Vancouver Housing Market

Fire-Damaged Vancouver Home Hits The Market For Almost $2 Million

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

You can't even enter the house.

B.C. Real Estate Had A Record $7.5-Billion February

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"Housing demand is now at a break-neck pace."

Toronto, Vancouver Luxury Home Sales Continue To 'Defy Gravity'

CP | Brian McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Business

The realtor says the Greater Toronto Area will lead the $1-million-plus residential real estate market, with continued sales gains and price escalation.

B.C. Hasn't Ignored 'Shadow Flipping': Real Estate Superintendent

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

And there haven't been any formal complaints, according to the Real Estate Board of Metro Vancouver.

Vancouver Ranks As 3rd Most-Unaffordable Place To Live In The World

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Pass the tissues.

Canadians Carrying Consumer Debt In 2016 Face Tough Odds

Douglas Hoyes | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Business
Douglas Hoyes

If you are playing with debt in 2016, you have to hope that everything remains stable -- your job, your health, your interest costs, even your relationship. However, based on my experience, if you are in the at-risk category, the odds are against you.

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.

This Is When TD Bank Says House Prices Will Fall In Ontario, B.C.

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Business

In Toronto and Vancouver’s hot housing markets, affordability is “becoming a growing challenge for many individuals and families,” Royal LePage ...

Record-Hot August Pumps Up Vancouver Home Prices

CBC | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Is it getting hot in here? ...

Toronto Follows Vancouver Into Stunning Housing Market Growth

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Business

Most of Canada’s housing markets have cooled off in recent months, but Toronto and Vancouver show no signs of stopping. In fact, even as Canada's ec...

Don't Tell These 2 Cities The Housing Boom Is Over

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Rock-bottom interest rates, a scarcity of supply and growing demand from millennials and wealthy immigrants have fuelled a strong start to t...

Alberta's Pain Could Be B.C.'s Gain

The Globe And Mail | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver region’s housing market is off to a hot start for 2015 amid forecasts that Alberta’s pain will be British Columbia’s gain. The ...

LOOK: Vancouver Heritage Home For Sale

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver Heritage Society has released its top 10 endangered sites of the year, including West End heritage homes. And one of them is on the m...

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...

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...

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...

It's Going To Get Worse Before It Gets Better

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver's housing market is expected to continue its slump, seeing only a slight recovery towards the end of the year, says a credit union forecast....

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...

$1.7 Million For THIS House?!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Amid the weekly up and down reports on Vancouver's housing market is one constant: a regular blog feature called "Absurd Vancouver Property" that high...

Vancouver Homes Are WAY Overpriced: Report

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

Vancouver homes are overpriced by about 26 per cent, says a report released by a major U.S. credit ratings agency. Fitch Ratings released a report ...

Movin' On Up!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia's real estate market could be recovering with a report predicting that housing starts will trend up this year. The province's hous...

Vancouver January Home Sales Cool

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Greater Vancouver recorded its second lowest January in home sales since 2001, according to a report by the region's real estate board released Monda...

B.C. Real Estate Forecast To Rebound This Year

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia's real estate market is expected to rebound this year after dropping almost 12 per cent in 2012. The B.C. Real Estate Association ...

Vancouver Housing Bubble: Why Chinese Investors Will Return

Will Lin | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Will Lin

While China's policy change has impacted investors' cash flow in the short term, it hasn't curbed their enthusiasm for Vancouver real estate. The sudden rise and fall in real estate prices that we're seeing now in China, as well as fluctuations in the overall economy, mean that people view investing there as no less risky than placing bets on a baccarat table. For many Chinese investors, parking money in Vancouver feels as safe as investing in treasury bills.

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...