Glacier Media Real Estate

No major residential price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

Two separate brokerage surveys predict home values will stay virtually flat or decrease only slightly

Homeowners can expect a mixed bag of property values: B.C. Assessment

Detached homes in Metro Vancouver down by up to 10 per cent, while other parts of province rise up to 15 per cent

Whistler condo prices skyrocket as retirees, investors drive demand

Median price is up 26.5 per cent from a year ago, nearly twice the increase of detached home prices

Metro Vancouver condo prices to plunge 26% by 2021: analysis

Condo market will take three years to slump to average price of $550K, but will be back up to peak prices three years after that, predicts analyst

Average rent in Vancouver increasing by less than rate of inflation: PadMapper

Despite the fact that recently announced, stringent rent-hike caps are not yet in force, average rental prices in Vancouver have increased by less than inflation over the past year, according to two...

Slow housing sales boosting supply: BCREA

Overall housing market now balanced, but this varies between home types and areas, says BCREA

BC Green Party agrees to ‘compromise’ with NDP on speculation tax changes

The B.C. Green Party, which has been vocally opposed to the NDP’s speculation tax, has reluctantly agreed to support the legislation after three changes are made, the parties announced October...

First-time homebuyers stretching to the max: CMHC

The vast majority (85 per cent) of first-time buyers are spending the maximum they can possibly afford on their first home purchase, reveals a Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) survey...

Canadian homeowners believe smoking cannabis at home will decrease home value: survey

With the new cannabis laws coming into force, would growing pot at home reduce your property’s value? What about smoking weed at home? Do you think a new cannabis store in the neighbourhood would...

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