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March 2016

Facts By Email #12 – Land Rush Conference: In The Eye Of Canada’s Housing Hurricane

By | 2016-03-21T10:01:28+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Facts By Email|

SEATTLE NOW AS HOT AS VANCOUVER? ARE YOU PLAYING WITH THE "HOUSE’S" MONEY? LAND RUSH: IN THE EYE OF CANADA’S HOUSING HURRICANE LANDLORDS SEE GREEN IN IRISH HOUSING RECOVERY CHINA NOW 42% OF FOREIGN REAL ESTATE INVESTORS IN CANADA BANKS DON’T WANT THE RISK; LEAVE THAT TO THE PUBLIC U.S. SHARKS SHORTING BOARDWALK EAST VAN CONDO: 5% DOWN AND A 27% EQUITY RETURN CLOSE UP: KITSILANO RENTAL APARTMENT MARKET REALTORS REPORT FROM DAWSON CREEK

February 2016

Facts By Email #8 – The New PPT – Explained

By | 2016-02-23T19:38:20+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Facts By Email|

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!

Facts By Email #5 – The Numbers, The Numbers – Vancouver

By | 2016-02-23T15:42:00+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Facts By Email|

HONGKONG CRASHING? VANCOUVER NEXT? THE ASTOUNDING VANCOUVER MARKETS THINK BIG: CREATE A NEW VANCOUVER SENSELESS PANIC, HOLLOW THREATS OVER ASSIGNMENTS WHERE THE JOBS AREN'T IN B.C. GET INTO OLD CONDO BLOCKS. NOW WHISTLER HOTEL RENTALS; THE NEW FREEHOLD CASH FLOW PLAN

Facts By Email #4 – Happy Chinese New Year

By | 2016-02-08T19:09:31+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Facts By Email|

TAXES ON YOUR CURRENCY EXCHANGE - REVISITED MODULAR HOME PARKS: PLENTY ON THE MARKET HERE IS WHY AND WHAT TO BUY AND SOME CAUTIONS OOPS: SHELL COOLS TO LNG PLANT PLAN LANDLORDS: TWO SMALLER CITIES WORTH A LOOK PRICE MADNESS SPREADS TO MARPOLE WHERE TO FIND INVESTMENT PROPERTIES NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES

November 2015

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

By | 2015-11-30T21:08:22+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Facts By Email|

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

Facts By Email #43 – Nov. 9-16, 2015

By | 2015-11-18T19:09:02+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Facts By Email|

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

September 2015

Facts by Email #34 – September 7-14, 2015

By | 2016-01-23T13:11:01+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Facts By Email|

CLIMATE CHANGE - MEA CULPA HOT PROPERTIES BUYING HOMES IN EUROPE FOR TAXES OWING OLD WALK-UP APT BUILDINGS WORTH MORE THAN NEW BUSINESS TOWERS WHAT IT COSTS TO BUY MULTI-FAMILY LAND IN METRO VANCOUVER RENT CONTROLS OFF THE TABLE IN ALBERTA: RENTAL RATES SOAR MORTGAGE HELPERS NOW FACTOR IN DETACHED SALES LUXURY HOME SALES ARE SOARING DON'T EXPECT A BANK OF CANADA RATE CUT SEPT. 9 SUBSCRIBERS BOOK YOUR TICKET TO OUTLOOK 2016 CONFERENCE

What exactly is a co-ownership property?

By | 2015-09-09T10:41:15+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Hot Tip|

Well, in a co-op essentially – residents buy a share allocated to a particular apartment in the co-op building but the building is owned by the Co-op Society. There are two kinds:

Profit and non-profit. The non-profit buildings are mostly government sponsored (through loans), have income restrictions and are meant to be given back at no profit. Actually most subsidies run out by 2020 … will be interesting to see what happens to them then!

The ‘profit’ ones are different. Actually, this style of ownership – while not popular in Vancouver is very much in vogue elsewhere. Most of New York is owned as a co-operative. And if you are paying […]