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As you know, CRDA delivers CRDA Insider direct to your inbox each Thursday, briefing you on the latest industry news that impacts your practice. But we know you are busy and may have missed an important article or two. To that end, here's your monthly recap of the top five stories your peers accessed this month. For more articles, or to see what's trending now, visit the CRDA Insider news portal. To unsubscribe from this monthly recap, click here.


B.C. still a buyer's market
Calgary Herald
Calgarians love to vacation in beautiful British Columbia, and often an enjoyable trip is a catalyst to look into buying real estate in the province, either for recreational use, investment or future retirement. So what's the market like for real estate right now in B.C.? In the Kootenay region, which includes popular communities such as Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley and Nelson, the market remains slow.
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Kelowna man loses $60,000 in timeshare scam
Global News
A warning from police for timeshare owners. RCMP say a 79-year-old Kelowna, B.C., man recently reported a huge financial loss after snapping up an offer to sell his timeshare. "The man was approached by a timeshare re-seller, World Wide Timeshare Properties, with an offer to sell his timeshare properties." says Kris Clark with the Kelowna RCMP.
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Owners of Fairmont timeshares face dilemma
CTV News
More than 15,000 timeshare holders are being asked to pay thousands of dollars to either renovate the complex or vacate their timeshares in Fairmont, British Columbia. Tina and Matt Balsom say they were never thrilled with the Sunchaser Vacation Villa they purchased in Fairmont four years ago for $11,000.
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Timeshare scam tips
Main Street
When Robert Burk received a phone call from Timeshare Mega Media in 2009 about selling his Lake Tahoe timeshare, the electronics engineer jumped at the opportunity. "I was unemployed at the time, and they offered to resell it for $22,000," said Burke who originally purchased the $14,000 timeshare in exchange for one week in the condo every other year.
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Mulling investing in a vacation home? Here are Canada's top 5 markets
The Globe and Mail
Whether it's long weekends at the cottage, weeks spent on the coast exploring Atlantic Canada, or months travelling across the vast mainlands, holiday-makers have numerous options to choose from. So, too, do investors looking for vacation properties in some of Canada's most sought-after markets.
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