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by semven
Sun Aug 21, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver Housing Market Implodes:
Replies: 59
Views: 16377

Re: Vancouver Housing Market Implodes:

How far do you suppose the prices will fall before the prices again attract offshore interest in spite of the tax? Couple that with the constraints we have long argued about as physical barriers constricting supply (ALR,Border,Ocean) All of these things actually increase the Asian appetite for this...
by semven
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver Housing Market Implodes:
Replies: 59
Views: 16377

Re: Vancouver Housing Market Implodes:

How far do you suppose the prices will fall before the prices again attract offshore interest in spite of the tax? Couple that with the constraints we have long argued about as physical barriers constricting supply (ALR,Border,Ocean) All of these things actually increase the Asian appetite for this ...
by semven
Sat Aug 20, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver Housing Market Implodes:
Replies: 59
Views: 16377

Re: Vancouver Housing Market Implodes:

Youre both right.
I wouldnt throw words aroound like "imploding" just yet. Like Torts said about the Canucks "We are trending down"
by semven
Fri Aug 19, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Metro Vancouver real estate market in free fall?
Replies: 11
Views: 3542

Re: Metro Vancouver real estate market in free fall?

You have a case Geyser. You can't quantify it until mid October at the earliest though. I do wonder though. How many affluent Asian people who can afford to buy in the British Properties would buy in Alberta? This tax could wind up backfiring if the offshore buyers decide to go after lower priced pr...
by semven
Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver prices still dropping
Replies: 22
Views: 6281

Re: Vancouver prices still dropping

Peak hit Middle of March Geyser. Remember that there were deals "in the pipeline" and MLS has a bit of lag time. People who say that the Asian Buyers wont pay any attention to the tax are forgetting that one of the reasons they want to park money here is because they dont trust the Chinese Governme...
by semven
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:42 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver prices still dropping
Replies: 22
Views: 6281

Re: Vancouver prices still dropping

The Chinese purchases wont give one flying leap about the tax considering what they are making

riiiight...then why are they walking?
by semven
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Vancouver prices still dropping
Replies: 22
Views: 6281

Re: Vancouver prices still dropping

Peak hit Middle of March Geyser. Remember that there were deals "in the pipeline" and MLS has a bit of lag time. People who say that the Asian Buyers wont pay any attention to the tax are forgetting that one of the reasons they want to park money here is because they dont trust the Chinese Governmen...
by semven
Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?
Replies: 363
Views: 69230

Re: How far can it drop? 20% or 30%?

HI EVERYBODY!!!!

You guys were calling me a "Knifecatcher" in 2008.....Remember?

It`s different this time
by semven
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Google/Motorola choose Kitchener over Vancouver!
Replies: 8
Views: 2411

Re: Google/Motorola choose Kitchener over Vancouver!

Complete Troll Post: Dang, it went over your mousey head. I should added more hyperbole and K/W manifest destiny. You may be the only person online who thinks that Blackberry news is news, and the only one who thinks Google is doing this to score all those tasty Nortel cast-offs still at RIM. Where...
by semven
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Good Morning! What day is it today?
Replies: 420
Views: 148631

Re: Good Morning! What day is it today?

Thursday
by semven
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Google/Motorola choose Kitchener over Vancouver!
Replies: 8
Views: 2411

Re: Google/Motorola choose Kitchener over Vancouver!

Postby timber2012 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:08 am

No offense semven but if you're going to call that a troll post, I'm waiting for your contribution to the "What day is it Thread" calling that a troll post.

Youre wish is my command Pound...
by semven
Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Google/Motorola choose Kitchener over Vancouver!
Replies: 8
Views: 2411

Re: Google/Motorola choose Kitchener over Vancouver!

Turns back on BC! No explanation given! Asia not consulted in decision: The Province Complete Troll Post: The explanation is right there. Blackberry is restructured (screwed) and all of the support industries are still there. You want to make it sound like its some kind of nefarious plot against Va...
by semven
Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Metro Vancouver Developer Cartel Exposed
Replies: 14
Views: 9326

Re: Metro Vancouver Developer Cartel Exposed

Bump: It is certain that decisions of professional associations of this type can lead to the creation of cartels directly infringing competition rules. However, simple recommendations or suggestions of professional organizations cannot be qualified as decisions, even if in practice they can be usefu...
by semven
Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: 3 similar houses, similar street, 3 different prices...why
Replies: 45
Views: 12201

Re: 3 similar houses, similar street, 3 different prices...

BBY one that has more sq/ft is priced right if it used the other 2 as comparables. Any significant difference in the taxes?
by semven
Sat Sep 21, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Open House - ghost town
Replies: 49
Views: 15164

Re: Open House - ghost town

They arent sourpusses...Theyre fun guys with an intelligent sense of humor
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