Are there opportunities to buy real-estate in a cooling market?

20th September, 2018

On September 6th, Mark Ting discussed the lower mainland’s recent drop in real-estate sales and prices. Below are the highlights of his CBC “On the Coast” interview with host Gloria Macarenko.

“I Inherited a Condo, Should I Rent or Sell it?”

27th August, 2018

On August 2nd, Mark Ting discussed the advice he gave to a brother and sister who couldn’t decide what to do with a condo they recently inherited.  Below are the highlights of his CBC “On the Coast” interview with host Gloria Macarenko.

Marijuana Stocks- Should you “Buy the Rumour and Sell the News?”

20th August, 2018

The Cannabis Act (C-45) has passed, so as of October 17, 2018 Canadians will be able to legally use recreational Marijuana. Many see this budding industry as a huge opportunity both for investment and also a potentially lucrative career. On August 13 Mark Ting discussed the marijuana industry with CBC’s “on the Coast” host Gloria Macarenko.  Here are the highlights of that interview.

BC Real Estate Prices are Dropping

3rd August, 2018

On June 28th, 2018 Mark Ting discussed the current state of the lower mainland real estate market. Below are the highlights of Mark Ting’s interview with CBC’s “On the Coast” host Gloria Macarenko

Is Real Estate a Commodity or a Human Right?

29th May, 2018

On May 9th, 2018 CBC Vancouver Radio and Fairchild TV hosted a forum on housing in Metro Vancouver. A panel of real estate experts, including Mark Ting, answered the question:  “Is real estate a commodity or a human right?” Below are the highlights of Mark Ting’s interview with CBC’s “On the Coast” host Gloria Macarenko, where he discusses what he learned from the forum.

Highlights from a Vancouver Real Estate Conference

26th April, 2018

Recently Mark Ting attended the Land Rush 2018 conferencewhere a panel of experts gave their opinions on what 2018 had in store for lower mainland real estate buyers, sellers and investors. Below is his interview with CBC’s “On the Coast” guest host Michelle Elliot where he discusses what he learnt at the conference.

The Pros and Cons of Dealing with Alternative Lending

12th April, 2018

Since the introduction of the mortgage stress test, the number of borrowers being turned down by the banks has been on the rise. Undeterred, many borrowers are turning to “alternative” lending options. One listener, who is considering this option, wrote in asking about the pros and cons of borrowing from an “alternative” lender. Below are the highlights of Mark Ting’s interview with CBC’s “On the Coast” host Gloria Macarenko.

How Mortgage Credit Deceleration Will Affect the Real Estate Market

21st March, 2018

On March 15th, Mark Ting discussed the Bank of Canada’s decision not to raise interest rates as well as the implications of “mortgage credit deceleration” on the local real estate market. Below are the highlights of his interview with CBC’s “On the Coast” host Gloria Macarenko.

RRSP Investing and Tips On How To Handle Stock Market Volatility

8th March, 2018

On March 1st Mark Ting discussed how he invested his 2017 Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) contribution. Below are the highlights of his interview with CBC’s “On the Coast” host Gloria Macarenko.

Qualifying For a Mortgage Just Got Harder

5th February, 2018

Between the new stress test, higher interest rates and increasing property values, just qualifying for a mortgage has become quite the challenge. On January 25thMark Ting discussed his experience applying for a mortgage.

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