Test drive the forum

Discussion seems to be getting heated around here, and people seem to want to talk about a number of different topics, so I’ve rebuilt the forums.  If you have a VCI user account, you’ll be able to post topics and take part in the discussion there.  There’s a link to the forum at the top of the blog pages, and recent forum posts will show up in the upper right hand corner of the blog.

As always feedback is welcome.

66 Responses to “Test drive the forum”

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    Can we exile Dave and Drachen to the forum where they can engage in their mindless drivel without annoying the rest of us?

    If one of them should succeed in 'winning' he shall be declared chamnpion of the internet. And promptly (and justly) this will be forgotten by all sentient beings 3 seconds later.

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    Pope, is there a way to register without giving out the email?

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    I guess one could use a 'fake' account. But I find the discussions in the comment section much quicker and nicer to scroll through. I never really liked the RET website for its format: threads tend to overlap, and multiply. It's hard to develop an interesting discussion over a day or two.

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    Inventory Says:
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    R E B G V Inventory 2008-2009 The Rise… fall… rise? of inventory

    Jan 1, 2008 = 7871

    Jan 15, 2008 = 8736

    Feb 1, 2008 = 9883

    Feb 15, 2008 = 10868

    Mar 1, 2008 = 11348

    Mar 15, 2008 = 12482

    Apr 1, 2008 = 12851

    Apr 15, 2008 = 14245

    May 1, 2008 = 15017

    May 15, 2008 = 16881

    Jun 1, 2008 = 17336

    Jun 15, 2008 = 18485

    Jul 1, 2008 = 19411

    Jul 15, 2008 = 19502

    Aug 1, 2008 = 19750

    Aug 15, 2008 = 20371

    Sep 1, 2008 = 19120

    Sep 15, 2008 = 20125

    Oct 1, 2008 = 19952

    Oct 15, 2008 = 20542

    Nov 1, 2008 = 19525

    Nov 15, 2008 = 19797

    Dec 1, 2008 = 18539

    Dec 15, 2008 = 17895

    Dec 31, 2008 = 16188

    Jan 2,2009 =13525

    Jan 15, 2009 = 14265

    Jan 31, 2009 = 14931

    Feb 15, 2009 = 15088

    Feb 28, 2009 = 15547

    Mar 15, 2009 = 15531

    Mar 31, 2009 = 15598

    Apr 31, 2009 = 15322

    May 31, 2009 = 14735

    Jun 31, 2009 = 14362

    Jul 31, 2009 = 13439

    Aug 31, 2009 = 13025

    Sept 31, 2009 = 13705

    Oct 31, 2009 = 13132

    Nov 30, 2009 = 12064

    Dec 31, 2009 = 9880

    Jan 1,2010 = 8724

    Jan 31, 2010 = 11180

    Feb 15, 2010 = 11997

    Feb 28, 2010 = 12396

    Mar 9, 2010 = 13244

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    Starving Artist Says:
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    @Inventory: Why not start a public google spreadsheet with your data? http://docs.google.com/

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    Starving Artist Says:
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    ie

    http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0Ai_q-vT5O

    What area do these numbers cover? Perhaps this would be a good topic for the new forum

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    I predict there will be 30000 units of housing for sale this summer after the Speculator realized Elvis had left the building.

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    White Payer Says:
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    So are you guys telling me that maybe, just maybe soon enough all those would be sellers will actually have to get rid of dead rats in the pantry, piles of garbage by the door, pubic hair clogging the bathtub, smelly socks lining the floor, crusty underwear on the kitchen table, dirty pots and pans on the countertop and dog shit in the backyard before they can show, photograph and sell their "properties" with multiple bids?

    That would be grand!

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    The Pope Says:
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    @domus: Thats why this site is awesome, you have a choice of your preferred discussion format :)

    The advantage of the blog discussion is that we've made it quick and easy to comment. This means we get some great flowing conversation, but it also brings up the signal to noise ratio, and some great topics can flow past and get forgotten quickly.

    The forum is different because it can be more visitor driven, interesting topics from a week ago can float to the top if that's what people want to talk about. Because the forums require registration, I suspect they'll have better signal to noise ratio, but less active conversation.

    In the near future i'll be experimenting with making the recent forum posts more prominent on the main page. This will give registered users the ability to post thoughts or breaking news right away to spur discussion, some of which will likely make it's way into the blog posts.

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    @domus: I don't think your email will be visible to others. You aren't worried about spam from the Pope are you? :lol:

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    The Pope Says:
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    Crabman is correct, your email is not visible to others and will never be used for spam. Your email address simply locks your user account to a contact, so you can use an automated system to change your password if you forget it. Registering for an account also claims your username, so an anonymous commenter can't enter it and spoof a comment as your own (this is true for the blog and the forum).

    If you don't feel comfortable entering your email address, no problem- you can continue to comment in the blog without entering it, just not in the forums.

    Forgot to mention one other benefit of registering for a user account: People who register are locking their opinions to a handle, so they have double comment voting power on the blog. (+/- 2 instead of 1).

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    Go Vancouver RE……Go…….

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    Kite towards moon Says:
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    @crabman:I think one could find out through the outbound routes for example:Registered member "SATV" if you e-mail him the outbound route will be b4sat@yahoo.com

    By the way who has interest in following e-mails specially Domus? Isn't he sounds like dumbass? only dumb like scullboy or bdk will be following his dumbass.Domus concern also tell us that bears are not only bears in VAN. R.E.but also in life for unwanted privacy act.

    Open up bears,oppertunities seems to appeared in few selections.In Vancouver,more listings mean more sales that always lead to more price that takes VAN RE kite towards moon.

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    Anonymous Says:
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    @Kite towards moon:

    Your ESL teacher should be fired.

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    Kite towards moon Says:
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    I think Drachen and Dave are sleeping right now but Freako don't care anymore,Strataman automatically admit his defeat for being wrong however VHB looks like duplicate because that light in his user name is inactive,It could be due to forgotten password or he is BDK attempting to use his fake ID.

    VHB?

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    Wreckonomics Says:
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    @Kite towards moon: KTM brings up an interesting point. If you happen to be SATV, and you email yourself, you can look at the address line and you will discover his email address! Of course this only works if you already have the email address.

    Idiot. :roll:

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    best_place_on_meth Says:
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    @Kite towards moon:

    Say how to your chief for me.

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    Human778 Says:
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    Fellow Bears – I need some help.

    I’ve spent a lot of time convincing my fiancée that it is a horrible time to buy. She agrees, but is becoming discouraged. I’ve presented all the arguments on risk, fundamentals, etc., and made a strong case as to why Vancouver is ripe to crash, big time. She countered me the other day with, “I don’t know. You have good arguments but I also think you hold this stance because you are waiting for the crash. Yes, the States is a mess, but some metropolitan areas must be fine – what about New York?” I did the whole, not everybody wants to move here and the Vancouver is not New York bit, but need more evidence of differences. I noted how net migration into Vancouver is not high enough to absorb supply and the income levels are drastically different. Also noted the insane income ratio for Vancouver, but I need more.

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    Kite towards moon Says:
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    @Anonymous: I don't think so because fun is fun as long we let it flow.Recently i have confused him by asking few questions those are as following.

    G+O=Go

    D+O=Do

    I ask my teacher why these two words sound into different directions?

    If fathers brother and mothers brother is your uncle how would you understand them differently?

    Just buy real estate and let the fun flow.

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    Bubble Lad Says:
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    Vancouver condo listings banner ad on Facebook.

    Does anyone else find the instructions ( "Click on any balloon to start your MLS® search in that area") fitting?

    http://zoomlistings.com/map/

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    scullboy Says:
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    KTM:

    God, I'd like to kick you in the nuts, really fucking hard. I mean like "administer permanent damage and ensure no progeny" hard.

    Kits are held aloft by wind. Wind is the movement of air. Once you run of out air, there's no wind to hold a kite aloft. Earth's atmosphere does not extend as far as the moon.

    Therefore while I'm sure it looks to you like the kit's going to the moon, it isn't.

    Insert your own real estate analogy here, window-licker.

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    #18 @Human778: Vancouver is not New York by a long shot and prices in New York fell 30% and continue to flounder. Offer to move to New York. It is a real world-class city, not a wannabe, and it is *more affordable* than Vancouver.

    There are many more employment options there too. You can get a deal on rent, same as Vancouver, and bank massive savings if you live below your means. You won't be "priced out" because the American housing market isn't going anywhere.

    Honestly, I'd move to New York if it weren't for family.

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    Kite towards moon Says:
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    @scullboy: Your analogy does not apply as handle is in firm position and for your kind information you don't even know about three different phase of wind.In The first phase of wind it will force the kite to kiss the ground if kite is able to eclipse above this phase.The kite will enter into second phase where wind inforce it's rule for direction like a cop on the intersection.In the third phase kite will fly above two previous phase where first phase is unable to to bring the kite to ground and second phase is unable to change it's direction.

    Please note:

    Usa Real Estate fall into first phase

    World real estate fall into second phase

    Vancouver real estate fall into third phase.

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    best_place_on_meth Says:
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    @Kite towards moon:

    Have you ever heard the one about 2 dogs f*****g?

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    buffates Says:
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    @Human778: Treat it like this…If you wait for a correction for two years the depreciation in housing is similar to paying yourself a salary between 50-100K per year to wait. Would you take 100K per year to not buy a house? I would.

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    scullboy Says:
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    @best_place_on_meth

    Of course he has. In his house that story is told by his dad and it's entitled "How I met your mother".

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    White Payer Says:
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    Kite to the moon, you seem like a smart guy, so here's what I propose you do:

    You're obviously a REALTOR and a good one too, so go talk to you clients and convince them to sell their houses now. That will get the market crashing and in a year they can buy them back for half price. After that they only wait for a couple more years and since Vancouver RE only goes up, up, up (like a kite to the moon), their properties will double in value and they can make money on them again. You can throw in a story or two about Kites and wind and other assorted quotes from Confucius while at it if you want.

    Sounds good?

    I think so!

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    Anonymous Says:
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    Tell her some wives are willing to hold back too. Behind rational reasons, it is mostly because of quality of life. All the couples I know who bought in the past 4 years overextended themselves (I mean mortgage > 3 x family income), and they are going through very hard times. The stress burden on a family is huge, especially if you have small kids that make you life crazy enough by waking up the middle of the night (this is almost the perfect recipe for a divorce). My friends also had to deal with post-buying depression: after a month, they open their eyes on the drawbacks of bying, the bills were pilling up, their home was smaller than what they used to rent, they started to realized the kids would soon outgrow their bedroom and their was no way they could afford a larger home. Then came the time when we were going for holidays, restaurants, or paying ski lessons to our kids, while "buyers" had to stay home and eat cheap. When I see a couple making $200,000 telling me they cannot afford the average sushi place, I find it bizarre… Another thing I noticed is the amount of time my friends spend looking at interest rates, inflation, bubble talk, etc… If they read prices might fall by 20%, they lose sleep (20% x 800 000 = $160 000, not something you save in one month… or even a year).

    If your wife does not have kids yet, and wants to at some point, ask her what matters the most: moving in the perfect nest with fresh (toxic) paint, or the freedom to give up work for 2 years if she feels like it.

    I was obsessed with having a house of my own, so I bought a nice recreational property for cheap in a remote area.

    Now if you want to be DINKYs all your life, then I do not know…

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    #28 @Anonymous: This is a great point. Many women *really* do not want to leave their baby to go back to work. They hate every minute of it, it feels wrong, etc, etc. Some women don't care, but you never know.

    My wife had a good maternity leave and she hated going back. It was much harder than she expected because all her priorities changed. Work didn't matter as much and it was keeping her away from her baby, etc. She's moving to part time because when you have kids quality of life is #1. It's the difference between sanity and the alternative.

    If you buy now then you may not have these options. You may need two full time incomes. Freedom is valuable. Maybe not as valuable as owning property for the last 5 years, but what about the next 10? If you're having kids you will want flexibility. It is no fun being "stuck".

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    davers Says:
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    Slightly off topic, but the ad I see right now if for "Affinity" which is a would be condo across from holdom skytrain station. The ad outside the showroom say "Happiness starts under $300,000"

    Man I cant believe the stuff they try to pawn off as advertising. Here I am believing that money cant buy happiness, and meanwhile they say it can. Granted it is a ton of money and I dont think I would be all that "happy" knowing I paid 300K for a 1 bedroom condo in Burnaby.

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    oneangryslav2 Says:
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    @davers: But it's yours! And you're not "throwing money away on rent".

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    Human778,

    Tell her that a) New York real estate did drop significantly, and b) that what matters is the price : rent ratio. New York is expensive to live in, period, because it's New York. Doesn't matter whether you rent or buy. Vancouver is only expensive if you buy. That's how you know it's a bubble. None of the justifications about why New York is more expensive really matter, what matters is whether prices and rents are out of whack.

    Show her some listings, what you can buy for $2000 a month and what you can rent. If she shows you a condo you could afford to buy, show her what you could rent for that amount. And don't forget to factor in strata fees, taxes and maintenance. A $2000 mortgage payment is not the same as $2000 rent, even if utilities aren't included.

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    duru2000 Says:
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    Keep her busy, get her pregnant, she will forget about RE after 3 months, that's what i did, and moved to a larger place (>1000 sqft) and she's happy. Saving money and knowing that she can stay one year at home on mat leave and at least another one without worrying about work will help you guys survive.

    The other option is no holiday, slave of the bank, probably divorce. I think this is the beginning of the end for real, with no safety nets from government.

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    Stupid Bears Says:
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    "BMO & RBC’s 5-year posted rates have been cut to 5.25% (from 5.39%). In addition to the fixed-rate cuts, Both banks have lowered their variable rates to prime – 0.15%"

    You see, even the big banks want to keep this party going despite the changed mortgage requirements! Lots of steam left in the old RE appreciation game! You will be waiting many many years to buy bears…

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    buff_butler Says:
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    @Human778: Kind of a neat question. First maybe start looking; I think once one sees what they can get for the ammount of money they spend it would discourage them (unless she can get pulled in by salesman tactics). Worst case perhaps you can compromise and say spend only 1/2-2/3 what you were originally going to spend. That may ammount to buying nothing anyways :P Another compramise is to buy a place in another city and have a rental management property take care of it; this isn't really realistic for first time buyers though.

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    tincup Says:
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    Most of the suggestions to Human778 assume the wife is convinced that prices will eventually go down. If she is not convinced, then you have a tough task. Here is a handy rent-vs-buy calculator that I use sometimes:
    https://www.interiorsavings.com/Personal/ToolsAnd

    I also find it useful to frequently visit friends who bought and are miserable with financial stress, never-ending renovations, and tenant hassles.

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    blueskies Says:
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    @Kite towards moon:

    kite:

    As the great bard would put it:

    "Hark! What wind through yonder asshole breaks?"

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    superduperbulltime Says:
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    Bears always forget that RENTING SUCKS! I've done it and it stinks to high heaven. Bears are always on this blog and elsewhere claiming they love their rental and I call BEARSHIT on this. Remember BEARS :<

    "VANCOUVER REAL ESTATE NEVER GO DOWN"

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    Anonymous Says:
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    For the families I know, there are only 3 options:

    1) have kids and rent in Vancouver

    2) have no kids and buy in Vancouver

    3) have kids and move to another city where houses are affordable

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    Best place on meth Says:
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    @Stupid Cheerleaders:

    You're partly right, I will be waiting about 2 years to buy.

    That's how long it will take for real estate here to crash 50%.

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    oneangryslav2 Says:
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    @superduperbulltime: You, sir, have no idea what you're talking about. I rent and my twin sister is a "homeowner." I will be going out of town for the weekend, while she and her husband will be busy trying to fix up their yard.

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    superduperbulltime Says:
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    @oneangryslav2: You have no yard. That's the real difference little forenter. Yards are nice to have but I guess you wouldn't no anything about that. Have fun this weekend wallowing in your sorrow wherever you're going. I'll be in my yard playing with my dog and the kids.

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    Inventory Says:
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    R e b g v inventory

    Mar 9, 2010 = 13244

    Mar 10, 2010 = 13439

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    Best place on meth Says:
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    @superdouche:

    I'm in a ground floor apartment with a yard for my veggies and a patio for my furniture & bbq. All my herbs survived the mild winter, I don't even have to replant. It costs me about 65% of what it would to own it.

    Well, things just get better and better for us bears. Another day, another MONSTER batch of listings over at Larry's site. The biggest one yet.

    Vancouver East & West*

    New Listings – 92

    Back On Market Listings – 1

    Price Changes – 34

    Sold Listings – 33

    Vancouver All Areas*

    New Listings – 368

    Back On Market Listings – 3

    Price Changes – 109

    Sold Listings – 96

    Suck on it, cheerleaders.

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    @Inventory:

    Thanks for the numbers. I just started a thread over on the forum to keep track of your numbers.

    http://vancouvercondo.info/forum/topic/total-inve

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    Kite towards moon Says:
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    @Anonymous: Jobs and citi never sleep and that's what everyone wants otherwise you should be in Detroit.You are here because you want to be here so does everyone else "GOTTA BE HERE".

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    Boombust Says:
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    Not that I have early onset Alzheimer's or anything, but it seems to me the "Olympics" are fast becoming a fading memory.

    Is it any wonder then, why Joe Sixpack feels the urge to list?

    Even he is beginning to realize the pre-Olympic hype was just that. Hype.

    Matt and Meredith have gone back to New York, Quatchi is in the discount bin and Michael Levy is on CKNW talking about the "turnaround" in the economy.

    Maybe Joe thinks somethin's up? Or, goin' DOWN?

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    pricedoutfornow Says:
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    I keep checking in on Ben Jones' blog over at housing bubble blog. Rarely does a day go by without a reference to Canada's housing market, and rarely does it pass without someone commenting on our delusions. They sure are getting a kick out of us! I told my partner that my uncle in the US had offered to give a downpayment to his daughter and her new husband for a house. They refused, saying they didn't want to be committed. "Smart move" my partner commented. Then I told him "The house they're looking at is $150k-4 beds and 2 baths, 10 years old" He nearly flipped. Too bad someone won't give us a downpayment for a $700k house in Vancouver. Oh right, they will…I think it's called the CIBC 5% cash back mortgage. Here, have a shovel, we'll help you dig your own grave!

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    Best place on meth Says:
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    I wouldn't accept a free $35,000 if it meant I had to buy the fucking house and take on a $665K mortgage.

    Keep the money, please.

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    Keeping an Eye on th Says:
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    "Michael Levy is on CKNW talking about the “turnaround” in the economy."

    Isn't that loud mouth fool becoming as embarrassing as Bill Good?

    Notice just how much they have cranked up the hype machine lately, the other day the snake oil sales team-oops I mean the “CKNW business experts” were making reference to the claim that 3.5 billion people watched the Olympics on TV and each one of those people wish they could move here.

    Better we call Chippy and see if he can set us up with a condo and possibly secure some easy financing, before all those 3.5 billion decide to move here next week.

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    superduperbull Says:
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    @Best place on meth: Yeah sounds real nice loser. A fucking ground floor moldy shit hole. This site is just filled full of little loser dreamers like you.

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    Anonymous Says:
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    @superduperbull:

    Why so much anger?

    Feeling scared?

    Cornered?

    Helpless?

    How does it make you feel?

    Superduperbull, do you kiss your mother with this mouth?

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    Inventory Says:
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    R E B G V Inventory 2006 to 2007

    Jan 1, 2006 = 6603

    Jan 15, 2006 = 7453

    Feb 1, 2006 = 7501

    Feb 15, 2006 = 7965

    Mar 1, 2006 = 8219

    Mar 15, 2006 = 8699

    Apr 1, 2006 = 9097

    Apr 15, 2006 = 9025

    May 1, 2006 = 9429

    May 15, 2006 = 10396

    Jun 1, 2006 = 10121

    Jun 15, 2006 = 10434

    Jul 1, 2006 = 10374

    Jul 15, 2006 = 11016

    Aug 1, 2006 = 10935

    Aug 15, 2006 = 11083

    Sep 1, 2006 = 11043

    Sep 15, 2006 = 11714

    Oct 1, 2006 = 12169

    Oct 15, 2006 = 12769

    Nov 1, 2006 = 12608

    Nov 15, 2006 = 12481

    Dec 1, 2006 = 11624

    Dec 15, 2006 = 10996

    Dec 31, 2006 = 9881

    Jan 1, 2007 = 9215

    Jan 15, 2007 = 9427

    Feb 1, 2007 = 9752

    Feb 15, 2007 = 10170

    Mar 1, 2007 = 10120

    Mar 15, 2007 = 10765

    Apr 1, 2007 = 10794

    Apr 15, 2007 = 11417

    May 1, 2007 = 11872

    May 15, 2007 = 12621

    Jun 1, 2007 = 12338

    Jun 15, 2007 = 12462

    Jul 1, 2007 = 12192

    Jul 15, 2007 = 12613

    Aug 1, 2007 = 11719

    Aug 15, 2007 = 11693

    Sep 1, 2007 = 11230

    Sep 15, 2007 = 11693

    Oct 1, 2007 = 11835

    Oct 15, 2007 = 12291

    Nov 1, 2007 = 11804

    Nov 15, 2007 = 11455

    Dec 1, 2007 = 10722

    Dec 15, 2007 = 10120

    Dec 31, 2007 = 9034

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    superduperbull,

    "Yeah sounds real nice loser. A fucking ground floor moldy shit hole. This site is just filled full of little loser dreamers like you."

    Lack of sleep due to financial stress is very unhealthy. It causes nervous breakdowns and lack of control over what comes out of one's mouth. You should consider visiting your psychologist that is if you are not embarrassed of him reminding you to pay your bills…

    Regards

    arit

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    VREEA

    Maybe we should consider archiving superduperbull's comments. Future historians might be interested:

    "In the early 21st century, renters were considered pariahs, social outcasts, losers. Society valued homeownership, debt and golden calves . This was only a few years before the second great depression, which turned out to be much greater than the first one in the 20th century. Treated like the cockroaches, they shared another trait with above-mentioned insect: They survived the nuclear financial holocaust unscratched and bought houses for pennies on the dollar…".

    Regards

    arit

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    @superduperbull: Unfortunately I rent a brand new condo, I'm afraid I have to, because I'm saving up to buy a house like this so I too can be a home owner!

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    You might lure back freako from RET if the nut jobs you have here put up a better fight. Some posters claimed they called the police after some of his posts over there after being torn apart by his arguments. Great stuff.

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    Vansanity Says:
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    Don't care for the forums much. I like a one-stop-shop. I don't care if random conversations happen. I'm a big boy, I can scroll through all the bullshit and sift out the posters with anything relevant to say, on either side of the argument.

    So, count me for leaving things as they are on the board.

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    Ulsterman Says:
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    A friend and his wife arrived today from Belfast, N Ireland. It was the bubbliest place in the UK over the past 10 years. Apparently the locals thought it was different in Belfast and fundamentals didn't apply. It's now off 40% from the peak.

    My friends bought their place for 93k in 03, at the peak houses on their street sold for 275k and they put their house on the market last June at 189k. I asked them today if they'd had any offers. No they said, not even one viewing. Now THAT's a bear market. Since June they lowered the price in increments to 149k and still NOTHING.

    When i explained the Vancouver housing mania to them (we're different, offers 100k over asking, real estate always goes up etc) my friend's wife said "Oh that's what we all thought too."

    Roll on the correction.

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    Ulsterman Says:
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    BTW, my friends are on holiday, not emmigrating. With the collapse of their real estate holdings (2 houses) and the British peso, they have been well and truely priced out of the Vancouver market. They had considered moving as she has a Canadian passport.

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    patriotzed Says:
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    @Human778:

    Yes, the States is a mess, but some metropolitan areas must be fine – what about New York?”

    No better example than Tim Geithner's house. This is 1/2 hour from Manhatten and is in a area comparable to Kerrisdale/Shaughnessey (although outside NYC itself – remember the metro has almost 1/2 the population of Canada).

    http://www.cnbc.com/id/31086616

    Geithner has been unable to sell for $1.5 m. Zillow estimate is $1.367 m. The house is now rented for $7500/month.

    These numbers speak for themselves. Anyone who cannot see the difference in affordability and value between Vancouver and New York is completely hopeless.

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    The Pope Says:
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    @Vansanity: Don't worry, things will stay as they are on the board – the forum is another option, not a replacement for the blog. You're free to ignore it.

    I still think it will be useful. VHB has started a thread with Inventory's listing numbers, and starving artist has graphed those numbers. So now there's a thread that tracks the listing numbers and includes a graph (because you can upload images to your forum comments unlike the blog).

    So now that information is in one place that can be updated and found easier than searching back through thousands of comments.

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    More Info Inventory Says:
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    Inventory

    How about some commentary on the numbers you post. What areas? What is the significance? Nobody can draw any conclusions from them now…

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