Tag: canada

BC’s Top 5 Most Affordable Large Cities

BC’s Top 5 Most Affordable Large Cities

If you could live anywhere in BC, where would you live? To help you answer this question, Zolo Homebase has compiled a list of Top Most Affordable Cities in BC. The ranking considered cities of more than 100,000 people and considered three factors when coming up with a score: housing affordability, economic strength, and potential […]

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One-Click Mortgages Help Borrowers Win the Bidding Wars

One-Click Mortgages Help Borrowers Win the Bidding Wars

Financing a home can often be stressful, demanding, time-consuming, and exhausting. Some may consider the process as a “bidding war” as it often brings many casualties to your finances. However, to help combat these obstacles, Tri-City News introduces the Vancouver-based company, WiiBid, as a seamless system for online, one-click mortgages. The article describes WiiBId’s platform […]

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New Mortgage Stress Test Rate Brings More Stress To Homebuyers

New Mortgage Stress Test Rate Brings More Stress To Homebuyers

While the Canadian housing market has been kind to sellers, homebuyers have had to deal with a series of costly hurdles in Canada’s ongoing and eventful housing market full of supply shortages, growing and pent-up demand, red hot prices, and bidding wars. And now, the federal government is effectively adding another significant hurdle on the […]

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Canada’s “Bubbly” Housing Market Could Be Risky for Homebuyers

Canada’s “Bubbly” Housing Market Could Be Risky for Homebuyers

Canada’s real-estate market has entered a bubble with two new reports, reinforcing fears among housing experts who believe that the housing market is becoming further detached from the fundamentals. Bloomberg, the global news and data firm, generated a “Bubble Ranking”, consisting of country scores based on home buying and real-estate factors: costs of buying a […]

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6 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in BC

6 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in BC

Making your first home purchase in BC can be a difficult process. Having to deal with finances, fees, and the surge in home prices in the past few months altogether may lead you to feeling discouraged. According to a recent poll from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), more than a third (36%) of non-homeowners under 40 […]

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BC Fintech Equips Homebuyers with the Right Mortgage Tools

BC Fintech Equips Homebuyers with the Right Mortgage Tools

With the current state of BC’s red-hot real estate market, it is more important than ever for Vancouver homebuyers to have access to the right tools and to connect with the right people. And The Province provides homebuyers a glimpse into the innovative tools, technology, and open marketplace, that is WiiBid. The print article features Vikas […]

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Vancouver Fintech Company Joins Forces with BCIT

Vancouver Fintech Company Joins Forces with BCIT

  At WiiBid, we take an integrated approach to product development where inclusion, diversity, partnerships, community, and academia are key ingredients in driving innovation and relevance in the execution of our services and product offerings. Recently, we have had the pleasure of partnering with BCIT for a Business Consultant Project (BCP). Team members Anamika, Phoebe, […]

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BC Fintech Equips Homebuyers with the Right Mortgage Tools

BC Fintech Equips Homebuyers with the Right Mortgage Tools

With the current state of BC’s red-hot real estate market, it is more important than ever for Vancouver homebuyers to have access to the right tools and to connect with the right people. And Vancouver Sun provides homebuyers a glimpse into the innovative tools, technology, and open marketplace, that is WiiBid. The article features Vikas […]

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Avoid FOMO and Prep for BC’s Rising Markets

Avoid FOMO and Prep for BC’s Rising Markets

According to RBC economics, “the coming months could see prices accelerating further with some of the stronger increases taking place in smaller markets”. This has led to a vast number of buyers going full force in resales fueled by low interest rates, changing housing needs, high household savings, and perhaps nervousness about the increasing prices […]

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