Real Estate

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Landlords squeezed as insurance premiums skyrocket

Premiums for B.C. multi-family rental buildings have soared as much as 100%

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

Vancouver mayor touts new housing program for middle-income earners

Proposal opens door for property owners to build up to six small homes on one lot

Updated: New regulatory changes to address strata insurance crisis

The province is proceeding with several changes designed to bring greater transparency to the strata condo insurance market

B.C. home sales climb 43% in August

Strong year-over-year sales are expected to continue into fall, according to the British Columbia Real Estate Association

New ‘blank canvas’ concept cuts Vancouver condo price

With only kitchen and bathroom completed, buyers expected to finish rest of the space

B.C. government ends freeze on rent hikes starting December 2020

Landlords will be able to raise rents by 1.4% starting in 2021

Home sales continued to rebound in August: REBGV

The number of homes sold across Metro Vancouver increased 36.6% year-over-year in August, according to new numbers from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV). A total of 3,047 homes...

Office development aimed at luring remote workers back

Incentives include natural ventilation, wellness studio, short-term leases

B.C. commercial real estate index plunges

Leading indicator of commercial real estate fell for the fourth quarter in a row for the second-worst performance in more than two decades