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Category: Real estate (46 posts)

Vancouver's market is for the buyers

Vancouver's market is for the buyers

March 5, 2019 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Vancouver's homebuyers remain in the driving seat by Steve Randall 05 Mar 2019   As the spring buying season approaches, Metro Vancouver’s housing market continues to exhibit w ... [read more]

New Rules for Assignment of contracts

New Rules for Assignment of contracts

February 26, 2019 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

First-of-its-kind registry in B.C. targets under-the-radar condo flippers Province says practice helps raise real estate prices while facilitating tax evasion The Canadian Press · P ... [read more]

Metro Vancouver home sales and prices down

Metro Vancouver home sales and prices down

December 4, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Metro Vancouver home sales and prices down to more 'historical' levels, says real estate board The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says buyers' wait-and-see approach has driven prices down ... [read more]

Canada's housing market escapes a hard landing....

Canada's housing market escapes a hard landing....

November 20, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Canada’s housing market gets off the hook—for now by Ephraim Vecina 20 Nov 2018   The risks of a long-feared housing meltdown in Canada might be easing if ... [read more]

Balanced real estate market in BC

Balanced real estate market in BC

November 15, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Balanced conditions remain for BC markets by Steve Randall 15 Nov 2018 SHARE Cooler conditions for British Columbia’s home sales remained in October as the impac ... [read more]

Banks in good position to withstand any housing crisis

Banks in good position to withstand any housing crisis

August 21, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Banks in better shape to absorb losses from possible housing crisis: Moody's While aggregate potential losses for the seven largest Canadian mortgage lenders climbed to $14.3 billion in Moody’s ... [read more]

CMHC Report: Vancouver Housing Activity Weakens

CMHC Report: Vancouver Housing Activity Weakens

August 7, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Vancouver Housing Activity Weakens Metro Vancouver The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reported this week that July's residential housing sales in Metro Va ... [read more]

Metro Vancouver sales down 30% year over year

Metro Vancouver sales down 30% year over year

August 2, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

by Beth Leighton VANCOUVER _ Home sales in July across Metro Vancouver tumbled to their lowest level in 18 years in statistics compiled by the real estate board, but prices remained steady since ... [read more]

Vancouver Condo prices up 22%

Vancouver Condo prices up 22%

October 3, 2017 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Condo prices still on fire in Vancouver’s tale of two markets Condos prices are up 22%, while pricey detached homes, favoured by foreign buyers and hit by a new tax, gained only 3% ... [read more]

Vancouver Market moving into a balanced position

Vancouver Market moving into a balanced position

August 30, 2017 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Decline in Vancouver listings the largest nationwide—CREA by Ephraim Vecina 30 Aug 2017 Numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) as of July 2017 sh ... [read more]

Early signs that Vancouver housing market correction is over

Early signs that Vancouver housing market correction is over

April 27, 2017 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

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China's new laws could impact real estate around the globe

China's new laws could impact real estate around the globe

February 10, 2017 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Interesting aritcle from Sherry Cooper on new steps China is taking to stop the outflow of money from that country.  ... [read more]

City of Vancouver approves the empty home tax

City of Vancouver approves the empty home tax

November 17, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

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2 opinions of what will happen to the Vancouver market

2 opinions of what will happen to the Vancouver market

August 30, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

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Real Estate Numbers for sales and values are down

Real Estate Numbers for sales and values are down

August 19, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

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Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of Real Estate

Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of Real Estate

July 28, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

 Here is a great aritcle by Dr. Sherry Cooper.   She comments on the new purchase tax on real estate and other countries rules on foreign  ownership.   ... [read more]

Economist states we are not in a housing bubble

Economist states we are not in a housing bubble

June 29, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

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City of Vancouver's Mayor wants to tax empty homes

City of Vancouver's Mayor wants to tax empty homes

June 20, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

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March homes Sales hit a record in BC

March homes Sales hit a record in BC

April 20, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Homes sales hit record in B.C. in March: report Tiffany Crawford Published on: April 15, 2016 | Last Updated: April 15, 2016 3:21 PM PDT   Home sales in B.C. hit a n ... [read more]

National Banks Economist pours water on bubble fears in Vancouver
Expected migration to Vancouver from Alberta will drive up prices further in 2016
New records set in Vancouver

New records set in Vancouver

December 7, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Housing sales in Metro Vancouver increase, leading way for new records Brent Jang VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Dec. 02, 2015 6:24PM EST &nbs ... [read more]

Study shows that Vancouver market dominated by Chinese buyers

Study shows that Vancouver market dominated by Chinese buyers

November 2, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Royal Bank scraps size limit on newcomer mortgages to keep up with Chinese demand Canada's largest bank used to limit loan sizes to $1.25M for those with no local credit hist ... [read more]

Change to property transfer tax in BC is unlikely

Change to property transfer tax in BC is unlikely

October 8, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Major change to Property Transfer Tax unlikely  By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun October 7, 2015       The B.C. Real Estate Association will be making a ... [read more]

3 year comparison on average house prices in Canadian cities

3 year comparison on average house prices in Canadian cities

September 15, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

         3 year comparison on average house prices in Canadian cities Source: CREA - Most Recent Month Reported   ... [read more]

Schools are impacting house prices in Vancouver

Schools are impacting house prices in Vancouver

September 8, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

      Top-ranked schools also exacerbate housing prices  By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun columnist September 2, 2015         St. George’s ... [read more]

Canadians are optomistic on real estate.

Canadians are optomistic on real estate.

August 25, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

          Canadian consumer confidence rises on real estate optimism GREG QUINN Bloomberg News Published Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 4:19PM EDT   Optimism th ... [read more]

No incentive for politicians to act on housing affordability in Vancouver

No incentive for politicians to act on housing affordability in Vancouver

June 17, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  No real incentive for politicians to act on housing affordability  By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun columnist June 15, 2015       Politicians are aware of the ... [read more]

CMHC Housing Outlook - Spring 2015

CMHC Housing Outlook - Spring 2015

May 25, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Everything looking positive for a healthy real estatate market In the lower mainland for 2015 & 2016    To read the full report click on this link:    http://www.cmhc-s ... [read more]

Finance Minister comments on Housing Bubble -  What Bubble!

Finance Minister comments on Housing Bubble - What Bubble!

May 21, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Finance Minister comments on Housing Bubble:   Canada’s finance minister says the country’s real estate market has avoided the so-called bubble, with many markets already ... [read more]

Vancouver Housing Market up 6% in a year

Vancouver Housing Market up 6% in a year

April 21, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

      Seller’s market boosts Metro Vancouver house prices 6 per cent in a year: report     By Bruce Constantineau, Vancouver Sun April 16, 2015   &n ... [read more]

Vancouver Housing market is on the rise............

Vancouver Housing market is on the rise............

April 7, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Greater Vancouver’s housing market is on the rise BRENT JANG VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Apr. 02 2015, 6:12 PM EDT   Gre ... [read more]

Vancouver Developers happy with real estate prospects for 2015

Vancouver Developers happy with real estate prospects for 2015

February 27, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Continuing low interest rates and a healthy stream of newcomers will ensure the good times keep rolling in 2015   By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun columnist January 26, 2015     R ... [read more]

Vancouver Market booming - Globe & Mail

Vancouver Market booming - Globe & Mail

February 4, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Vancouver housing market booming as B.C. reaps gain of Alberta residents BRENT JANG VANCOUVER —   Published Tuesday, Feb. 03 2015, 8:31 PM EST The Vancouver region’s ... [read more]

Vancouver real estate set a new record in 2014

Vancouver real estate set a new record in 2014

January 20, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Vancouver sets new record for high-price houses in 2014 BRENT JANG VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jan. 19 2015, 6:28 PM EST     The number o ... [read more]

Real Estate Flipper beware, the taxman is watching.......

Real Estate Flipper beware, the taxman is watching.......

January 13, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Real estate flippers beware, the taxman is watching Republish Reprint Jamie Golombek | January 10, 2015 | Last Updated: Jan 10 6:56 AM ETMore from Jamie Golombek | @Ja ... [read more]

National Real Estate Stats - December 2014

National Real Estate Stats - December 2014

January 6, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    A CAAMP STATS a Welcome to the January issue of CAAMP Stats. For more information on CAAMP visit www.caamp. ... [read more]

National Real Estate Stats

National Real Estate Stats

December 5, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

CAAMP STATS a Welcome to the December issue of CAAMP Stats. For more information on CAAMP visit www.caamp.org     Bank of Canada Interest Rate October 23, 2014 ... [read more]

CMHC insists that Vancouver Real Estate Market is not over valued

CMHC insists that Vancouver Real Estate Market is not over valued

November 27, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

CMHC insists Vancouver housing market not over-valued  By Barbara Yafffe, Vancouver Sun columnist November 26, 2014  Developers will shift their attention more to multi-family housing as ... [read more]

Vancouver real estate values closing in on Paris'

Vancouver real estate values closing in on Paris'

November 7, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Toronto and Vancouver home prices pass Rome and close in on Paris  Garry Marr | November 5, 2014 | Last Updated: Nov 5 7:56 PM ET   BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty ImagesA report ... [read more]

Vancouver housing prices head towards new record high

Vancouver housing prices head towards new record high

November 4, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Vancouver housing prices head towards new record high Brent Jang VANCOUVER —  Published Tuesday, Nov. 04 2014, 5:00 AM EST The price for detached houses, condos and town ... [read more]

Vancouver’s real estate forecast to stay hot into next year!

Vancouver’s real estate forecast to stay hot into next year!

October 27, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

        Vancouver’s real estate forecast to stay hot into next year, study finds   Bullish outlook: Don’t expect housing market to cool any time soon ... [read more]

Year over year condo & house price changes for Canada

Year over year condo & house price changes for Canada

October 7, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Interesting map of condo & house prices across Canada     ... [read more]

Real Estate Market is hot

Real Estate Market is hot

October 3, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Real estate market on pace for hot start to autumn Tara Perkins - REAL ESTATE REPORTER The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Oct. 03 2014, 7:30 AM EDT   There are ear ... [read more]

Real Estate Stats for Canada -  Aug 2014

Real Estate Stats for Canada - Aug 2014

September 9, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

              CAAMP STATS   Welcome to the September issue of ... [read more]

Vancouver prices hit new highs

Vancouver prices hit new highs

August 8, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Vancouver housing prices rise to new highs Brent Jang The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Aug. 05 2014, 7:37 PM Prices in Vancouver for single-family detached homes have hit n ... [read more]

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