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

Housing market will continue to defy gravity: Central 1

Credit union says low mortgage rates will drive B.C. prices up; others aren’t so sure

Metro Vancouver home sales surge 53%, hitting new December record

Unlike many British Columbians, home sales did not take a break over the holidays in Metro Vancouver. Residential sales surged 53.4% year over year last month to a hit a new all-time record in the...

Lower Mainland property assessments up $50 billion

BC Assessment expects 2021 assessments to increase between 0% and 10%

Industrial outlook: Victoria leads capital cities into 2021

B.C. capital has the lowest industrial vacancy rate in North America and the highest lease rates in Canada

B.C. leads country in residential permit values

The province helped push the value of national residential permits to a record level, according to Statistics Canada

Abbotsford industrial real estate demand booms

Prices in formerly low-cost community now rivalling those in major Metro markets

One-bedroom apartments in Vancouver average $1,950: report

Vancouver is now the most expensive city to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Canada

Stressed small landlords bailing out of Vancouver

Least-expensive rentals disappearing as small landlords face rental and eviction freeze as tenant demand falters, Landlord Credit Bureau says

Crime increase adds to woes of main street retailers

Vancity survey of downtown blocks reveals rise in vandalism, break-ins during pandemic

Greater Vancouver home sales surge 23% in November

Average residential prices across B.C. hit new record, according to BCREA