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by HomelessinSD
Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Game over.. A Chinese paid $51million for Point Grey mansion
Replies: 20
Views: 8775

Re: Game over.. A Chinese paid $51million for Point Grey man

... property is cash flow negative. What happened in the late 90's when a US dollar was worth $1.60 cdn? Probably a surge in recreation properties in Whistler (viewed as a "consumable" activity, not to make money, but to enjoy the area and how far the home currency went while they visited). DAB: you ...
by Geyser
Sat Feb 14, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver’s house prices still climbing
Replies: 64
Views: 32853

Re: Vancouver’s house prices still climbing

... out this latest bit of genius in their latest news release: Editor’s Notes: 1. Areas covered by Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver include: Whistler, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, ...
by rofina
Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bullish forum posters.... where are they?
Replies: 38
Views: 18992

Re: Bullish forum posters.... where are they?

Hey! Yep still in the game. Unloaded headache rentals on Vancouver Island. Riding Whistler/Pemberton back up. I'm not watching markets as closely as I used to. I definitly got a bit spendy and leveraged beyond my comfort level for a few years, thankfully this worked ...
by Geyser
Sat Jan 03, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bullish forum posters.... where are they?
Replies: 38
Views: 18992

Re: Bullish forum posters.... where are they?

Hey! Yep still in the game. Unloaded headache rentals on Vancouver Island. Riding Whistler/Pemberton back up. I'm not watching markets as closely as I used to. I definitly got a bit spendy and leveraged beyond my comfort level for a few years, thankfully this worked ...
by Lady Luck
Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bullish forum posters.... where are they?
Replies: 38
Views: 18992

Re: Bullish forum posters.... where are they?

Hey! Yep still in the game. Unloaded headache rentals on Vancouver Island. Riding Whistler/Pemberton back up. I'm not watching markets as closely as I used to. I definitly got a bit spendy and leveraged beyond my comfort level for a few years, thankfully this worked ...
by Geyser
Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: What would really damage Vancouver RE?
Replies: 67
Views: 19870

Re: What would really damage Vancouver RE?

... But they don't necessarily stay in Vancouver , or in urban areas of any real size. Look at all the software companies that are opening up in Whistler, Langley/valley, Kelowna, Nelson, etc. 20 years ago you would not have seen it. 20 years from now there may be more of these places. Vancouver ...
by westcoastfella
Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:59 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: What would really damage Vancouver RE?
Replies: 67
Views: 19870

Re: What would really damage Vancouver RE?

... But they don't necessarily stay in Vancouver , or in urban areas of any real size. Look at all the software companies that are opening up in Whistler, Langley/valley, Kelowna, Nelson, etc. 20 years ago you would not have seen it. 20 years from now there may be more of these places. Vancouver ...
by Fabien
Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: HK-style property tax may not cure Vancouver's China syndrom
Replies: 5
Views: 2084

Re: HK-style property tax may not cure Vancouver's China syn

... in Canada. I guess they're "foreign" too. Funny too, the problem of "foreign" ownership is a different beast when looking at bona fide resorts (Whistler but perhaps Kelowna too), and one of those towns is not exactly flying off the charts when it comes to real estate. Any restrictions on foreign ...
by jesse1
Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:00 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: HK-style property tax may not cure Vancouver's China syndrom
Replies: 5
Views: 2084

Re: HK-style property tax may not cure Vancouver's China syn

... in Canada. I guess they're "foreign" too. Funny too, the problem of "foreign" ownership is a different beast when looking at bona fide resorts (Whistler but perhaps Kelowna too), and one of those towns is not exactly flying off the charts when it comes to real estate. Any restrictions on foreign ...
by Dragonslayer
Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: RET having technical difficulties....
Replies: 24
Views: 5752

Re: RET having technical difficulties....

... have less to do with development than his Hotel choice in Goosecrotch Montanna. A developer might say, " Im gonna throw down for a ski chalet in Whistler" but hes never going to analyze it as an investment based on what is going on in Vancouver. These things are already at highest and best use ...
by Geyser
Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:14 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: The Economist has Canada owning top 3 of 5 cities worldwide.
Replies: 83
Views: 19824

Re: The Economist has Canada owning top 3 of 5 cities worldw

... fuel cell vehicles, as well as showcasing a Class 8 fuel cell truck from California. A zero emission fuel cell bus from the BC Transit fleet in Whistler will also be on display. The Whistler fleet is the world's largest zero emission fuel cell bus fleet, and has logged more than 1.5 million ...
by timber2012
Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:16 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Would Vancouver be the same without CMHC?
Replies: 19
Views: 4952

Re: Say goodbye to CMHC! Can Vancouver real estate survive?

... about the poor mortgage broker - how will they afford that 5,000 sq ft new home? And the plumbers!!!! Shouldn't they make enough for a 2nd home in Whistler? You clearly haven't thought this through.
by thirdlittlepig
Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:21 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: July 2013 REBGV Stats Courtesy of Mike Stewart Realtor
Replies: 15
Views: 4351

Re: July 2013 REBGV Stats Courtesy of Mike Stewart Realtor

What are the bears thoughts on this?

;)
Good time to buy a Whistler apartment at a 40% discount! :)
by Geyser
Sat Jun 01, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Canadians eager to buy!!!!
Replies: 68
Views: 16881

Re: Canadians eager to buy!!!!

... Sea-to-Sky region, the Games scenario would result in an  11-per-cent greater population in Squamish and a 13.4-percent greater  population in the Whistler-Pemberton community," he said. The Squamish region should enjoy a real boom in population and economic activity from the 2010 Games, according ...
by RiskArb
Thu May 09, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bears...please come out of the woods ....
Replies: 73
Views: 28242

Re: Bears...please come out of the woods ....

... detached, Mid-end Downtown condos, Whalley - Least Affected: Properties around Skytrain/infra expansion (including Broadway corridor), West End, Whistler, Vacation properties What else will happen? (Contributing factors) - The NDP will eke out an election victory over the liberals, proving once ...