Real Estate

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Surrey aims to share in any transit land lift values

While city staff completes zoning plan along SkyTrain extension, speculators are bidding up land prices

Greater Vancouver home sales leap 45% in October

Multiple Listing Service data shows residential sales, sales volumes and prices throughout B.C. rose year-over-year

Church sale opens door to much-needed townhouse project

Peaceable transaction More than two years after it first hit the market, Bethlehem Lutheran Church at Sophia Street and East 15th Avenue has finally sold. The deal closed at the end of October,...

$49,000 tiny houses could help ease affordable housing shortage, says micro-home maker

The small homes being sold on Amazon can be ‘stitched’ together to meet minimum size requirements

B.C. government overhauling real estate regulatory system

In wake of industry's money-laundering investigations, the province's financial services authority will take over real estate regulatory oversight from two current organizations

Kelowna tops list of 2020's best Western Canadian investment towns

Western Investor’s annual selection of five western cities to place your property investments over the next year

Bars, restaurants and a school included in new Coquitlam City Centre plan

Latest draft document shows how Coquitlam's central shopping hub will transform into a regional downtown over the next 25 years

Vancouver council approves rezoning for new St. Paul’s Hospital False Creek Flats site

Some critics raised concerns about new location but Providence Health Care maintains site challenges have been studied and are being addressed

Residential sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: BCREA

Biggest recovery in sales activity will be seen in the hardest-hit areas of Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley, predicts association

Squamish Nation aims to build 1,000 units of housing

The Squamish Nation is on its way to bringing home perhaps 1,000 of its members who have been unable to live on their North Shore and Squamish Valley reserve lands. The nation’s council has formed a...