Vancouver-based novelist and journalist Timothy Taylor has written a very interesting article on real estate and housing market. Here is a short excerpt from his piece article, to be read in full length in the Landcor:
Barely a generation ago, real estate was a private matter. Now, assessed values for every property in Vancouver are a mouse click away. And people are comfortable with all this self-disclosure, because we accept that on one level we purchase objects in accordance with an algorithm that incorporates personal identity.