Category: Taxes

Is That Vancouver House A Place to Live or Investment?

Posted on 05/01/12 in Business, Politics, Taxes, 2 Comments

I have a pretty straight forward and logical approach to the buy vs. rent decision I’d like to share. I’ll try to ignore the intangibles about home ownership, it’s stability, and security versus rentings flexibility and instability.  These factors are nicely summarized by how long a person is looking to stay still for and calculated […]

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A Route to Soft Landing When the Real Estate Bubble Bursts in Vancouver

Posted on 04/29/12 in Business, Politics, Taxes, 2 Comments

The real estate market in Vancouver has been on a tear for 20 years now.  Many pundits and experts are calling it a bubble, others are say Vancouver land is scarce and will have long term demand. I’ll chose not to try and predict the future, but rather propose a discussion on what we should […]

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On Occupy – Taxes – and Commecial Real Estate

Posted on 10/16/11 in Business, Politics, Taxes, No Comments

Reading the sunday papers about a  Dem frustrated with Obama (written by a bright ex Canadian) got me thinking.  If  I could pass on one thing to big wall street execs (like him) what would I say?  I’m not the only person asking questions of Wall Street but I read the Sunday Papers. Three things caught my eye […]

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