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City real estate market ranked fifth in nation

Attention, my fellow Zen Investors – especially those holding property in the city of Saint John. Moneysense magazine has just named Saint John as one of Canada’s hottest property markets based on affordability and strength of the local economy! Enjoy the article and for those of you holding doors in Saint John, congrats!City real estate market ranked fifth in nation SAINT JOHN – In a report that...

Housing prices climb to global heights for latest Olympics host

Wow! Who ever thought that one of our Canadian cities would become one of the most expensive in the world for real estate? Get ready for it: This spring’s activity has fueled the average home price in Vancouver to over $620,000! There seems to be no end in sight, and now prices are taking off again in Whistler’s well known recreational area where the average price for a country home is over $720,000! Over...

A Safe Bet on Canada’s Housing Boom

Funny how things change. As the biggest market around, no one ever thought the US market would crash like it did. And the bad news is that some US economists are expecting another 20 to 30% decrease. As a matter of fact, some experts (such as Harry S. Dent) are stating flatly to not touch US real estate until 2013. Genworth (the big US parent) rolled along until all 4 wheels came off due to the US market. And...

Investing in U.S. real estate: If a deal looks too good to be true, it might be

Please read carefully if you intend to invest in the US. Are we seeing a real market rebound? Think about it: most US real estate is being absorbed by Canadian and European foreigners because of the strong currency exchange. The Americans are still not back to work, and those that left their house keys on the kitchen table are far from buying any time soon. Yes indeed, if the deal looks to good to be true it...

Plazacorp to redevelop Smythe St. property

Looks like The Zen Investor isn’t the only investor in Fredericton! Check out this story on Plazacorp Retail Properties Ltd., who’ve just purchased the Smythe and Dundonald Plaza and the adjacent vacant property at the foot of Smythe street. Redevelopment plans are in the works as the company is gets ready to make a substantial investment. Check out this article which continues to demonstrate...

Top 10 of Canada’s priciest housing

Ever wonder the most expensive real estate in Canada can be found? You’ll be surprised when you see the list. Enjoy the article! Victoria in top 10 of Canada’s priciest housingPostmedia News; With Files From Carla Wilson, Times Colonist Greater Victoria is among the top 10 priciest housing markets in the country, sitting between Oakville, Ontario, and Surrey, said the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Home...

Adex Mining preparing for significant update Thursday

This just in … a very important announcement to be made this week in Fredericton. Rumor has it that Adex Mining, a metals trader (mainly indium and tin) on the Toronto Stock Exchange, will be ready to make a major and significant announcement in regards to its Mount Pleasant mining operation (about one hour from our Lincoln Heights project) to their 45% major shareholders (who, incidentally, just acquired an...

American And Canadian Retirees Find Living Is Easy South Of The Border

If you’re a Baby Boomer, chances are you’re dreaming of someplace South to spend the upcoming winter. Many older Boomers have already settled into Florida and Arizona, but the cost of living in the USA is not that cheap. So where else can you go and get more for your money? If this question has been on your mind, I have some food for thought to share with you! There are several places where you can...
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