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Opinion: Our unnerving real estate market – are you scared yet?

Opinion: Our unnerving real estate market – are you scared yet?

What’s frightening is how many people are relying on their home equity windfall to fund their retirement
2019's top five real estate investment towns in Western Canada

2019's top five real estate investment towns in Western Canada

Site of Canada’s biggest private investment and a Lower Mainland hotspot included in the Western Investor annual spotlight on the best places to buy real estate
ALC blocks Springs' development

ALC blocks Springs' development

A townhouse development at Tsawwassen Springs has been blocked after a decision by the Agricultural Land Commission. Following a public hearing last year, council granted preliminary approval for the Tsawwassen Golf & Country Club Ltd.
Comment: Scales tipping against B.C. homeowners

Comment: Scales tipping against B.C. homeowners

Many owners of second homes don't have money to upgrade properties to rental standard, or pay speculation or empty homes tax bill
Check out this unique $8.9M Whistler house built into cliff (PHOTOS)

Check out this unique $8.9M Whistler house built into cliff (PHOTOS)

Jaw-dropping home is accessed by elevator via a tunnel in the cliff – and has its own waterfall
Metro Vancouver housing market showing 'high degree of vulnerability' despite easing prices

Metro Vancouver housing market showing 'high degree of vulnerability' despite easing prices

Although home price growth is moderating in Vancouver, evidence of overvaluation and overheating remains high for 2018's second quarter
BoC raises interest rates again – what that means for you

BoC raises interest rates again – what that means for you

With overnight rate at 1.75 per cent, first-time buyers and variable-rate mortgage holders will be most affected

Metro Vancouver residential land rush may be over as housing market slows

All signs point to the end of the residential land rush in the Lower Mainland, according to a presentation given by the Urban Development Institute
B.C. residents increasingly fearful of interest rate hikes: poll

B.C. residents increasingly fearful of interest rate hikes: poll

Forty-one per cent of B.C. residents are worried they will have financial difficulties if rates go up, according to a poll
Exclusive: Chinese buyer interest in Metro Vancouver real estate soars again

Exclusive: Chinese buyer interest in Metro Vancouver real estate soars again

After a slump in inquiries, third quarter sees leap in Metro Vancouver searches on Chinese real estate portal Juwai.com