Facts By Email #5 – Chinese Buyers? Coming Or Not? Which Is It?

TRUMP EXODUS EFFECT: AMERICANS MAY NOT BE BLUFFING ABOUT MOVING TO CANADA CALGARY’S CAUTIOUS COMEBACK CHINESE CAPITAL OUTFLOW RESTRICTIONS BITE PRE-SALE CONDOS AND ASSIGNMENTS INVISIBLE UNDER FOREIGN BUYER REGULATIONS BOOMER BUYER MYTHS: SIZE MATTERS, PRICE NOT SO MUCH VANCOUVER: FALSE CREEK FLATS ARE THE FUTURE CONDO INVESTING: GTA VS GVA

Facts by Email #4 – GONG XI FA CAI

RENTING AN INVESTMENT CONDO: CRUNCHING THE VANCOUVER NUMBERS ASSIGNMENT CONDOS BACK ON BURNER IN VANCOUVER EDMONTON SURPRISES TO THE UPSIDE CALGARY: WIDE, WIDE OPEN SPACES - Ranch-size space of empty offices, rental apartments WINNIPEG: $90,000 A DOOR AND 3.7% VACANCY RATE SOME SENIORS ARE SIMPLY BETTER OFF RENTING SMALL MALL OWNERS – SELL FOREIGN TAX CHANGE

Facts By Email #3 – Bananas?

GRANULAR LOOK AT CITY OF VANCOUVER HOUSING VANCOUVER “LOW-COST” MODULES COST $1,495 PER SQUARE FOOT 34% VANCOUVER HOMES WANT TO CASH IN AND GET OUT? BUT TO WHERE? FOREIGN BUYERS RETURN SLOWLY MULTIFAMILY LANDLORDS FACE PRESSURE IN 2017 WHERE DOWN PAYMENTS REALLY COME FROM HOUSING SLUMP SLIPS B.C. BENEATH MANITOBA IN GDP GROWTH NEW WORDS I HATE PRISON REITS HOW THE CHINESE TOOK OUT THEIR CASH – BITCOIN! 1,500 RENTAL UNITS IN CALGARY VACANT VICTORIA IS GOING BANANAS WATCH YOUR COMPUTER WATCHING YOU!

Facts By Email #2 – Real Estate Outlook 2017 Issue

Dear Subscriber, The enclosed 2017 Real Estate Outlook Issue (click to read PDF) is all encompassing and tries to cover everything and anything that might affect buyers and sellers in 2017. We discuss the world - from elections in Europe to currency controls in China to the eclectic Trump; from the geopolitical issues and economic events -

Facts By Email #48 – Commercial At $1 Billion A Month – Where To Get In On The Action

VICTORIA INVESTORS NOTE: A THREAT IN THE BC PRESS RELEASE??? BC FINANCE MINISTRY WARNED AGAINST IT, BUT FOREIGN BUYERS TAXED ANYWAY TREND: MIXED-USE REITS COMMERCIAL / MULTI FAMILY 1,800 NEW HOMES FREE OF FOREIGN BUYER TAX FARMLAND RESTRICTIONS WILL START AND SPREAD WINNIPEG IS STARTING TO LOOK STRANGELY TEMPTING FOUR-PLEXES HOLD KEY TO VICTORIA RENTALS MORTGAGE RULES: PRIVATE MONEY FILLING THE GAP CMHC LATEST VACANCY RATE REPORT

Facts By Email #47 – Mortgage Rates Rising Further

CMHC LAUNCHES A BOMB! REITS: THE BIG SKINNY ON FAT TRUSTS TO BUY NOW PER DOOR PRICES HOLDING FIRM IN ALBERTA RENTALS OUTLIER MARKETS OUTPERFORM VANCOUVER VACANT HOME TAX - HOW IT WILL WORK (AND NOT) LIPSTICK AND FLIPS: WHERE TO SPEND ON UPGRADES THE END OF 10% DOWN PAYMENTS?

Facts By Email #46 – Interest Rates Are Rising Everywhere!

OZZIE TALKS AT FRASER VALLEY BUILDING AWARDS: “THE TRUMP EFFECT” QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS INTEREST RATES ARE SOARING TRUMPFLATION SNAPSHOT ON EDMONTON AND CALGARY WEST SIDE OF VANCOUVER FOR $1 MILLION LESS? WAITING FOR VALLEY VENDORS TO PULL THE TRIGGER 1,800 METRO HOMES FREE OF FOREIGN BUYER TAX DIVING INTO THE PRESALE CONDO MARKET B.C. IMMIGRATION WAVE IS BUILDING - AMERICANS LOOK NORTH

Facts By Email #43 – More Condos Built In New West Than In Vancouver

CRA HIRES 70 MORE AUDITORS – RE-EVALUATES 500 HIGH DOLLAR VALUE DEALS! CMHC RED WARNING AND WHAT IT REALLY MEANS THE OTHER OCEANFRONT AND HIGH IMMIGRATION MARKET BOC HOLDS RATES AND CONTINIUES TO WORRY CAP RATES FATTER FOR ALBERTA RENTALS QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS – RENTS GOING DOWN IN DOWNTOWN?

Facts By Email #41 – Chinese ‘Appreciate’ Canadian Tax, Won’t Slow Big Scale Plans

EXAMPLES OF CHINA-BACKED REAL ESTATE PROJECTS MORE FROM OUTLOOK: PHOENIX STILL A DEAL MORE FROM OUTLOOK: CLARITY AND CONFIDENCE HOOP HOPS INTO CALGARY OFFICE SECTOR NEW MORTGAGE RULES MAKE IT VERY TOUGH FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS

Alberta – now is the time for low-ball offers

We have always like Calgary and Edmonton and in my newsletter we recommend buying there again – but not yet! A close look at the two cities shows both condo markets are holding up, perhaps surprisingly, well, but there are marked differences. Here is a look at the Calgary and Edmonton condo markets as of

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