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December 2016

Facts By Email #49 – Black Swan Or Ho Hum? China Puts In Exchange Controls

By | 2016-12-05T11:16:09+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Facts By Email|

MacQuarrie warns of a peak in housing markets in 2017 Some November Vancouver Numbers are grim Fraser Valley single family tough like Vancouver … condo sales up sharply Altus reports 26% decline in asset sales: Third quarter Middle East well-heeled prefer Toronto over New York in 2017!

November 2016

Facts By Email #48 – Commercial At $1 Billion A Month – Where To Get In On The Action

By | 2016-12-01T18:06:27+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Facts By Email|

VICTORIA INVESTORS NOTE: A THREAT IN THE BC PRESS RELEASE??? BC FINANCE MINISTRY WARNED AGAINST IT, BUT FOREIGN BUYERS TAXED ANYWAY TREND: MIXED-USE REITS COMMERCIAL / MULTI FAMILY 1,800 NEW HOMES FREE OF FOREIGN BUYER TAX FARMLAND RESTRICTIONS WILL START AND SPREAD WINNIPEG IS STARTING TO LOOK STRANGELY TEMPTING FOUR-PLEXES HOLD KEY TO VICTORIA RENTALS MORTGAGE RULES: PRIVATE MONEY FILLING THE GAP CMHC LATEST VACANCY RATE REPORT

Facts By Email #47 – Mortgage Rates Rising Further

By | 2016-11-21T18:42:46+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Facts By Email|

CMHC LAUNCHES A BOMB! REITS: THE BIG SKINNY ON FAT TRUSTS TO BUY NOW PER DOOR PRICES HOLDING FIRM IN ALBERTA RENTALS OUTLIER MARKETS OUTPERFORM VANCOUVER VACANT HOME TAX - HOW IT WILL WORK (AND NOT) LIPSTICK AND FLIPS: WHERE TO SPEND ON UPGRADES THE END OF 10% DOWN PAYMENTS?

Facts By Email #46 – Interest Rates Are Rising Everywhere!

By | 2016-11-17T11:14:03+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Facts By Email|

OZZIE TALKS AT FRASER VALLEY BUILDING AWARDS: “THE TRUMP EFFECT” QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS INTEREST RATES ARE SOARING TRUMPFLATION SNAPSHOT ON EDMONTON AND CALGARY WEST SIDE OF VANCOUVER FOR $1 MILLION LESS? WAITING FOR VALLEY VENDORS TO PULL THE TRIGGER 1,800 METRO HOMES FREE OF FOREIGN BUYER TAX DIVING INTO THE PRESALE CONDO MARKET B.C. IMMIGRATION WAVE IS BUILDING - AMERICANS LOOK NORTH

Facts By Email #44 – The Numbers – The Shocker? Richmond!

By | 2016-11-03T19:02:04+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Facts By Email|

PRIVATE MORTGAGES – A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE MONIED INVESTOR US LLLPs – CRA TARGETS? QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS: ALL HOME BUILDERS NEED TO TAKE AN EXAM GREENHOUSE MADNESS GOING NATIONAL TOUGHER MORTGAGE RULES PUSH RENTAL DEMAND TRENDING DATA – A NEW WAY TO FIND CONFIDENTIAL INFO ABOUT YOU!!! TD BANK RAISES RATES LNG PIPE LINE APPROVED GRAPEVINE – ONE WAY TO EAT THE FOREIGN TAX

October 2016

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

By | 2016-10-03T20:53:16+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Facts By Email|

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.

September 2016

Facts By Email #38 – Experts Discuss The New Tax At The Fall UDI Luncheon

By | 2016-09-19T20:33:34+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Facts By Email|

LANDLORDS RUSH TO UNLOAD APARTMENT BUILDINGS BEFORE RECORD PER-DOOR PRICES START TO CLOSE HOT PROPERTY: 4 PLEX $299,000 IT’S COMMERCIAL, STUPID UH. OH. GOVERNMENTS VOW TO HELP HOUSING MARKET B.C. ECONOMY: HOMES WORTH MORE THAN FORESTS, MINES, LNG COMBINED; LOAFERS TRUMP WORK BOOTS IN THE OUTBACK

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

By | 2016-09-19T10:27:21+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Hot Tip|

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 9.8%.

In Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, the ratio is holding at around 30%, but it has dropped to below 12% for some higher price ranges in the city of Vancouver. 

In Victoria, the ratio is over 25% and starting to trend even higher due to a lack of inventory. 

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Facts By Email #37 – Four Reasons Why BC Is Not In A Bubble

By | 2016-09-13T17:54:03+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Facts By Email|

(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