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Huawei executive arrest could impact Vancouver real estate prices: Barron's

Huawei executive arrest could impact Vancouver real estate prices: Barron's

Influential business journal suggests that arrest could chill Chinese migration
New Westminster aims to make affordable rental units mandatory in new developments

New Westminster aims to make affordable rental units mandatory in new developments

The City of New Westminster is hoping to make affordable rental housing mandatory in new developments across the city by the middle of 2019.
No major home price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

No major home price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

Two separate brokerage surveys predict home values will stay virtually flat or decrease only slightly
No major residential price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

No major residential price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

Two separate brokerage surveys predict home values will stay virtually flat or decrease only slightly
Construction companies get creative to find skilled workers

Construction companies get creative to find skilled workers

Shortage of skilled tradespeople has companies offering bounties and recruiting foreign workers to keep up with demand for new housing and home renovations
More than half of all short-term rentals in Vancouver now licensed

More than half of all short-term rentals in Vancouver now licensed

As of Nov. 30 there were more than 4,500 active short-term rental listings in the city
More than half of all short-term rentals in Vancouver now licensed

More than half of all short-term rentals in Vancouver now licensed

As of Nov. 30 there were more than 4,500 active short-term rental listings in the city
No easy way for Metro to build its way out of its housing crisis

No easy way for Metro to build its way out of its housing crisis

In the weeks leading up to last October’s municipal elections in British Columbia, housing was the most ubiquitous issue for voters.
Canada’s high home prices likely to just stay high: economist

Canada’s high home prices likely to just stay high: economist

Rather than see a crash, “most terrifying threat of all” is that home prices will remain permanently unaffordable to many, says CPA chief economist
Mayor's new task force to tackle Burnaby's housing crisis

Mayor's new task force to tackle Burnaby's housing crisis

Mike Hurley sets the course for a new committee tasked with finding immediate and long-term answers