Millennials, Don't Be Duped Into Thinking Property Equals Wealth

Millennials, Don't Be Duped Into Thinking Property Equals Wealth

Garth Turner  08.16.2016
The fact Firecracker and Wanderer have eschewed real estate in favour of an early idleness, and are actually of Asian (!) heritage, has...
University Grad Facing $84K Foreign Buyers Tax On B.C. Townhome

University Grad Facing $84K Foreign Buyers Tax On B.C. Townhome

CBC  08.16.2016
"Now, I can't go forward and also can't go back."
Knee-Jerk Policies Will Not Cool B.C.'s Red-Hot Housing Market

Knee-Jerk Policies Will Not Cool B.C.'s Red-Hot Housing Market

Dermod Travis  08.15.2016
For months the government had been in denial over the issue: overblown, isolated to a few neighbourhoods, it said. Since then its approach...
Vancouver House Price Relief Is In Sight: Report

Vancouver House Price Relief Is In Sight: Report

CP  08.11.2016
Prices are still rising ... for now.
Foreign Buyer Tax Will Make Government Rich, But Won't Fix Housing

Foreign Buyer Tax Will Make Government Rich, But Won't Fix Housing

Ike Awgu  08.11.2016
The government of B.C.'s decision to impose a 15 per cent hike in Land Transfer Taxes for foreigners who buy real estate in metro Vancouver...
How To Improve Vancouver's Rental Market

How To Improve Vancouver's Rental Market

David Sander  08.11.2016
While nearly everyone has rented housing at some point in their lives, if you haven't had to search for a new place lately, you will certainly...

Are Our Emotions Running The Real Estate Market?

Atrina Kouroshnia  08.10.2016
Today the cost of a home in Metro Vancouver is more than triple what it was between 1976-1980. B.C. has seen a greater drop in earnings...
Chinese Media Warns Canada's Housing Crash Will Put U.S. To Shame

Chinese Media Warns Canada's Housing Crash Will Put U.S. To Shame

Stephen Punwasi  08. 5.2016
Shots fired! While our media has been pointing out how Chinese buyers are driving up real estate prices, the Chinese media has been dissecting...
Vancouver's Housing Market Just Hit The Top: Bank

Vancouver's Housing Market Just Hit The Top: Bank

Jesse Ferreras  08. 3.2016
Last month saw the fewest sales in the market so far this year.
Canadians Have Named The Coolest Communities In The Country

Canadians Have Named The Coolest Communities In The Country

YPNextHome  08. 3.2016
Every city has its hotspot -- the coolest community, the hippest 'hood. It's the place where the stylemakers go, where the trendsetters...
B.C. Tax Won't Have Big Impact On Housing Affordability: Experts

B.C. Tax Won't Have Big Impact On Housing Affordability: Experts

CP  08. 2.2016
"They're not going to come down that much.''
Vancouver Real Estate Tax Could Make Toronto's Market Even Hotter

Vancouver Real Estate Tax Could Make Toronto's Market Even Hotter

CP  08. 2.2016
Vancouver's foreign homebuyers tax has given rise to concerns that it could exacerbate Toronto's housing market.
B.C. Bets On Foreign Homebuyers' Tax To Fund Housing Projects

B.C. Bets On Foreign Homebuyers' Tax To Fund Housing Projects

CP  07.28.2016
Initiatives for renters, low-income earners and first-time buyers are set to roll out in the fall.