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Opinion: Mayors miffed as B.C. sticks with housing speculation tax

Opinion: Mayors miffed as B.C. sticks with housing speculation tax

Finance Minister Carole James would be on firmer ground with the first-of-its-kind speculation tax she introduced Tuesday if more of the mayors directly affected supported it.
‘Return of runaway home prices a real threat’: Royal LePage

‘Return of runaway home prices a real threat’: Royal LePage

Housing market may be in “soft landing” for now, but prices could soar again if supply issues aren’t tackled, says report
Public hearing for Richmond Centre development postponed until after election

Public hearing for Richmond Centre development postponed until after election

One council candidate says he'd like to see at least 60 per cent of the units be slated for rental
Will new cannabis laws affect your home’s value?

Will new cannabis laws affect your home’s value?

Sentiment on smoking and cultivating marijuana at home still largely negative, finds survey
UPDATED: B.C. launches speculation and vacancy tax, with new name following criticism

UPDATED: B.C. launches speculation and vacancy tax, with new name following criticism

The newly titled "speculation and vacancy tax" will apply to owners of second homes in applicable areas of B.C., as of December 31
Which hot trends will affect the real estate market in 2019?

Which hot trends will affect the real estate market in 2019?

Social needs, blurring of live-work boundaries, disruptive tech and short-term rentals among factors influencing how we buy and build homes
Mandarin-speaking strata council settles prior to Human Rights Tribunal hearing

Mandarin-speaking strata council settles prior to Human Rights Tribunal hearing

Wellington Court made national headlines after homeowners complained of holding meetings in Mandarin only
Opinion: Taxing housing demand could hit supply

Opinion: Taxing housing demand could hit supply

"Happy 31st anniversary, property transfer tax! We still hate you”
Entire top floor of iconic Vancouver co-op listed for $17.3M (PHOTOS)

Entire top floor of iconic Vancouver co-op listed for $17.3M (PHOTOS)

We toured the West End beachfront penthouse, which has 3,000 square feet of ocean-, city- and mountain-view roof terraces with $3 million in upgrades
Unique partnership brings affordable housing to PoMo

Unique partnership brings affordable housing to PoMo

A unique partnership between a Port Moody church, two community organizations and a Vancouver-based non-profit developer will create affordable rental housing for 55 families, including four units for people with developmental disabilities.