B.C. Foreign Buyers Tax Isn't Going Anywhere, Premier Says

B.C. Foreign Buyers Tax Isn't Going Anywhere, Premier Says

CP  09. 6.2016
The tax was intended to calm what Christy Clark called a "distorted market."
Real Estate Outcry Lands Christy Clark's Liberals In Pre-Election Conundrum

Real Estate Outcry Lands Christy Clark's Liberals In Pre-Election Conundrum

CP  09. 5.2016
"Their gamble is that it's better to look like you're doing something than to appear indifferent or tone deaf to the issue."
Vancouver Home Sales Fall 26 Per Cent Following New Tax

Vancouver Home Sales Fall 26 Per Cent Following New Tax

CP  09. 2.2016
Record-breaking sales seen earlier this year have been replaced by "more historically normal activity.''
Vancouver And Toronto Housing Markets Headed In Opposite Directions

Vancouver And Toronto Housing Markets Headed In Opposite Directions

CP  08.30.2016
Vancouver softens and Toronto looks to maintain its momentum.
RBC Keeping A Close Eye On Housing In Vancouver, Toronto

RBC Keeping A Close Eye On Housing In Vancouver, Toronto

CP  08.24.2016
"The short supply of single-family homes ... coupled with strong demand" is something to watch.
A Vancouver Housing Crash Could Bring Sorrow And Opportunity

A Vancouver Housing Crash Could Bring Sorrow And Opportunity

Jesse Ferreras  08.17.2016
"There's people like me who need homes still, and will buy them if they become available."
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...