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

Rare luxury home unlike anything available in exclusive Sea-to-Sky enclave

A rare, steel-framed luxury home is poised to break the sale record for the exclusive Sea-to-Sky enclave of Furry Creek.  “This house sets a value we’ve never seen because it’s a product unlike any...

Contemporary designs raise mobile home parks’ profile

Manufactured home parks offer the most affordable housing option in British Columbia

Downtown Vancouver condo presales roar back

After a three-year slump, condo presales and new condo towers are rising in city’s core

Local non-profit looking for new home amid redevelopment

As condos move in, Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary needs to move out

Granville Street poised for business rebirth

Pedestrian-only weekends, new projects, tenants set to drive entertainment district’s transition

First-time homebuyers reject federal incentive program

Only nine buyers in Vancouver have used the program since it was first offered in 2019

Huge affordable housing project in Port Coquitlam passes major hurdle

Port Coquitlam Mayor Brad West says 302-unit project seeking rezoning is the largest affordable housing development the city has seen in decades

Foreign buyers’ tax upheld; not discriminatory: B.C. Court of Appeal

Tax deemed valid under provincial legislation and not discriminatory against any one nationality

Average B.C. home down payment is almost $160k

Down payments are more than $100,000 higher than in Quebec, where buyers paid the lowest level in the country, new study shows