Estate Corporation

Mobile: (604) 727-9922

Phone: (604) 620-6788


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Oakwyn Realty Ltd

3195 Oak Street  Vancouver,  BC  V6H2L2 

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