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May 2017

Facts By Email #21 – Special Report: Chinese Buyers

By | 2017-06-04T10:50:29+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Facts By Email|

CALGARY COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PICKS UP PACE – But sales of apartment buidings fall by 72% IN Q1 AUCTIONS TEST DEPTH OF ALBERTA REC MARKET SPECIAL REPORT: CHINESE BUYERS: 5 OF 22 [ALLEGED] CHINA FUGITIVES LIVING IN BC UOOLU: GET USED TO HEARING ABOUT IT - Wealthy hip Chinese buy overseas property with new app GOOD SCHOOLS KEY LURE FOR CHINESE BUYERS FRASER VALLEY REALTORS WARNED ON TRANSFERS SHORTING REITS? BE SELECTIVE Commercial REITs see pay off in residential plays NOT AN OIL GUY, BUT IT DOESN’T LOOK GOOD – OPEC production cut met with rise in U.S. shale surge CONDO ASSIGNMENTS FLOOD VANCOUVER CRAIGSLIST – Most prices much higher than they were at release

Facts By Email #20 – Flipping Commercial Real Estate

By | 2017-05-22T18:51:39+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Facts By Email|

FLIPPING COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: IT COULD WORK IN TORONTO, VANCOUVER, AND EVEN ALBERTA BITCOIN HOME LISTING CAUSES FLUTTER IN VANCOUVER – But some private deals may be done under the radar 450-ACRE FALSE CREEK FLATS PLAN DOES INCLUDE (a little bit) OF HOUSING SUPPLY AS CURE FOR HIGH HOUSING PRICES “A MYTH” METRO VANCOUVER DETACHED HOUSES DISAPPEARING PORT MOODY NEXT UP ON DEVELOPMENT CYCLE TECH-SAVVY LANDLORDS CAN SAVE TIME AND MONEY QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS

Facts By Email #19 – Capital Gains Tax: The Elephant In Your Basement Suite

By | 2017-05-16T20:49:04+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Facts By Email|

MESSY BC ELECTION COULD BE GOOD OR BAD NEWS FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTORS STRUGGLING OFFICES SWITCH TO HOTELS, RENTAL SUITES HOUSING START SLUMP A MYSTERY IN METRO Is there a condo cartel at play in Canada’s hottest market? LANTZVILLE: WHO KNEW? IS PORTLAND THE NEW PHOENIX?

Facts By Email #18 – OK, Gamblers, Let’s Look At Calgary Rentals

By | 2017-05-07T18:11:43+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Facts By Email|

BOB RENNIE GETS FRANK ON FUTURE HOUSING PRICES GET INTO VANCOUVER INDUSTRIAL STRATA RIGHT NOW SIMPLE MATH: VANCOUVER LAND FOR CONDOS: $500 PBSF; SURREY LAND FOR CONDOS: $65-$90 PBSF CLOSEUP REPORT FOR INVESTORS: NANAIMO U.S. MAY REDUCE MORTGAGE TAX DEDUCTION

Facts By Email #17 – CMHC Housing Issues: “Problematic” Means Potential

By | 2017-05-01T18:22:48+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Facts By Email|

SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRE SUMMARY NORTH VAN CITY ZONING OPENS INVESTMENT PLAY ‘EVOLVE’ ALMOST GETS IT RIGHT IN MOODYVILLE SALES OF RENTAL BUILDINGS SLUMP BUT PRICES DON’T CLOSER LOOK AT THE OKANAGAN, ESPECIALLY KELOWNA RESIDENTIAL LAND CRAZE HITS TORONTO NUTS EYEBROW RAISER: NATURAL GAS BANNED AS OF MAY 1 WORDS I HATE

April 2017

Facts By Email #16 – Questions on Rent Controls, Foreign and Vacant Home Taxes, Election, Oil, Dollar

By | 2017-04-25T16:47:44+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Facts By Email|

ONTARIO EXEMPTS LARGER RENTAL BUILDINGS FROM FOREIGN TAX BUT RENT CONTROLS EXPANDED UNDER SWEEPING NEW REGULATIONS VICTORIA WILL HAVE FOREIGN-BUYER TAX BILL 40 STRATA SALES ARE SPEEDING UP METRO VANCOUVER BOUNCES OFF BRIEF BOTTOM 5 TIPS TO BUYING COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES FRANCE, BRITAIN ELECTIONS OZZIE REAL ESTATE TALK VIDEO – US TAX LIENS DISCUSSED

Facts By Email #15 – Winnipeg Best Hope For Prairie Landlords

By | 2017-04-21T13:47:36+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Facts By Email|

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS PROXY PAPER MAY COVER EMPTY HOME TAX VICTORIA HAS AN AGENT FOR EVERY MLS LISTING WINNIPEG APPEARS BEST HOPE FOR PRAIRIE LANDLORDS VANCOUVER CHARACTER HOME PLAN COULD REDUCE HOUSING STOCK AND REDUCE HOUSING VALUES DOWNTOWN CALGARY HAS 230 ACRES OF EMPTY OFFICES "SQUEEZED" TRAILER PARK OWNERS EYE EXIT AS TAXES SOAR, RENTS CAPPED POWELL RIVER POST AMONG HIGHEST SALES INCREASE IN B.C.

Facts By Email #14 – Poloz Is Entirely To Blame For Higher House Prices

By | 2017-04-12T19:11:45+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Facts By Email|

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS A NUMBERS ROMP – FROM TORONTO TO KELOWNA LANDLORDS SHOULD CHEER RISING CONDO PRICES PAPERWORK TO BE SENT FOR VANCOUVER VACANCY TAX CLOSE UP VANCOUVER DETACHED MARKET COMMERCIAL; PLAY HARDBALL IN LEASE TALKS OPTIONS WHEN SELLING BUSINESS WITH REAL ESTATE

March Market Report

By | 2017-04-08T12:39:43+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Hot Tip|

  • Sales higher in Toronto (+18%) Calgary (+20%) and Edmonton
  • Sales lower in Vancouver (-31%), Fraser Valley and Victoria (-17%)
  • Toronto sales of 12,077 are more than Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton, Victoria and Kelowna (10,751) together
  • Average prices higher ALL CITIES, down in Vancouver
  • Alberta jobs higher in March (highest percentage increase in Canada)
  • SF homes and condo sales have decoupled in the Lower Mainland

Normal General rules

Sales higher, listings lower = prices higher later

Sales lower, listings higher = prices lower

NOW in Vancouver – THE NEW NORMAL:

Sales lower and listings lower … prices hanging in there

MAJOR POINT

  1. Last March/April sales were at all-time highs. Likely, we are […]

Facts By Email #13 – Freakonomics: Vancouver Has A Pretty Good Problem

By | 2017-04-04T18:06:45+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Facts By Email|

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS THE NUMBERS, THE NUMBERS – VANCOUVER RED Talk speakers puts housing “crisis” in proportion VANCOUVER RENTS “REASONABLE” ON GLOBAL SCALE METRO LAND SALES POINT TO HIGHER CONDO, RENTAL PRICES FOREIGN-BUYER TAX IMPACT EXPECTED TO WANE FIRST-TIME AID MAY JUST PULL BUYERS FORWARD SURREY CENTRE STRATA OFFICES QUIETLY AVAILABLE TO INVESTORS BC LANDLORDS WARNED ABOUT GROW-OP SURGE SASKATCHEWAN LANDLORDS FEAR TENANT DEFAULTS