Vancouver Condos

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...

How To Launder Money Like a Chinese Billionaire

Diane Francis | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

In China, crooks don't have to go to the casino because intermediaries called "junkets" will swap Yuan for gambling chips that can be cashed into Hong Kong or Macao currency at the casino then wired by Hong Kong banks to tax havens or accomplices offshore. The goal is to buy a condo or luxury goods with funds from a trust managed by a shell company in Grand Cayman, owned by another trust in Guernsey with an account in Luxembourg managed by a Swiss banker who doesn't know who the owner is.

Vancouver Condo Sales Will Build Homes In Cambodia

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

World Housing, a Vancouver group that partners with developers to fund new homes in third-world countries, has named its first project. $2,900 from...

Vancouver Soccer Captain Is A Wild Party: Neighbours

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Some neighbours of Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit are complaining to police and media about loud parties in his Gastown condo. Farzad Sale...

It's Possible For Millennials To Afford Vancouver Real Estate

Cam Good | Posted 05.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Cam Good

It's a well-known fact that real estate prices don't match our incomes out here on the West Coast. But if you eliminate the single-family home pipe dream and consider the growing popularity and relevance of condo living, it's not such a long shot to find a home the Vancouver millennial can afford.

Downtown Eastside Needs To Be Normalized

Michael Geller | Posted 05.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Geller

The key issue is whether the heart of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside should remain a low-income precinct with a high concentration of shelters, social housing, and community services -- essentially "walled off" from the rest of the city -- or should it become a more normalized community with a broader range of households and housing choices, including condominiums, restaurants and shops catering to the entire city population?

Trade Your Car For A New Condo?

Cam Good | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Cam Good

Coming up with a down payment for a condo in Vancouver is a huge issue. But what if you could trade your car in for a down payment on a condo? With the rising popularity of car-free living and car co-ops, trading in a depreciating asset for a down payment on a condo may be one way into Vancouver's crazy housing market.

LOOK: For $7M Plus, You Could Live Here

The Huffington Post, B.C. | Posted 12.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Fancy a bit of towering luxury in your life? Look no further: swank Vancouver development, The Private Residences at Hotel Georgia have just released ...

How Many Vancouver Condos Sit Empty?!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

New data underscores what many Vancouverites have speculated: real estate investors are major players in the city's booming market. In downtown Van...

Former PM Sues Vancouver Developers

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Former prime minister Kim Campbell is suing a Vancouver property developer over delays in delivering her luxury condo.The one-time Conserv...

Vancouver Condo Owners: A Failure To Communicate

Tristan Risk | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Tristan Risk

I don't understand Vancouver condo owners. I just don't. Now, this is a broad, sweeping generalization but most of them, from what I can tell, are completely contrary creatures. Potentially even, dare I say, a little bit nutsy. They have strange habits that leave me in danger of having a permanent mark on my forehead from repeatedly slapping myself from hearing about their latest actions and escapades.

Vancouver Chinatown Tower Will Hurt Homeless: Advocate

CBC | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver housing advocates worry city hall's push to revitalize historic Chinatown could work against its homelessness strategy. Cit...

Trump Tower Coming To Vancouver

CBC | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A high-rise town on Vancouver's West Georgia Street is being rebranded as the city's first Trump Tower, CBC News has learned. Develop...

Vancouver: World's 2nd Least Affordable City

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

Vancouver is the second least affordable city in the world when it comes to housing, according to a U.S. think-tank. Demographia ranked the B.C. c...

LOOK: Vancouver's Most Expensive Condos

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Another year has nearly squeaked by without a fatal pop to Vancouver's hotly debated real estate bubble. What better way to cap off 2012 — a year of...

B.C.'s Big Micro Living Trend

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 10.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

With all this chatter about Vancouver's ballooning housing bubble, tiny condos are picking up big attention. Richmond developer Tien Sher hopes to ...

And The Biggest Condo Price Jump Could Hit..

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A new condo report suggests first-time buyers, retirees and population growth will continue to fuel demand and price growth for the compact ...

Flaherty: The Banks Will Make Sure Condo Market Doesn't Overheat

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is predicting changes at Canadian banks will soon slow down Vancouver's condominium market, pointing...