Bc Real Estate

Gorgeous Victoria Penthouse For Sale Has Private Elevator

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's not often such a gorgeous penthouse hits the market in Victoria, B.C. The 3,235 sq.-ft. penthouse at the Sovereign Luxury Boutique Condominiu...

Historic Burnaby House On Sale For $2.198M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

This historic Burnaby, B.C. home could be yours for $2.198 million. Built in 1892, the "Wintemute House" features stone walls, a five-car garage, a...

With Vancouver Rents Rising, Is Now The Time To Buy?

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

Buying a property does have some added costs that aren't associated with rentals. Before you get serious about buying, make sure you've considered and budgeted for the following.

Billionaire Is Selling B.C. Island Claimed By First Nation For $75 Million

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

You know you're rich when you have enough money to buy an island. You know you're really, really rich when you have enough to buy a $75 million island...

Attractive Vancouver Condos For $300,000 Or Less Actually Exist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

With recent data showing that house prices are still rising in the Vancouver area, you'd be forgiven for thinking that buying a home in the world's th...

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. ...

Should You Buy In A Remediated Building In B.C.?

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

If you've been looking at B.C. real estate listings for any length of time, you've likely seen the phrase "remediated" at least once, especially if you're considering older construction.

Chinese Real Estate Investment Reflects The Promise Of Canada

Tina Mak | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Tina Mak

There's lots of talk these about how "terrible" it is that "the Chinese are driving up housing prices" in Canada, especially in B.C.'s Lower Mainland. As usual, when people jump on a bandwagon or take hold of a hot button issue, some perspective is a good idea.

Own A B.C. Ghost Town For Under $1M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Quietly tucked away just two hours from the world-class mountain destination of Whistler sits the empty town of Bradian, B.C. — and you could own it...

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 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...

Deciding Between A Leasehold And A Freehold Property

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 09.08.2014 | 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...