Why Affordable Housing Is An Environmental Issue

Why Affordable Housing Is An Environmental Issue

Steve Kux  05. 5.2017
During this B.C. election, decision-makers say they're acting on climate change and conserving the environment without acknowledging that...
Soaring Prices, Changing Lifestyles Are Making Canada A Condo Nation

Soaring Prices, Changing Lifestyles Are Making Canada A Condo Nation

CP  05. 3.2017
A growing contingent of Canadian families are opting for the compact condo lifestyle over the white picket fence and the sprawling suburban...
400 Sq.-Ft. Suite Advertised For $1,700/Month, Because Vancouver

400 Sq.-Ft. Suite Advertised For $1,700/Month, Because Vancouver

Emma Prestwich  05. 1.2017
"The province and the city has abandoned the working class and this is ridiculous."
Canadians' Confidence In Housing Hits Record High

Canadians' Confidence In Housing Hits Record High

Daniel Tencer  04.24.2017
But confidence in personal finances is on the decline.
Canada's Hottest And Coldest Housing Markets

Canada's Hottest And Coldest Housing Markets

Daniel Tencer  04.18.2017
The average sales price of a home in Canada reached $548,517 in March, up 8.2 per cent in a year.
Government Interference Won't Fix Canada's Real-Estate Woes

Government Interference Won't Fix Canada's Real-Estate Woes

Ike Awgu  04. 4.2017
Both the housing dilemma and the rental dilemma - two problems connected at the hip - have the same solution: an increase in supply. And...
Chinese Searches For Vancouver Homes Plunged 80% Last Summer

Chinese Searches For Vancouver Homes Plunged 80% Last Summer

Daniel Tencer  03. 7.2017
Sotheby's says the decline was due to B.C.'s foreign buyer tax.
Vancouver's Average House Price Drops By Nearly One-Fifth

Vancouver's Average House Price Drops By Nearly One-Fifth

Daniel Tencer  02.15.2017
Half the money circulating through Vancouver's housing market has vanished.
Why A Vancouver Penthouse For Sale Has Been Empty Since '94

Why A Vancouver Penthouse For Sale Has Been Empty Since '94

Emma Prestwich  02.14.2017
The renovated two-bedroom condo is going for $868,000.
B.C. Lender Sounds Alarm On China's Ban On Foreign Homebuying

B.C. Lender Sounds Alarm On China's Ban On Foreign Homebuying

Daniel Tencer  02.14.2017
Chinese nationals who convert currency must promise not to buy real estate with the money.
Here Are The Canadian Cities With The Most Empty Homes

Here Are The Canadian Cities With The Most Empty Homes

Daniel Tencer  02.11.2017
The country has seen a large spike in unoccupied housing since the start of the century.
China's Cash Outflow Crackdown Could Crash Vancouver Real Estate

China's Cash Outflow Crackdown Could Crash Vancouver Real Estate

Stephen Punwasi  02. 3.2017
Global real estate markets are breaking a sweat, and Vancouver should be no exception. Those same foreign buyers that sent property values...
British Columbia Loosens Its Tax On Foreign Buyers

British Columbia Loosens Its Tax On Foreign Buyers

CP  01.30.2017
Those with a work permit who pay taxes in B.C. will be exempt from the 15-per-cent levy.
Vancouver's Pre-Sale Condo Market Is Hot To Trot

Vancouver's Pre-Sale Condo Market Is Hot To Trot

YPNextHome  01.27.2017
More than 10,500 new condo units are slated to hit the Greater Vancouver housing market this year, according to MLA Canada's 2017 Market...