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Friday free-for-all! Aug 23rd 2019

End the week already, I want to get off!

Time for another news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend, here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

empty home tax working

rate drop pumps sales

recession time again?

the rents too damn high!

vancouve lux RE weakest in world

one year without a price increase

So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes in the comments below and have an excellent weekend!

Friday free-for-all! August 16th 2019

Its the end of another week and that means its time for another open topic discussion thread for the weekend.

Friday free-for-all time!

Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

We are the 112th best city in Canada

Not allowed to publish price data?

childless cities

money laundering inquiry should focus on RE

soaring price to return with falling rates?

So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes in the comments below and have an excellent weekend!

Friday free-for-all! August 9th 2019

Its the end of another week and that means its time for another Friday free-for-all!

Here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

house prices continue to edge lower

capital controls don’t work

Gov created housing crisis

Richmond MP under investigation

life savings lost in rent to own deal

So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes in the comments below and have an excellent weekend!

Sales rise in July but prices slide

We saw and increase in prices last month, but so far that isn’t showing an impact on prices which continue to fall.

That’s according to the latest data from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), which said that despite the bump, sales remained 7.8 per cent below the 10-year July sales average.

“Despite the bump in sales, prices have continued to slide. The benchmark price for a detached home across the region in July was $1.4 million, down 10.5 per cent from July 2018 and down 0.5 per cent from June this year.

Read the full article here.