Blog – Page 5 – Dean Gibbons
Feb 15

Chinese Foreign Buyers Being Locked Out

Investment , Market News

News out of China suggests that Chinese influence on Canada’s real estate market may be coming to an abrupt end due to new rules that lock their funds. The Chinese government announced surprise rules for the exchange of the yuan, which will restrict the outflow of currency. As capital flight intensified, China’s reserves have plunged, causing the […]

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Feb 10

King West Village Lofts 2BR

Featured Property , SOLD

Call This Rarely Offered 2 Bedroom 2 Storey Loft Home!! Sun-Drenched Open-Concept Living Space With Soaring 20Ft Ceilings, Concrete Accent & Hardwood Throughout. This Suite Has Been Upgraded From Top To Bottom. Kitchen Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances & Breakfast Bar Ideal For Entertaining. Master Bedroom Has Spacious Walk-In Closet And 4Pcs Ensuite & Landry […]

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Jan 17

Condo Flipping! What To Look For.

Market News

For years, HGTV has made a killing off showing the public how to flip homes.  Invariably, problems arise and there is tension between the contractor and the client.  Miraculously, all problems are wrapped up in a neat little box inside of 30 minutes of air time including commercial breaks. It’s a little different in real life.​For […]

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Jan 01

Bubbles and booms in Canadian real estate

Investment , Market News

Canadian real estate continues to experience an exciting boom in some markets, caused by some powerful positive forces in our economy. But it could be destroyed by ignorance, false comparisons and superficial research and analyses. Our media has been prone to publishing fallacious articles about what is happening here ever since The Economist magazine used […]

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Nov 17

CMHC Okay If Market Tanks

Market News

If the real estate market were to tank tomorrow, CMHC would be fine.  You’ll be screwed but CMHC will be able to weather the storm. For those who don’t know CMHC is responsible for the lovely lump sum insurance payment that is tacked on to your mortgage if you are purchasing with less than a […]

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