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A Dive Into April's Real Estate Numbers

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 21:56

A big overall decline of 25.7% in sales this Apri vs last April, but single family detached sales down 39%. Dramatically reduced supply is keeping prices firm. Much more....

....also from Michael: Mike's Official BC Election Platform

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

Trade Troubles & Real Estate Slowdown

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Thursday, 27 April 2017 05:01

It's election time and the effects on markets and provinces of Donald Trump saying up to a 20% average tariff on softwood lumber is big news with 60,000 jobs in BC on the hook, especially with some other duties running as high as 35%.

...also from Michael: We Are Caught In A Time Warp

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Affordable Housing - The Missing Ingredient

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 20:10

The Vancouver Board of Trade hosting a Forum on Affordable Housing, the Provincial and Federal ministers preparing "to do something" about Toronto's blistering hot market & Mike fills in the gaps with what's missing in the current discussion.

....also from Michael: Unexplained Spending Disappearing Money & Trouble Ahead

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

Bank of Canada Monetary Forecast - Parliament Votes on Getting High

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Wednesday, 12 April 2017 19:43

Some optimism in the Bank of Canada Forecast, rate hike & inflation on hold?  Marijuana taxes a windfall for Canada? Mike on the forecast for revenues less expenses including comparisons to legal drugs (alcohol)

....related from Michael's 04/05/17 Mid-Week Update: Heads Begin to Spin As The Countdown(s) Begin

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

Heads Begin to Spin As The Countdown(s) Begin

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Wednesday, 05 April 2017 19:45

How are the Liberal promises for income taxes done by May 1st holding up. What changes, where are the increases and will the middle class tax cut reduce the overall the tax burden fall as promised? A bounce back from the BC Governments attempt to cool real estate? Meanwhile Toronto considers a similar program to cool off theirs  up 33% in the last year.

....also from Michael: The Problem With Bombardier

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

Brexit - Trudeau & The Budget

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Thursday, 30 March 2017 07:36

The two big stories, British Prime Minister hands in notice of Britain leaving the Union, and Prime Minister Trudeau is on tour pitching the Liberals new budget.

...also from Michael: The Impotence of Talk & Symbolism in Inspiring Economic Growth

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

The Fed Hikes Rates & What's Coming Next

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Thursday, 16 March 2017 02:08

For those with excessive debt increasing rates are most unwelcome. How many more are coming and what markets will higher rates effect?  Also Michael comments on some Canadian Bank hanky panky.

.....also from Michael: Brace Yourself For a Tax Grab Budget

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

Buckle Up - Here Comes The Federal Budget

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Wednesday, 08 March 2017 20:38

Mid-Week Update - A lot of things have changed since the CDN Liberals took office. Tonight the key issues and the likely effects on the budget from our Southern neighbor. Will the US raise their interest rates?  If it does, and if they cut taxes.....what happens to Canada.....

....related from Michael: Gov't About To Trip Over It's Innovation Shoelaces

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Mid-Week Update: Rate Hikes - Trump - Disappearing Pensions

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Thursday, 02 March 2017 10:22

Trump may not be liked by 1/2 the US but after his speech to Congress even the press gave him a credit. Rate hikes on the agenda and so are solutions to the iceberg of unfunded pensions.

...also from Michael: Major Warning: What's Next Will Be Explosive

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

The Causes of The Rise of Social Discord

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Posted by Michael Campbell

on Thursday, 23 February 2017 08:37

The politics of division have swept western democracies. Elon Musk thinks the solution is a guaranteed income, that said there is a major obstacle. Bill Gates has another theory.

....also from Michael: Central Power vs Entrepreneurialism Innovation & Initiative

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