Market Expectations, if sustained, sooner or later become Market Realities. A significant reduction in Sales activity fuelled by politically motivated, economically flawed taxes & government policies...

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The Vancouver Real Estate market - especially for Detached Homes - went through a rough patch from late Summer 2018 to Winter 2019. The effect of restrictive new mortgage lending policies introduced by...

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On November 28th, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its Fall Rental Housing Market Report for the Census Market Areas of Vancouver. CMHC releases these reports semi-annually, and the lengthy...

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Under a policy initiative titled “Making Room Housing Program” the City of Vancouver is introducing dramatic re-zoning proposals to increase housing density & supply in most of Vancouver...

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Changes in Government Legislation & Taxation Policies along with the policy statements accompanying these changes, is being felt in the Vancouver Market. Stiffer taxes on purchases by non-residents,...

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The following Case Study illustrates one of the most compelling reasons for buying and owning rental investment real estate is the phenomena of expanding value and expanding return on investment. This occurs...

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The Vancouver Real Estate market - especially for Detached Homes - has gone through a bit of a roller coaster ride from Winter/Spring 2016 through to now - Winter/Spring 2018. 2016 1st half saw a very robust,...

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As of January 1, 2018, uninsured mortgage consumers (i.e. those with 20% or more downpayment) must now qualify for property financing using a new minimum qualifying rate. The rate will be the greater of...

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(originally published in 1999, updated to 2018)

 

The following Case Study illustrates that Sellers may not want to be tied up with long completions and will look at all offers as to when they would...

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Real Estate Case StudyThe following Case Study illustrates, again, the principle that there are always gems and opportunities in the Market. These are usually found by looking past the superficial elements of a property to realize...

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The 1st half of 2017 in the Vancouver Residential market (at least for Detached and land based property) can justifiably be characterized as “The Comeback” - i.e. from the effects of the 2016...

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After a significant change in Government and the look of the BC Political landscape following the May 9 Provincial Election, the Vancouver Real Estate market continued strong through May and June 2017....

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