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Vancouver Real Estate
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...
May 22nd, 2015
Chinese New Year boosts Vancouver real estate sales
The festive mood of Chinese New Year is continuing to linger in Vancouver’s housing market weeks after celebrations are over. Cory Raven, managing broker at Re/Max, says Chinese New Year heightens...
Mar 4th, 2015
New Vancouver Bylaw Facilitates Energy and Financial Savings for Homeowners
“People are often surprised at the quality of life and comfort improvements after energy upgrades,” says Executive Director of City Green Solutions
Jan 8th, 2015
Real estate shock: Vancouver detached home benchmark price hits $1 million
“Detached homes in Metro Vancouver have increased 8.1 per cent in value over the last 12 months," says REBGV president.
Jan 6th, 2015
Too soon to tell if Hong Kong protests will spark new wave of immigration to Vancouver, observers say
Although a massive group gathers to protest against the government in Hong Kong, don’t expect citizens to flee just yet, observers say.
Oct 1st, 2014
How to hack into Vancouver's real estate market with a laneway house
Life around hack.
Aug 20th, 2014
As "global super-rich" buy sweet security of Vancouver homes, outrage over rising prices and accusations of racism
“We’re an immigrant nation. So to say that immigrants are somehow impacting the marketplace is beginning to sound suspiciously awkward to me," BC realtor says.
Jun 5th, 2014
Arts Factory: real estate for Vancouver's professional artists
Local architect designing for local artists.
May 12th, 2014
Heather Place rezoning: City Council approves new family rental housing complex
Heather Place to triple in size.
Apr 29th, 2014
City of Vancouver sells Olympic Village stake to Aquilini Group
All City's borrowed funds repaid after City's interest in Olympic Village sold; debt paid off.
Apr 28th, 2014