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Weekly Buzz: Real estate reports galore, featuring B.C. Assessment, REBGV and CBRE

Weekly Buzz: Real estate reports galore, featuring B.C. Assessment, REBGV and CBRE

Western Investor's media content roundup for the week of Dec. 5 to Dec 9, 2016, featuring top stories from WI, REW.ca and more
Top real estate agent: Foreign buyer tax won't stop Chinese investment

Top real estate agent: Foreign buyer tax won't stop Chinese investment

Tina Mak says the 15 per cent tax has slowed but not stalled the attraction of China-based residential investors to Vancouver
Weekly Buzz: CMHC’s new rental vacancy report and government policy changes

Weekly Buzz: CMHC’s new rental vacancy report and government policy changes

Western Investor's media content roundup for the week of Nov. 28 to Dec 2, 2016, featuring top stories from WI, Business in Vancouver and more
End the unfair, unprecedented government attack on home ownership

End the unfair, unprecedented government attack on home ownership

Hard-working Canadians striving to own a home are stressed and threatened by misguided and disastrous policies from all three levels of government
First Nation titles free from B.C. foreign tax

First Nation titles free from B.C. foreign tax

However, the 15 per cent foreign buyer tax in Metro Vancouver does apply to non-reserve residential real estate titles held by First Nations
Weekly Buzz: Vancouver's lucrative commercial markets, more Trump and cohousing

Weekly Buzz: Vancouver's lucrative commercial markets, more Trump and cohousing

Western Investor's media content roundup for the week of Nov. 21 to Nov. 25, 2016, featuring top stories from the Financial Post, Vancouver Courier and more
Investing "dinosaurs" must use data or die out

Investing "dinosaurs" must use data or die out

Commercial real estate players are urged to embrace data to compete in today’s competitive market, but the message is lost on many old-school investors who rely on intuition
Weekly Buzz: Post-Trump effects on Canadian real estate

Weekly Buzz: Post-Trump effects on Canadian real estate

Will mortgage rates rise? Will there be increased Chinese investment? In the first of WI's weekly roundups, we narrow down some key articles surrounding Trump's impact on the industry
Trump victory will impact Canadian real estate

Trump victory will impact Canadian real estate

Lower lending rates, higher immigration among changes expected after surprising and sweeping Republican victory in U.S. election
Don’t look now, but Calgary is doing just fine

Don’t look now, but Calgary is doing just fine

Canada’s biggest investors see golden opportunities that even locals may not be aware of