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by jimtan
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: LePage Expects Vancouver Housing Correction in 2017
Replies: 125
Views: 3456

Re: LePage Expects Vancouver Housing Correction in 2017

Someone who is smarter than you. "Toronto Home Prices May Jump 25% This Year, TD Says ... Toronto’s housing market is likely to stay strong for the rest of the year, with home prices jumping as much as 25 percent, amid hints that speculators are fueling demand and posing a potential risk to the...
by jimtan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Predictions for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1169

Re: Predictions for 2017

You don't understand the dynamics of the Trump regime. After a win for Trump in North Korea, China would be the next target. And, on to the next. The only way to contain Trump is to bog him down. This is what the GOP establishment is doing now. "Trump's 'big gray cloud' means things will likely...
by jimtan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Predictions for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1169

Re: Predictions for 2017

If nuclear conflict were inevitable, I'm guessing China would take out Kim themselves.  The last thing they want is a nuclear war in their backyard. The situation is complex. China still needs North Korea as a buffer against South Korea + American allies, Remember the Korean War of 1950-3. How will...
by jimtan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Predictions for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1169

Re: Predictions for 2017

So is breitbarp  :!:
by jimtan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Predictions for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1169

Re: Predictions for 2017

Right!  Bloomberg has 'fake' news, but breitbarp has the 'real' news?  :lol:
by jimtan
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Predictions for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1169

Re: Predictions for 2017

:roll: AS the article says, some exceptions for a few. But, home ownership remains elusive. Enjoy... "Ready or Not, Here Come Trump and North Korea President Donald Trump is a reckless bully with authoritarian leanings and a craving for attention. Kim Jong-un is a reckless bully with dictatoria...
by jimtan
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Who's paying the vacancy tax?
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Who's paying the vacancy tax?

Just a reminder.  "Vancouver warns homeowners of pending empty homes tax Non-principal housing units must be rented for at least six months or be subject to an additional 1 per cent tax on the assessed value..." http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/03/09/vancouver-warns-homeowners-o...
by jimtan
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Climate Warming is coming to BC
Replies: 1416
Views: 295768

Re: Climate Warming is coming to BC

The numbers! It's about the number, duh  :roll: "Alaska’s Big Problem With Warmer Winters Juneau has no plan, little money for erosion or thawing permafrost. The wind that comes off the mountains across Cook Inlet in southern Alaska still feels plenty cold in February. But lately it’s not quite...
by jimtan
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Should the government intervene?
Replies: 437
Views: 26477

Re: Should the government intervene?

tdma800 wrote:
^----- irrelevant media that many want federal funding removed from

The CBC is irrelevant? No doubt that you are a Rrump supporter.
by jimtan
Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Should the government intervene?
Replies: 437
Views: 26477

Re: Should the government intervene?

You're never been to BARRIE  :mrgreen: Meanwhile, more intervention looms as there will be a bidding war to win votes. "Vancouver West End renters shocked by proposed monthly increase to rent" http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-west-end-geographic-area-increase-clause...
by jimtan
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Climate Warming is coming to BC
Replies: 1416
Views: 295768

Re: Climate Warming is coming to BC

Except for the researchers who are keeping records. Duh  :lol:
by jimtan
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Climate Warming is coming to BC
Replies: 1416
Views: 295768

Re: Climate Warming is coming to BC

Like I said, get use to weather extremes.  :roll:

Heat waves in summer and snow shoes in winter. Enjoy!
by jimtan
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Climate Warming is coming to BC
Replies: 1416
Views: 295768

Re: Climate Warming is coming to BC

Pitiful. Can't even copy and paste properly  :lol: Meanwhile, temperatures are now near record highs for the time of the year. However, other places are in bad shape. Goes to show that climate change is not just about a warming average temperature. It's about weather disruption. Keep on digging. &qu...
by jimtan
Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: LePage Expects Vancouver Housing Correction in 2017
Replies: 125
Views: 3456

Re: LePage Expects Vancouver Housing Correction in 2017

Look in the mirror  :roll: Meanwhile, the sellers are putting up a fight. As Steve has concluded, sellers are withdrawing. It's now up to the buyers. Will they pay up? Many possible scenarios. The important thing to note is that the Months of Inventory are still high, particularly in Burnaby, Richmo...
by jimtan
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Predictions for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 1169

Re: Predictions for 2017

More foreign media. But, it's about global affairs.

"Trump’s Trade ‘Hammer’ Aims to Pound China, Mexico and the WTO"


https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/arti ... nd-the-wto


It's all about the confrontation.