Facts By Email #25 – China Buyers Dodging Currency Controls

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS NO, SPAMMERS CANNOT BE SUED AFTER JULY 1… $90 OIL COMING? THAT WOULD CHANGE THINGS WHERE U-HAUL TRUCKS ARE HEADING – Calgary more popular than Vancouver or Victoria? RED TAPE ON A NEW HOME: $39,000 AND 14 MONTHS FIX AND FLIP: THESE RENOS WON’T PAY OFF HOW LONG YOU LIVE DEPENDS ON WHERE YOU LIVE – B.C. seniors last years longer than elsewhere in Canada FIVE ACRES IN BC FOR $39,500: SIX ACRES LAKEVIEW $41,000. WHAT IS BEING ADVERTISED ON JUWAI THIS WEEK

Four reasons why BC is not in a bubble (though it looks that way)

B.C.’s housing market is not in a bubble. A bubble is when a buyers’ market appears and this is when the sales-to-listing ratio for MLS action falls below 12%. In that scenario only two areas of the province now favour buyers: The Kootenays, with a sale to listing ratio of 8.7%, and northeast B.C., where the ratio is

Facts By Email #36A – Vancouver Industrial Nudges $600 PSF Average

CHINA’S LUXURY BUYERS NOW LOOK TO SEATTLE B.C. home inquiries plunged with new tax MIAMI REALTOR ASSOC. LINKS WITH JUWAI.COM CONDO INVESTORS: CALGARY VS. EDMONTON ALBERTA REALTORS STIFFED ON COMMISSIONS MORTGAGE DEFAULTS REMAIN LOW (BUT UP 52% IN ALBERTA) POWELL RIVER SUDDENLY A HOT MARKET PRINCE GEORGE BUCKS NORTHERN NOSEDIVE VALEMOUNT SKI RESORT GETS GREENLIGHT GET READY FOR THE JUROCK OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Facts By Email #34 – The Market Slow Down – Revisited

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS THE NUMBERS TIL AUGUST 14 – REVISITED GET COMMERCIAL FINANCING EASIER HOT PROPERTIES INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE WEBSITES PRE-SALE ACTIONS NEW PIPELINE APPROVED BY PROVINCE IN THE NORTH

Facts By Email #33 – Fallout from the tax – so far

QUESTIONS, QUESTION THE NUMBERS TIL AUGUST 14 – CRASH IN SALES IDEAS TO MINIMIZE TAX OR BENEFIT FROM THE OPPORTUNITY HOT PROPERTIES THE GRAND SURVEY

Facts By Email #29 – Leaked CRA Document Reveals Few Surprises

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS “CRAZY MARKET”: RENT: $1650; PRICE: $750,000; CAP 2.1% RUMOURS SWIRL AROUND OAKRIDGE TRANSIT SITE SALE WHISTLER REBOUND GAINS TRACTION. TOLD YOU SO WHERE PRICES ARE RISING FASTEST IN OUTLIER BC 6 TIPS WHEN BUILDING A RENTAL PROJECT YOUR NEXT TENANT WILL LIKELY BE OVER AGE 55 EDMONTON MARKET IS REMARKABLY STABLE HOME PRICE FOR MOST CANADIANS: LESS THAN $375,000

Facts By Email #11 – A wild ride hit the Fraser Valley

SINGLE FAMILY SOARED ... VANCOUVER CONDOS ARE NEXT LOWER MAINLAND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LAND, RENTAL APARTMENTS DOMINATE MARKET SO, LET'S PENCIL THIS OUT FOR A NEW SURREY CONDO FLIPPERS TAKE NOTE: HOUSES PROBABLY MAKE MORE THAN YOU DO 10,000 VACANT HOUSES IN VANCOUVER: NOT MUCH CHANGE IN FIVE YEARS BETTING ON LAS VEGAS: GOOD, BAD AND UGLY ALBERTA: GREY HAIR BEATS OIL PRICES

Facts By Email #8 – The New PPT – Explained

THE NEW PPT – EXPLAINED A TWIST ON GST – I BET – YOU DID NOT KNOW! SOCIAL HOUSING JOINS LAND PLAYS - 350 sites can buy and sell land beneath units  PLENTY OF B.C. RESORTS ON THE MARKET CHINA BUYERS SWING BIG INTO COMMERCIAL DO CAP RATES REALLY MATTER ANYMORE?  AIRBNB; RESISTANCE MAY BE FUTILE, DESPITE RISKS SUCH A DEAL ON THE JERICHO LANDS WHERE HOMES ARE SELLING FASTER THAN IN METRO VAN  WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A CANADIAN – 24 THINGS!

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