Bc Real Estate

Chinese Investors Expand B.C. Real Estate Purchases

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.23.2014 | 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...

We're Warming Up

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Buyers from around the world are turning hot for B.C. vacation homes, with demand increasing or standing pat in five out of six of the province's recr...

B.C. Vacation Home Prices Dropping?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada Business

KELOWNA, B.C. - Recreational home sales are expected to increase this year on stagnant or lower prices and good selection, according to a report by re...

5 Tips for Buying a Second Home

Rob Chetner | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Rob Chetner

Your second home is both a monetary and a lifestyle investment because you are creating memories and a happy place. You want something that's a safe bet with no worries about someone breaking to steal all your furniture. Here are some handy tips to get you in a summer cabin shopping state of mind.

How Far Did Vancouver Housing Fall THIS Time?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.02.2013 | 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...

For Sale: Canada's Smallest Condos

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Canada's smallest apartments go on sale in Surrey, Saturday - if you can squeeze yourself into 297 square feet. The tiny condos are being developed...

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

10 B.C. Homes For Less Than $300,000

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

For house hunters looking to purchase in B.C., it doesn't take long to realize you get more bang for your buck the farther you are from Vancouver. ...

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...