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US Economic Forecast Part 2

US Economic Forecast Part 2

US Economic Forecast Part 2 (Continued from Part 1) China’s manufacturing sector has been declining, particularly of late.  The communist led country is suffering the worst economic forecast of the last 50 years. China’s in more trouble than anyone will admit even if they print more money to alleviate the…
Best Gold Stocks

Best Gold Stocks

Gold Price Trend Gold was trending upward but with the economic outlook brightening, the wind may left its sails.  During the last recession, gold prices and other precious metals declined. Just like oil price forecasts, gold is in trouble. This chart from AG Thorson of FXempire shows the expected decline…
Aurora Newmarket Real Estate Forecast – 2020

Aurora Newmarket Real Estate Forecast – 2020

Real Estate Market in Aurora and Newmarket Home sales and prices dropped during in 2019, reflecting a number of negative factors inhibiting a region that needs to see growth. Conditions in York Region are typical of the overall GTA real estate market. With mortgage rates low, and employment rates high,…
Urban Land Institute – Real Estate Forecast to 2018

Urban Land Institute – Real Estate Forecast to 2018

Urban Land Institute Outlook Report The Urban Land Institute released it’s Fall 2016, 3 year Short Term housing and real estate outlook report with predictions from 51 real estate and economic experts. Quite a few organizations including NAR, National Association of Home Builders, Trading Economics, Kiplinger, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Bloomberg,…
Best Time to Sell Your Home

Best Time to Sell Your Home

Selling Your Home at Maximum Value So many babyboomers and Gen Xers are sitting on a fortune right now. Some own houses that have average value of over $1 million so they don’t need to buy lotto tickets. When I wrote this post several years back, as a pep talk…
Real Estate Economics – Property Investment

Real Estate Economics – Property Investment

The Net Benefit of Real Estate Investors – $9 Billion! A joint survey by Bigger Pockets and Memphis Invest revealed some fascinating insight into the attitudes of real estate investors and the impact of real estate economics on the well being of the US economy. They concluded in their 2014 report,…
Beautiful Condos in Vancouver

Beautiful Condos in Vancouver

The Newest Condominium Developments in Vancouver are Amazing If you could move anywhere in Canada, I’m betting that Vancouver or Victoria or Kelowna might be first on your list.  For many young and old migrants they are the destination and that’s pushing up condo prices for houses and condos here.…
International Living – Living in Central America

International Living – Living in Central America

Living and Retiring in the Tropics? If you’re looking for a good real estate investment opportunity, you might want to check out International Living Magazine or Viva Tropical. They specialize in helping investors and retiries around the world to investigate buying Central American vacation and retirement properties. Watch out for…