Tagged: immigration

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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

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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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Snowbirds study your tax rules!

There is a lot of tight tracking of Canadian citizens visiting the US. The new computer system knows every day that you spend visiting. That has an impact on the rules under which you...

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Facts By Email #43 – Nov. 9-16, 2015

SNOWBIRDS NOTE: REVISION AND CORRECTION
SINGLE FAMILY PRICES UP AN OUTLANDISH 25%
WHAT IF THE OFFSHORE BUYERS QUIT COMING? – Scary scenario sketched by the BC Minister of Finance
CALGARY HOTEL MARKET TANKING; VANCOUVER TOWERING
COMPARING 8 OF CANADA’S CONDO MARKETS
B.C.’S BIGGEST PENSION FUND BUYING RV PARKS
SELL A HOUSE, BUY AN APARTMENT BUILDING
TROUBLED MT.BALDY MAY HAVE FOUND A BUYER – and Whistler home sales are finally recovering
5 FACTORS IN FUTURE REAL ESTATE MARKETS

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Bloomberg calls Vancouver the “costliest city”

At my outlook conferences I stated for 4 years that we had two markets – the very rich and everyone else. 4 YEARS! Now Bloomberg calls Vancouver: North America’s Costliest City and says that “Rich Chinese Take the...

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Facts by Email #38 – October 5-12, 2015

– OZZIE TALKS …
– STRAIGHT FROM OUTLOOK 2016
BUY BIG RESALE CONDOS, NOT NEW
WAKE UP TO ALBERTA OPPORTUNITIES
MORTGAGES CHEAP – BUT HARDER TO GET
OZZIE 20 ASTOUNDING PREDICTIONS
– BC IMMIGRATION DECLINE CONTINUES
– CLOSE UP: NEW CONDO INVENTORY IN 4 MARKETS

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Facts By Email #37 – Sept. 28 – Oct. 5, 2015

DON’T LOOK NOW BUT IMMIGRATION TO B.C. HAS GONE NEGATIVE
More people coming from Saskatchewan than all of Asia
HERE’S AN IDEA: BUILD ON TOP OF RENTAL HIGH-RISES
MORTGAGE SCRUTINY GETTING TIGHTER, NOT SMARTER
PRIVATE MEETING ON HOW TO STOP FOREIGN INVESTORS PLANNED
BRIDGE TO COAST WOULD DOUBLE VANCOUVER-CITY LAND BASE
STRATA INDUSTRIAL REMAINS TRICKY FOR INVESTORS
Harder to post positive cash flow than with a residential condo
ALBERTA COMMERCIAL MARKET HAMMERED BY OIL PRICES