Predominantly Chinese foreign buyers have stringent checklists for Canadian properties, whether they intend to live in them or not.
“Feng shui is tied into it,” said Jennifer Chan, a broker with Engel & Völkers Toronto Central. “You can say it’s superstition, but it’s not; it’s tied into the culture deeply. If you’re buying a house, you wouldn’t want a giant tree in front of your porch. It’s not good for technical reasons, but it’s also not good for feng shui. You don’t want light or electrical polls or giant trees in front of your door.”[Read Me…]