Shoe Box

Shoe Box

If Vancouver urbanites are experiencing space withdrawl in their condos, take a look at some of the listings above. These are postings from a local real estate office that I had walked by during a casual stroll around Hong Kong’s Central district.  Imagine living in a 388 square foot walk-up (Yup, no elevator) flat… and all yours for HK$16,000 a month (That’s approx CA$2,300.00).  Or better yet, the “Caine Rd...

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Hong Kong Part 1: Time is Money and Money is Time

Hong Kong Part 1: Time is Money and Money is Time

My family and I have been spending the past few weeks in Hong Kong.  It’s our annual trek to this side of the world to manage some business and to also catch up with family and old friends from my wife’s and my Chinese language student days.  Over the next few posts I will have a miniseries on what the Vancouver real estate market can learn from a Hong Kong.   Part 1: Time is Money and Money is Time (Image Credit) Hong Kong real estate...

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