Douglas Todd: Trudeau's crackdown on real-estate investors won't work. Here's why.

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 15:45:04 +0000

Opinion: The Liberal government’s headline-grabbing attempts to rein in rampant housing speculation are full of loopholes and distractions

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Douglas Todd: Trudeau’s crackdown on house investors all about posturing, not fixing

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 14:00:06 +0000

Opinion: The Liberal government’s headline-grabbing attempts to rein in rampant housing speculation are full of loopholes and distractions

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Residential mortgages from the Bank of China (Canada) rise more in Ontario than in B.C.

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:00:33 +0000

It’s a very small glimpse, but the numbers are “a pretty good indicator of where (some) foreign-earned capital in Canada is going in the real estate market,” said Andy Yan, director of The City Program at SFU.

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Taming the housing market: Real estate industry at odds with B.C. government

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 00:53:15 +0000

B.C. Real Estate Association is pushing back against province’s plan to allow homebuyers to back out of a sale within a “cooling period” of seven days.

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'Astonishing' drop in number of empty homes not occupied by 'usual' residents in Metro Vancouver: Census

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 02:57:58 +0000

“To have such a sea change is astonishing,” said urban planner Andy Yan of Simon Fraser University’s City Program.

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