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City of North Van to consider 18-storey highrise for 13th Street

City of North Van to consider 18-storey highrise for 13th Street

A proposed highrise left City of North Vancouver council debating the benefits of adding $17 million to the municipality’s coffers and the drawbacks of adding an 18-storey tower to 13th Street.
Check out this ultra-modern Hollywood-style house for $10.8M (PHOTOS)

Check out this ultra-modern Hollywood-style house for $10.8M (PHOTOS)

Despite it being completed back in 2006, one of the most bleeding-edge contemporary homes on the market right now has to be this five-bedroom house in West Vancouver’s Altamont, which looks like it belongs in the Hollywood Hills.
Speculation tax ‘should be eliminated’ in current form, says Nanaimo

Speculation tax ‘should be eliminated’ in current form, says Nanaimo

Both West Kelowna and now the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) have asked the B.C. government not to impose the new speculation tax in their regions, with the latter saying that “in its current form, [the tax] should be eliminated.
West Vancouver seeks rules to curb monster homes

West Vancouver seeks rules to curb monster homes

West Vancouver council is gearing up for another tilt at the community’s monsters. Council voted Monday night to establish a new citizens’ working group that will help guide council into shrinking down the size of new so-called “monster homes.
B.C. government announces tipline to report real estate misconduct

B.C. government announces tipline to report real estate misconduct

There is now a way for the public to report shady real estate deals. The Real Estate Council of British Columbia announced the launch Thursday of an anonymous tipline “to enhance consume protection in British Columbia’s real estate market.
Home sales across B.C. hit by strict new mortgage rules

Home sales across B.C. hit by strict new mortgage rules

Home sales across the province fell on an annual basis in February, due to tough new rules that make qualifying for a mortgage harder, according to a B.C. Real Estate Association report released March 14. A total of 6,206 B.C.

Condo consultation: Have your say on strata governance reforms

If you’re a condo owner – especially those on strata councils – frustrated by current laws over how strata buildings are run, now’s your chance to be heard. The B.C.
’Twas ever thus? Metro Vancouver real estate headlines 30 years ago

’Twas ever thus? Metro Vancouver real estate headlines 30 years ago

It’s easy to think that the problems facing Metro Vancouver’s housing market are relatively new. But if you take a look back at headlines from 20 or 30 years ago, you’ll see a different story.
Gatsby-esque British Properties mansion listed for $19.8M (PHOTOS)

Gatsby-esque British Properties mansion listed for $19.8M (PHOTOS)

If you've got the budget and architectural taste of a European royal, and are looking for a British Properties home in which to throw sensational Great Gatsby-style parties, you could be in luck.
B.C. home sales forecast to drop 8.6 per cent this year

B.C. home sales forecast to drop 8.6 per cent this year

Just because home sales are slowing and mortgage rates are climbing, you shouldn't expect any home price corrections, according to the latest forecast by the B.C. Real Estate Association (BCREA).