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MLA calls for provincial action on ALR home sizes

MLA calls for provincial action on ALR home sizes

Cowichan Valley MLA asks B.C. government to take at least one measure to halt construction of "monster homes"
Overspending on rent has become the ‘new normal’

Overspending on rent has become the ‘new normal’

Nearly 40 per cent of Delta renters spending more than accepted threshold of income on housing costs

Metro Vancouver is North America’s ‘worst performer’ in luxury real estate

Prime real estate rankings place Metro region in 31st out of 43 global cities
86% of British Columbians want to curb foreign and speculative investment

86% of British Columbians want to curb foreign and speculative investment

Six in 10 survey respondents think it’s time to consider a foreign buyer ban on B.C. real estate
North Delta high-rise plan undergoes refinement

North Delta high-rise plan undergoes refinement

The proposed 35-storey high-rise for Scott Road has new architectural and landscape plans, but it remains to be seen if that will result in the application getting more positive feedback.
Millennials driving Canada’s hot real estate market

Millennials driving Canada’s hot real estate market

Despite high prices, six in 10 Canadian millennials already own a home
Realtor to donate massive commission from $13.8m listing to World Housing

Realtor to donate massive commission from $13.8m listing to World Housing

A top-producing Vancouver real estate agent, known for her luxury listings and land-assembly deals , has pledged to donate her entire commission from her $13.8 million West Side listing to global housing charity World Housing.
Here's what's been happening for Delta home sales

Here's what's been happening for Delta home sales

More sellers but fewer buyers. That was the story in Delta and throughout Metro Vancouver’s real estate scene last month.
Coolest April for Metro Vancouver home sales in 17 years

Coolest April for Metro Vancouver home sales in 17 years

Metro Vancouver home sales saw the coolest April for 17 years, with the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) admitting that “market conditions are changing.
Buyers, be warned: fixed mortgage rates going up at Big Banks

Buyers, be warned: fixed mortgage rates going up at Big Banks

CIBC announced Tuesday (May 1) that it would be following TD Bank and RBC’s recent moves in raising its fixed mortgage rates, with a 15 basis-point increase taking its five-year fixed rate to 5.14 per cent.