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93% of B.C. MLAs own a home, nearly half have a second property

93% of B.C. MLAs own a home, nearly half have a second property

If B.C. lawmakers have so much skin in the game, may this impact their will to implement effective housing policies? "It's a totally valid question to ask," says a political science professor.
Hot B.C. housing market set to cool

Hot B.C. housing market set to cool

British Columbia’s housing market remained active through March but is expected to downshift as rising interest rates curb sales and prices.
Metro Vancouver home sales plunge 34 per cent from last year

Metro Vancouver home sales plunge 34 per cent from last year

April sales also down 25.6 per cent from March as month-over-month prices increases stall at a lofty high
Unviable business climate prompts Vancity Sports to leave Vancouver

Unviable business climate prompts Vancity Sports to leave Vancouver

32-year-old business plans to move to Richmond
B.C. homeowners will ‘have to stomach’ mortgage pain

B.C. homeowners will ‘have to stomach’ mortgage pain

Rate-hikes putting pressure on homeowners and first-time buyers, say experts
Virtual reality is shaping the future of real estate

Virtual reality is shaping the future of real estate

Saving on construction costs and creating realistic spaces that can be viewed and modified remotely opens a parallel dimension for design and sales
Aggressive Passive tower will test new condo price ceiling

Aggressive Passive tower will test new condo price ceiling

Built on dirt valued at $3,900 per square foot with a construction costs up to 20 per cent above market, new 60-storey Curv condos could be Vancouver’s most expensive
CMHC: No affordability relief in sight for Vancouver housing in 2022

CMHC: No affordability relief in sight for Vancouver housing in 2022

Moderating growth in prices, sales, housing starts and rentals outmatched by demand, lack of inventory and construction costs
Opinion: Housing co-ops could solve Canada's housing affordability crisis

Opinion: Housing co-ops could solve Canada's housing affordability crisis

In a period when homelessness and housing costs have reached crisis levels, it’s time to look at housing co-operatives as a potential game-changer.
Housing affordability worsens in Prince George

Housing affordability worsens in Prince George

Home sale prices should moderate with rising interest rates, says real estate agent