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Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Huge sale shows Vancouver apartment prices holding steady
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Huge sale shows Vancouver apartment prices holding steady

Kerry Gold Residential Feb. 16, 2021 “Beds and sheds” are the trends for recession-proof, long-term investment, according to a CBRE executive who worked on the recent high-profile sale of 15 apartment buildings in Vancouver. The mid-rise buildings are a unique grouping in that they are all within th...
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: The Pandemic Was Bullish For Canadian Real Estate, Confirms National Stats Agency
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The Pandemic Was Bullish For Canadian Real Estate, Confirms National Stats Agency

FEBRUARY 8, 2021 Canada’s national statistics agency reported real estate prices made the biggest gain in years — during a pandemic. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows real estate prices increased in Q4 2020. The rise was the biggest since 2017, and is being attributed to low interest rates. Th...
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Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: World Outlook Financial Conference FEB 5-6
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World Outlook Financial Conference FEB 5-6

The World Outlook Financial Conference continues to innovate with a new and exciting format. This year, we are delivering our speakers to you, in the comfort of your own home! If You Think 2020 Was Unpredictable, Wait Till You See 2021... Ozzie Jurock joins Michael Campbell on Saturday Feb 6th to sh...
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Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: What Recession? Canadian Real Estate Sales Grow At Fastest Rate Since 2010
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What Recession? Canadian Real Estate Sales Grow At Fastest Rate Since 2010

Canadian real estate sales are soaring, shattering quite a few records. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows another monthly record in December. The annual rate of growth was also the highest rate since just after the Great Recession. The trend of higher growth is most likely going to ...
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Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Canadian Markets Are Seeing A Real Estate Boom With Population Declines
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Canadian Markets Are Seeing A Real Estate Boom With Population Declines

DECEMBER 18, 2020 Canadian real estate prices didn’t rise on fundamentals, so why would a change make a difference? Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows Canadian population growth was flat in Q3 2020. Two provinces, home to the country’s busiest markets, weren’t lucky enough to be flat though. Bo...
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Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Toronto And Vancouver Condos Were Still Popular With Non-Resident Buyers
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Toronto And Vancouver Condos Were Still Popular With Non-Resident Buyers

Greater Toronto and Vancouver real estate was still popular with non-resident buyers, according to ownership data. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows non-resident ownership increased in 2019. For the most part, it scaled higher with new supply. However, a breakdown shows ownership is becoming m...
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Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Canadian Real Estate Prices Make Biggest Jump In The G7, During The Pandemic
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Canadian Real Estate Prices Make Biggest Jump In The G7, During The Pandemic

OCTOBER 13, 2020 Canadian real estate prices made one of the largest leaps on news of a pandemic-driven economic shut down. US Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas data shows most G7 countries saw prices rise in real terms during Q2. Canada however, saw real home prices launch at the fastest pace of any o...
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Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Canadian Population Growth Slows To Lowest Rate In Years
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Canadian Population Growth Slows To Lowest Rate In Years

Canada’s robust population growth has been grinding to a halt during the pandemic. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) quarterly population estimate for Q3 2020 shows there is still a lot of growth. However, it’s a lot less robust than last year, and barely moved in the most recent quarter. In fact, the mo...
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Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Greater Vancouver Detached Real Estate Sales Have Best August Since 2015
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Greater Vancouver Detached Real Estate Sales Have Best August Since 2015

SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 Greater Vancouver detached real estate sales are still enjoying the delayed spring rush this summer. Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) data shows detached sales had the biggest August since 2015. Prices are also seeing growth accelerate as well, but higher inventory l...
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Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: BCREA: "Surprisingly strong" market recovery to last well into 2021
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BCREA: "Surprisingly strong" market recovery to last well into 2021

by Ephraim Vecina 26 Aug 2020 Despite a flagging economy, the British Columbia housing market is enjoying a robust pace of recovery that will propel it to new heights in the months ahead, according to the province’s foremost real estate organization. In the third-quarter edition of its housing forec...
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Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Canadian Real Estate Sales Hit The Highest Level Ever, Here’s Why It’s Not Surprising
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Canadian Real Estate Sales Hit The Highest Level Ever, Here’s Why It’s Not Surprising

AUGUST 17, 2020 Canadian real estate sales hit a new high, along with the highest unemployment in history. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows the number of home sales set a record in July. Not just for the month either – it was the biggest month ever. Here’s why the surge was largely...
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Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: St. Paul’s Hospital site sold to Concord for approximately $1 billion
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St. Paul’s Hospital site sold to Concord for approximately $1 billion

Mixed-use housing and commercial development planned for the aging hospital property on Burrard Street, with sales proceed helping to fund replacement Jeremy Hainsworth Glacier Media August 12, 2020 The Burrard Street site of Vancouver’s 124-year-old St. Paul’s Hospital has been sold to development ...
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Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Canadian Immigration Slows Further, As New Permanent Residents Drop Over 44%
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Canadian Immigration Slows Further, As New Permanent Residents Drop Over 44%

AUGUST 11, 2020 One of the driving forces behind Canadian real estate prices is on hold – immigration. Government of Canada (GoC) data shows the number of newly admitted permanent residents to Canada is still making sharp declines in June. The decline was mostly consistent around the country, except...
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Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Foreign Buyers are Pumping the Brakes on Home Purchases
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Foreign Buyers are Pumping the Brakes on Home Purchases

Aug 6 2020, 11:13AM Foreign buyers cut back their investment in U.S. residential properties over the 12 months that ended in March. It was the second year-over-year decline. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) annual survey among its members about their transactions with international client...
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Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Clues To The Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market
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Clues To The Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market

Michael Valdes, Executive Vice President of International Expansion for eXp Global. Aug 5, 2020 Remember when you made your housing decisions based on proximity to work or a social center? When you wanted to be in an urban environment for the vibrancy of the community and were willing to sacrifice s...
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