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by thompson2
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:48 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1405390

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Holy moly, 1.4m, only 27f wide. Unbelievable.
Is there any gaps between the houses?
by thompson2
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Selling in a Crashing Market.....
Replies: 39
Views: 38179

Re: Selling in a Crashing Market.....

Oh, yes, follow Geyser, get tons of ideas from joint-party of Great Fool. or, reading Vancouver Condo Info, smart people were concentrated there. So you believe that for the first time ever, the market will not correct? Really? :D Well, by the definition market can go down, and can go up, so what? ...
by thompson2
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: If Alberta Sneezes, will B.C. catch a Cold?
Replies: 16
Views: 8425

Re: If Alberta Sneezes, will B.C. catch a Cold?

"Hey Charlie, ..hasn't happened yet but the Canadian currency crashed and some say it's going even lower. Charlie responses loudly with a great pleasure: " that's a great news! Reminbi is hot and hard then, tell Geyser I want to buy him out, me three, no five, wofe five, and dog five, with all the ...
by thompson2
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Buying in a crashing market.....any tips?
Replies: 7
Views: 5171

Re: Buying in a crashing market.....any tips?

http://charliechanfamily.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/grescriptchanfamilynewcar.jpg Pappa Charlie : Ok kids, hop in the car and we will go to some Open Houses. I am going to show you how to get a really good deal in a crashing market. Kid #12 : Ok Pops, we are all ears! Kid #13...
by thompson2
Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1405390

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Seriously? You didn't notice a year of falling house prices?
....I didn't notice either. :lol:
I saw that chart where it has that drop, but honestly, I think someone ought to throw that chart out cuz it did not materialize in the real world. :D
here you go. :P
by thompson2
Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1405390

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Okay, I pick April 2012 until Dec 2012. During that time frame the price of SFHs plunged and condo prices remained flat. http://www.chpc.biz/6-canadian-metros.html I never heard we had a correction in SFH market in 2012. Maybe ... I didn't take a pill yesterday. :P Seriously? You didn't notice a ye...
by thompson2
Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:38 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Victoria?
Replies: 10
Views: 7168

Re: Victoria?

Victoria is another country thanks our wonderful ferry system. :mrgreen:
Maybe we should sell it to Israel? We get money, middle east get peace. :lol:
by thompson2
Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1405390

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Okay, I pick April 2012 until Dec 2012. During that time frame the price of SFHs plunged and condo prices remained flat.

http://www.chpc.biz/6-canadian-metros.html
I never heard we had a correction in SFH market in 2012. Maybe ... I didn't take a pill yesterday. :P
by thompson2
Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Time to get people and cars moving in Vancouver
Replies: 168
Views: 71673

Re: Time to get people and cars moving in Vancouver

Vote Yes
Why not, we are so rich, money will keep them happy, as people said, "happy officials happy family". Don't forget to double these CEO and managers' salary, ....otherwise they may all be corrupted, then what can we do, Canada will be China? :mrgreen:
by thompson2
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Selling in a Crashing Market.....
Replies: 39
Views: 38179

Re: Selling in a Crashing Market.....

Oh, yes, follow Geyser, get tons of ideas from joint-party of Great Fool.

or, reading Vancouver Condo Info, smart people were concentrated there.
by thompson2
Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver indvidual property sales details
Replies: 4691
Views: 1405390

Re: Vancouver indvidual property sales details

Many people have issues, mental health, substance abuse, psychological, post traumatic stress, etc., but overall they are good people. :D
most of them are good people with bad habits. :P
by thompson2
Wed Jan 07, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Year end SFH Benchmark still below 2012 levels.
Replies: 29
Views: 8573

Re: Year end SFH Benchmark still below 2012 levels.

But your example is not a cherry eh? Although $190K under assessed does sound like something's happening in that market. Of cause it's a cheery, there is nothing to do with the market, so I guess "it is not the beginning of the end" yet. :lol: (ha, sorry, I didn't write clearly for you,... the asse...
by thompson2
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Year end SFH Benchmark still below 2012 levels.
Replies: 29
Views: 8573

Re: Year end SFH Benchmark still below 2012 levels.

BTW, according to this poster on the "Whispers" blog today, some SFH prices seeing their property assessments tumbling: Burnaby Resident January 7, 2014 at 11:44 AM I just got my 2014 property assessment from the City of Burnaby and the assessed value decreased from $1,8M to $1.5M. I wife checked p...
by thompson2
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Year end SFH Benchmark still below 2012 levels.
Replies: 29
Views: 8573

Re: Year end SFH Benchmark still below 2012 levels.

I only object to the suggestion that the entire market is roaring along and prices will keep going up, up, up. That kind of hype can panic people into making huge mistakes. Wait, Geyser, there are two different "suggestions" here: 1st, "Entire (sfh) market is roaring along"? Yes, this is a fact, a ...
by thompson2
Wed Jan 07, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Poll: Is the Vancouver market in jeopardy?
Replies: 23
Views: 7403

Re: Poll: Is the Vancouver market in jeopardy?

..... I doubt it.
Me too. But market is never boring, you just don't know. :lol: