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B.C.’s new rental support measures leave landlords in lurch

“This is wide open to potential abuse,” says landlord group, as tenant advocate publicly wonders if it makes sense to pay rent

What you need to know about deferring mortgage payments due to COVID-19

Glacier Media Real Estate spoke with 5 mortgage experts who offered their insights and advice on some FAQs

First multi-floor industrial strata building launches in Richmond

Tight vacancy rate and soaring land prices has developer adding height to meet demand

B.C. construction should brace for shutdown: industry experts

Stoppage called ‘inevitable’ despite provincial assurances

A shift in markets has begun, and the outcome is uncertain

The market shifts   The World Health Organization’s declaration on March 11 that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 was a pandemic triggered a wave of public health and fiscal policy measures abundantly...

New housing project for homeless opens in Vancouver

Homeless housing project opens at time when need is urgent to get homeless off the streets

Interest rates on new mortgages increasing, despite Bank of Canada rate drop

Fixed mortgage rates hiked, discounts on variable rates slashed as banks desperately seek liquidity, while government intervenes

Construction work can continue under COVID-19 restrictions

BC Building Trades concerned about worker safety at large projects like Site C

‘Unprecedented paralysis of activity’ to curtail B.C. home sales: BCREA

Any buyer stimulus due to lower interest rates will be offset by economic paralysis, predicts association, which also calls for financial aid for households

Canada’s big banks, credit union announce mortgage payment deferrals

Big Six and Vancity offering up to six months payment free for mortgage holders unable to make payments due to pandemic