Tag Archives: speculation

Land assembly speculators shadow flipping to skirt foreign buyer tax

By ThinkPol Staff International speculators are buying up Vancouver properties to put together land assemblies that they then shadow flip to avoid paying BC’s foreign buyer tax. A real estate industry whistleblower sent ThinkPol one such example of an attempted

Flipper attempts 100% profit within a year on Coquitlam property

By ThinkPol Staff Update: Realtor blames typo for 6x attempted flip, claims markup is only 100% A real estate speculator is attempting to sell for $15 million a Coquitlam, BC property they bought for $7.1 million less than a year

More than 1 in 3 Yaletown condo sales appear to be flips

By ThinkPol Staff More than a third of all condos currently listed for sale in Vancouver’s Yaletown neighbourhood appear to be attempts at flipping by speculators. ThinkPol analyzed all 128 of the currently available MLS listings for condominiums in Yaletown