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As the foreign buyers debate rages on, most Metro Vancouver residents made up their minds long ago

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate, Angus Reid Institute January 30, 2018 For years, observers of Metro Vancouver’s runaway housing market have debated the extent to which foreign buyers are to blame for driving up the cost of real estate in

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A foreign buyers tax for Toronto? Three-in-four in the GTA would support following Vancouver’s lead

By Dave Korzinski and Ian Holliday, Research Associates October 7, 2016 – If Ontario follows British Columbia’s lead in imposing an extra property transfer tax on foreign buyers of real estate in Greater Toronto, it’s likely to be a popular decision

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Literally no one thinks the availability of rental properties in Metro Vancouver is “very good”

By Ian Holliday, Research Associate July 31, 2016 – Sometimes, responses to poll questions can be very lopsided. These findings are some of the most striking and straightforward ones for pollsters to explain – the sort of things that end up

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Nine-in-ten support tax on foreign buyers of Metro Vancouver homes, but doubt it will be very effective

Vast majority say government should have stepped in sooner to cool the market July 29, 2016 – Under increasing pressure from people living in Canada’s most expensive real estate market, Premier Christy Clark’s government announced this week that it will

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