New City-Specific Housing Policies Could Hit Canada's Hottest Markets

New City-Specific Housing Policies Could Hit Canada's Hottest Markets

YPNextHome  06.30.2016
When Canadians return from celebrating the Canada Day long weekend, they can expect early July to be hot with discussion of potential changes...
Finally. 'Evidence' That Foreign Money Affects Vancouver Housing

Finally. 'Evidence' That Foreign Money Affects Vancouver Housing

CP  06.29.2016
"This is as good evidence as we can get on the impact of foreign ownership on the real estate market."
Chinese Bank Looks To Seize Vancouver-Area Luxury Homes

Chinese Bank Looks To Seize Vancouver-Area Luxury Homes

Jesse Ferreras  06.28.2016
Chinese banks are tracking their money all the way to Vancouver.
Can Government Intervention Cool The Housing Market?

Can Government Intervention Cool The Housing Market?

Ben Myers  06.27.2016
Housing markets in Toronto and Vancouver are extremely hot, and average prices are skyrocketing. Every new data release, real estate report,...
Canada Needs House Prices To Drop. Here's How To Make It Happen.

Canada Needs House Prices To Drop. Here's How To Make It Happen.

Daniel Tencer  06.24.2016
Affordability in Toronto is the worst since the 1990 housing bubble. In Vancouver, it just hit the worst level ever recorded anywhere in...
Policymakers Are Failing Vancouver's Young Tech Workers

Policymakers Are Failing Vancouver's Young Tech Workers

Cody Green  06.23.2016
For several years, BC's tech sector has grown at double the rate of the provincial economy, in spite of the fact that our province lags...
Vancouver Pushes Full Steam Ahead To Tax Empty Homes

Vancouver Pushes Full Steam Ahead To Tax Empty Homes

Andree Lau  06.22.2016
“Vancouver housing is first and foremost for homes, not a commodity to make money with," said Mayor Gregor Robertson.
It Seems Density Doesn't Exactly Equal Affordability In Vancouver

It Seems Density Doesn't Exactly Equal Affordability In Vancouver

YPNextHome  06.17.2016
Many people are thinking: Vancouver embraced density, so where's the affordability? If last year's speech was controversial for being blunt...
Introducing Micro Units: The Future Of Vancouver Real Estate

Introducing Micro Units: The Future Of Vancouver Real Estate

Atrina Kouroshnia  06.10.2016
Are micro units, small condos and bachelor suites the way of the future; able to douse our city's precariously overheated housing market...
Affordable Homes Still Exist In So-Called 'Cost-Prohibitive' Cities

Affordable Homes Still Exist In So-Called 'Cost-Prohibitive' Cities

Steven Shehori  06. 8.2016
Housing and rental markets aren't quite as clear cut as we'd like to believe. Which means if you're looking to live in Vancouver, New York,...
Money Laundering Is Inflating Canadian Real Estate Prices

Money Laundering Is Inflating Canadian Real Estate Prices

Ike Awgu  06. 7.2016
A money launderer and wealthy entrepreneur from abroad may both be considered "Foreign Investors" with similarly disparate outcomes. A...