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by semven
Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Betameter - timing the market
Replies: 332
Views: 127048

Re: Betameter - timing the market

I think Cloverdale is a better buy than Surrey. Less negative reputation Now youre splitting hairs and not seeing the point Im trying to make. Point is, that passively investing in real estate, like buying a condo and hoping that it will increase in a straight line over time doesnt really blow my d...
by semven
Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Betameter - timing the market
Replies: 332
Views: 127048

Re: Betameter - timing the market

Does ups and downs of housing market really affect the average person? Sure they feel richer when their house is worth more. If you own multiple properties then at least you can cash out at or near the top. Regular person can't do that. Most will be content to let it ride and hope to own the house ...
by semven
Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Metro Vancouver Developer Cartel Exposed
Replies: 14
Views: 9326

Re: Metro Vancouver Developer Cartel Exposed

Even these guys have to form a cartel to dominate an NCP...None could do it alone
by semven
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:06 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Metro Vancouver Developer Cartel Exposed
Replies: 14
Views: 9326

Re: Metro Vancouver Developer Cartel Exposed

I was told about this interesting site where the guy tells about the land carterl run by the Urban Development Institute member developers: Link: http://landtricks.tripod.com/ :twisted: The developers involved in the NCP areas in South Surrey may be involved...I think Qualico is doing business out ...
by semven
Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:00 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Latest Stats: Fraser Valley/Vancouver ... updated monthly
Replies: 50
Views: 116570

Re: Latest Stats: Fraser Valley/Vancouver ... updated monthly

Detective wrote:
then the US foreclosures and FAR more risky loans compared to anything in canada

You're putting the cart before the horse. A falling market caused loan defaults, not vice versa
Im still waiting for the foreclosures too . Are they still coming????
by semven
Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 80164

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

Stephen Seagal is homeless, he fits neither category
by semven
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:34 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 80164

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

Freako: The herd doesnt have to be right....You just have to anticipate their direction.
Yippee ky yay
by semven
Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 80164

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

In that case I agree.


now buy my house
by semven
Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 80164

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

I was more referring to the post where you implied that a bull is being hypocritical if he/she is in the midst of selling.If the reason to liquidate the asset is because you want to buy another asset in the same class that in your opinion will appreciate faster then :D you are still a bull...soooooo...
by semven
Fri Apr 25, 2008 8:22 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Top 15 Real Estate Myths
Replies: 164
Views: 80164

Re: Top 15 Real Estate Myths

#21 Bulls will always pay 100% of the listed price. #22 Bears will never buy any RE Freako you cant be a bull and and be in the midst of selling property? (profit take). Your level of bullishness will be measured by your willingness/reluctance to accept a bid that is less than the ask. Unless their ...