Real Estate

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Vancouver strata 'banging noises,' loud dog toys complaint dismissed

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal has dismissed noise complaints about an upstairs neighbour's banging, thumping and dog toy noise.

Vancouver real estate downturn has already started

Buyers ponder abandoning purchase commitments in the face of higher interest rates

Cost of housing is a chronic municipal election issue

 Clash between density, community character to headline political campaigns – again

B.C. home sales plummet 35% in April

Declining sales not affecting home prices so far

Tiny suite in huge Coquitlam tower selling for nearly $500K

Logging first drew pioneers to Maillardville in Coquitlam. Now it's housing, but be prepared to pay top dollar for something new

Richmond’s Garden City Lands plan going to land commission for approval

One city councillor argued for scaling back the plans saying the Agricultural Land Commission might not approve it.

Prince George building on a record-setting roll

Permits for the first four months of this year trump values in same period in 2020 and 2021 combined

Okanagan housing prices drive exodus to Alberta and beyond

Cheaper housing, higher wages lure families east

B.C. strata tenant wins bid to keep three emotional support cats

A B.C. woman can keep her three emotional support cats as recommended by her doctor, B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal says

93% of B.C. MLAs own homes, which may affect ability to address affordability: professor

If B.C. lawmakers have so much skin in the game, may this impact their will to implement effective housing policies? "It's a totally valid question to ask," says a political science professor