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May 2019

Oz Buzz #23 – LAND RUSH

By |2019-05-21T14:48:57-07:00May 18th, 2019|Oz Buzz|

“Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.” 

The 27thANNUAL LAND RUSH CONFERENCE IS COMING THIS SATURDAY

ALL SPEAKERS AND SPONSORS ARE LISTED BELOW … MORE DETAILS? GO TO LANDRUSHCANADA.COM

This year’s theme: ‘How to make money and how not to lose it!’
Speakers present and debate investment opportunities: Edmonton deals, BC’s north, Phoenix real estate deals, Maple Ridge, Surrey, Langley, Transit-oriented developments, Richmond, Insurance musts, Mortgage secrets, US foreclosures, US tax liens, Forecasts on economy and most Canadian markets with a special focus on Alberta and BC. and Investor focus. Watch what […]

March 2019

Oz Buzz #20 – Spotlight on Manila Real Estate – Foreign Buyer?

By |2019-03-21T20:27:11-07:00March 21st, 2019|Oz Buzz|

“Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.”

Today’s Issue:

  • VANCOUVER – THE NUMBERS, THE NUMBERS (EARLY)
  • INFLATION DEBATED
  • QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS
  • SPOTLIGHT ON MANILA REAL ESTATE – FOREIGN BUYER?
  • HOT PROPERTY – BUY A 2-LEVEL TOWNHOUSE FOR $95,000
  • PODCASTS: FOCUS ON PRE-SALES – PLUS – VANCOUVER’S BEGINNINGS
  • OZZIE’S OPINIONS ON EVERYTHING
  • BOOK RECOMMENDATION OF THE WEEK

PODCASTS

Oz Buzz Podcast #18: John Gilmour, Vice President of Magusta Development

Ozbuzz guest this week is John Gilmour, Vice President of Magusta Development www.magusta.com In a wide ranging interview John covers his area of expertise, his […]

Oz Buzz #19 – The Numbers, The Numbers

By |2019-03-07T18:58:35-07:00March 4th, 2019|Oz Buzz|

“Character: If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.”  Today’s Issue:

  • THE NUMBERS, THE NUMBERS
  • QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS
  • HOT PROPERTY
  • PODCASTS: RALPH CASE AND FRANK O’BRIEN
  • TECH TIP: FRAUD ALERT
  • REAL ESTATE PLUS: OZZIE’S OPINIONS ON EVERYTHING
  • ASSIGNMENTS ALERT
  • BUILDER LOANS GETTING TIGHTER

PODCASTS

Oz Buzz Podcast #17: Frank O’Brien, Editor of the Western Investor

Frank O’Brien is the senior editor at BIV Media Group. He is the editor of the Western Investor  – edits 7 magazines and finds time to dig into important real estate stories for Business in Vancouver as well. His latest […]

December 2018

Oz Buzz #14 – The Numbers

By |2018-12-13T20:22:47-07:00December 3rd, 2018|Oz Buzz|

“If the facts are contrary to any predictions, then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing.”  

Major Point: Podcasts and OzBuzz blog now can be listened together or separately.

Hot Properties (details below):

  • Surreyinvestment property: Side x Side duplex, 2 separate titles. Reduced to $1,300,000
  • Surrey. 638 sq. ft, one bdrm/den, granite counters. $330,000
  • Langford: least expensive half duplex in greater Victoria, Price: $424,900
  • Kitsilano: 3-bedroom 2-bath townhome, 1 block from beach. Reduced by another $100,000 – now $1,225,000!
  • Richmond: $1,090,000, 5 BR, 3 bath home.1890 sq. ft, Ironwood area, south facing deck
  • Hemlock Valley: 1-bedroom condo $179,900
  • Langley: $495,000 3 […]

November 2018

Oz Buzz #13 – New HELOC Stress Test is Ridiculous

By |2018-11-19T08:45:27-07:00November 18th, 2018|Oz Buzz|


OZ BUZZ #13 PLUS HOT PROPERTIES

Major Point: The new HELOC (stress test) changes will knock out thousands of buyers. The qualification has gone from onerous to ridiculous. READ IT AND WEEP!

Hot Properties:

  • Pemberton: $329,000
  • Victoria: $179,000
  • Oliver, Brand new $386,500
  • Kimberley: $109,900
  • Kimberley: Duplex, $449,000

Podcast interview with mortgage ace Kyle Green:

#OZBUZZ #STRESSTESTHELOC #HOTPROPERTY #LUXURYMRKETDOWN #RENTALSDOWN #PETERNEWMANBOOK #WORLDVIEW #NOCANNABISGROWINGINYOURHOUSE #RECESSIONAHEAD #ANNOYINGWORDS #LIVELIFELARGE #EYEBROWRAISER #PERSONALPLAN

Today’s issue:

  • Thank you for taking the time and sending us back the Survey. A massive response! We are evaluating it and report back the results. Some suggestions we have already incorporated. Thanks. 
  • Podcasts are now featured on a separate […]

October 2018

Oz Buzz #11 – Government is the Problem: Taxes, Taxes – a 26% Tax Increase on a New House!

By |2018-11-20T20:04:16-07:00October 23rd, 2018|Oz Buzz|

“Congress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fraction of the populace that somebody else will pay.”

OZBUZZ #11 plus Hot Properties

#OZBUZZ #REALESTATEMARKET #AUDIOBOOK #MORTGAGERATES #WORLDVIEW #ITALY #TEDTALKS #LIVELIFELARGE #QEANDQT #CANADIANDOLLAR #DIDO #YOUTUBEJUROCKVIDEO

Today’s issue: Italy won’t listen. QT shakes markets? Interest rates. Taxes add 26% to condo cost. New Binge shows. Listen to TED TALK show on millennials. Ozzie on air. People don’t do what you expect; they do what you inspect with respect.

Comments From You

  • ‘Behzat’ is back on Netflix. Great show.
  • I just loved the book “Never fight with a pig” by Peter Thomas.
  • I was curious on the shotgun […]

August 2018

Oz Buzz #6

By |2018-08-26T09:49:44-07:00August 17th, 2018|Oz Buzz|

#OZBUZZ #REALESTATEMARKETS #BOOK #WORLDVIEW #REALESTATE#NORTHWESTEXEMPTION #LIVELIFELARGE #TURKISHDELIGHT #YESTERDAYSDREAMS

Today’s issue: Several comments: Do more on the world view/Do more details on real estate/ Love Behzat/Do it weekly. Lots of responses on all things real estate.

A thinkers book. Ozzie on air. Bitcoin. Tesla. Inflation. Turkish Delight. Investment tip. Real Estate tidbits. US slowing. NZ may do it. Because we let them. False news. Yesterday’s dreams are today’s reality.

WORLDVIEW

TURKISH DELIGHT?Ok, not funny. Already at an ALL TIME low, Turkey’s currency collapsed by a further 30% in the last two weeks. The world’s news was full of ‘contagion’, banks to worry about, etc. […]