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    Looking for a mentor

    Hi Darcy. We have a group of residential real estate investors in Vernon that get together quarterly to network, share resources, and so on. If you're interested in joining us, we plan to meet again in April 2014. Email me at leebrinkman@live.ca Lee Brinkman www.available4rent.ca
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    Mortgage Fraud in Canada

    Fraud in Canadian mortgage applications went up 50% from 400 million to 600 million between 2011 and 2012. With harder and harder qualification standards, we can definitely expect even more mortgage fraud for 2013. The problem is it is affecting mortgage brokers and lenders, who must continually...
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    BC`s political elite funded by real estate developers - The magic of sophistry

    This is the age old battle between Socrates (rational thinkers) and the Sophists (emotional manipulators). It is a common misconception that Sophists were the ancient philosophers that Socrates associated himself with. The truth is that in the end, the Sophists ended up killing Socrates for...
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    Exit strategies for Vancouver real estate market

    What to do once you sell your Vancouver home! Exit strategies for selling at the top of the Vancouver housing bubble. Now is the time to exit the Vancouver real estate market. Obviously, the safest and surest strategy being selling and renting until prices collapse considerably. But you can...
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    Best deal in the lower mainland - Cashflow still available in the worst of times!

    This is perhaps the most affordable, financially viable, real estate investment in the Vancouver area. Definitely not what the average person would expect, with all the hype over million dollar condos. Typically the rule is, the more expensive the property, the less of a return you should...
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    Gold jump could signal fear in the market place - Not a good sign for Vancouver real estate market

    Gold shot up Friday before being capped off before the $1400 mark. This is a continued trend, as we saw the day before, gold also came down as it approached the $1400 mark. Since the value of all our paper assets is threatened by a rising gold price, the central bankers must continuously...
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    Why Canadian government will not save Vancouver real estate market

    Who is keeping tabs on the guys in government making all the key decisions? Who is watching the watchers? It has all become Someone Else's Problem. No longer do we pay attention to who is actually watching and making sure our banks and financial system is functioning properly. We expect that...
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    Effect on Vancouver real estate market if China declares war on US over attacking Syria

    What will happen to the Vancouver real estate market if China declares war on US over the conflict in Syria? We can expect a total paradigm shift in the economics of the Chinese economy if they allied with Russia against the US in defense of Syria. The reality of the situation is that China...
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    Netherlands real estate collapse a foreshadow for Vancouver

    The Netherlands real estate market is in the midst of a tremendous collapse in values. This is primarily due to billions in mortgage lending, since the 90's, very little to no equity required down, low rates, and generous lending policies. This is almost an exact image of Canada, and...
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    Still a seller`s market in Vancouver - Cash in before it`s too late!

    According to the definition of "buyer's" and "seller's" markets, we are still very much in a seller's market in Vancouver, albeit, on its last legs. Prices are still outrageous, and ever since that last wave of buyers in July (cashing in on their locked in low rates) demand has been hard to...
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    It`s not just Vancouver real estate - It`s a world wide debt problem!

    It is a Federal Reserve driven global debt bubble, fueling all assets that derive their value from borrowed money! Real estate in all major economic centres, London, Manhattan, Australia, China, Vancouver. Around the world the disparity grows between rich and poor, as the wealthy elite class...
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    Vancouver housing starts signal peak of real estate cycle

    New construction starts typically peak towards the end of the real estate cycle, just as cost of ownership is pushed out of the reach of first time home buyers. Booming prices lure in an abundance of builders and developers hoping to make a quick buck. Their marketing teams are trained to hype...
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    Vancouver Home Owners: It`s more than a real estate bubble, it`s a debt bubble!

    http://youtu.be/Ho8ux0jRaII Debt is an artificial stimulant used to inflate markets and economies. In Vancouver's case, it has been a 30 year decline in rates, followed by a systematic increase in housing prices. What has happened is we have borrowed many times more than what our homes are...
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    The REAL Vancouver real estate numbers (August 2013)

    Well it depends on what you want. If you absolutely insist on buying into the Vancouver bubble, I have my own personal recommendations to ensure you weather the crisis as safely as possible. But if you are looking to invest in cashflow real estate, there are lots of places in northern British...
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    Vancouver mayor sells home, exits at top of bubble - Sell now!

    Vancouver mayor, Gregor Robertson, has sold his $1.95 million home just 6 months after selling his Vancouver-based company, Happy Planet Juice Co. Strong signals the Vancouver businessman and politician is preparing his portfolio for a sudden market crash in the near future. This is all...