Real Estate

BIV's real estate coverage ranges from reporting the latest statistics to providing in-depth analysis of all real estate issues in Vancouver and British Columbia

Vancouver home prices climb 2.3% as B.C. prices make their descent

Sales, meanwhile, are declining significantly across the region and the province

B.C. rental task force calls for end to ‘renovictions’

A government-appointed rental task force is calling for an end to “renovictions” by allowing residential renters to stay during renovations to their suites. It’s one of 23 recommendations for the...

Infographic: The rise of co-working spaces

Technology is enabling us to work remotely more often than ever before, but many workers find they still need interaction with others for the sake of their mental health. Co-working spaces are...

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

Gig economy could spawn Vancouver ‘micro-lease’ office

Hong Kong company eyes city for short-stay startups seeking temporary working spaces

Property taxes squeezing upper- and lower-end real estate in B.C.

  On the roll The tax roll has closed for 2019, and assessment notices will be sent within the month to property owners – some of whom will undoubtedly be shocked by what the province has to...

Huawei executive arrest could impact Vancouver real estate prices: Barron's

Influential business journal suggests that arrest could chill Chinese migration

Delta South MLA says legitimate farmers should be able to build up

Now that the province has introduced stricter house size limits, Delta South MLA Ian Paton says an exception should be added to allow some homes to be built higher

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

Empty homes are fraction of City of Vancouver estimate: report

Vancouver claimed there were nearly 25,000 empty homes, but only 2,538 owners are subject to its empty-homes tax