Buyer Beware: Real Estate Panel

Buyer Beware: Real Estate Panel |   Wednesday, March 7th.

This unique real estate seminar will provide you with insights to avoid pitfalls as a buyer, and ways to protect yourself. Buying or selling real estate is a big decision and the more informed you are, the more successful the process. This is an opportunity to meet with a team of professionals to learn some helpful tips and to ask questions.

A mortgage broker, a REALTOR®, a lawyer and a financial planner in the same room at the same time, offering a public service seminar, and answering all of your questions about purchasing real estate.

Register today to reserve your seat at this FREE Seminar.

Call: 604.813.8402 or email:

7:00-9:00pm – Wednesday, March 7th.

Douglas College – 1250 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, Rm C1004

Mortgage Broker: Explains some of the different financing options available, the impact of credit history, and how to qualify for your mortgage. Pauline Tonkin is a fully licensed broker, a member of the Mortgage Brokers Association of BC and the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals.

Lawyer: Talks about common misconceptions and clarifies some of the legal aspects of purchasing real estate.  Laura Holland, B.Comm/LL.B. is a partner at Drysdale Bacon & McStravick with 15 years experience in residential real estate and investing in real estate.

Financial Planner: Shares ways to structure your finances in an efficient manner to save on taxes when purchasing real estate. David Perkins, CFP has 16 years in the financial planning field. Purchasing or selling real estate is of particular interest to David as these activities can allow you to restructure your finances to pay less tax.

REALTOR®: Discusses the importance of buyer due diligence in the residential real estate market and touches on some of the risks and issues, with examples. John Grasty, ABR, SRES, is known for his advocacy on behalf of homeowners, and as a Tri-Cities based REALTOR® his expertise is valued and respected, and his opinion widely sought after.

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