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by VanLord
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... Sure I was too early and I Missed some additional profits but I sleep soundly, besides, I've never met anybody who was able to reliably predict peaks and troughs. I remain in the market but I'm not too worried about price crashes because I have zero leverage. Plus you are old and going to die ...
by Geyser
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... Sure I was too early and I Missed some additional profits but I sleep soundly, besides, I've never met anybody who was able to reliably predict peaks and troughs. I remain in the market but I'm not too worried about price crashes because I have zero leverage. FWIW, I'm not anticipating a 90% ...
by yzfr1
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... idea in a diverse portfolio. They tend to sit long term which historically speaking is a good thing. Over the long run if you can ride out the peaks and valleys you will do well. Also companies matching contributions is also like free money and a benefit from the company. It would be stupid ...
by tdma800
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... said before, 9-10% beating a broad index is already very good, that's if you can keep your grubby hands from panic selling the dips and buying the peaks. 9/10 people can't trade stocks actively and be successful. The successful ones buy and hold. If the stock market was so easy, Canadians would ...
by VanLord
Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... said before, 9-10% beating a broad index is already very good, that's if you can keep your grubby hands from panic selling the dips and buying the peaks. 9/10 people can't trade stocks actively and be successful. The successful ones buy and hold. If the stock market was so easy, Canadians would ...
by yzfr1
Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... said before, 9-10% beating a broad index is already very good, that's if you can keep your grubby hands from panic selling the dips and buying the peaks. 9/10 people can't trade stocks actively and be successful. The successful ones buy and hold. If the stock market was so easy, Canadians would ...
by Geyser
Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?
Replies: 363
Views: 33997

Re: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?

... what it would be at 2016. I ask because I notice everything in hot cities (Seattle, San Fran, Los Angeles, etc) are well well above their bubble peaks. (more than what Inflation would appear to acocunt for (12%). Sorry, that's not accurate. Although the emergency low interest rates have allowed ...
by tiga
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:14 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?
Replies: 363
Views: 33997

Re: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?

... what it would be at 2016. I ask because I notice everything in hot cities (Seattle, San Fran, Los Angeles, etc) are well well above their bubble peaks. (more than what Inflation would appear to acocunt for (12%).
by Geyser
Fri May 13, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Latest Detailed Stats for Metro Vancouver 5-pages per area f
Replies: 6
Views: 2154

Re: Latest Detailed Stats for Metro Vancouver 5-pages per ar

... to stocks. Instead of telling you what properties sell for now, it tells you what they averaged over time. Realtors love this since it filters out peaks and valleys, making markets seem serene and predictable. But the HPI is as useless to a serious buyer as a four-month-old stock quote is to a ...
by HomelessinSD
Thu May 14, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... of SF market and the demographics of the various neighborhoods and this is simply not true. The prices in the entire City corrected about 30% from peaks in 2007 to the trough in 2010. In the neighborhoods with the highest Chinese populations (Richmond District / Sunset), prices corrected more than ...
by Geyser
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:17 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... At that time I also paid about $6K for a brand new 5.7 litre V8 car. That was certainly the case before I arrived in Canada and, despite a few peaks and valleys, that buying ability (for average working folks with decent jobs) persisted for a decade or two after I landed here. In those days ...
by metalhead
Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Price of oil?
Replies: 193
Views: 82091

Re: Price of oil?

LOL, love that pic Johnny Horton. I actually prefer Twin Peaks over Hooters here in Tulsa. http://www.twinpeaksrestaurant.com It's probably the best "breastaurant" going right now, although Tilted Kilt is pretty good too. Yeah, price of oil. I have been ...
by Geyser
Mon Oct 13, 2014 2:34 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 882816

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

... very desirable city, and guess what? In inflation adjusted terms, property prices have remained extraordinarily constant when you average out the peaks and plunges, much like Vancouver except we have a lot less history. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...
by Geyser
Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Houses more expensive in Vancouver today than April 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 6458

Re: Houses more expensive in Vancouver today than April 2012

... flag! As a nervous recent buyer you would find it less scary to look at the fudged MLS "benchmark" numbers, they are designed to flatten out the peaks and valleys and generally offer a more positive view, and when the real numbers look bad they can simply revise them, then folks like you are ...
by danny
Sat Sep 06, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Houses more expensive in Vancouver today than April 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 6458

Re: Houses more expensive in Vancouver today than April 2012

... flag! As a nervous recent buyer you would find it less scary to look at the fudged MLS "benchmark" numbers, they are designed to flatten out the peaks and valleys and generally offer a more positive view, and when the real numbers look bad they can simply revise them, then folks like you are ...
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