Bc Real Estate

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...

Forget Open Houses, Live In A Luxury Home For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A unique real estate company that allows potential buyers to live in a luxury house for sale was inspired by an unlikely source: oil and gas equipment...

Should You Buy A B.C. Condo Without A Depreciation Report?

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

Last December a new B.C. government directive went into effect, requiring condo buildings to prepare a depreciation report that gives prospective buyers details about expected long-term expenses or problems. Despite the new rule, only about one quarter of the stratas across the province have commissioned depreciation reports so far.

B.C. Island Could Be Yours For $4 Million

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Talk about privacy. A small B.C. island is on sale for the first time in more than two decades and could be yours for a sleek $4 million. Lamb I...

Cancer Survivor Giving Away $1.4-Million House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. businessman is so grateful for the care he received while being treated for cancer that he’s donated a $1.4-million oceanfront home to the B....

$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...

Deciding Between A Leasehold And A Freehold Property

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 07.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

In some areas of B.C., buyers have the option to purchase freehold or leasehold properties. Vancouver's West End has leasehold condos, for instance, while False Creek, Fairview Slopes, and Point Grey offer leasehold town homes and detached houses. You might also see listings for leasehold properties on Vancouver Island in James Bay and other areas. However, it's important to understand the financing implications of a leasehold property before making an offer.

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...

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...

What Chinese Investors In B.C. Are Buying Now

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Chinese investors in B.C. are expanding their interests to recreational properties with some recent big transactions. Buyers from mainland China c...

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...

LOOK: 15 Houseboats For Sale In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Forgive us if we go a little "Sleepless In Seattle" on you, but there's just something so romantic about the idea of a houseboat. Water views from ...

B.C. Family May Get Kicked Out Of Yurt

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A family of five who live in a yurt in B.C.'s Okanagan Falls may be forced to move because they don't have the proper building permit. Chris and Ji...

LOOK: David Foster's Penthouse Sells For $5M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It may not be up to Vancouver-level heights, but the recent purchase of renown Canadian music producer David Foster and wife Yolanda's stunning Victor...

Canada Scraps 'Millionaire Visa'

CBC | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Real estate agents in Vancouver say property prices could take a hit, after Canada scrapped a program which allowed wealthy immigrants to fast-track t...

What $300,000 Will Buy You In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Do you dream of having a spacious home, amazing open spaces, incredible views — at a price you can afford? Well, perhaps it's time to start think...

Another $1 Property Giveaway!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Why does it seem like people are just giving away B.C. real estate these days? Just last month, two heritage homes near Boston Bar were put up for ...

Another Loonie Property Deal

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The price of real estate is getting seriously ridiculous in B.C. Just earlier this week two heritage houses near Boston Bar were listed for a dol...

Is Housing Slowing Down?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s real estate market is set to see slower sales growth this year compared to 2013. So says the first quarter housing forecast update from the ...

B.C. Homes For Just $1!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In possibly the biggest B.C. real estate bargain since last year's offer of a free house in Chilliwack, two heritage homes near the town of Boston Bar...

B.C. Homes Selling For $1

CBC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

In Vancouver, you're hard-pressed to find a home for less than a million dollars. But the town of Boston Bar in the Fraser Canyon is offering u...

Hottest B.C. Homes Are In..

The Huffington Post BC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Homeowners in B.C. received their annual BC Assessment property values this week, with Kitimat — the site of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline ...

Canada's Top Housing Market Is..

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

Vancouver real estate led the country in what proved to be a bounce-back year for housing sales, says a new report from Re/Max. The realtor's Housi...

How High Will B.C. Home Prices Go?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s residential home sales are predicted to grow 6.3 per cent next year as the housing market moves into balanced territory, favouring neither sell...

Up! (But Also Down)

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER -- Home sales in the Vancouver area were up 11.9 per cent in June compared with a year ago, according to the latest MLS figures. The Real...