It's Time To Lower Your Home-Ownership Expectations (Again)

It's Time To Lower Your Home-Ownership Expectations (Again)

YPNextHome  12.21.2016
Skyrocketing home prices dominated the headlines in 2016, and it's no surprise that housing unaffordability remains the news of the day...
Don't Want More Debt? You 'Don't Live In Real World,' Clark Says

Don't Want More Debt? You 'Don't Live In Real World,' Clark Says

Emma Paling  12.20.2016
If a bank can trust a lender, so can the government, she said.
First-Time Buyers Face Tough Choices As Home Prices Soar

First-Time Buyers Face Tough Choices As Home Prices Soar

CP  12.18.2016
Would-be buyers are being forced to leave the cities they love.
Can't Afford A Home In Toronto Or Vancouver? Do This Instead.

Can't Afford A Home In Toronto Or Vancouver? Do This Instead.

CP  12.17.2016
Here are three alternatives to buying a home in a big city.
1st-Time Homebuyers Get No-Interest Break From B.C. Gov't

1st-Time Homebuyers Get No-Interest Break From B.C. Gov't

CP  12.15.2016
The government is offering interest-free and payment-free loans for the first five years.
B.C. Skiers Rescued After Being Caught In Avalanche Overnight

B.C. Skiers Rescued After Being Caught In Avalanche Overnight

CP  12.13.2016
"I'm sure it was a miserable night.''
Soaring House Prices Could Mean A New Kind Of Aristocracy: Economists

Soaring House Prices Could Mean A New Kind Of Aristocracy: Economists

Daniel Tencer  12. 7.2016
In a market where you need your parents' help to buy a house, only those whose parents own a house can buy.
If Toronto & Vancouver Are ‘Superstar Cities,' Get Ready To Rent

If Toronto & Vancouver Are ‘Superstar Cities,' Get Ready To Rent

Daniel Tencer  11.29.2016
Toronto and Vancouver are joining an elite club of cities where many can't afford to buy housing.
Your Kids Will Never Own A Single-Detached Home

Your Kids Will Never Own A Single-Detached Home

Ben Myers  11.28.2016
My kids want a back yard (and so does my dog), but I don't want to double or triple my mortgage for a piece of grass and a couple extra...
What Makes Someone Become A NIMBY?

What Makes Someone Become A NIMBY?

YPNextHome  11.18.2016
NIMBYism isn't just about anti-development. It can be viewed as "anti-change," and its ripple effect is far-reaching. What happens when...
Vancouver City Council Passes Empty Homes Tax

Vancouver City Council Passes Empty Homes Tax

CP  11.16.2016
It will apply to non-principal residences that are left empty for six months of the year or longer.
Buying Instead Of Renting Can Lift You Out Of Vulnerability

Buying Instead Of Renting Can Lift You Out Of Vulnerability

Atrina Kouroshnia  11.15.2016
There is no shortage of people out there talking about why you shouldn't put your money into a home. But in my opinion, particularly for...
42% Of Money In Vancouver Housing Market Has Vanished

42% Of Money In Vancouver Housing Market Has Vanished

Daniel Tencer  11.15.2016
Meanwhile, Toronto's hot real estate market is spreading out.
Vancouver Empty Home Tax Would Be Thousands Per Day

Vancouver Empty Home Tax Would Be Thousands Per Day

CP  11. 9.2016
An empty $1-million home would be taxed $10,000 per day.