“Incredibly, one of the candidates on tonight’s nationally televised US republican nominee debate mentioned Vancouver. He wondered aloud why Vancouver’s real estate has such high growth, suggesting the US should implement immigration policies similar to ours!
If that’s not an anecdotal sign of a bubble, I don’t know what is!”
- from ‘S’, via e-mail to VREAA, 7 Sept 2011.
Jon Huntsman: “Let me say one thing.. let’s not lose sight of the fact our legal immigration system is broken. And if we want to do something about attracting brain power to this country, if we want to lift real estate values, for example, why is it Vancouver is the fastest-growing real estate market in the world today? They allow immigrants in legally, and it lifts all boats.”
You would think that a US citizen, circa 2011, would be capable of questioning the merit of having “the fastest-growing real estate market in the world”.
Wow, two ‘jump the shark’ incidents in a couple of days. Jesse is right, we need that special category, now. Will set up. – vreaa