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Forum: Canada
Jun 2nd 2013, 6:52 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Any other sources for home rental other than kijiji?

Rentals are not something that realtors can deal with in every province. For instance in BC the MLS does not have rentals and realtors rarely get the additional license needed to deal with rentals....
Forum: Canada
Nov 28th 2011, 6:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Health Insurance in Vancouver

Have a look also at the BC specific information
http://www.relocation2bc.com/medicalservices.html

Warmly,

Frank
Forum: Canada
Oct 25th 2011, 5:46 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Shipping to BC

You might try
http://www.voovit.com/

They ship by weight in your own boxes or theirs. Not used them myself but worth looking into.

Warmly,

Frank
Oct 15th 2011, 9:55 pm
Replies: 326
Views: 16,504
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: The Occupy Uprising....

http://www.straight.com/files/imagecache/blog_teaser_main_image/images/wide/occupyvancouver%20063.jpg
Vancouver Art Gallery is occupied.
Aug 11th 2011, 1:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Chasing up CAIPS notes

Hi

This may help others, and they may have the answer to your question:
http://www.caips.ca/


Warmly,

Frank
Forum: Canada
Jul 23rd 2011, 2:09 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Rightmove & Find a Property

Hi,

I recommend that you use realtor.ca as it has all the properties on it that are on the MLS. The MLS is still the most used way of selling property. Other sites tend to have properties that are...
Forum: Canada
Jul 11th 2011, 7:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Expo Canada Leeds

Hi,

We have exhibited at various expos (emigrate, working in) and they have been getting worse and worse, both from an exhibitors and an attendees point of view.

It is perhaps not too...
Forum: Canada
May 5th 2011, 6:13 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,421
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: LinkedIn

Hi,

Just wanted to add that LinkedIn is really what you make of it. You can lurk on it and probably learn a bit, but it is all about making connections.

An example of really using it came to...
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2011, 6:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Citizenship Testing

Thanks for the practice question link. I'd forgotten the libraries had this!

Frank
Forum: Canada
May 4th 2011, 6:31 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Citizenship Testing

Hi,

You can get everything online.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/discover/index.asp

Study hard and you'll get to vote in our next election!

Warmly,
May 4th 2011, 6:25 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: The Dog Tease

That's funny! Thanks for sharing it.

Warmly,

Frank
Forum: Canada
May 3rd 2011, 9:37 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Viewing houses, how many did you see?

As a realtor in Vancouver I have found this an interesting thread as it shows how differently people think about buying homes.

From my perspective I am willing to show as many homes as needed. On...
Forum: Canada
May 3rd 2011, 8:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: furnished apartments

Just been talking with a hotel here in Vancouver. They were looking for me to send them clients for their suites in Richmond. Monthly rates for a 1 bed at the corporate rate they offered were in the...
Forum: Canada
May 2nd 2011, 7:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: don't forget to vote tomorrow

I voted this morning. The polling station seemed to be quite busy, despite the rain. One friend I bumped into had forgotten his ID and had to come back with it - so he was keen enough.

Turnout at...
Forum: Canada
Apr 12th 2011, 4:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,899
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: VANCOUVER - where to live?

Hi,

This might help you (and others) who are looking at where to live. It is from the real estate board's benchmark for "typical" homes in each area. Not sure how they decide what is typical.
...
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2011, 7:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Linked in

Lisa,
Programming is definitely worth using Linked In for. I was first introduced to Linked In via two of my IT clients both in games industry. From my experience most industries are now using it to...
Forum: Canada
Mar 28th 2011, 5:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Linked in

Hi Juliet,

Just wanted to confirm what others have said and recommend using Linked In. The secret is to USE it. That means looking for connections, asking for introductions and participating in...
Forum: Canada
Mar 15th 2011, 6:52 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,651
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Another Vancouver Real Estate Jump?

I heard that too.

I am a realtor and though I don't personally deal with Richmond or White Rock I do know a bit about the market out that way. Firstly digging into the recent sales in these areas...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14th 2011, 6:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Short term place to stay in Vancouver

Niki,

The place in North Van requires a month minimum I believe. suitedeals.com is the site.

We have found craigslist pretty good, but have a look at my page on rentals:...
Feb 3rd 2011, 6:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Property Purchases

Hi Sat,

I routinely deal with people buying before they get PR and in my experience lack of PR is not necessarily a barrier to getting financing. We work with a mortgage broker and I think that is...
Forum: Canada
Feb 2nd 2011, 5:43 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,826
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: School Life in Canada (Vancouver)

I agree. I had a client last year looking to get his kids into Westbay, in West Vancouver. This offers the IB program and is very popular. Even living next to the school might not get you into it!...
Forum: Canada
Jan 21st 2011, 6:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Vancouver Short Stay Apartments - North Van

You dont say the name or address of these apartments but North Van is a good area as a base for your first weeks in Vancouver.

This is probably where you meant:
http://www.vancouvershortstay.com...
Forum: Canada
Jan 20th 2011, 9:39 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Recruiters in Victoria / Vancouver...?

Yes. I well remember the limbo you're in when you cannot go public with your intentions on moving.

One of my clients here was telling me that she had to go public when the company she worked for...
Forum: Canada
Jan 20th 2011, 7:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: Recruiters in Victoria / Vancouver...?

Hi and welcome,

You have done well to get some interviews already since so many people struggle with getting employers to even consider them when they are not here in Canada.

My understanding...
Jan 20th 2011, 5:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 819
Posted By Frank'n Sense

Re: CAN & ENG Living in UK move to CAN

Yes it can be done in the UK. In fact there was a time when it had to be that way.

Good luck.

Frank
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