Category: Facts By Email

Mortgage changes 0

Facts By Email #40A – A MAJOR SHIFT IN FORECAST

The new mortgage rules just announced by the Federal Government could well be – in our view – the straw that breaks the camel’s back. An early Christmas present for the 6 big banks. A kick in the teeth for all other lenders. Knock out to mortgage competition in Canada.

Vancouver Housing Market 0

Facts By Email #40 – The Numbers – Sales Way Down

NUMBERS: SALES WAY DOWN. PRICES UP OVER SEPTEMBER 2015, DOWN OVER APRIL 2016
OUTLOOK CONFERENCE SPEAKERS OUTLINED THE 2017 OPPORTUNITIES
OZZIE JUROCK: THE ECONOMY AND HOUSING MARKETS
KYLE GREEN: GET REFINANCED NOW!
CHARAN SETHI: SURREY IS THE FUTURE
RAY LEVESQUE AND DAVID SEINBERG: INVEST WHERE YOU RETIRE.
TREVOR BOLIN: THE NORTHEAST B.C. BOOM
RICK HOOGENDOORN: VICTORIA REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITIES
BIG PENSION FUNDS BAILING OUT OF METRO VANCOUVER
PRIZED ASSETS ON BLOCK AS BEAN COUNTERS PLAY ODDS
TRUMP OPENING SIGNALS HOTEL BOOM ACROSS B.C.

Housing Market 0

Facts By Email #39 – Foreign Tax Did Not Lower Prices In U.K., Australia

100 PROPERTIES IN THE USA AND CANADA UNDER $100,000
VANCOUVER RENT STABILITY MAKES BEING LANDLORD ATTRACTIVE – DESPITE GOVERNMENT EFFORTS
KAMLOOPS HOUSING MARKET LOOKS PROMISING
OFSI CRACKDOWN AND REALITY: THE BIG GAP
VACANT HOME TAX PLAN ALREADY SPREADING TO OCCUPIED HOMES
A TRUMP WIN AND NAFTA?
NEXT WEEK: A SUMMARY OF THE OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Housing Bubble 0

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

Vancouver industrial real estate 0

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

Special Numbers Report 0

Facts By Email #35B – Special Numbers Report

Sales in Metro Vancouver totaled 2,489 in August 2016, a decline of 26 per cent compared to the 3,362 sales in August 2015; 10 per cent less than the 2,771 sales in August 2014; and one per cent less than the 2,514 sales in August 2013.