QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS; EARLY SEPTEMBER NUMBERS, Vancouver sales up 47%!; GO LONG OR SHORT ON YOUR MORTGAGE; RETIRE IN ITALY AND GET PAID $27,000 (CTV STORY); GET A LIST OF 100 PROPERTIES CASHFLOW UNDER $125,000 BC AND ALTA; IMMIGRATION CANADA HELPS SETTLE IMMIGRANTS IN KOOTENAYS; CLIMATE DEBATE; RETIREES PUNISHED, BORROWERS IN PARADISE; POSITIVIA: MAJOR FORECASTERS PREDICT VANCOUVER RECOVERY; BINGE WORTHY NETFLIX
“Congress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fraction of the populace that somebody else will pay.” OZBUZZ #11 plus Hot Properties #OZBUZZ #REALESTATEMARKET #AUDIOBOOK #MORTGAGERATES #WORLDVIEW #ITALY #TEDTALKS #LIVELIFELARGE #QEANDQT #CANADIANDOLLAR #DIDO #YOUTUBEJUROCKVIDEO Today’s issue: Italy won’t listen. QT shakes markets? Interest rates. Taxes add 26% to condo cost. New Binge shows.
What is OzBuzz? Well, it essentially features from time to time my – often quirky opinions of the world, what I read, listen to, and my “LIVE LIFE LARGE “pearls of wisdoms. I will also interview people from time to time that I find interesting or direct you to an existing video or radio piece.
PETRONAS CANCELS LARGEST LNG PROJECT EVER (PLANNED) SURREY GROWS CONSTANTLY INTO ITS FUTURE BEST – NOW A NEW 33 STOREY HILTON TANKERS ARE SAFER THAN TRUCKS TO TRANSPORT OIL WHISTLER UPDATE BITCOIN, THISCOIN, THATCOIN, NOW A REAL ESTATE COIN? RESERVE YOUR EARLY BIRD SPONSORSHIP FOR OUTLOOK 2018 ON SEPTEMBER 30
Facts By Email #16 – Questions on Rent Controls, Foreign and Vacant Home Taxes, Election, Oil, Dollar
ONTARIO EXEMPTS LARGER RENTAL BUILDINGS FROM FOREIGN TAX BUT RENT CONTROLS EXPANDED UNDER SWEEPING NEW REGULATIONS VICTORIA WILL HAVE FOREIGN-BUYER TAX BILL 40 STRATA SALES ARE SPEEDING UP METRO VANCOUVER BOUNCES OFF BRIEF BOTTOM 5 TIPS TO BUYING COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES FRANCE, BRITAIN ELECTIONS OZZIE REAL ESTATE TALK VIDEO – US TAX LIENS DISCUSSED
The new mortgage loan in BC for first time buyers Huge negative impact of the mortgage changes Resolutely successful in 2017 - appreciate Wither interest rates? Oil and the Canadian dollar Your past in no way determines your future
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
SOUTH SURREY VS LOS ANGELES VS LONDON VS NYC BULLISH HOME BUILDERS AS HARBINGERS WHAT TO WATCH IN METRO VANCOUVER SUBMARKETS? U.S. FLIPPING UP 20%; TYPICAL GROSS US$54,000 10 LEAST AFFORDABLE AMERICAN CITIES HOT PROPERTY: 298 ACRE RANCH FOR $299,000
INFLATION AND DEFLATION SIDE BY SIDE “IT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME” RESEARCH MORE IMPORTANT THAN LOCATION BUY ZONED LAND – ONLY – IN THE SEA-TO-SKY CORRIDOR FUTURE POTENTIAL IN HISTORIC WHALLEY B.C. HOUSING SALES “HIGHEST IN HISTORY”
All the talk about Greece has everyone's head spinning. People in Europe have mixed feelings. Spain together with Italy/Portugal and a many others are watching Greece with interest. The worry by the thinkers here is that the left wing parties would gain strength if Greece is perceived to be winning (ie. will win a foregiveness of 50% of debt again).