Reaching For The Sky

Reaching For The Sky

The Canadian Press  02. 4.2014
VANCOUVER - Home sales in the Vancouver region for January were up 30.3 per cent compared with the same month a year ago, according to...
Inside Canada's 1st Shipping Container Homes

Inside Canada's 1st Shipping Container Homes

David P. Ball  01.30.2014
Two women chop vegetables at a large central table in a tight common kitchen, chatting as they gently drop celery and red peppers into...
Is Housing Slowing Down?

Is Housing Slowing Down?

01.30.2014
B.C.'s real estate market is set to see slower sales growth this year compared to 2013. So says the first quarter housing forecast update...
Willing To Be On TV To Win A House?

Willing To Be On TV To Win A House?

01.29.2014
A new home renovation reality show is looking for Vancouver contestants, who get a shot at winning a house. The show produced by Great...
B.C. Homes Selling For $1

B.C. Homes Selling For $1

01.29.2014
In Vancouver, you're hard-pressed to find a home for less than a million dollars. But the town of Boston Bar in the Fraser Canyon...
Re-Builds Fueling Luxury Boom In Vancouver: Report

Re-Builds Fueling Luxury Boom In Vancouver: Report

01.28.2014
The luxury home market powered ahead in Vancouver last year, fuelled in part by redevelopment of teardowns by builders in prime, or upcoming...
Have Vancouver Housing Prices Stalled?

Have Vancouver Housing Prices Stalled?

01.25.2014
Following a solid 2013, Vancouver housing prices appear to have stalled, according to an annual city study. The Bing Thom Architects report,...
Should This Historic House Be Sold?

Should This Historic House Be Sold?

Keven Drews, The Canadian Press  01.25.2014
VANCOUVER - It may look like a simple, single-storey, flat-roofed bungalow embedded into the hillside of West Vancouver, B.C., but the...
Trade Your Car For A New Condo?

Trade Your Car For A New Condo?

01.24.2014
Coming up with a down payment for a condo in Vancouver is a huge issue. But what if you could trade your car in for a down payment on a...
This Could Be Your Down Payment For A New Condo

This Could Be Your Down Payment For A New Condo

01.23.2014
Got a beater car worth at least $5,400? You can trade that in as a down payment on a brand-new Vancouver condo. That’s the pitch by...
13 Vancouver Fixer-Uppers For Under $1 Million

13 Vancouver Fixer-Uppers For Under $1 Million

01.22.2014
Living in Vancouver is wonderful. It's one of the most liveable cities in the world. And the beauty of residing in a place where everyone...
It's Time To Stop Paying Extra For Inconvenience

It's Time To Stop Paying Extra For Inconvenience

01.22.2014
Today, close to 70 per cent of all Canadians live in suburbs. Most bought homes early in their adult life. Most raised families. And many...
LOOK: Designs On The 'Hobbit House'

LOOK: Designs On The 'Hobbit House'

01.21.2014
One of Vancouver's "Hobbit Houses" will be restored as part of a townhouse development if the owner has his way. W.T. Leung Architects...
Vancouver Has World's 2nd Least Affordable Housing

Vancouver Has World's 2nd Least Affordable Housing

01.21.2014
For the sixth year in a row, Vancouver's housing market has placed as one of the two least affordable in the world, according to an international...