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Detached-home market recovery may be slower than predicted: analyst

Detached-home market recovery may be slower than predicted: analyst

Experts differ on year ahead for B.C. property market, as real estate analyst predicts “rough year” for Metro Vancouver’s single-family homes
Housing affordability a continuing issue: Notaries

Housing affordability a continuing issue: Notaries

A December survey of 193 B.C. Notaries across the province found that most saw the same or decreased level of first-time buyers in 2019 despite a softened market, particularly during the beginning of the year.
Renting in Burnaby is hard and expensive. Learn your rights

Renting in Burnaby is hard and expensive. Learn your rights

Renters can often feel alone in a big city like Burnaby. This is Canada's third-most expensive rental market after Vancouver and Toronto. Don’t get taken advantage by not knowing your rights. Get educated at an upcoming event on Feb.
Michael Bublé's property sinks in value, still Burnaby’s priciest

Michael Bublé's property sinks in value, still Burnaby’s priciest

Only one Burnaby home is listed in the top 50 of B.C.’s most valuable residential properties. It comes in at No. 47 and it’s owned by music superstar Michael Bublé and reportedly includes an underground hockey rink.
Here are the 10 most expensive properties in Vancouver

Here are the 10 most expensive properties in Vancouver

Chip Wilson’s Point Grey Road home fell by almost $10 million in assessed value
Burnaby house values plummet double digits: BC Assessment

Burnaby house values plummet double digits: BC Assessment

The value of single-family houses has cratered in Burnaby, according to the 2020 assessments released today (Thursday).
BC Assessments show modest overall value declines, steeper in Lower Mainland

BC Assessments show modest overall value declines, steeper in Lower Mainland

Biggest drops in home values are in West Vancouver and UBC, while many parts of B.C. post an increase in home assessments
This Vancouver company’s tiny homes are now available on Amazon for $49K

This Vancouver company’s tiny homes are now available on Amazon for $49K

These ‘micro homes’ are constructed of insulated steel panels and have been compared to Ikea products
OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

Last year the provincial economy downshifted to its slowest expansion since the 2009 recession. Fortunately, 2020 is looking a little brighter thanks to an upswing in non-residential construction.
B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

Our round-up of various industry groups’ predictions for B.C.’s housing market next year — and is there a consensus?