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For sale signs sit on the lawns of two houses that were sold and one still for sale in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in Vancouver. (DARRYL DYCK FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)
For sale signs sit on the lawns of two houses that were sold and one still for sale in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in Vancouver. (DARRYL DYCK FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Preet Banerjee

You made how much selling your house? You sure about that? Add to ...

Ever hear someone tell you they bought their house for peanuts and sold it for a small fortune? If it sounds too good to be true, sometimes it is. Many people conveniently forget to factor in real estate agent fees, mortgage interest, maintenance, property taxes, and more. The actual gains are quite a bit lower than many people think.

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