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2501-565-Smithe Vancouver

February 19th, 2019

Politics and Real Estate Part 1

January 18th, 2019

What's up with Chinese: I’m very honored to have the opportunity to interview Professor Li in Shanghai. He is senior researcher at China Real Estate Association (CREA) & Chief Executive Editor for China Real Estate Year End Book. Li shares his view on how China/Canada politics affecting Chinese investing in Canada.

REBGV December 2018 market update video

January 10th, 2019

2019 Real Estate New Year Resolution: Buy what you can afford!

January 2nd, 2019

There is investment opportunity in any market. Real estate is an important vehicle to build your wealth. If Vancouver is too expensive for you, look outside the box!!! Immigrants always willing to explore outside their comfort zone! Buy what you can afford even though it is not in your hood! 

Taxation tips for Canadian invests real estate in US

November 19th, 2018

People always ask how taxation works when investing real estate in US.  A normal accountant won't be able to give you the right answer.  You need to engage a cross border accountant.  On Tina's AM1320 radio real estate weekly show, She interviewed Steven Ni, a former PricewaterhouseCoopers cross border accountant who has practiced in China, Canada and US give us professional advice how easy ...

What is the purpose of investing?

October 9th, 2018

What is the purpose of investing? On the face of it the answer seems rather obvious – we invest our money in order to make more money. I literally just had a conversation with my neighbour who told me he has been investing in US for a looong time and still is for positive cash flow. 
Donnie Pingaro, ISG Global in Miami, travels all over US for investment opportunities. As a practitioners since ...

Tina Mak interview CB China after China stock market melt down Part 1

January 4th, 2016

Ron: 是的,这些展销会绝对是有效的。我们绝对大力推荐经纪参加各种展销会。一切都是以人际关系网为主,制造人与人之间的联系,你永远也不会知道当别人什么时候会需要你,又或者什么时候别人可以为你提供一个转介的机会。所以参加展销会是绝对重要的。我们最近刚有一名经纪参加了上海 ...

Tina Mak interview Coldwell Banker China after stock market melt down Part 2

January 4th, 2016

Ron: 是的,这些展销会绝对是有效的。我们绝对大力推荐经纪参加各种展销会。一切都是以人际关系网为主,制造人与人之间的联系,你永远也不会知道当别人什么时候会需要你,又或者什么时候别人可以为你提供一个转介的机会。所以参加展销会是绝对重要的。我们最近刚有一名经纪参加了上海 ...

Canada-US Cross border tax guide for real estate investors Pt 1

November 3rd, 2014

Canadian is #1 foreign investors in US. Tina Mak, real estate consultant at Coldwell Banker Westburn, President of Asian Real Estate Association of America, Vancouver Chapter interview Arthur Azana, Areaa Vancouver Treasurer, CA of D+H Group LLP on Canada-US cross-border taxation issues for Canadian investors. This Part 1 interview covers the following topics:

  1. What tax considerations are t ...

Canada-US Cross border tax guide for real estate investors Pt 2

November 2nd, 2014

Live interview with Arthur Azana, AREAA Vancouver Treasurer, CA and Partner of D+H Group LLP on Canada-US cross-border taxation issues for Canadian investors (Part 2)

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