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54 Look at the underground to know your neighbours

Ian Watt video blogs about the importance of getting to know the demographic of the building you are buying by looking at the underground parking lot. In this Yaletown parking lot you will see everything from car brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Porsche, Mercedes and even a few people slumming with their BMWs. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

53 Bowen Island Marvel, Low Tide Tunnel

Ian Watt video blogs about this amazing home on this small island just off of Bowen Island 15 minutes from Horseshoe Bay. During low tide the owner of this unique home drives his Suzuki across the beach and through the tunnel that was blasted through 100 meters of rock to end up at his luxurious waterfront home - amazing. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

52 Governors Towers, a Great Deal in Yaletown

Ian Watt video blogs about Yaletown's Governors Towers located at 388 Drake Street which is currently undergoing a rainscreening process which will give the building a warranty that will be longest warranty protection in Yaletown. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

51 Its move out day, show some respect...

Ian Watt video blogs about the fact that on move out day, you should hire professional cleaners to make the place you just sold spotless. It is unacceptable to just wipe things down and leave a mess for the buyers. If the property is not as clean as you expect your hotel room to be, then you didn't do your job. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 

 

50 Buying the most expensive house on the block 

Ian Watt video blogs about the old saying in real estate that buying the most expensive house on the block might not always be the best investment and this applies to condos as well. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-VancouverReal-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs


49 Realtor Bonus Commissions Don't Really Matter (Revised)

Ian Watt Video Blogs about realtor bonus commission on top of the commissions being offered. The fact that every realtor has to legally and ethically disclose the commissions in every transaction to their clients should raise a few eyebrows when your realtor is getting bonus that is 3 times what the commission is. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 

 

48 Local legend Mr. Buzz Bishop sheds his CyberBuzz on Video Blogs

Ian Watt video blogs about local legend Mr. Buzz Bishop who has written a great article in today's 24 Hour newspaper titled "The Revolution will be Streamed Online", about how Video is changing the internet with a short blurb on Ian Watt's video blogs. If you can't get the May 28th edition of 24 Hours, the article is also posted on Buzz Bishop's website at http://www.cyberbuzz.com/. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 

47 Telemarketing was never a good idea

Ian Watt video blogs about telemarketing and the fact that it is so dated and actually it was never a good idea to begin with. What's even worse is that some realtors are evening getting their computers to call you. Boxcar Marketing has written a couple of interesting blogs on the subject, might be worth the read. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 


46 Offering a bonus, is that the carrot you need?

Ian Watt video blogs about offering a bonus on top of the realtor commission offered to add an incentive and interest for a prospective purchaser (or at least for the realtor). The new development in Downtown Vancouver called XXXXXXXXX was offering a $15,000 bonus on top of their realtor commission but did it matter? If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

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45 The Brava Penthouse, what a view!

Ian Watt video blogs about how this totally renovated penthouse suite in a 3 year old building at 1199 Seymour has one thing that new developments don't have - 600 square feet of outdoor space. You can see from West Vancouver to the Gulf Islands to the Mount Baker... Wow! What a view. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 

44 The Grace in Yaletown Vancouver, Under construction since...

Ian Watt video blogs about the Grace in Yaletown Vancouver, which has been under contruction forever and when you see the quality of the craftmanship you will know why. This building is the most incredibly finished condo complex in Downtown Vancouver. It rivals the Kingswood at 1596 West 14th but with the more sought after urban address. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs 

 

43 Who thinks that closing down lanes on the bridges is a good idea?

Its 11:00 am and the Granville Bridge is backed up half way across. Who thinks that closing down lanes on the bridges to make more room for bicycles is a good idea? Is sitting in your car for twice as long as usual better for the environment? If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

42 It's a great time to be a buyer... but not as good as in the US

Ian Watt video blogs about being the Vancouver real estate market and how its a great time to be a buyer, but not as good as in the US. As the economy is strong, real estate is still active and mortgage rates are low, its a fantastic time to pick through the higher than normal levels of inventory. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 


41 Provident Security, for condos and townhouses too

Provident Security is a Vancouver based home protection company that dominates the upscale Vancouver home security market. They are hosting a home security seminar next Wednesday, May 28th at 7:00pm at their new Kerrisdale showroom at 2309 West 41st Avenue… which will show people EXACTLY how 99% of residential burglaries happen in houses and townhouses too, and more importantly, what they can do to ensure that you do not become a victim. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

40 Friday morning Agent's Open, Everyone is Welcome

Ian Watt video blogs about agent's open houses, this is a realtor oriented open house to preview newly listed properties for your clients. Even though these Friday morning opens are mainly for realtors, everyone is welcome to come. If you don't care for Ian's comments please email your feedback to ianwatt@ianwatt.ca or visit http://www.ianwatt.ca/Ian-Watt-Video-Blog-Vancouver-Real-Estate.ubr for all the Ian Watt Real Estate Video Blogs

 

 

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