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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 […]

March 2017

Facts By Email #12 – Prices Are Rising Everywhere

By | 2017-03-27T18:38:56+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Facts By Email|

MULTIPLE OFFFERS ARE BACK – ARRGH! B.C.’S FIRST-TIME BUYER INCENTIVE – NOVICES ARE FINDING AND BUYING HOMES WITH AN AVERAGE OF $9,720 DOWN CCA: DON’T THINK CHANGE ISN’T COMING – Hints and concerns from the 2017 federal budget METRO’S APARTMENT BUILDING MARKET STUMBLES – Sales slip in a market priced to perfection “YIMBY” SHOUT-OUT REACHES VANCOUVER – San Francisco activists protest for more density NEW YMCA COMING TO SURREY CITY CENTRE

Facts By Email #10 – Foreign Buyers: Ontario Steps In, Aussies Get Rough

By | 2017-03-13T10:13:15+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Facts By Email|

LAND RUSH 2017 HIGHLIGHTS – PART 2 PHOENIX INVESTORS THRIVE UNDER TRUMP CASH FLOW IN THE FRASER VALLEY MAD, MAD VICTORIA BURNING HIGHER THE NUMBERS, THE NUMBERS - TORONTO, VANCOUVER, FV AND WHISTLER FOREIGN BUYER: ONTARIO STEPS I; AUSSIES GET ROUGH 30,000 ACRES IN METRO ALR “NOT FIT FOR FARMING” METRO VANCOUVER POISED FOR A SPRING BREAK TO THE UPSIDE POINT ROBERTS A LOW-COST DESTINATION FROM VANCOUVER OUR TAKEAWAYS FROM THE B.C. BUDGET 2017

February 2017

Facts By Email #6 – Vancouver SF House Sales And Prices May Not Recover This Year

By | 2017-02-13T14:21:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Facts By Email|

QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS WORLD OUTLOOK CONFERENCE REDUX JUST SAYING: VANCOUVER SF HOUSE SALES AND PRICES MAY NOT RECOVER IN 2017 FOREIGN-BUYER WORK PERMITS: NO JOB REQUIRED CENSUS EXPOSES VANCOUVER’S TROUBLING EXODUS VICTORIA’S MUSCULAR RENTAL MARKET PENTICTON PROMO MAY BE TOO LATE TOOLBOX: HERE ARE SOME FLIPPING TIPS TOP 5 U.S. HOUSING MARKETS IN 2017 GET READY FOR THE LAND RUSH

January 2017

Facts By Email #3 – Bananas?

By | 2017-01-23T19:53:06+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Facts By Email|

GRANULAR LOOK AT CITY OF VANCOUVER HOUSING VANCOUVER “LOW-COST” MODULES COST $1,495 PER SQUARE FOOT 34% VANCOUVER HOMES WANT TO CASH IN AND GET OUT? BUT TO WHERE? FOREIGN BUYERS RETURN SLOWLY MULTIFAMILY LANDLORDS FACE PRESSURE IN 2017 WHERE DOWN PAYMENTS REALLY COME FROM HOUSING SLUMP SLIPS B.C. BENEATH MANITOBA IN GDP GROWTH NEW WORDS I HATE PRISON REITS HOW THE CHINESE TOOK OUT THEIR CASH – BITCOIN! 1,500 RENTAL UNITS IN CALGARY VACANT VICTORIA IS GOING BANANAS WATCH YOUR COMPUTER WATCHING YOU!

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