Real Estate

Home sales plummet in previously red-hot Vancouver as market softens

Home sales in Metro Vancouver last month dropped by almost 40 per cent from the year before with the sale of detached houses falling hardest. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the...

Home prices up two per cent in July, with Victoria and Toronto leading: Teranet

Strong price growth in some of Canada’s hottest housing markets helped lead to a two per cent national price increase in July, according to the latest Teranet−National Bank National Composite...

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales down month-over-month

Canadian home sales started off the year at a torrid pace, fuelled by Vancouver and Toronto, but the Canadian Real Estate Association says sales in the country’s hottest markets are...
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Former seniors care facility in Victoria to become housing for the homeless

The purchase comes as the province heads to B.C. Supreme Court in its second attempt to evict the 80 to 100 people who have been camping on the grounds of the Victoria courthouse since last year.

A fund to combat housing unaffordability in B.C.

Experts ask the provincial government to create a B.C. Housing Affordability Fund
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Pemberton Music Festival wrap-up: Best. Camping trip. Ever.

Fans, friendship and summer dreams in our final recap of 2015’s Pemby Fest.
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HOUSING CRISIS: One typical family's search for a place to call home

Two parents in the arts field, three kids and their dog all add up to one serious dilemma when it comes to finding a home to rent in Vancouver.
Hundred Waters performing

15 great indie artists to check at Pemby Fest

A list of 15 of the best underground acts to grace Pemberton in 2015.
Trish and Martin Kostian in their crowded Vancouver studio.

Money squeezing creative class out of Vancouver

After five years of house-hunting, a Vancouver couple shares the ups and downs they went through before deciding to opt out of the city and move to Nanaimo.
Vancouver's housing numbers describe a bubble real estate market

How to tell we're in a housing bubble

Michael Wilson says standard investment analysis clearly shows we're in a housing bubble.