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Renting for life? Here's what that means for your financial planning

Renting for life? Here's what that means for your financial planning

Renting your home for life doesn't have to spell financial sacrifice; it simply means directing your money elsewhere. Young people in today’s housing market can feel particularly hopeless, said Shelley Smith, an investment advisor at TD Wealth.
Renting for life? Here's what that means for your financial planning

Renting for life? Here's what that means for your financial planning

You can still have financial security — even significant wealth — without a house or condo, says financial planner.
Three more Burnaby rental housing projects granted B.C. funding

Three more Burnaby rental housing projects granted B.C. funding

A combined 232 units have been approved for provincial cash that'll provide housing options for Indigenous and low-income families, as well as seniors, in Burnaby.
Metro Vancouver real estate deals slow to start in 2024

Metro Vancouver real estate deals slow to start in 2024

Transactions in the region and dollar volume down considerably year over year, but both are expected to recover in the second or third quarter.
As real estate lawsuits shake up industry, B.C. impact remains uncertain

As real estate lawsuits shake up industry, B.C. impact remains uncertain

A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges price-fixing by the CREA and other real estate groups.
Two more towers up to 80 storeys tall, more rental housing could be coming to Burnaby’s Brentwood

Two more towers up to 80 storeys tall, more rental housing could be coming to Burnaby’s Brentwood

The city wants public feedback on proposed changes to the Brentwood Town Centre development plan.
Housing starts stable in 2023, but demand still outpaces growing supply of apartments

Housing starts stable in 2023, but demand still outpaces growing supply of apartments

Despite housing starts in Canada's six largest citieshovering at near all-time highs last year, experts warn those levels are still not enough to address the country's housing shortage in the years to come. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Intracorp inks largest-ever financing deal with Grosvenor

Intracorp inks largest-ever financing deal with Grosvenor

Deal underscores the complexities of funding large-scale projects
Mortgage renewals, insurances costs put the squeeze on B.C. homeowners

Mortgage renewals, insurances costs put the squeeze on B.C. homeowners

'We cringe every time we do a renewal now'
Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Retail space remains scarce across Metro Vancouver

Suburban retail vacancy is low, despite expansions at sites such as Amazing Brentwood, Richmond Centre.