Real Estate

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Condo owners face challenges for EV charging

Cost can be prohibitive so it's buyer beware, says the executive director of the Condominium Home Owners Association

Larger home in Richmond farmland rejected

A proposal for a 500-square-metre home in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) was rejected by Richmond’s planning committee on Wednesday in a 4-1 decision. Only Coun. Alexa Loo was in favour of...

Benchmark residential price in Metro Vancouver slips under $1m: REBGV

Metro Vancouver home sales see slowest June in 19 years, and buyers have biggest inventory to choose from in five years, reports board

Port Moody buys property to expand Rocky Point Park

The city of Port Moody has bought a one-acre industrial lot on Murray Street for $3.9 million with the goal of eventually expanding Rocky Point Park. The money for the purchase came from the city’s...

Two highrises proposed for land across from Oakridge Centre in Vancouver

Two highrises have been proposed for a large block of land on Cambie Street between West 41st and West 42nd avenues, directly across from Oakridge Centre and the Oakridge Canada Line station. The...

12% of Vancouver residents can afford to buy an average home, report finds

The real estate market may have seen a slowdown in B.C.’s major cities, but the pressure on housing affordability has barely eased, according to RBC’s latest quarterly affordability report. Taking...

Condos proposed for Port Moody’s western entrance

It’s not quite the highrise future that was once envisioned for Port Moody’s western entrance, where the Barnet Highway, St. Johns Street and Clarke Road intersect, but a new condo development...

The sub-3% five-year fixed mortgage is back – for now: BCREA forecast

Lower bond yields have brought the typical five-year fixed down to 2.99 per cent – but not for long

‘Surgical density’ may transform single-family lot into home for 29-unit condo

Rezoning application filed for Cambie corridor project with design inspired by the monarchy

Housing affordability still ‘dreadful’ in Vancouver despite slight easing: RBC

What happened: Latest measures reveal housing affordability easing slightly in Vancouver region What it means: Even with some easing affordability remains out of reach for most households in the...