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B.C. home prices predicted to keep climbing as seller’s market persists

B.C. home prices predicted to keep climbing as seller’s market persists

The number of homes for sale across the province are at or near a 12-year low, pushing prices ever upwards, according to the B.C. Real Estate Association’s monthly statistical report released April 12.
B.C. government forms Rental Housing Task Force

B.C. government forms Rental Housing Task Force

Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert will head up a new Rental Housing Task Force. Premier John Horgan made the announcement April 10.
Delta solution to farm mansions should be followed, says Steves

Delta solution to farm mansions should be followed, says Steves

Richmond councillor says it's time to stop using the ALR as cheap land for mega-houses
B.C.-wide coalition launches ‘Scrap the Speculation Tax’ campaign

B.C.-wide coalition launches ‘Scrap the Speculation Tax’ campaign

It started with a “Stop the Speculation Tax” petition that was launched last month by disgruntled home owners opposing the province's proposed annual tax on underused second homes in areas across B.C.
Casino proposal going to hearing

Casino proposal going to hearing

Time and date set for public to have their say
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.