Vancouver Housing Prices

Should We Blame The Housing Crisis On Immigrants?

Gabriel Yiu | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Gabriel Yiu

The most basic economic principle is, when there is a rise in demand, the invisible force of supply will kick in, and this is how economic growth is generated. For those who want to blame the housing crisis on immigrants, let's think about how our economy would look like if B.C. or Canada did not have the intake and growth brought by immigrants.

Vancouver City Council Passes Empty Homes Tax

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada British Columbia

It will apply to non-principal residences that are left empty for six months of the year or longer.

Toronto Real Estate Keeps Soaring As Vancouver Simmers Down

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Business

Vancouver gained. But the gains were lower.

RBC Keeping A Close Eye On Housing In Vancouver, Toronto

CP | Alex Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Business

"The short supply of single-family homes ... coupled with strong demand" is something to watch.

Vancouver Records Its Biggest Home Price Gain. That Could Be Bad.

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Business

It's bad news for prospective buyers. It could be bad for the market, too.

Fixing Vancouver's Housing Crisis Could Hurt Elsewhere: PM

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Politics

The federal government is concerned.

Only In This Canadian City Will A Gingerbread House Go For $4.5M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

What a bargain!

Toronto, Vancouver Housing Affordability Declines: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Business

The bank predicts that rate hikes from the central bank, which is expected to raise its trend-setting overnight interest rate next year, are likely to erode affordability.

It Is Now Cheaper To Buy Rome's Best Real Estate Than Toronto's Or Vancouver's

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Business

Residents of Toronto and Vancouver ought to ask themselves why they're still living in those cities, when they could buy prime Roman real estate for c...

$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 "...

Have Vancouver Housing Prices Stalled?

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

Following a solid 2013, Vancouver housing prices appear to have stalled, according to an annual city study. The Bing Thom Architects report, which ...

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...

The Worst Place To Afford A House Is..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver remains the worst place in Canada to afford a house despite slumping prices, says a report from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The costs...

Vancouver Home Sales Plummet In February

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The number of homes sold in the Vancouver area was down 29.4 per cent last month compared with February last year, continuing a trend of b...

Fear, Not Foreigners, Drove Vancouver Housing Bubble: Analyst

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Fear, not foreign investors inflated Vancouver's housing bubble, says a California-based real estate analyst who has kept a close, and accurate, watch...

2013 Vancouver Housing Predictions

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is projected to be the slacker of British Columbia's housing market in 2013 as the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) expects th...

Snapshot Of B.C.'s Chinese Real Estate Investors

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

With all the doom and gloom stories about Vancouver’s housing bubble bursting, some industry experts shed some light on the Chinese entrepreneurs wh...

Vancouver Real Estate Could Tumble Further: Analyst

CBC | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Outspoken financial commentator and former MP Garth Turner is making a bubble-bursting prediction about the Vancouver real estate market, saying price...

Even In Hot Market, Home Ownership More Affordable

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Despite ongoing concerns about household debt, home ownership is becoming more affordable in Canada, not less, says new research by the Royal...

1 In 5 Vancouver Homes Now Sell For More Than $1 Million

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Business

One in five houses sold in the Vancouver real estate market this year went for more than $1 million, according to data from the Canadian Real Estate A...