Category Archives: Open Topic

Friday Free-for-all! February 17th 2017

It’s the end of another work week and that means it’s time for another Friday Free-for-all! 

This is our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend. A few recent links to kick off the chat:

widespread mortgage fraud?

housing affordability flaw

bc ferry single bid

help to buy drives up entry prices

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! February 10th 2017

It’s the end of another week and that means it’s time for another Friday Free-for-all! Here are some recent links to kick off the chat:

housing bubble has burst

foreign buyer tax loophole 

housing starts slip

empty houses

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! February 3rd 2017

It’s the end of another work week and that means it’s time for another Friday Free-for-all.

This is our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend, here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

Home sales plunge 40%
Foreign buyer tax zone effect
12 WTF charts
REBGV monthly report
FBT and real estate donations

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

Friday Free-for-all! January 27th 2017

It’s that time of the week again…

Friday Free-for-all time!

This is our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend, here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

Freedom 85 for todays forty year olds?
CMHC: speculation driving up BC, Toronto & Hamilton
No foreign buyer tax for leasehold (cause you don’t own it)
White Rock: Waterfront ghost town
Interest free loans can hurt buyers

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! January 20th 2017

It’s that time of the week again, time for another Friday Free-for-all!

This is our regular end of the week news round up and open topic discussion thread for the weekend, here are a few recent links to kick off the chat:

Private mortgage insurer matching CMHC hikes
Housing market pits one generation against another
optimism in real estate
Future of BC housing
Vanguard says BOC will hike rates this year
The good, bad and ugly in the market

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