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Old Oct 13th 2016, 7:25 am
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My dreams were dashed today - got some mortgage advise and it wasnt good. Best i can afford is $178K (I was looking in Fraser valley) but based on what i pay in rent right now (not including taxes and strata fees) then its more around $100K.

Can you even get a property for $100K in Canada - like in the whole country?

This decision may have an inpact on me returning to the UK but its early days though.
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Old Oct 13th 2016, 7:39 am
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Originally Posted by beckiwoo
My dreams were dashed today - got some mortgage advise and it wasnt good. Best i can afford is $178K....

Can you even get a property for $100K in Canada - like in the whole country?
Top Floor Deluxe Studio ‹ Property Details ‹ Sun Peaks - Real Estate Broker

Of course mobile homes are available for considerably less than $100k.
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Originally Posted by beckiwoo
My dreams were dashed today - got some mortgage advise and it wasnt good. Best i can afford is $178K (I was looking in Fraser valley) but based on what i pay in rent right now (not including taxes and strata fees) then its more around $100K.

Can you even get a property for $100K in Canada - like in the whole country?

This decision may have an inpact on me returning to the UK but its early days though.
52 listed on Realtor.ca under $175k in the Fraser Valley. 30 under $100k.
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Old Oct 13th 2016, 7:59 am
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Originally Posted by beckiwoo
Can you even get a property for $100K in Canada - like in the whole country?...
Absolutely you can, some very nice ones here.

Just a sample. All detached, close to downtown.

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1C6M7

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1C7S6

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1C7P4

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1C6P2

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1C6L3

Did you see my duplex when I linked to the listing?
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I think Bristol has a property for sale in Moncton for under 100k.


Originally Posted by beckiwoo
My dreams were dashed today - got some mortgage advise and it wasnt good. Best i can afford is $178K (I was looking in Fraser valley) but based on what i pay in rent right now (not including taxes and strata fees) then its more around $100K.

Can you even get a property for $100K in Canada - like in the whole country?

This decision may have an inpact on me returning to the UK but its early days though.
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Old Oct 13th 2016, 8:21 am
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Originally Posted by BristolUK
Absolutely you can, some very nice ones here.

Just a sample. All detached, close to downtown.
Aww they are sooo cute. I love them
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Old Oct 13th 2016, 8:22 am
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Originally Posted by Aviator
52 listed on Realtor.ca under $175k in the Fraser Valley. 30 under $100k.
Wow really?

They sent trailers/mobile homes as I would prefer a condo?!

The mortgage broker was like 'yeah you are probably going to have to go in with someone else'
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Old Oct 13th 2016, 9:43 am
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Originally Posted by beckiwoo
...I would prefer a condo?! ..
Condo/strata here, under $100k tends to be low builds like these

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1A3R4

https://www.realtor.ca/Residential/S...unswick-E1H3M1

Paying a bit more gets ones like these, which are springing up like weeds.
https://www.realtor.ca/Commercial/Bu...unswick-E1C0C5
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Originally Posted by beckiwoo
Wow really?

They sent trailers/mobile homes as I would prefer a condo?!

The mortgage broker was like 'yeah you are probably going to have to go in with someone else'
You can certainly get condos in Chilliwack for under 175k.
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Old Oct 13th 2016, 10:52 am
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Originally Posted by beckiwoo
My dreams were dashed today - got some mortgage advise and it wasnt good. Best i can afford is $178K (I was looking in Fraser valley) but based on what i pay in rent right now (not including taxes and strata fees) then its more around $100K.

Can you even get a property for $100K in Canada - like in the whole country?

This decision may have an inpact on me returning to the UK but its early days though.
I haven't a clue about the geography of the area but on telly on one of those property shows they had houseboats for sale in Vancouver. They were cheap.
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This listing was a surprise to me, because I saw an article in the Chronicle earlier today about a proposal to turn it into a 14 room hotel with a luxury penthouse. These days 180 grand is cheap for a business.
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This is what I need for the dastardly downtown commute. You can drive it on the pavement.

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This is what I need for the dastardly downtown commute. You can drive it on the pavement.

http://daymak.com/boomerbuggy/images...blue-angle.jpg
Someone in our village has one if those. Wouldn't trust it in a high wind but it's so cute.
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Japanese mini-truck, those don't look so much like a clown car and there are some nice models.
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Japanese mini-truck, those don't look so much like a clown car and there are some nice models.

But these can ride on the sidewalk I believe. But I agree, you would look like a bit of a cad in it, on the bright side I don't think there are any specific laws about consuming alcohol while driving one, so on the ride home, you probably wouldn't care.
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