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The Journey to Successful Leadership – The Scrivener, Fall 2023

Rudy Nielsen, RI, FRI shares his journey in the Fall 2023 Edition of the Scrivener – Click to read the full story.

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Spring 2023 REIBC | Input Magazine: Go North, Young Rancher

Rudy Nielsen, RI, FRI shares his journey in REIBC’s Spring Issue of Input Magazine – working in the North over the past 60 years.

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Strata-lot market expands as RV sales explode across Canada

Frank O’Brien, Western Investor, July 4, 2022
A huge increase in recreational vehicle owners has expanded a niche selling rather than renting RV camping spots

In Canada’s top beach destination of Tofino, B.C., recreational vehicle (RV) owners have the option renting a weekend spot at the Surf Grove campground, while others can rent RV from $150 to $250 per night.

RV sites have been offered for sale in lakefront parks from Cultus Lake to the Cariboo and in the Thompson-Okanagan,

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Central 1: Caution as pandemic shifts towards greater normalization

Bryan Yu, The Business Examiner, Aug 30, 2021

BRITISH COLUMBIA – It is no secret that housing prices have surged across BC and throughout Canada. Since the onset of the pandemic, average MLS® home prices in Canada have increased 25 per cent with BC 23 per cent higher.

What is often missed, however, is a detailed perspective of urban area performance. MLS® data published by the Canadian Real Estate Association and local real estate boards is current and valuable to assess the current state of the market and resale inventories.

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At a Vancouver forum, experts see immigration adding fuel to the overheated big-city housing market

Kerry Gold, The Globe & Mail, April 23, 2021

Spring is in the air and the outlook is cheery for the next couple of years, according to pundits who spoke at the Vancouver Real Estate Forum held online last week

The opening remarks were delivered by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce deputy chief economist Benjamin Tal. His tone was far more encouraging than his talk last fall, in which he predicted the next six months would “not be very pretty,” with a housing market that would slow by winter.

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Today’s hot Vancouver housing market may be just a prelude

Kerry Gold, The Globe & Mail, March 19, 2021

One year after the pandemic began, and despite initial worries, it turned out to be one of the real-estate industry’s best years.

“There are bidding wars on many homes throughout the Lower Mainland, on the Island, and even in the Kootenays,” says Rudy Nielsen, an industry veteran who owns Landcor Data Corporation, Niho Land & Cattle Company and LandQuest Realty Corp.

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Building an Empire on Technology – with Rudy Nielsen

By Richard Sweeting, The Cascadia Report, March 17, 2021

Rudy Nielsen R.I. FRI, President, NIHO Group, joined Cascadia Report to relive some tales from his incredible life and career to date, and share some advice with those that look to follow in his footsteps. With over 50 years of real estate experience, he is a highly regarded expert in the BC real estate industry. He has occupied the roles of developer,

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Vancouverites lead search for B.C. recreational property

Frank O’Brien, Western Investor, February 10, 2021

Evidence is mounting that tales about more city dwellers rushing to buy rural real estate during the pandemic are more than anecdotal.

In the past eight months, more than 62,000 Vancouver residents searched for property through Landquest Realty, a New Westminster company that specializes in B.C. rural and recreation real estate, part of an avalanche of 458,000 new users who have jammed the site since June 2020.

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Prices surge for B.C. recreational properties as people ‘re-evaluate their lifestyle’

Joanne Lee-Young, Vancouver Sun, Dec 8, 2020

Vancouver landscape architect Paul Sangha has long created gorgeous gardens and outdoor spaces for homes in the city, but this year, he is juggling a dramatic switch for his services in far-flung, recreational properties.

It’s not just at Whistler, he said. “That, we would traditionally get. But now it’s jumped to Bowen Island and Pemberton, and then also into the Okanagan,

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76 hectares of wilderness land on Island sold to province for $500,000

Darron Kloster, Victoria Times-Colonist, Aug 12, 2020

One of the largest private owners of recreational property in British Columbia has sold 76 hectares of pristine wilderness on the North Island and another 130 hectares on Haida Gwaii to the provincial government for just over $500,000.

The NIHO Land and Cattle Company said the two North Island parcels are undeveloped within the boundaries of Cape Scott Provincial Park and contain old-growth timber.

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