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Home buyers less active in Delta last month

Home buyers less active in Delta last month

Home buyers were less active in Delta and throughout Metro Vancouver last month. According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, residential home sales in the region in March saw a 29.
Top 5 priciest homes for sale in the Lower Mainland

Top 5 priciest homes for sale in the Lower Mainland

Now that a huge North Vancouver estate, listed for a record $36.
Region’s home prices still creeping up despite market jitters

Region’s home prices still creeping up despite market jitters

March is often the hottest month of the year – at least in terms of real estate sales. But compared with March activity of the past few years, last month was a bit of a wet blanket.
Editorial: Could B.C.’s speculation tax spark more Airbnbs?

Editorial: Could B.C.’s speculation tax spark more Airbnbs?

The new B.C. speculation tax has the purported aim to push empty homes onto the long-term rental market, finance minister Carole James has said.
'China's Amazon' to start selling Canadian real estate

'China's Amazon' to start selling Canadian real estate

Chinese consumers can now buy Canadian homes online through a deal inked with Juwai.com, China’s largest real estate website selling international properties, and JD.com, which is China’s largest retailer, both online and offline.
Landlords expect more rentals after speculation tax hits

Landlords expect more rentals after speculation tax hits

The head of LandlordBC expects some homeowners will start renting out their properties to avoid the province’s new speculation tax, but says it’s too soon to estimate the extent of its impact.

B.C. home buyer confidence damaged by new tax measures, says poll

If one goal of the B.C. government’s new housing taxation policies was to cool home sales in the province, it has likely succeeded, if the results of a new poll of real estate agents are anything to go by.
Vast Surrey villa re-listed for $28.8M, 10 times assessed value (PHOTOS)

Vast Surrey villa re-listed for $28.8M, 10 times assessed value (PHOTOS)

This massive, resort-style “Tuscan villa” in Surrey raised eyebrows and hit media headlines last summer with its record-breaking listing price of $28 million, 10 times its assessed value – later adjusted to $26 million and did not sell at the time.
‘Concerns remain’ over tweaked B.C. speculation tax

‘Concerns remain’ over tweaked B.C. speculation tax

Changes to the proposed B.C. speculation tax , announced by finance minister Carole James yesterday following a backlash from owners, have been broadly welcomed – but do not go far enough, according to industry groups.
Rents fall in Canada’s priciest cities – even Metro Vancouver

Rents fall in Canada’s priciest cities – even Metro Vancouver

A decline in Toronto’s rental prices may have put Vancouver back on top as Canada’s priciest city for one-bedroom rents, but prices have declined in all the top five most expensive rental cities.
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