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What is the difference between an online vs. a true pre-approval?

What is the difference between an online vs. a true pre-approval? Posted by Mariah Johnston on January 18, 2021
Friends, this is so important to watch!!! I have many clients tell me they are pre-approved but haven't yet even sat down with a broker!    Here are the major differences and why it's key ...

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CREG Update January 11-January 17

CREG Update January 11-January 17Posted by Mariah Johnston on January 12, 2021
NEWLY OWNED  32945 3rd Avenue    Congratulations to my clients on the sale of their beautiful, historic home! I loved getting to see all the memories and what a hidden gem this hom...

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BC Property Assessments: Here's what you need to know!

BC Property Assessments: HerePosted by Mariah Johnston on January 12, 2021
BC Property Assessments have all been sent out...did you get yours in the mail? Many people find it confusing as they see the property value listed but that doesn't always translate (actually almost n...

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Resolutions & Record-Breaking Stats!!

Resolutions & Record-Breaking Stats!!Posted by Andy Boldt on January 12, 2021
Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!    Curtis Pope: 0:21 Saturday morn...

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December 2020 Fraser Valley Market Stats

December 2020 Fraser Valley Market StatsPosted by Andy Boldt on January 8, 2021
  The Fraser Valley Real Estate Statistics for the last month of a very unique year. Even with months of this year being on hold, the year ended with a 12.4% increase of total annual sales ove...

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Wrapping up the Holidays, Talking of Goals & a 2021 Real Estate Forecast!

Wrapping up the Holidays, Talking of Goals & a 2021 Real Estate Forecast!Posted by Andy Boldt on January 5, 2021
Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!    Curtis Pope: 0:00 It's the firs...

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The BOXING DAY Episode w/Seasonal Songs by Richard Cummins!

The BOXING DAY Episode w/Seasonal Songs by Richard Cummins!Posted by Andy Boldt on January 5, 2021
  Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!    Curtis Pope: 0:22 Good ...

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CREG Update January 4-11

CREG Update January 4-11Posted by Mariah Johnston on January 5, 2021
NEW LISTING  140 - 20033 70 Avenue, Langley   Desirable Denim complex in Willoughby. This pristine 1225 sqft, 2 bd, 1.5 bth townhouse has updates & looks like new! Bdrms are spaci...

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Why are interest rates higher for Investment Properties?

Why are interest rates higher for Investment Properties? Posted by Mariah Johnston on January 5, 2021
Why are interest rates for mortgages significantly higher on an investment property? Alex and Derek, my mortgage partners from THRIVE mortgage co. Explain in this great video.    ps. Looki...

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Christmas Traditions and a Market Update for a Busy December 2020

Christmas Traditions and a Market Update for a Busy December 2020Posted by Andy Boldt on December 22, 2020
Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!    Curtis Pope: 0:00 Last Saturday...

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Curtis Buys a House! And Should you Sell your Home During the Holidays?!

Curtis Buys a House! And Should you Sell your Home During the Holidays?!Posted by Andy Boldt on December 17, 2020
Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!    Curtis Pope: 0:00 Happy Sat...

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EXCLUSIVE LISTING: 8423 Cedar Street in Mission

EXCLUSIVE LISTING: 8423 Cedar Street in MissionPosted by Mariah Johnston on December 16, 2020
8423 Cedar Street. $4,875,000   This is an 0.889 Acre Multi-Family and Daycare Development property. There is an approved 98 unit, 6 storey high apartment building with one level of underground...

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Mortgage Update: Rental Income Sources?

Mortgage Update: Rental Income Sources? Posted by Mariah Johnston on December 16, 2020
Buying a new home is often used as an investment. You may be wondering what options are available to you when looking at rental income? Check out this video and if you have more questions reach out to...

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CREG Weekly Update December 14-21

CREG Weekly Update December 14-21Posted by Mariah Johnston on December 16, 2020
NEWLY OWNED    1748 Ackerman Court      YES! Congratulations going out to my seller's! I am so thrilled for the sale of your beautiful custom home..now onto the next ch...

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How to Save $500 a month!

How to Save $500 a month! Posted by Mariah Johnston on December 8, 2020
Do you want to know the one secret to how clients are saving on average $500 per month? Well, it's not really a secret. It's just a matter of renegotiating the terms of their existing mortgage. You se...

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CREG Weekly Update December 7-14

CREG Weekly Update December 7-14Posted by Mariah Johnston on December 8, 2020
NEWLY OWNED  1385 Stromdahl Place     SOLD! After just a few short days on the market, this home is SOLD and ready for possesion day!        This devel...

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How to Flip Properties Quickly & Successfully, Plus Nov. Market Stats!

How to Flip Properties Quickly & Successfully, Plus Nov. Market Stats!Posted by Andy Boldt on December 8, 2020
Curtis Pope: 0:00 Saturday morning, it is time for the Cummins Real Estate Group show. Good morning. Once again, it is time for the Cummins Real Estate Group show with Michelle Cummings an...

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CREG Weekly Update

CREG Weekly UpdatePosted by Mariah Johnston on December 4, 2020
NEWLY OWNED 1385 Stromdahl Place After not even making it onto the MLS site this home is SOLD! Very excited for the new buyers!    PRICE ADJUSTMENT 32945 3RD Avenue NOW LISTED FOR $83...

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November 2020 Fraser Valley Market Stats

November 2020 Fraser Valley Market StatsPosted by Andy Boldt on December 3, 2020
  The previous 4 months have been trendsetting, why change it now?! We've seen 5 months in a row with incredible demand for Real Estate with many records being broken. November continued in t...

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What programs are available for First Time Home Buyers?

What programs are available for First Time Home Buyers? Posted by Mariah Johnston on December 2, 2020
Wondering what programs you can access as a First Time Home Buyer to help you with the purcahse of your home? There are a number of First Time Home Buyer programs available to you through the governme...

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10 Questions you want to ask when you have Multiple Offers!

10 Questions you want to ask when you have Multiple Offers!Posted by Andy Boldt on December 2, 2020
Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!    Curtis Pope: 0:00 Good morn...

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How to Carry On Building Your Real Estate Portfolio

How to Carry On Building Your Real Estate PortfolioPosted by Andy Boldt on November 26, 2020
Warning! ;) This is a digitally automated transcript of the show so there will be mistakes throughout - including the spelling of Michele's name!  Curtis Pope: 0:00 And good ...

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Getting a Mortgage in November--What you need to know!

Getting a Mortgage in November--What you need to know! Posted by Mariah Johnston on November 25, 2020
An update from our friends at Thrive Mortgage Co on what it looks like to get a mortgage in November!       ...

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CREG Weekly Real Estate Update

CREG Weekly Real Estate Update Posted by Mariah Johnston on November 25, 2020
NEWLY OWNED 403-33545 Rainbow Avenue  Congratulations to my seller's on the sale of their lovely penthouse condo! So happy for you!    2116 Sherwood Crescent    ...

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Help us Give Back This Year in the Annual Realtor Blanket Drive!

Help us Give Back This Year in the Annual Realtor Blanket Drive! Posted by Mariah Johnston on November 20, 2020
Start giving today! This year’s REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive will be unlike any other. Instead of collecting clothing or blankets, we’re asking our members and their offices to make...

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