Real Estate

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B.C. announces largest max allowable rent increase in a decade for next year

The Province of British Columbia has announced the maximum allowable rent increase for 2019, and it’s the largest rent hike in more than a decade. Next year, landlords can raise rents by a maximum...

Transit station site acquisition set to roll in Vancouver and Surrey

  Start digging The announcement last week of $1.4 billion in federal funding for rapid transit in Surrey and Vancouver was a sunny way for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to begin September, just...

City increases traffic pressure on industrial areas

Action on fate of Vancouver’s Produce Row bumped to election-year backburner

Disaster-hit B.C. municipality could get help from provincial housing program

Grand Forks councillors at UBCM convention eye HousingHub for help to rebuild dozens of homes destroyed by Kettle River flood

Seawalk deal imminent between West Vancouver, CN Rail

Municipality and railroad have been locked in a legal fight over the public walkway since February 2017, when talks about a new lease agreement broke down

Over 1,100 residential units to be built near Richmond’s Brighouse Station

A major ‘bus mall’ will be built at the corner of No. 3 and Cook roads

Metro Vancouver home sales fall 37% in August: REBGV

Housing demand was down across the region’s housing market in August, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) announced September 5, with sales 25.2% below the 10-year average for the...

Telus routes profit from Vancouver headquarters sale to charity

  Greystone dials in A partnership of domestic institutional investors represented by Regina-based Greystone Managed Investments Inc. is the new owner of Telus Garden, which sold August 8. The...

Could CMHC recruit Canada Revenue Agency to help fight mortgage fraud?

Lenders would have direct access to an applicant’s tax data for the first time in Canada

UPDATED: Glacier portal ahead of the game on sale price ruling

Toronto realtors ordered to release price data, but local site already provides the information in the Lower Mainland