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Home Front: Canada's housing markets keep a steady pace
Canada's housing markets are forecast to remain steady for another two years, according to a new report released on Monday. The national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (...
Feb 13th, 2012
How to own an affordable house in Vancouver
Real estate prices in Vancouver are sky-high, but that doesn't mean home ownership is out of reach. With some creativity, people can own a home without going to the suburbs.
Jan 24th, 2012
Vancouver condo market still going strong, despite slump forecast
Is Vancouver immune to the real estate slump predicted by some of Canada's top bankers?
Jan 11th, 2012
Speculating on Vancouver's flippin' real estate market
What to do about the speculation in Vancouver's real estate?
Jan 9th, 2012
Lower Mainland home owners willing to compromise for livability, but not much
Location, location, location continues to motivate buyers and sellers searching for a piece of real estate in the Lower Mainland.
Jan 5th, 2012
New-housing starts drop dramatically
Biggest cut is in condo sector, but price-wise, market remains hot.
Dec 8th, 2011
Low interest isn't helping home sales much
November sales up slightly over October, but down since a year ago.
Dec 6th, 2011
Doing the math on laneway housing
The figures are as friendly as the miniature homes, magazine discovers.
Dec 5th, 2011
Vancouver home prices flatten. Finally.
Nine straight months of rising prices came to an end in September.
Dec 1st, 2011
We're a little less house-poor than last year
Canadians are putting more down, taking out less-risky mortgages.
Nov 29th, 2011