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BC government addressing money laundering in BC real estate market

BC government addressing money laundering in BC real estate market

September 28, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

BC government to end 'Wild West' real estate market by Steve Randall 28 Sep 2018 Money laundering in real estate and other sectors is the focus of a new two-pronged probe by British ... [read more]

CBC - Mortgage borrowing slides to lowest since 2014

CBC - Mortgage borrowing slides to lowest since 2014

June 15, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Mortgage borrowing slides to lowest since 2014 StatsCan says household credit market debt was equal to 168% of household disposable income in 1st quarter CBC News · Posted: Jun 14, 2018 9:2 ... [read more]

Mercer Report:  Vancouver top North American City

Mercer Report: Vancouver top North American City

March 22, 2018 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

    Vienna tops Mercer’s 20th Quality of Living ranking 20 March 2018 United States, New York Vienna ranks highest for quality of living for the 9th year in a row ... [read more]

What Slowdown?

What Slowdown?

August 9, 2017 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

What slowdown? Vancouver and Toronto real estate markets still hot and unaffordable for many Housing prices are once again climbing in Vancouver and Toronto may soon follow By Sophia Ha ... [read more]

Stigma on Reverse Mortgages

Stigma on Reverse Mortgages

June 29, 2017 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Great article from Rob Carrick on the stigma against reverse mortgages. ROB CARRICK Time to get over our squeamishness about reverse mortgages Rob Carrick Published Tuesday, Jun. 27, ... [read more]

Restricting Foreign Ownership - Not an easy consideration

Restricting Foreign Ownership - Not an easy consideration

May 16, 2016 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

A good article on cbc regarding the complexity of restricting foreign ownership. ... [read more]

Should Vancouver adopt Australia's foreign tax policy?

Should Vancouver adopt Australia's foreign tax policy?

March 18, 2015 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

      Vancouver’s housing affordability problem could have an Aussie solution SUNNY DHILLON VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Mar. 13 ... [read more]

Canadian home prices rise in October, propelled by Vancouver

Canadian home prices rise in October, propelled by Vancouver

November 14, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

      Canadian home prices rise in October, propelled by Vancouver OTTAWA — Reuters Published Wednesday, Nov. 12 2014, 8:59 AM EST   Canadian resale ... [read more]

Property Transfer Tax burden

Property Transfer Tax burden

October 31, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Ancient property-transfer tax adds another burden for Vancouver buyers Brent Jang VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Oct. 21 2014, 5:00 AM EDT   For ... [read more]

CMHC announces:   Slowdown in new construction but real estate prices will increase

CMHC announces: Slowdown in new construction but real estate prices will increase

May 23, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  CMHC: Expect higher Canadian house prices and fewer starts in 2014 Andrea Hopkins, Reuters | May 22, 2014 | Last Updated: May 22 11:31 AM ETMore from Reuters Ben Nelms/Bloombe ... [read more]

Canada's Housing Market fears overblown

Canada's Housing Market fears overblown

March 26, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

  Canada’s housing market fears overblown:Brenda Bouw | Balance Sheet Mar 24 2014 Yet another economist is stepping up to defend the health of Canada’s housing market ahead ofthe ... [read more]

More to mortgages than just rates.............

More to mortgages than just rates.............

March 12, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

      The hidden trap of mortgage penalties at the big banks ROB CARRICK The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Dec. 04 2013, 7:52 PM EST   It’s easy to get ... [read more]

Top 6 real estate scams & how to avoid them

Top 6 real estate scams & how to avoid them

February 11, 2014 | Posted by: Patrick Mulhern

Top 6 real estate scams – and how to avoid themChristopher Myrick Special to The Globe and Mail Aug. 08 2013 Fraud and investment scams abound at all levels of the real estate market – ... [read more]

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