Meet the Pheak Family

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We recently sat down with the Pheak family and asked them about their lives before moving into a World Housing community. Read their inspiring story and see how far they’ve come… “My name is Nov Srey Pheak, I am from Prey Veng province, where I worked as a farmhand on other people’s rice fields. I […]

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Home Safety Tips You Cannot Afford To Ignore – Part 1 – Burglary

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Protecting your home and family from criminal intrusion should be high on your list of priorities. The most common threat to your home is burglary and the majority of the home and apartment burglaries happen when the occupants are not home. Here are a few really important and useful tips that will help prevent your […]

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Need To Make A Down Payment For Your Home? Here Are Some Great Tips.

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For many families, coming up with the down payment for a home is usually the hardest part of home ownership. With today’s historic low mortgage rates and escalating home prices, it makes sense to buy rather than rent.  Buying a home is one of the best investments you can make in your lifetime.  So here […]

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The Arbutus Rail Corridor Dispute has Finally Been Solved.

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After several months of negotiations, the City of Vancouver and CP Rail have reached an agreement on the future of the hotly disputed Arbutus Corridor. The City will purchase the 9km rail line for $55 million. This is a far cry from the $400 million CP Rail was asking for the land at one time, […]

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Vancouver to Buy Old Rail Corridor for Future Public Greenway

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The City of Vancouver has agreed to purchase the Arbutus Corridor from Canadian Pacific Railway for $55 million to make way for a future public greenway. According to a report by CBC, this ends a long-standing dispute between the city and CP Rail over the worth of the nine kilometer stretch of land, which hasn’t been used for nearly […]

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Lower Mainland commercial real estate sales reach five-year record of $8 billion in 2015

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A strong fourth quarter closed 2015 as a record-breaking year in commercial real estate sales in the Lower Mainland. There were a total of 2,307 commercial real estate sales in the Lower Mainland in 2015. This is a 16.2 percent increase over the 1,985 sales in 2014, which was the previous five-year record holder. Commercial […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and Home Equity Line-of-Credit?

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As house prices continue to climb, many potential home sellers are finding it cheaper to renovate rather than relocate. They can tap into the increasing value of equity in their home to finance the renovation. The home equity available is the current value of the home less the liens against it such as a mortgage. […]

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