Vancouver Real Estate

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National revenue minister asks CRA to investigate B.C. real estate speculators

The Globe and Mail reported over the weekend that some foreign investors allegedly profit in buying homes in B.C. while evading taxes.

Trudeau warns housing solution in Vancouver could hurt markets elsewhere

A direct admission from the PM: overseas money is playing a role in fuelling superheated markets such as Vancouver, where the average price of a single-family detached home is $1.5 million.
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Vancouver monopolizes list of priciest homes in Canada

No surprises there. None whatsoever.

Some B.C. real estate agents insider trading and helping to money launder: NDP

VANCOUVER — Allegations of fraudulent practices and insider trading by some Metro Vancouver real estate agents have prompted the provincial New Democrats to call on the British Columbia government to...

January home sales, prices, set searing pace across Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — January was another sizzling month for real-estate sales and prices across Metro Vancouver. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says last month was the second busiest January on...

Five things to know about Vancouver real estate

Benchmark price for a detached house in Metro Vancouver was $1.2 million, up 22 per cent from the year before.

Vancouver's hot housing market could have negative impacts: expert

Benchmark price for residential property in Metro Vancouver was $752,500 in November, up nearly 18 per cent from 2014.

How we know global capital drives Vancouver real estate

Last fall, around September, I noted that housing prices were once again rising. At the time, I thought Vancouverites were rushing to get into the market before rates increased.  But price...

Why we need affordable housing, not bachelor pads and empty homes

At a pace that defies reason and defies the local economy, the dream of affordable home ownership and affordable rental housing is slipping away from too many of us. The problems we face are...
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Bob Rennie calls for more condos, plus a speculation tax

For the condo king of Vancouver, the answer to the question of how to deal with the city’s “potentially toxic” affordability crisis is to take on foreign speculation with smart taxes... and build...