Vancouver Housing Bubble

Vancouver Had Earth's Biggest Housing Bubble Before A Tax Came In

CP | Dan Healing | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

A lot can happen in a few months.

Foreign Buyer Tax Had 'Very Little Impact' On Vancouver Home Sales

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.10.2016 | Canada Business

Sales plummeted after the tax, but they plummeted more before the tax.

Real Estate Outcry Lands Christy Clark's Liberals In Pre-Election Conundrum

CP | Geordon Omand | Posted 09.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"Their gamble is that it's better to look like you're doing something than to appear indifferent or tone deaf to the issue."

Vancouver Average Detached Home Prices See Worst Slide In 39 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia

But average price isn't the only metric.

B.C. Liberals To ‘Get The Blame' As Vancouver Home Sales Plunge 85%

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Business

House prices forecast to fall in time for provincial election.

5 Things To Know About Canada's Most Expensive Housing Market

CP | Posted 12.27.2015 | Canada British Columbia

No. 4: Prices are expected to continue climbing.

Most Ridiculous Vancouver Real-Estate Stories Of 2015

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Remember that time a house sold for millions over asking in a few hours? Yeah.

Vancouver Could Learn From Europe To Solve Housing Crisis

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's city planners could learn a thing or two from Europe.

Record-Hot August Pumps Up Vancouver Home Prices

CBC | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Is it getting hot in here? ...

Canadian Housing Market 'An Accident Waiting To Happen'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Business

Crash could come in autumn, when U.S. expected to raise rates Vancouver expected to be epicentre Similar bets against Canada made in 2013, no co...

Calgary Home Sales Plummet, Vancouver Market Soars

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Business

"The supply of homes for sale today in the region is not meeting the demand we're seeing from home buyers."

Average Vancouver House Price Could Hit $2.1 Million By 2030: Report

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Unaffordable homes will lead to unsustainable debt loads, predicts Vancity.

Vancouver House Flipping Levy Could Rein In Speculation

RJ Aquino | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
RJ Aquino

It happens too often. My wife and I make friends in our community -- many of them, like us, raising small children -- and then we find out they are moving, leaving Vancouver, because they can no longer afford the high cost of living here.

$163.4 Billion 'Iceberg' Will Tip Vancouver Real Estate

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The future of Metro Vancouver's real estate lies with baby boomers who hold an astonishing $163.4 billion in mortgage-free property, said the city's "...

Why Vancouver House Prices Have Been Unusually Volatile -- And What's Next

Ian Young | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ian Young

The fact that the Home Price Index has obscured the extreme and unusual volatility in average detached home prices may itself be a problem. Few home buyers or sellers are likely aware that it is even occurring. It certainly hasn't been widely reported. Since early 2011, average house prices have changed direction by a factor of 10 per cent or more five times. Such volatility had never happened before, and the swings are getting wilder.

Reaching For The Sky

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Home sales in the Vancouver region for January were up 30.3 per cent compared with the same month a year ago, according to the Real Estate...

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 ...

Breaking Dawn For Real Estate

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

Vancouver real estate rebounded in 2013, though the market has yet to reach the heights it achieved two years ago. Sales of detached, attached and ...

Bad Signs For Housing

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's real estate market faces a rough ride in the coming years, says a new report from Royal LePage. The report foresees a dark period for V...

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...

Canada's Least Affordable City Is..

The Huffington Post, B.C. | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Despite fears of a housing crash in the city, Vancouver's real estate market continues to thrive—but at the expense of affordability. The most re...

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...

Sunniest Month For Real Estate

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The sun shone as brightly on Greater Vancouver's housing market as it did on the beaches in July as residential property sales saw their best returns ...

Vancouver's House Prices Buck The Trend

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's real estate market proved the exception to Canada's rule in the second quarter of 2013, as housing prices continued to show a drop over th...

GOOD News For Vancouver Real Estate?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says sales for May were up one per cent from a year ago.The board says sales on the Multiple Li...