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by reallyreal
Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Happy New Year to my friends (& haters lol) on RET!
Replies: 16
Views: 10666

Re: Happy New Year to my friends (& haters lol) on RET!

That is one of way of looking at it.

I see a set of parents who had aspirations of becoming famous and never made it. So who knows what their motivation might be for going on this trip. maybe keeps them in the spotlight in their own eyes.
by reallyreal
Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bentall Centre sold to a Chinese insurance company
Replies: 47
Views: 19024

Re: Bentall Centre sold to a Chinese insurance company

Sounds like the price was right.

Where are the headlines for the German consortium that just bought a schwackload of property recently.
most of it is jealousy
look up one post - there is your headline. :D

Glad I could help.
by reallyreal
Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat
Replies: 92
Views: 31258

Re: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat

Oh, oh! This doesn't sound good. Did you read the news in the USA Chinadaily.com? San Francisco real estate feels chill of China's economic tailwinds By Shannon Tiezzi January 30, 2016 Although the slowdown in China's economy apparently has reached across the Pacific to San Francisco's residential ...
by reallyreal
Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Forum Members...
Replies: 40
Views: 23862

Re: Forum Members...

so what happened to whipmaster? He always had such interesting perspectives on vancouver RE.
It says something about you if you find his perspective interesting.
how so?
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat
Replies: 92
Views: 31258

Re: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat

Canadian net migration 2011-2015 = 2.89%
Japanese net migration 2011-2015 = .30%

That's where the discussion ends
Yep - by that logic, let's buy in Germany - I hear their population grew by 1m in a few months alone. :lol:
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Forum Members...
Replies: 40
Views: 23862

Re: Forum Members...

so what happened to whipmaster? He always had such interesting perspectives on vancouver RE.
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Unsolicited offers to buy from realtors
Replies: 8
Views: 7587

Re: Unsolicited offers to buy from realtors

Why was it excellent?

It misses the point all together.
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat
Replies: 92
Views: 31258

Re: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat

many are jealous and want to bring everyone down to their level
agreed - due to their jealousy of Canada, we are now going down the level of China :D
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: 70% of MetroVan houses sold went to mainland china buyers
Replies: 18
Views: 9928

Re: 70% of MetroVan houses sold went to mainland china buyer

too bad you sold in Vancouver years ago.... lol.

maybe not all Chinese are soooo smaht
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat
Replies: 92
Views: 31258

Re: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat

jealous of what?

Me thinks they were jealous of the lifestyle Canada provides.... nobody is jealous of China. What's their immigration of white folk dying to live in that hell hole? lol
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: New to Real Estate (Vancouver) - Need Strategic Advice
Replies: 117
Views: 42440

Re: New to Real Estate (Vancouver) - Need Strategic Advice

So what happens when all the lemming run back to China? Your wealth gonna save the prices? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

To save you the time, they always go back.... one after another. :mrgreen:
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing marke
Replies: 38
Views: 14368

Re: The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing m

So how would you track that?

Just assume that realtors (scumbags) would admit that they are earning a commission?
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat
Replies: 92
Views: 31258

Re: Competition keeps home sellers in the Driver Seat

lol at the japan being the same as vancouver thing I cant continue to dignify Geyser with replies...his views are inane and reeks of envy. I hear it's not just Chinese buying now...lots of Russian too. Maybe thats why prices are surging even more dramatically, super rich vs super wealthy Yep - ever...
by reallyreal
Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bentall Centre sold to a Chinese insurance company
Replies: 47
Views: 19024

Re: Bentall Centre sold to a Chinese insurance company

http://business.financialpost.com/news/property-post/german-billionaire-to-buy-coveted-vancouver-office-tower-royal-centre?__lsa=e91f-8e6a that one made the news also - they even told us his name. Not that anybody would have a clue who any Chinese billionaire is. China - the citizens all look the sa...
by reallyreal
Fri Feb 19, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: 70% of MetroVan houses sold went to mainland china buyers
Replies: 18
Views: 9928

Re: 70% of MetroVan houses sold went to mainland china buyer

The Chinese have every right to buy in Vancouver. And we Vancouverites have every right to not like it. Free country - works two ways. When people cry racism, that is when the locals have to take a stand and call BS. Nobody has any issue with Chinese living here and becoming contributing members of ...