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By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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This blog post is an expansion on a tweet I sent out recently to the world of the Twitterverse.  Here's what my tweet said: "There are two types of goals you can set in life: the choice to try or the choice to sit idle." Ask yourself what will 2010 look like for you?  Will you set into motion a g...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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There are a total of 78 foreclosures amongst the entire listing inventory.  There continues to be a trend of month to month increases in inventory levels of homes that are now in the foreclosure process. The breakdown is as follows: 3 Lots and Acreages ($115,000 and $590,000) no pending sales. 39...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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This past weekend my family visited our favourite local ski hill, Big White Ski Resort.  While walking through Happy Valley we came across this large billboard advertising Club Penguin, a locally created website which recently sold to the titan of kids entertainment industry, the Walt Disney Com...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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With Christmas now less than a month away many Kelowna families are wondering how they are going to be able to put food on the table.  With jobs being cut back or eliminated many families that have relocated to Kelowna are now finding themselves in need of the most basic essentials.  This year th...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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There are a total of 63 foreclosures amongst the entire listing inventory.  That is an overall change of 4 listings to the overall inventory from October,2009 to November,2009.  Current foreclosures of all Central Okanagan listings represent 1.53% of the total listing inventory!  The breakdown is...
When I was 5 years old, my little sister, Maureen, died.  After she was gone I was immersed in my own and my parents emotional pain for many months. One day, shortly after Maureen's passing, I proclaimed to my Mother that I was never ever going to have human babies and instead would give birth to...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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Current listing inventory as of October 13,2009: Single Family Dwellings - 1858 properties including 12 pending offers Strata - Condos - 1107 properties including 7 pending offers Strata - Townhomes - 463 properties including 4 pending offers Manufactured Home - 224 including 1 pending offer Lots...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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  Tired of the same old scene on the coffee shop front?  Had enough of standing in lines or waiting in drive-thrus just to get your cup of joe?  Well then look no further than the Bean Scene in Kelowna's family friendly neighbourhood of Rutland.  The Bean Scene is known locally for its great sele...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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Current listing inventory as of September 23,2009: Single Family Dwellings - 2015 properties including 9 pending offers Strata - Condos - 1159 properties including 8 pending offers Strata - Townhomes - 480 properties including 7 pending offers Manufactured Home - 228 including 3 pending offers Lo...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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Current listing inventory as of August 28,2009: Single Family Dwellings - 2091 properties including 12 pending offers Strata - Condos - 1073 properties including 3 pending offers Strata - Townhomes - 505 properties including 8 pending offers Manufactured Home - 229 including 1 pending offers Lots...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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Current listing inventory as of July 27,2009: Single Family Dwellings - 2113 properties including 8 pending offers Strata - Condos - 1035 properties including 3 pending offers Strata - Townhomes - 533 properties including 6 pending offers Manufactured Home - 236 including 0 pending offers Lots/Ac...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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This year's 50th anniversary of Rutland May Days will run from May 15 to May 18 in Centennial Park.  Event's include: All-Star Wrestling, Bull Riding Championships, Karaoke, Youth Dances and an Amusement Park. Daily admission to various events is $2.  Breakfast will be served every morning from ...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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Current listing inventory as of May 2009: Single Family Dwellings - 2076 properties including 15 pending offers Strata - Condos - 1028 properties including 5 pending offers Strata - Townhomes - 557 properties including 6 pending offers Manufactured Home - 208 including 0 pending offers Lots/Acrea...

By Dave Vrabic, Mortgage Broker
(MortgageOpolis)
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YOUR MORTGAGE GUIDE Costs: Speak with a mortgage professional as soon as possible. This will allow you to shop in a price range that is realistic for your situation. At the same time, make sure you are prepared financially for the standard costs associated with a purchase of real estate. Some of...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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The 20th Annual is set to fill the hungry appetites of Kelowna residents this coming Sunday March 29,2009 from 11am to 4pm and held at the Kelowna Curling Club. Organizers are expecting more than 4,000 visitors at this years event will have 32 booths and over 100 dishes to sample from.  Some of ...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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From March 17th to 20th the 2010 Community Tour will be hosted at the Delta Grand Conference Centre.  This multi-city tour will feature interactive exhibits, ski machine, and a 2010 Paralympics mascot. The tour can be visited during normal Conference Centre hours starting noon Tuesday, March 17 ...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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Well, the speculation and anticipation of yet another rate decrease by the Bank of Canada became a reality today!  The Bank of Canada reduced its key lending rate to a historical low of 0.5%.  The move is intended to help jump start a rather fragile Canadian economy and get consumers out there s...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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For complete January 2009 Stats for the Central Okanagan please visit:OMREB Stats Real estate sales in the Central Okanagan market were slow once again in the month of January.  Consumer confidence has been rattled in recent months with the media reporting job losses, stock volatility etc.  The "...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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The average residential home is expected to decline 13% to $396,600 in the province of British Columbia.  Residential sales are also being fore-casted to decrease by 9% from 68,923 unit sales in 2008 to 62,650 unit sales. Cameron Muir, Chief Economist for BCREA says "Downward pressure on mortgag...

By Jason Neumann, Realtor - www.KelownaRealEstateNews.com
(Century 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.)
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As a Realtor® I am often asked questions such as: "How's the Real Estate Market?", "Do you think the Real Estate Market will crash?" and my personal favorite "What do you think is going to happen in the Real Estate Market this year?" The track record of those who try to forecast the ups and downs...

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