Facts By Email #24 – 12% Rental Returns Guaranteed For Foreign Buyers

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS PRICE-PER-BUILDABLE SHOWS PROFIT EDGE IN SUBURBS PREDICTING DETACHED HOUSE PRICES IN METRO VANCOUVER – Realtor claims “technical charting" works, but it ignores the black swans TIEN SHER’S NEW SURREY PUSH TO TURN WHALLEY INTO YALETOWN 12% RENTAL RETURNS GUARANTEED FOR FOREIGN BUYERS EYEBROW RAISER NUTS

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 #45 – Trump Wins – Good Or Bad For Real Estate?

HONG KONG NEW FOREIGN TAX IS 30%!!! 1% TAX AND $10,000 FINE FOR EMPTY HOMES APPROVED KERRISDALE BUYER: “VENDOR KNOCKED OFF $100,000” B.C. PPT BREAK ON NEW CONDOS AMONG REASONS TO BUY NEW NOW

Facts By Email #42 – CMHC Red Flags Vancouver Real Estate Market

SOME METRO VANCOUVER SPECULATORS LIKELY ALREADY UNDERWATER SAUDIS BLINK, OPEC CAVES, OIL PRICE RISES AND ALBERTA TOWNS OFFER CASH RENTAL INCENTIVES WINDING UP A STRATA CORP TAKES TIME BUT THE PAYOFF CAN BE HUGE LENDERS ALSO TIGHTEN MULTI-FAMILY LOANS WINDOW OPENS FOR CROWDFUNDING REAL ESTATE GENWORTH TAKES HIT AND NEW INSURANCE RULES NOT EVEN IN PLACE YET 108 YEARS! TO PAY OFF A CREDIT CARD! IT’S OK FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS TO PAY 28% FOR 108 YEARS … BUT – GOD FORBID – DON’T LET THEM HAVE A HOUSE AND PAY A MORTGAGE

Facts By Email #38 – Experts Discuss The New Tax At The Fall UDI Luncheon

LANDLORDS RUSH TO UNLOAD APARTMENT BUILDINGS BEFORE RECORD PER-DOOR PRICES START TO CLOSE HOT PROPERTY: 4 PLEX $299,000 IT’S COMMERCIAL, STUPID UH. OH. GOVERNMENTS VOW TO HELP HOUSING MARKET B.C. ECONOMY: HOMES WORTH MORE THAN FORESTS, MINES, LNG COMBINED; LOAFERS TRUMP WORK BOOTS IN THE OUTBACK

Facts By Email #37 – Four Reasons Why BC Is Not In A Bubble

(OUT-OF-THE-ROUGH) GOLF COURSES TO BUY INTO NOW Three of four look like winners WHERE PRICES FELL ON WEST SIDE VANCOUVER LUXURY PRE-SALE CONDOS DEFY TAX FEARS ZONING CHANGES THAT WILL DRIVE LOT PRICES HIGHER WHAT HAPPENS IF RATES GO NEGATIVE? NOT MUCH FOR BORROWERS PROVINCE RAKES IN TAXES FROM FOREIGN BUYERS THE PPT WAS SUPPOSED TO APPLY ONLY TO THE TOP 5% OF TRANSACTIONS – NOW? 95% DO NOT MISS JUROCK’S OUTLOOK 2017 CONFERENCE

Facts By Email #21: Commercial Condos – How and Where to Invest

CHINESE BUYERS STILL TRAIL CANADA IN U.S. CRE MARKET AND CHINESE INVESTORS MAY BAIL OUT OF VANCOUVER (??!) FREDDIE MAC DEBUTS U.S. MULTI-FAMILY INDEX PRISON REITS CAN PAY OFF IN U.S. VICTORIA DANGLES RENTAL INCENTIVES ALBERTA REALTORS FACE MEASURING RULES WHY YOU CAN'T READ AN APPRAISAL YOU PAID FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP: GET USED TO IT

Old low rise apartment buildings are the ticket

Old, low-rise rental apartment buildings in New Westminster are now selling for around $160,000 per door and for upwards of $440,000 per door in Burnaby’s Metrotown! But, prices are also rising in Surrey, Langley and as far out as Abbotsford as the blast radius from Vancouver’s multi-family boom continues to spread. The big mover is Burnaby, because the city

Facts By Email #15: Some Office Stratas Priced Higher Than Condos

MIX VANCOUVER HOMES WITH INDUSTRIAL, ARCHITECT URGES FOREIGN OWNERSHIP SURVEY STILL LACKS CREDIBILITY CONDO INVESTORS SHOULD BE FLIPPING MORE THAN HOLDING PRINCE GEORGE. PRINCE RUPERT AMONG FEW RISING MARKETS IN NORTH WHISTLER CHANNELS WALT DISNEY WITH MEGA PROJECT CUBA IS NOT LIBRA BUT REAL ESTATE IS FOR SALE SUMMER STUDENT (SFU) AVAILABLE

Facts By Email #9 – BREXIT Means More People Coming Here

VICTORIA STARTING TO BURN FRONTLINE DISPATCHES FROM THE MOTHER OF ALL HOUSING BOOMS NEW PRICE RECORD SET FOR 33' LOT IN KITSILANO FOREIGN BUYER MISCUE SHOWS DANGER OF FAST MARKET NEW $740,000 CONDOS NOW "AFFORDABLE" VACANT OFFICE TOWERS SHOW LOCATION NOT ENOUGH VANCOUVER FLIPPERS: HAVE YOUR MORTGAGE BROKER ON SPEED DIAL U.S. HOME BUYERS UNDERESTIMATE EQUITY BUYING WITH A TENANT ALREADY IN PLACE

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