Chinese Investors Vancouver

Chinese Real Estate Investment Reflects The Promise Of Canada

Tina Mak | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Tina Mak

There's lots of talk these about how "terrible" it is that "the Chinese are driving up housing prices" in Canada, especially in B.C.'s Lower Mainland. As usual, when people jump on a bandwagon or take hold of a hot button issue, some perspective is a good idea.

Why Vancouver House Prices Have Been Unusually Volatile -- And What's Next

Ian Young | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ian Young

The fact that the Home Price Index has obscured the extreme and unusual volatility in average detached home prices may itself be a problem. Few home buyers or sellers are likely aware that it is even occurring. It certainly hasn't been widely reported. Since early 2011, average house prices have changed direction by a factor of 10 per cent or more five times. Such volatility had never happened before, and the swings are getting wilder.

Vancouver Housing Bubble: Why Chinese Investors Will Return

Will Lin | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Will Lin

While China's policy change has impacted investors' cash flow in the short term, it hasn't curbed their enthusiasm for Vancouver real estate. The sudden rise and fall in real estate prices that we're seeing now in China, as well as fluctuations in the overall economy, mean that people view investing there as no less risky than placing bets on a baccarat table. For many Chinese investors, parking money in Vancouver feels as safe as investing in treasury bills.

Snapshot Of B.C.'s Chinese Real Estate Investors

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

With all the doom and gloom stories about Vancouver’s housing bubble bursting, some industry experts shed some light on the Chinese entrepreneurs wh...