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B.C.'s commercial real estate sales smash records in 2017

B.C.'s commercial real estate sales smash records in 2017

British Columbia commercial real estate investment activity and dollar volume achieved record heights in 2017 with the disposition of 230 office, industrial and retail properties valued at $7.5 billion during the record-setting year.
B.C. farmland per-acre value nearly 100 times that of Prairies

B.C. farmland per-acre value nearly 100 times that of Prairies

A newly built, farmland mega-mansion, owned by a shell company, has driven the 26.6-acre lot it sits on from an assessed value of $88,000 to $8.
Will growing, smoking pot under new laws reduce value of your home?

Will growing, smoking pot under new laws reduce value of your home?

With 4/20 just a few days away, close to half of the respondents to a new national survey said that they would be put off buying a home if even a legal amount of pot had been grown there, under the upcoming new marijuana legislation.
B.C. government strikes ‘affordable housing’ deal with United Church of Canada

B.C. government strikes ‘affordable housing’ deal with United Church of Canada

The provincial government will spend $12.4 million to help the B.C. Conference of the United Church of Canada redevelop some of its land in Vancouver, Coquitlam, Nanaimo and Richmond into a total of 414 new “affordable” rental homes.
Ever dreamed of living in a float home? (PHOTOS)

Ever dreamed of living in a float home? (PHOTOS)

If you dream of owning a detached house in a waterfront location but have less than $800,000 to spend, you’re likely to be out of luck in this region – unless you buy a home that doesn’t come with any land.
New laws give more protection to tenants facing renovictions

New laws give more protection to tenants facing renovictions

A Victoria tenants advocacy group says changes to B.C.’s tenancy laws introduced in the legislature April 12 will give more rights to renters facing renovictions.
District of North Van seeks housing development numbers

District of North Van seeks housing development numbers

Record housing starts in first quarter
B.C. home prices predicted to keep climbing as seller’s market persists

B.C. home prices predicted to keep climbing as seller’s market persists

The number of homes for sale across the province are at or near a 12-year low, pushing prices ever upwards, according to the B.C. Real Estate Association’s monthly statistical report released April 12.
West Van nudges Marine Drive project

West Van nudges Marine Drive project

Nearly six years after their first pitch, West Vancouver council voted Monday to send Park Royal’s two-tower 752 Marine Drive proposal to a public hearing.
B.C. government forms Rental Housing Task Force

B.C. government forms Rental Housing Task Force

Three-person task force to be led by Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert
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