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Rob Shaw: Pressure to address housing crisis mounts as affordability gets worse

Rob Shaw: Pressure to address housing crisis mounts as affordability gets worse

Despite all the announcements on housing affordability from the new David Eby government in Victoria, a recent report by one of Canada’s largest banks shows things on the ground have never been worse.
B.C. beefs up strata CRF contributions in effort to address insurance costs

B.C. beefs up strata CRF contributions in effort to address insurance costs

‘Just housekeeping:’ Strata owner advocate says changes will eliminate confusion regarding regulations
Developers, lobbyists among Eby’s NDP leadership campaign supporters

Developers, lobbyists among Eby’s NDP leadership campaign supporters

The list includes a total $6,359.09 from Giulio, Marcello, Morris, Paolo and Rossano De Cotiis, members of the family behind Onni and Amacon.
More B.C. seniors are using reverse mortgages to unlock equity

More B.C. seniors are using reverse mortgages to unlock equity

As inflation causes increases in monthly expenses, reverse mortgages are going up.
West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

Plans to purchase the waterfront home, which once belonged to the family of Jimmy Pattison, have been in the works for a long time.
Tech woes push Vancouver office vacancies to post-pandemic peak

Tech woes push Vancouver office vacancies to post-pandemic peak

Region continues to outperform North America thanks to a diversified tenant mix
Living in small condos may be the future for more Tri-Cities home buyers

Living in small condos may be the future for more Tri-Cities home buyers

More people moving to the Tri-Cities will live in 500 sq-ft. studios or junior one-bedrooms in new condos across Coquitlam and Port Moody.
How Metro Vancouver renters can get landlords to 'respect their rights'

How Metro Vancouver renters can get landlords to 'respect their rights'

There is an enforcement unit for tenants who are put in a bad situation.
How will Whistler’s foreign homebuyer ban exemption impact the resort?

How will Whistler’s foreign homebuyer ban exemption impact the resort?

Realtors say the distinct nature of Whistler's housing landscape should make other Canadian markets more attractive.
B.C. residents warned about 'home title fraud' — where scammers sell your house without your knowledge

B.C. residents warned about 'home title fraud' — where scammers sell your house without your knowledge

It happened to two Toronto-based homeowners who left Canada for work-related reasons.