Real Estate

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Coquitlam realtor faces discipline over unexpected $17k roof assessment

A Coquitlam realtor was reprimanded for failing to review strata documents that led to his client being hit with an unexpected $17,000 property assessment within weeks of buying a Port Moody...

Median size of new Metro Vancouver condos shrinking, but not as quickly as in Toronto

The median size of new condo is 769 square feet, compared with 647 in Greater Toronto, according to new analysis of StatsCan data

ALR advisory committee slams industrial land redevelopment

Making reservations Publication last week of the final report of the committee charged with recommending ways to revitalize the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and the commission that oversees it –...

Lower Mainland's presale home absorption rate sees dismal April: report

Just 20% of the 865 homes released last month have sold, says MLA Canada’s research arm

Homebuyers prioritize transit-friendly locations over car-friendliness: poll

Only 13% of Metro Vancouver’s young families cite access to major roads as a top-three location priority

Vancouver realtor disciplined for professional misconduct

Xiao Hong (Cathy) Liu has been fined $6,500 and ordered to take a remedial education course

Metro Vancouver home listings up; prices continue to slide: REBGV

Board reports sales down 29% from a year ago, causing housing inventory to accumulate

East Hastings development could replace former Yolks and Brave Bull building

Three-building, 207-unit, condo/social housing project proposed for stretch of East Hastings by Clark Drive

Non-residents own a quarter of new Burnaby condos. Are they paying their taxes?

No requirement for non-residents to declare purchases of real estate raises question around rental income taxation

Real estate employment, licensees buck market trends

Strong employment Residential sales data for April, set for release later this week, will likely deliver further proof that 2019 sales activity is lagging behind that of previous years. While...