Reader tedeastside either hates Vancouver or he wants other people to.
Regular visitors here know teds comments have a certain reliable tone to them, but yesterday’s got creative and inspired people to riff on it:
to those proud vancouverites who mention vancouver in the same breath as New York or London probably thinks the following
Shangri-la = Empire State building
Robson Square = Rockefeller center
Nat Bailey = Yankee Stadium
Steam Clock = Big Ben
Olympic Cauldron = Eiffel Tower
VAG = the Louvre
Robson street = Champs-Élysées
Gassy Jack = Statue of Liberty
North Van Sulfer piles = the Pyramids
This of course got some pointing out that Vancouver can have overpriced real estate and still be a decent city, but where’s the fun in that?
Continue reading Vancouver, New York, London & Paris
It’s the end of another work week and that means its time for another free-for-all post. 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:
–Why falling house prices aren’t bad
–What impact from the new rules?
–OSFI Credit Union loop-hole
–Absurd property of the week
–‘Just under a million’ price drops
–Expert rips Mayors housing report
–Fellow realtors complain to Keith Roy
–What does Cameron Muir think?
–Canada house prices not sustainable
–Affordable housing needs replacement
–Will we always have leaky condos?
–We ain’t Paris
So what are you seeing out there? Post your news links, thoughts and anecdotes here and have an excellent weekend!
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