Blog by Tina Mak

< Previous

Hong Kong homes ranked world’s least-affordable, Vancouver second-worst

February 24th, 2021

Hong Kong homes ranked world’s least-affordable, Vancouver second-worst

Vancouver, second most expensive city in the WORLD. First time in decades that the Vancouver government can't blame the foreign money inflated our housing market. Wages and property prices are always decoupled in prime cities around the world. Once the border reopens, immigration starts flooding in, the situation would o ...

Supply Less Than Demand!

February 2nd, 2021

Home buyer demand remains elevated across Metro Vancouver


In the first month of 2021, Metro Vancouver’s* housing market continued the pattern set at the end of last year with home sale activity outpacing the supply of homes listed for sale. 


The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,389 in January 2021, a 52.1 pe ...


January 30th, 2021
Bob Rennie, Condo King in Vancouver.  One of the most humble professionals we have known. When he talks, Vancouverites from government level, media, realtors and buyers all listen to him. He is one of the most influential individuals in the Vancouver real estate industry. I’ve known him since 1996 and am very excited to have him joining me on my AM1320 radio show today Jan 30th for an insight ...

2021 B.C. Housing Market – Onwards & Upwards!

January 28th, 2021
What a year of 2020!  There is no word to describe what we have been going through and we sure have learned and changed a lot in the last 12 months.  Who could have predicted a Record-Breaking Year of Sale in 2020 in British Columbia?  A nose dive listings and sales volume between March and May, then a strong come back from June onwards.  We have heard many times on the media that pent-up dem ...

Montreal our performed Vancouver and Toronto in 2019

January 10th, 2020
Although Montreal average housing price has the biggest jump in the past 9 years, it is still 2.5 times less than Greater Vancouver.  If you are interested in investing in Montreal, please contact me at tinamak@tinamak.com 

REBGV January 2019 market update video

February 14th, 2019

REBGV Stats - December 2018

January 25th, 2019

Metro Vancouver home sales decline below historical averages in 2018

Metro Vancouver home sales in 2018 were the lowest annual total in the region since 2000.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 24,619 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2018, a 31.6 per cent decrease from the 35,993 sales rec ...

B.C. Government launches promised condo flipping registry

November 6th, 2018
Honey moon is over for Vancouver speculators. Now we enter "You Play, You Pay!" era.   Developers now needs to report all assignments to a website called Condo & Strata Assignment Integrity Register (CSAIR) and all info will be forward to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  This is the only tax legislation I agreed with the NDP government.  It makes sense and reasonable.  
Take a look at the US re ...

Who to blame on our housing crisis? Chinese?

October 12th, 2018
While the locals blame the Chinese inflated the housing value.  Think twice!  Our governments (both previous and current) trying to get their voters vote.  All they do is to slap tax after tax without detail thought through process.  Now they successfully bring down 25% to 30% sales volume.  So, what does it means? more tax! Read article by clicking on the red link

谁应该责怪我们的 ...

REBGV January 2018 market update video

February 18th, 2018
< Previous

Investment Radio Show with Tina Mak Personal Real Estate Corporation

Listen Live Radio "Investment Golden Page" every saturday between 5PM & 6PM