Western Investor

Fraser Valley home sales increase leads province

August sales were up 56 per cent in the Fraser Valley and 63 per cent in Chilliwack as price increases hit double-digits

Work-from-homers could shake office tower leasing

A recent U.S. study showed a 47 per cent productivity increase in 2020, despite the coronavirus lockdown and the ensuing increase in working from home

Metro Vancouver land sale prices go stratospheric

The value of residential land in the Lower Mainland is increasing much faster than the price of the strata homes the land is being bought for, recent sales suggest. The final piece of a North...

(Some) B.C. tenants can now be evicted

The easing of the eviction ban does not include evictions for non-payment of rent but does cover eviction orders that pre-date COVID-19

Home prices up, sales down across Northern B.C.

Housing sales are down 30 per cent from 2019 but average home price up slightly to $329,364

New condo sales, starts plummet in Metro Vancouver

Only two new condominium projects with 200 units launched in the six weeks ending May 15, down 75 per cent from the same period in 2019

B.C.’s Food Security Task Force report draws disbelief, guffaws

Farm report lampooned as “dismissive” of agricultural reality in Peace River region

Study shows 18% of retailers missed May rent

Commercial landlords say many tenants not paying rent: options are taking limited government aid or evictions, but not both

Vancouver's most luxurious rental homes in limbo

A unique lease arrangement and a global pandemic have combined to stall take-up for an ultra-luxury apartment building on Vancouver’s English Bay

Strict new mortgage rules kick in July 1

New debt rate policy could cut homebuyer purchasing power by 11 per cent and freeze many first-time buyers out of the market, analysts say