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by Demonizer
Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W
Replies: 18
Views: 11272

Re: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land

building in vancouver especially a teardown is very costly upgrading service lines (ripping up roads), etc. whereas raw land with no service can be developed en mass by the acre with open field with some trees for a single home there are tons of hoops and hurdles they make you jump through and are t...
by Demonizer
Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W
Replies: 18
Views: 11272

Re: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land

Oh I see, getting ripped off on a single lot is worse than hoarding thousands of acres. I read this loud and clear :shock: That is not the point. Its one thing to buy an already developed SFH, and then sit on the land with no re-development plans - this essentially removes a current home from the s...
by Demonizer
Tue Nov 10, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W
Replies: 18
Views: 11272

Re: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land

Oh I see, getting ripped off on a single lot is worse than hoarding thousands of acres. I read this loud and clear :shock:
by Demonizer
Tue Nov 10, 2015 2:58 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W
Replies: 18
Views: 11272

Re: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land

it means that the ones getting shafted paying too much are the ones being blamed for the run up in prices. regarding the british hoarding of the west van lands, it isn't common knowledge that there are thousands of acres still left to develop. In fact by the way the media speaks, there is no land le...
by Demonizer
Tue Nov 10, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W
Replies: 18
Views: 11272

Re: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land

yes what you say is all true except for the "common knowledge" part. it isn't common knowledge to those that did not know or care to know but only heard the hysteria of our current real estate high cost issues of our area. you know the ones looking for anything to complain about but only look on the...
by Demonizer
Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W
Replies: 18
Views: 11272

British investors sitting on thousands of acres of land in W

http://www.vancouversun.com/touch/story.html?id=11388669 http://www.vancouversun.com/cms/binary/11390532.jpg Lest anyone think it is only foreign investors from mainland China buying and holding land with no immediate development plans in a market starved for supply, think again. One of the longest-...
by Demonizer
Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Is Vancouver just another Chinese ghost city?
Replies: 3
Views: 7970

Re: Is Vancouver just another Chinese ghost city?

this is the most ridiculous thing i've ever heard.

it's like those idiots that say if there is some sort of turmoil all chinese property owners will all pull out of the market at the same time collapsing the market. i doubt this. in fact, more people will move here to live in a safe haven
by Demonizer
Tue Nov 03, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bank mortgages, not bags of cash, behind mainland Chinese ho
Replies: 5
Views: 5814

Bank mortgages, not bags of cash, behind mainland Chinese ho

Bank mortgages, not bags of cash, behind mainland Chinese home buys: study Vancouver study shines new light on the role financial institutions play in the B.C. home-buying process Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/bank+mortgages+bags+cash+behind+mainland+chinese+home+buys+study/1148532...