Vancouver Real Estate

December Real Estate Market

Mortgage Rule Anxiety Fueled December Real Estate Market: CREA

The 2017 national housing market ended the year on a strong note, with higher-than-usual activity in the face of looming… Read More »

New Mortgage Rules Now in Effect

New Mortgage Rules Now in Effect, GTA Sales Plunge, and Vancouver’s Priciest Home: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

New Mortgage Rules Now in Effect Borrowers of new low-ratio mortgages (those who pay 20 per cent or more on… Read More »

Top 10 Real Estate News Headlines of 2017

The Top 10 Real Estate News Headlines of 2017

1 – The Ontario Fair Housing Plan In March, real estate prices and demand had reached a boiling point in… Read More »

TREB's data-sharing backlash

TREB’s Data-Sharing Backlash, 2018 Price Predictions, and the Truth About Foreign Buyers: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Data Sharing Sites Experience TREB’s Wrath On December 1st, the Appeals Court of Canada upheld a previous Competition Tribunal decision… Read More »

A Buyer for the royal love nest

A Buyer for the Royal Love Nest, BC Bans Unfair Rent Hikes, and Canadians Get Net Worth Boost: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Rising Home Prices Are Making Canadians Richer: Stats Can Canadian households are enjoying greater net worth, up almost 15 per… Read More »

Laurentian Mortgage Scandal

Laurentian Mortgage Scandal, B-20 Warnings, and TREB Loses Data Sharing Appeal: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Laurentian Under Fire for Misrepresented Mortgages Laurentian Bank is under intense scrutiny after an audit of its sold mortgage portfolios… Read More »

Vancouver condo market speculation

Vancouver Condo Market Speculation is Behind High Prices

Vancouver’s condo market is heating up, with agents reporting strong demand for pre-sale units from local and foreign buyers. Condo… Read More »

National Rental Shortage

A National Rental Shortage, Vancouver’s Foreign Buyer Ban, and How Legal Pot Could Impact Your Resale Value: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Vancouver Proposes Foreign Buyer Ban The City of Vancouver is aggressively tackling its lack of affordable housing, and an outright… Read More »

$40-billion housing strategy

Canada’s $40-Billion Housing Strategy, Toronto’s Airbnb Tax, and a Foreign Buyer Tax Loophole: Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Government Unveils $40-Billion National Housing Strategy On National Housing Day – Wednesday, November 22 – the federal government released the… Read More »

Better Protections for Bust Condo Buyers

Better Protections for Bust Condo Buyers, A Dire Price Prediction and Seattle: The New Vancouver? – Weekly Real Estate News Recap

Cancelled Condo Raises Call for Better Buyer Protections The cancellation of a pre-construction condo development in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood has… Read More »