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11% of Cdns invest in real estate and that total is set to grow: Royal LePage

11% of Cdns invest in real estate and that total is set to grow: Royal LePage

TORONTO — A new survey shows more than one in 10 Canadians own an investment property — and their ranks are expected to grow over the next five years.
Vancouver’s ‘innovation district’ set to welcome 1.7M square feet of new office space

Vancouver’s ‘innovation district’ set to welcome 1.7M square feet of new office space

Mount Pleasant and False Creek Flats seeing more developer attention as demand for space intensifies
Data points: B.C. building permits recover to 12-month average in March

Data points: B.C. building permits recover to 12-month average in March

A sharp monthly increase still didn't correct an overall downward trend in permit volumes
One day was all it took to sell this Port Moody apartment for $11K above asking

One day was all it took to sell this Port Moody apartment for $11K above asking

A large condo unit in Port Moody recently sold for $360,000 after just one day on the market.
Higher yields draw B.C. investors to land-rich Saskatoon

Higher yields draw B.C. investors to land-rich Saskatoon

Prairie city has an abundance of land, lower property prices and higher capitalization rates than seen in B.C.’s Lower Mainland
Kirk LaPointe: B.C. says its housing model works – I see cracks in the foundation

Kirk LaPointe: B.C. says its housing model works – I see cracks in the foundation

One outstanding question, writes Kirk LaPointe, is how Premier David Eby and his government handle the fallout
Amazing views help sell this $3 million Coquitlam home in nine days

Amazing views help sell this $3 million Coquitlam home in nine days

Views, views and more views put this house over the top in real estate on Burke Mountain this month.
Investor-occupants made up almost 10% of B.C. homeowners in 2020: Statistics Canada

Investor-occupants made up almost 10% of B.C. homeowners in 2020: Statistics Canada

A new report shows B.C.'s share of investor-occupants sat at 9.6 per cent that year, much higher than in other provinces.
Avi Barzelai: So far, Vancouver’s strategy of doing nothing hasn’t improved the building permit backlog

Avi Barzelai: So far, Vancouver’s strategy of doing nothing hasn’t improved the building permit backlog

It would help if bureaucrats would work at the office more than twice weekly
Richmond residents protest over properties in China

Richmond residents protest over properties in China

The investors claim they were misled by a Chinese developer, alleging they were sold condos but received office units