Bc Housing

'Canada's Greenest Home' Mastermind Has Done It Again

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Building beautiful, innovative, sustainable homes is what gets us up every day."

B.C. Island Is Home To About 400 People Living 'Off The Grid'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A couple of boat rides, a little hike, and you'd never know you were only about 150 kilometres away from Vancouver. On Lasqueti, a community off th...

'James Bond House' For Sale In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The cabinets are spray-painted with Mercedes-Benz paint.

Vancouver's Young People Flee City For Rural Bliss

Westender Vancouver | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver’s young people are on the move and leaving the city, many of them for their own slice of rural bliss. But unlike the counterculture moveme...

Tiny Homes Aren't The Solution To B.C.'s Unaffordability Crisis

Michael Stewart | Posted 02.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Stewart

There is something disturbing about the way local media continues to laud people for moving into smaller and smaller spaces simply because they can't afford anything else.

LOOK: Surrey's Most Expensive Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Find your own luxury home on the south side of the Fraser River that will only cost you your arm — not your leg, too.

Record Year For Vancouver Laneway Housing

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 12.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It was a record year for Vancouver laneway housing, according to the city. A total of 357 laneway home permits were issued in 2014, compared to 345...

How A B.C. Family I'd Never Met Changed My Life

Tony Roy | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Tony Roy

When someone gives you an amazing gift like I got exactly 20 years ago this Christmas, that amazing feeling of gratitude might not come until years later. But looking back, you realize that all those helping hands are what gave you the chance to fight another day.

The Helipad Isn't Even The Most Impressive Part Of B.C. House For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Gary Anderson is someone who likes to get things done right. So when the former Alberta rancher and businessman decided to build a home on Vancouver I...

B.C. Rent Control Hike Would Hurt Tenants: NDP

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. NDP is criticizing the province's Liberal party for a proposal that would hike the percentage by which landlords can increase their tenants' ...

B.C. Ranch For Sale Is A Horse-Lover's Dream

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Abbotsford, B.C. isn't exactly the wild west, but this local ranch for sale will have you saying, "Ha-ay!" A lush 39.5-acre property in Abbotsford ...

LOOK: B.C. Islands Are Surprisingly Affordable

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Owning a private island seems to belong in the realm of the extremely wealthy — or does it? We were surprised to find that many islands for sale ...

This Could Be Canada's Most Expensive Ski Chalet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Whistler ski chalet touted as the most expensive in Canada is on the market for $13.5 million. Treetop Lane, which is being sold by realtor John ...

Vancouver Architects Create A Lot With A Little

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you think of an attic, what do you see? Probably something like this: But what if instead, it could look something like this? T...

The Start Of A New Vancouver Condo Trend?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Many first-time buyers crack the Vancouver housing market with financial help from relatives, but at least one condo project is seeing even closer fam...

This Derelict Van 'Home' Costs $550/Month To Rent In B.C.

Castanet | Bill Everitt | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A family is packing their belongings after spending the hot months of summer renting a derelict van at the Pleasant View Hotel and RV Park in Summerla...

Entire Vancouver Block On Sale For $28 Million

CBC | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver real estate company is advertising an entire city block for sale in a Kerrisdale for $28 million, after a developer bought up the separate...

Seaside Home Auctioned Off For Cancer Foundation

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A donated waterfront house was sold at an auction for half of its $1.4-million listing price, but all proceeds went to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. ...

PHOTOS: Lululemon Founder's (Neighbour's) House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver architects Clinton Cuddington and Piers Cunnington are getting a lot of attention for a house they didn't design. They've been credit...

What Vancouver's Twisting Tower Will Look Like Inside

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The first actual images of what the hotly anticipated Vancouver House condo building will look like inside have been revealed. Designed by revered ...

$25.8 Million For Boarded-Up Vancouver House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

As the most expensive city in Canada, Vancouver is known for its high real estate prices. For example, a West Vancouver mansion hits the market for...

Tiny Home Designed In B.C. Could Solve World Housing Problem

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The micro living trend is hardly new these days, but one B.C. entrepreneur is convinced that tiny homes are more than just a solution to world hou...

Seniors Bring The DRAMA To B.C. Condo Dispute

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The details of a legal fight in British Columbia have revealed bizarre and sensational claims that rival a "Real Housewives" episode. Three civil l...

Whistler Homeless Live In Cars, On Couches

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Whistler, B.C. is a popular resort with celebrities and the wealthy, so it may be surprising to find out that homeless people struggle to find shelter...

The Hottest Real Estate Markets In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Surrey tops a list of B.C.'s best cities for real estate investment for the fourth year in a row, but two new cities cracked the top 10 because of bet...