Category Archives: Open Topic

Friday Free-for-all! January 17th 2020

Happy Friday!

Let’s kick off a new thread – here are a few recent news links:

Never had so much construction
2020 property assessment takes another tumble
Who’s cheering the drop in prices?
$1 million mansion with a pool
Sunshine Coast for a loonie and a toonie
Detached sales dip lower than ’08/’09

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! November 29th 2019

Well hello there!

If you’ve come to this site you may be looking for info on the local real estate market – what’s going on with house prices in Vancouver? Are they going up? down? permanent plateau?

Should you buy now? Move to the states? Invest in gold? Buy beanie babies?

Beats us! But we bet you have an opinion.

Now let’s see if you can discuss the local economy without devolving into angry racist screeds.

How’s the local job market? Where are prices going? What are you seeing out there?

Friday Free-for-all! October 18th 2019

It’s the end of another work week and that means more news in the local economy and real estate world.

Let’s do our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread, here are a few links to kick off the chat:

CRA looks to credit card receipts to find cash cheats
No return of $2mil in money laundering case
Burnaby tax on landlords
Your real estate agent hates you
Real estate market returning to equilibrium

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! October 11th 2019

It’s the end of another week and that means it’s time for another Free-for-all open topic discussion and news round up for the weekend.

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

Vancouver prices falling
Without housing we’d be in a recession
Suburban dream a debt filled nightmare
Canadas debt-monster

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