Monthly Archives: May 2013
Choosing the right property for personal or commercial use is vital. This can help you find the ideal location you are looking for to make your business ventures more lucrative and provide you with the best features you need. Carefully selecting properties can also present you with better features to make your future better and more stable. So, before deciding to purchase a property, it is safe to say that opting for a routine inspection is a must.
Routine inspection is done every three months. This can help ensure that properties are taken care of properly and that the property can provide you with all the features you need. Aside from that, with routine inspection, individuals can obtain the following benefits.
To properly choose properties – Since individuals vary in their needs and preferences most especially in houses, routine inspections can cater to your specific needs. With the right inspector at your side, you can efficiently check the property, from the looks, size, indoor and outdoor features and even decors and furnishings. Hence, by inspecting every detail of the property, you can choose the best property that can accommodate your needs.
Statistics show the number of people renting property, as opposed to buying, is rising – a trend that is being witnessed in SW19, say Wimbledon letting agents. One of the UK’s biggest estate agency groups says the number of prospective tenants is outstripping supply in some areas, with houses and flats to rent in Wimbledon always in demand.
Becoming a tenant in Wimbledon
For many, choosing to rent is a lifestyle choice rather than something born from an inability to purchase a property. Although becoming a tenant requires a much smaller initial financial outlay – and this is an attractive facet in its own right – renting gives the occupier more freedom to move, whether that’s for professional or social reasons. Flats to rent in Wimbledon are often requested by young professionals and people moving out of the family home for the first time. Renting is also a great way of testing a new area or a new co-habitation arrangement – the risks are lower and commitment periods shorter. (more…)
Vancouver’s wealthy neighborhoods might be taking a slight price reduction over the next year, experts are saying. In February the government ended its Immigration Investor Program that allowed wealthy immigrants into the city in exchange for an $800, 000 cheque. The program was unsettling for many Vancouverites but it nonetheless had a dramatic impact on the local economy. Most, if not all, of these wealthy immigrants choose Vancouver for their home base and in turn drove up the price of real estate in the city. However, Immigration Lawyer Richard Kurland expects a price drop of $2 million or more in the cost of homes in wealthy neighborhoods once the effect starts trickling down to the marketplace. For those already residing in Vancouver what changes can they expect from the turnaround of this program?
For those living comfortably in one of the dwindling middle class neighborhoods in Vancouver there won’t be as much as a shock wave felt from the change. Experts and the local government do not expect the average Vancouverite to be directly affected. In fact, the individuals at highest risk are the upper echelon persons and families who have made Vancouver a summer home or simply an investment. They may face serious losses if they keep their properties for an extended period of time. Since millionaires tend to live in the same neighborhoods, these are the locations in Vancouver real estate that will likely feel the squeeze. (more…)