To Millennial Home Buyers: Keep Driving Until You Can Afford It

To Millennial Home Buyers: Keep Driving Until You Can Afford It

YPNextHome  10.12.2016
There's an old saying in the real estate industry: Drive until you qualify. Can't afford a home in downtown Toronto? Maybe look a little...
Federal Government Totally Misses The Point On New Mortgage Rules

Federal Government Totally Misses The Point On New Mortgage Rules

Douglas Hoyes  10. 4.2016
Under new mortgage rules just announced by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, all insured mortgage borrowers must now pass a "stress test"...
Vancouver Home Sales Plunged Nearly 33% In September

Vancouver Home Sales Plunged Nearly 33% In September

CP  10. 4.2016
Home sales in Metro Vancouver in September plunged by 32.6 per cent compared to the same month last year.
Feds To Close Tax Loophole Used By Foreign Homebuyers

Feds To Close Tax Loophole Used By Foreign Homebuyers

CP  10. 3.2016
A long-standing exemption allows non-residents to buy homes and later claim a tax exemption on the sales of those properties.
Vancouver School Closures Stick Families With Impossible Choice

Vancouver School Closures Stick Families With Impossible Choice

Atrina Kouroshnia  09.28.2016
As many as 21 in total have the potential to be shut down. If residents of the east side are forced to move into more expensive neighbourhoods...
Low Income? No Problem! Buy A Million-Dollar Vancouver Home

Low Income? No Problem! Buy A Million-Dollar Vancouver Home

Jesse Ferreras  09.27.2016
"The question is where are people getting the money to buy these million-dollar homes?"
You'll Need To Earn This Much To Afford A House In Canada

You'll Need To Earn This Much To Afford A House In Canada

Workopolis  09.22.2016
From foreign buyers gobbling up properties sight unseen to young families trying to raise kids in condo towers, the Canadian housing market...
Canada's Housing Market Crisis Is Your Fault

Canada's Housing Market Crisis Is Your Fault

Ben Myers  09.22.2016
The first time I heard the line "you're not stuck in traffic, you are traffic" I immediately liked it. People tend to ignore their participation...
More Family-Friendly Condos Could Save Faltering Vancouver Schools

More Family-Friendly Condos Could Save Faltering Vancouver Schools

YPNextHome  09.21.2016
City planners and developers need to realize that building a good mixture of home types for people of different incomes and ages, with...
Vancouver's Empty Home Tax Will Include Airbnb Units

Vancouver's Empty Home Tax Will Include Airbnb Units

CP  09.20.2016
Coun. George Affleck called the tax a "bureaucratic nightmare."
Home Buyers Pay For Canada's Failure To Stem Foreign Tax Evasion

Home Buyers Pay For Canada's Failure To Stem Foreign Tax Evasion

Stephen Punwasi  09.19.2016
Tax evaders are using homes to bring money from high-tax jurisdictions into Canada. Since they can't just move fat wads of cash without...
More Vancouver Developers Need To Voluntarily Invest In Public Art

More Vancouver Developers Need To Voluntarily Invest In Public Art

Brent Sawchyn  09.19.2016
Vancouver has become an international rock star in public art. Pieces like the Trans-Am Totem in the Olympic Village and the Granville...