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

Federal Budget 2019 aims to help first-time buyers and boost rental supply

Lagging the Conservative Party in the polls, the Liberal Party of Canada is appealing to young voters in this election year with 2019 Budget measures that it says will help make housing more...

$1m-plus Vancouver condo sales plunge by two-thirds: Sotheby’s

Where the Vancouver detached home market goes, it seems the condo market inevitably follows. Sales of Vancouver condos above $1 million have plummeted by 66% year over year, according to a report by...

Housing statistics yield surprises about non-resident ownership

Non-resident ownership Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.’s latest housing market insight report grabbed headlines last week thanks to the details it provided on non-resident ownership of residential...

Proposed Kitsilano residential building includes London Drugs store

A proposal to build a four-storey, mixed-use building on West Fourth Avenue in Kitsilano, which would feature a London Drugs store as tenant on the first storey, is expected to go before the Urban...

Foreign ‘bottom feeders’ fuel West Vancouver recovery

China-based realty portal, local agents say rush of foreign bargain hunters points to sudden sales recovery after three-year slide

Real estate slowdown is main drag on B.C.’s economy: Central 1

Housing starts and residential investment to decline, but strength in other areas will prevent overall recession, predicts credit union

More tall wood buildings may be on the way in B.C.

There could soon be a rise – literally – in wooden residential buildings across the province, after the B.C. government announced changes to the provincial Building Code to allow for mass timber...

Former Empire Granville 7 space set to convert into hospitality hub

Vancouver city council approves liquor licence for 350-seat restaurant and 644-seat venue in long-vacant site

More density eyed for Coquitlam's SkyTrain corridor

Some neighbourhoods hoping for towers likely won't get them

Average B.C. home price has slid nearly 10% in past year: BCREA

Real estate association blames mortgage stress test for “sidelining” buyers, calls for feds to scrap it entirely