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by jimtan
Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Goodbye Vancouver
Replies: 42
Views: 6677

Goodbye Vancouver

... investigation for falsely obtaining permanent residency and Canadian citizenship One by one, many of the 1,200 former clients of an unlicensed Richmond, B.C., immigration consultant are getting the bad news — they're no longer welcome in Canada because they lied. CBC News has learned 320 immigrants, ...
by tiga
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?
Replies: 363
Views: 54095

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

4.4% of sales in Richmond now foreigners. Was 10% before the tax? or 20%? diff # from diff sources http://www.richmond-news.com/news/foreign-buyers-bounce-back-in-richmond-after-tax-1.2466051 Will be interesting to see if this is ...
by jimtan
Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Should the government intervene?
Replies: 490
Views: 76196

Re: Should the government intervene?

... people who cherry pick. Worth reposting this. Sentiment continues to harden against foreigners, Even someone born in Hong Kong and representing Richmond is joining the mob. She used to be the  Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism! “Petition to Parliament calls for end to automatic citizenship ...
by jimtan
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Should the government intervene?
Replies: 490
Views: 76196

Re: Should the government intervene?

... they live in the past. This is the present.  Sentiment continues to harden against foreigners, Even someone born in Hong Kong and representing Richmond is joining the mob. She used to be the  Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism! “Petition to Parliament calls for end to automatic citizenship ...
by tiga
Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1156606

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

I would describe listings as stagnant, not piling up
saw new build sell in richmond of all places for 4.8M incl GST....   yesterday. was asking 5.88M... ...  
last comp same street few houses down.. same size lot same size house. same style house..  sold in February 4.55M incl GST....
by Geyser
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?
Replies: 363
Views: 54095

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

... should be listing out specific examples showing comparables in areas that went up the most the last couple of years.  ie:  Van East/Van West/Richmond/Burnaby detached.  Similar location/sqft/age/lot size.   I don't believe in the frankenumbers put out by the board either, but averages are ...
by oli
Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?
Replies: 363
Views: 54095

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

... should be listing out specific examples showing comparables in areas that went up the most the last couple of years.  ie:  Van East/Van West/Richmond/Burnaby detached.  Similar location/sqft/age/lot size.   I don't believe in the frankenumbers put out by the board either, but averages are ...
by oli
Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Van detached house building costs
Replies: 65
Views: 11807

Re: Van detached house building costs

Is building in Burnaby or Richmond better - ie:  easier/cheaper?  
by Geyser
Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver back to 2012 prices and trending down!
Replies: 26
Views: 6044

Re: Vancouver back to 2012 prices and trending down!

... As per the board, anything under 14% is considered a buyers market. Anything over 20% is a sellers market. Vancouver East- 10% Vancouver West- 9% Richmond- 10% Burnaby- 12% REBGV- 12.5% But that's okay, feel free to ignore the stats if it helps you sleep better.
by tdma800
Sat Oct 01, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1156606

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Even in richmond that townhouse complex at 2 and steveston (huge one) by Polygon still continues to sell @ >$700 PSF ($1.4M). Well, detached is one thing goes to the sky(literally) with land you don't have ownership of.  For ...
by oli
Thu Sep 29, 2016 2:58 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1156606

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Even in richmond that townhouse complex at 2 and steveston (huge one) by Polygon still continues to sell @ >$700 PSF ($1.4M).
Uhhh ya so that was probably some data entry mistake... 1105 actually sold for $785k
by tiga
Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1156606

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Even in richmond that townhouse complex at 2 and steveston (huge one) by Polygon still continues to sell @ >$700 PSF ($1.4M).
by jimtan
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Climate Warming is coming to BC
Replies: 1478
Views: 412508

Re: Climate Warming is coming to BC

Richmond is one of the 5 worst communities to be hit by climate change. "FACING THE CHANGE: 5 CANADIAN COMMUNITIES THREATENED BY CLIMATE CHANGE NOW ... A 2014 provincial study found that by 2100, major flooding that once happened ...
by reallyreal2
Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: The dragon in the room: Hostility toward rich, Chinese newcomers
Replies: 128
Views: 20651

Re: The dragon in the room: Hostility toward rich, Chinese newcomers

Everybody ready for their daily dose of real estate news?

http://vancouversun.com/business/mortga ... hmond-home

Demonizer - why aren't you on your robin hood campaign of unfairness to locals when getting mortgages when compared to foreigners? LOL
by Demonizer
Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: The dragon in the room: Hostility toward rich, Chinese newcomers
Replies: 128
Views: 20651

The dragon in the room: Hostility toward rich, Chinese newcomers

... willing to take our money, but then belittle us?  talks to a hesitant community At an ornately decorated Chinese café on a back road in suburban Richmond, three dozen people are picking at cheese and tomato sandwiches. They are dressed in plaid shirts and windbreakers, jeans and runners, and ...