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Opinion: Squamish needs same housing measures as Metro Vancouver

Opinion: Squamish needs same housing measures as Metro Vancouver

When it comes to affordability, the province needs to start looking at Squamish like it’s part of the Lower Mainland. We’re feeling the same crunch, whether their data reflects it or not.
Supreme Court approves permits on massive Gibsons development

Supreme Court approves permits on massive Gibsons development

A BC Supreme Court justice has ruled that development permits issued for the George Hotel and Residences project in Gibsons were issued properly and the developer should be allowed to act on them.
Moodyville houses get new life as recycled homes

Moodyville houses get new life as recycled homes

Several houses that used to be part of North Vancouver’s Moodyville neighbourhood are getting a new lease on life in communities around the province.
Super-cool Deep Cove waterfront home listed for $6.28M (PHOTOS)

Super-cool Deep Cove waterfront home listed for $6.28M (PHOTOS)

This awesome, retro-meets-modern six-bedroom house in Deep Cove was built in 1973 and was listed March 12 for $6.288 million.
Premier promises update to speculation tax in 'days ahead'

Premier promises update to speculation tax in 'days ahead'

The B.C. NDP government is responding to the backlash from B.C. home owners against the speculation tax, and will have an update on its details within days, Premier John Horgan announced March 21.
Lower Capilano townhouse project moves forward

Lower Capilano townhouse project moves forward

Proposed 150-unit development to go to public hearing
Canada’s best and worst cities to buy home on single income (INFOGRAPHIC)

Canada’s best and worst cities to buy home on single income (INFOGRAPHIC)

Canada is a hugely diverse country – and so are its real estate markets. The Lower Mainland and Greater Toronto are notoriously expensive, while some areas are still extremely affordable – even if you’re on a single-person income.
Canada’s 'top-tier' detached home buyers shifting sights to Montréal

Canada’s 'top-tier' detached home buyers shifting sights to Montréal

After years of Metro Vancouver leading the country in terms of soaring detached home sales, the recent softening of that market has paved the way for a boom in Montréal, according to a report published March 21.
Editorial: Is lodging one solution to our affordability crisis?

Editorial: Is lodging one solution to our affordability crisis?

Having a lodger living in the spare bedroom is a phenomenon that I am very familiar with, having grown up in the U.K. where such arrangements are common.
Want an affordable home? Move to Northern B.C., invites real estate board

Want an affordable home? Move to Northern B.C., invites real estate board

If you dream of owning a spacious detached home on a large lot, it can be yours for a fraction of the cost of those in Metro Vancouver and the capital region, according to a new report by the B.C. Northern Real Estate Board.