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Robust home sales outpace low inventory in Metro Vancouver last month: board

Robust home sales outpace low inventory in Metro Vancouver last month: board

Home sellers once again getting the upper hand as demand exceeds supply, especially among condos and townhomes
Burnaby councillor calls for expanding ICBC amid strata insurance crisis

Burnaby councillor calls for expanding ICBC amid strata insurance crisis

A Burnaby councillor is calling on the provincial government to expand the mandate of ICBC to include strata insurance amid a crisis that has seen rates climb as much as 300% in one year.
Condo owners face huge bills from massive strata insurance rate hikes

Condo owners face huge bills from massive strata insurance rate hikes

Strata property owners – and those who rent from them – are looking at unprecedented costs, while some strata buildings risk losing their insurance entirely
Metro Vancouver’s residential real estate prices continue to creep up

Metro Vancouver’s residential real estate prices continue to creep up

Home sales in January 2020 were 42.4 per cent higher than one year previously, reports board, while inventory remains low
Opinion: These ghost developments are ruining parts of Burnaby

Opinion: These ghost developments are ruining parts of Burnaby

The southwest corner of Bainbridge and Lougheed in Burnaby used to be a bustling little neighbourhood hub. I especially enjoyed hanging out in the Soho bar that now sits empty. It’s sat empty for a long time – years even.
Actions in $40M Burnaby real estate deal ‘insufficiently reprehensible’ for special costs

Actions in $40M Burnaby real estate deal ‘insufficiently reprehensible’ for special costs

A judge has declined to award special costs against a businessman who was ordered to pay $1.15 million in outstanding commissions after flipping a bundle of Burnaby lowrise apartments for a $6.67-million profit.
Explore new developments with this Showcase of New Homes

Explore new developments with this Showcase of New Homes

Make 2020 the year you purchase that dream new home to invest in your family, your lifestyle and your future
Burnaby sees region's worst drop in its already-terrible vacancy rate

Burnaby sees region's worst drop in its already-terrible vacancy rate

Burnaby has set a dubious mark when it comes to available rental housing, pushing local rents even higher. Burnaby saw Metro Vancouver’s largest decline in overall vacancy rates, dropping from two per cent to 1.
Comment: Your property tax bill won’t drop along with assessment

Comment: Your property tax bill won’t drop along with assessment

Is this the year that the myth linking property taxes and assessment values will finally be debunked?
Opinion: Worried about Burnaby home values dropping? You shouldn't

Opinion: Worried about Burnaby home values dropping? You shouldn't

Two friends of mine, a couple, bought a condo in New Westminster in 2016 for about $450,000. It's their first property and they love the place. It's a two-bedroom with two baths, it has a beautiful view and a balcony, and it has room for their cat.