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First-time buyer numbers diminishing in real estate market: B.C. notaries

First-time buyer numbers diminishing in real estate market: B.C. notaries

Nearly 60 per cent of notaries say there are fewer first-timers this year, with mortgage stress test seen as the key culprit
Public to have say on North Delta apartments proposal

Public to have say on North Delta apartments proposal

The public will now get a chance to have their say on a proposal for two, six-storey apartment buildings on Nicholson Road in North Delta.
Family gatherings at this $8.5M Galiano Island estate? Yes please (PHOTOS)

Family gatherings at this $8.5M Galiano Island estate? Yes please (PHOTOS)

Nine-acre gated waterfront estate has 2,400 feet of shoreline, private beaches, deep-water docks and a golf course

Victoria is Canada’s third least affordable real estate market, despite slowdown

Interest rate hikes and mortgage stress test mean a Greater Victoria home is still far out of reach for many, says RBC
Real estate still at ‘crisis’ levels of affordability, despite price growth stalling

Real estate still at ‘crisis’ levels of affordability, despite price growth stalling

Increase in interest rates and mortgage stress test mean a Metro Vancouver home is still far out of reach for many, says RBC
Top five hottest real estate news stories of 2018

Top five hottest real estate news stories of 2018

In a tumultuous year for B.C.’s real estate market, what were Glacier Media’s most-read real estate stories?
Interactive heat maps show Lower Mainland’s priciest and cheapest areas to buy

Interactive heat maps show Lower Mainland’s priciest and cheapest areas to buy

Check out these maps and neighbourhood price rankings to see how your home – or budget – measures up
Provincial leaders hear conflicting advice on strata rentals

Provincial leaders hear conflicting advice on strata rentals

Rental task force recommends allowing all strata condo units to be rented, while industry group argues this would fuel speculation
Hundreds of Vancouver property owners flouting Airbnb rules

Hundreds of Vancouver property owners flouting Airbnb rules

Many owners still operating short-term rentals without licence or by breaking rules
Opinion: Will tenancy act changes bring a halt to renovictions?

Opinion: Will tenancy act changes bring a halt to renovictions?

The fact that modernization of tenancy law has taken so long is scary, considering how different the rental market is from 16 years ago