Distinctive Vancouver Design No Longer Ugly Stepsister

Distinctive Vancouver Design No Longer Ugly Stepsister

03.24.2014
Vancouver Specials used to be the ugly stepsister of the city’s housing stock, snubbed because of its working class roots and boxy utilitarian...
This Tiny B.C. Home Has Everything You Need

This Tiny B.C. Home Has Everything You Need

Andree Lau  03.21.2014
A B.C. landscaper has found a way to avoid a big mortgage and still live in the house of her dreams: she built it herself. All 130 sq....
Memes Mock Vancouver Mayor's $25,000 Lunch

Memes Mock Vancouver Mayor's $25,000 Lunch

03.18.2014
Some sharply pointed memes are criticizing a "suggested $25,000 per person donation" lunch organized by a prominent condo developer for...
Inheritances, Bigger Budgets Help 1st-Time Home Buyers

Inheritances, Bigger Budgets Help 1st-Time Home Buyers

03.18.2014
Baby boomers coming into almost $1 trillion in inheritance will bolster Vancouver's real estate market as they downsize and help their...
It's Possible For Millennials To Afford Vancouver Real Estate

It's Possible For Millennials To Afford Vancouver Real Estate

03.17.2014
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...
Pricey Closets For Rent In Vancouver

Pricey Closets For Rent In Vancouver

03.14.2014
Some people in Vancouver are advertising a tempting way to cut down high housing costs: small rooms for rent. Like really small. Like 100...
Hotel Resurrected As Supportive Housing

Hotel Resurrected As Supportive Housing

03.12.2014
A former Vancouver hotel has been officially reopened as an interim supportive housing for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. According...
Will Axing Investor Immigrants Kill Vancouver Home Prices?

Will Axing Investor Immigrants Kill Vancouver Home Prices?

03. 4.2014
Since Canada's government announced that it was axing the Immigrant Investor Program, there has been plenty of speculation about what that...
Vancouver Home Sales Pick Up

Vancouver Home Sales Pick Up

The Canadian Press  03. 4.2014
VANCOUVER - Home sales in Vancouver picked up in February compared with both January and the same month a year ago, coming in 2,530, the...

Chinese Millionaires Plead For Axed Canada Immigrant Program

The Canadian Press  03. 4.2014
OTTAWA - The Conservative government is defending recent changes to federal immigration initiatives after a group of Chinese millionaires...
Downtown Eastside Needs To Be Normalized

Downtown Eastside Needs To Be Normalized

03. 3.2014
The key issue is whether the heart of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside should remain a low-income precinct with a high concentration of shelters,...
North America's Top Ranked City Is...

North America's Top Ranked City Is...

LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press  02.19.2014
MONTREAL - Canadian cities, led by Vancouver, dominate North America's Top Five list for quality of life, according to a survey issued...
Buy A Vancouver Condo

Buy A Vancouver Condo

02.18.2014
You've probably heard of the TOMS one-for-one model, where buying a pair of shoes for yourself results in a pair of shoes being donated...
A Blip? Or A Bust?

A Blip? Or A Bust?

02.13.2014
Vancouver's property moguls are in a tailspin following this week's federal budget decision to cut off the valuable Immigrant Investor...