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Facts by Email #48 – December 7-14, 2015

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS
CONFERENCE BOARD: BC IS FASTEST GROWING PROVINCE NEXT YEAR (WE FORECAST)
SITE ‘C’ A HUGE LEAP AHEAD – 1.5 BILLION DEAL AWARDED
DOWNPAYMENT RISING TO 10% IN JANUARY
KEVIN O’LEARY: IF YOU BUY A HOUSE YOU ARE AN IDIOT
GREG WHELDON AND DEFLATION … ?
NEW CONDO 2 BEDROOM IN DELTA AT $259,900
2 BEDROOM BASEMENT HOME IN NANAMO $184,900

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Facts by Email #47 – Nov. 30 – Dec. 7, 2015

US INVESTORS NOTE: NEW RULES WILL HELP CONDO PRICES
LAND – MOSTLY MF – TRUMPS METRO VANCOUVER COMMERCIAL SALES
FORT MCMURRAY IS IN PAIN
STUDENT HOUSING: THE NEXT SMART PLAY?
MORATORIUM STALLED SHAUGHNESSY HOUSE SALES
RICHMOND RULES TO END LAND USE CONTRACTS
BUILDING A WAREHOUSE? CIVIC FEES CAN TOTAL $1 MILLION
SUNSHINE COAST MARKET (FINALLY) STARTS TO MOVE – BUT ISLAND SALES STALLED
CMHC DEFAULTS PLUNGE DESPITE HIGHER SALES
US HOUSE PRICES RISING, CASE-SHILLER INDEX SAYS

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Facts By Email #45 – November 23-30, 2015

FRASER VALLEY REAL ESTATE BOARD COMMERCIAL BUILDING AWARDS
OWN AN OLD VANCOUVER APARTMENT BUILDING? SELL IT NOW!
HOME BUILDERS NERVOUS AS CIVIC DELAYS INCREASE
LYNN VALLEY NEW HOT SPOT IN NORTH VAN
VANCOUVER FIRST-TIME BUYERS – ADVICE FROM NYC
US. HOME AUCTIONS – COULD BE WORTH CHECKING OUT
LENDER REGULATIONS GO FROM EXTREME TO ABSURD
SYRIAN REFUGEES MAY FACE PROBLEM HOME BUYING
REALITY CHECK: CANADA HOUSE PRICES

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Facts By Email #44 – November 16-23, 2015

GENERATION SQUEEZE MEANS BRIGHT FUTURE FOR LANDLORDS
NOVA SCOTIA REALOR MAKES PITCH IN VANCOUVER
CLOSE UP: VANCOUVER’S WEST END FOR RENTAL INVESTORS
VANCOUVER DEVELOPER, PERMIT FEES RISING
EDMONTON REAL VACANCY RATE OVER 10% – And it’s a bright spot in the Prairie housing markets
AMORTIZATION PERIODS REDUX
SELLING A BIZ WITH REAL ESTATE? CONSIDER LEASE-BACK
WHY HIKERS ARE FINIDNG MORE WASTE DUMPS

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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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Facts by Email #42 – November 2-9, 2015

THE VANCOUVER EARLY CRAZY NUMBERS
CMHC ANALYSIS NOT AS CRAZY AS IT SEEMS
VANCOUVER PRICE ACCELERATION “NOT” A CONCERN
BC MAY MOVE PPT CEILING A BIT HIGHER
AGING VANCOUVER 4-PLEX: $870,000 PER DOOR
FORT MAC PRICES SLIDE, RENTALS SOAR
CROWDFUNDING FINANCES REAL ESTATE PLAY
FAILED COLWOOD CORNER SAVED BY ONNI
10 BEST AND WORST U.S. RENTAL MARKETS
SNOWBIRDS FACE RESIDENCY SCRUTINY – AND PENALTIES
QUESTIONS, QUESTION

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Facts by Email #41 – Oct. 26 – Nov. 2, 2015

THE “TRUDEAU EFFECT ON REAL ESTATE”
HOT PROPERTY – $65,000 – $1000 INCOME
METRO VANCOUVER LAND PRICES? “BONKERS”! – UDI seminar hears developers’ reaction to offshore bidding wars
WHERE RESALE CONDOS SELL FOR MORE THAN PRESALES
VANCOUVER HOTELS TO SELL FOR $243,000 PER ROOM BY 2016 – ECLIPSING EVEN PER-DOOR PRICES FOR APARTMENTS
LOWEST AND HIGHEST PROPERTY TAXES
CANNABIS AND REAL ESTATE: LEARNING FROM DENVER
FLIPPING? GET YOUR TEAM TOGETHER

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Facts by Email #40 – October 19, 2015

BY GEORGE: GIBSONS APPROVES HOTEL AFTER 10 YEARS – But long delay underscores why local economy weak
CALGARY LUXURY STORAGE LOCKER: $649,900
EASYRENT SAYS AIRBNB HIJACKING RENTAL MARKET
RICHMOND SET TO END LAND USE CONTRACTS
STRATA OWNERS READY FOR ACT CHANGE
VANCOUVER ASSESSMENT VALUES WILL RISE 24% – Flippers, where art thou?
TOP 5 GLOBAL REAL ESTATE ISSUES

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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