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by tapioca
Sun Sep 06, 2015 7:31 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Roaring piece of shit on sale for bargain price of $978 k
Replies: 30
Views: 14368

Re: Roaring piece of shit on sale for bargain price of $978

that subduction zone thing really gets under your skin, huh, JT? :mrgreen:

thanks for the support Whip & Wce.

ps. JT. Whole Foods, aka Whole Paycheque, is opening a store in North Burnaby on Lougheed, kitty corner to Brentwood mall. What do they know about demographics that you don't?
by tapioca
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1368772

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

that's interesting think tom. Nice to hear from a realtor :)

What kinds of buyers?

I don't see a lot of people selling around me. Too hard to buy back into the market.
by tapioca
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: August 2015 Stats = Hot Summer Nights. ;)
Replies: 8
Views: 4813

Re: August 2015 Stats = Hot Summer Nights. ;)

there's no mass transit in East Van? are you blind? there's no services? are you super blind?

wow.
by tapioca
Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver real estate market hottest on record
Replies: 11
Views: 5963

Re: Vancouver real estate market hottest on record

agreed. I miss the charts and graphs.

not really.

fwiw, I am a bear now. But, unlike some bears I can also admit I am wrong. I've been wrong for the past 3 years :mrgreen:
by tapioca
Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1368772

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

not true eyes - i'm regularly getting flyers from chinese realtors offering 'international marketing' of my home = china.
by tapioca
Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Hookers, pimps, needles and garbage
Replies: 80
Views: 32727

Re: Hookers, pimps, needles and garbage

the only thing that makes sense is that JT is freaking out about how the price of SFHs on the east side/burbs if far outpacing his condo(s).
by tapioca
Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Olympic village is on a subduction zone
Replies: 2
Views: 3881

Re: Olympic village is on a subduction zone

http://globalnews.ca/news/956891/olympi ... -problems/


According to my Olympic village condo owning friends, there's a lot of problems with crappy stratas and lack of neighbourhood pride.
by tapioca
Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Olympic village is on a subduction zone
Replies: 2
Views: 3881

Olympic village is on a subduction zone

ie, in an earthquake, the land will liquefy like Richmond.

just a thought.
by tapioca
Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Hookers, pimps, needles and garbage
Replies: 80
Views: 32727

Re: Hookers, pimps, needles and garbage

JT, check your head. there are prostitutes and dealers all over this city, in the highrises, in the condos.
by tapioca
Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:29 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Rents are going UP UP UP
Replies: 13
Views: 6757

Rents are going UP UP UP

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/metro/Rent+prices+jump+indicating+coming+crisis/11247145/story.html liver Lee and Keri Plamondon don’t want to leave Vancouver, but with a seven-year-old Beagle, and a $1,200 monthly rent budget, they’re finding it hard to find a one- or-two-bedroom suite to house th...
by tapioca
Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:57 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: What now? Transit referendum says 'Non'
Replies: 116
Views: 45503

Re: What now? Transit referendum says 'Non'

I was riding my bike on Friday too. It was fun.
by tapioca
Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:50 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: What now? Transit referendum says 'Non'
Replies: 116
Views: 45503

Re: What now? Transit referendum says 'Non'

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/metro/ ... story.html

Dunsmuir Viaduct saw a 27-per-cent increase from 60,000 in June 2014 to 76,000 in June 2015.
by tapioca
Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:31 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: What now? Transit referendum says 'Non'
Replies: 116
Views: 45503

Re: What now? Transit referendum says 'Non'

oh JT, when winter comes here's what my work bike locker looks like: