Category Archives: Real Estate

The fall (and rise) of the Real Estate Market

In these ever interesting times, I find it fascinating to watch the goings on in the real estate market. Over the past several months (if not years) there have been lots of pundits and moon lighting real estate “experts” predicting … Continue reading

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Opportunity knocks with new transit projects

In the never ending cycle of the real estate market, there always seems to be patterns emerging. When you are able to study these patterns and learn from them you will see opportunity where others see only bad things. I … Continue reading

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Shopping for deals on a new house

A friend of mine recently added a new addition to his family and he and his wife decided their current condo was not big enough for the growing family. They wanted to upgrade to a house and like many people … Continue reading

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The secret truth about the Canadian real estate market

One of the things that continues to fascinate me is the talk of a housing bubble in Canada. With both the Bank of Canada and our finance minister Jim Flaherty foretelling of increasing interest rates on the horizon there is … Continue reading

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Investment Real Estate- The Numbers

by Barry Lenson Lets’ face facts. Only a small percentage of real estate ventures generate as much profit as the investors were hoping for. And many investments actually lose money. When ventures lose money, the problem is usually that the … Continue reading

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Market conditions drive strong June housing sales

VANCOUVER, B.C. – July 3, 2009 – The combination of low interest rates and more affordable pricing helped propel Greater Vancouver home sale numbers to the second all-time highest total for the month of June. The Real Estate Board of … Continue reading

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