Bc Housing

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 07.18.2014 | 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 06.13.2014 | 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...

LOOK: STANDING Shipping Container Home

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Shipping container homes aren't exactly a new idea anymore. More of the sustainable homes are showing up in Vancouver alone. But a Victoria residentia...

Willing To Be On TV To Win A House?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A new home renovation reality show is looking for Vancouver contestants, who get a shot at winning a house. The show produced by Great Pacific Tele...

Non-Profit Downplays Spending Probe

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's housing agency has ordered a financial review of a non-profit organization that operates housing, a safe-injection site...

InSite Operator's Spending Probed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The CEO of an agency that helps British Columbians attain affordable housing says a third-party accounting firm is reviewing the books of ...

How Far Did Vancouver Housing Fall THIS Time?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver housing bubble continues to burst with the news that home sales dropped 6.1 per cent in April from the previous year. Residential pro...

Relocation Costs BC Taxpayers $400,000

The Huffington Post Canada | Mark Hasiuk | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

According to documents obtained through Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation, BC Housing, an arm of the provincial housing ministry, paid nearly $...

Mortgage Free? In Your Dreams.

Melissa Carr | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

The average age at which Canadian homeowners with a mortgage believe they will be mortgage free is 57, compared to age 55 in a similar CIBC poll one year ago. And, surprise: residents of B.C. had among the longest repayment expectations in Canada at age 59

Tom Brokaw's B.C. Ranch Sells For..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

After less than a year, legendary NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw's ranch near Smithers, B.C. has been sold to Texas buyers who plan to live in the fishing...

Not All Doom And Gloom For B.C. Real Estate

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia's real estate is forecast to rebound in two years, say statistics released Friday by the Canadian Real Estate Association. The pro...

Vancouver Homes Are WAY Overpriced: Report

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver homes are overpriced by about 26 per cent, says a report released by a major U.S. credit ratings agency. Fitch Ratings released a report ...

Movin' On Up!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia's real estate market could be recovering with a report predicting that housing starts will trend up this year. The province's hous...

New Housing Agency Targets Crack Shacks

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbians dealing with neighbourhood crack shacks and other problem properties will soon be able to file anonymous complaints to a...

Vancouver Housing Limps Into New Year

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's housing starts dipped slightly in December 2012 from the previous month, continuing a downward trend for the city's real estate market. ...

LOOK: Shipping Containers As Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

We all must have been distracted by our made-in-China toys when the shipping container they arrived in became hot sustainable real estate themselves. ...

2013 Vancouver Housing Predictions

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is projected to be the slacker of British Columbia's housing market in 2013 as the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) expects th...

B.C. Housing Credit Card Scandal

The Province | Mark Hasiuk | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada British Columbia

According to a shocking and secret audit of company credit cards, B.C. Housing workers blew taxpayer dollars on flowers, booze and celebratory restaur...

B.C. Real Estate: Hot Recreational Properties

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.’s recreational property market is starting to see Chinese investors buying waterfront cottages and resorts as prices continue to cool. The W...