Thinking of renovating or building new? Here's 28 interior design ideas to consider in 2017!

(December 22, 2016)

http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/76592040?utm_source=Houzz&utm_campaign=u4347&utm_medium=email&utm_content=gallery1&newsletterId=4347

Vote signals first condo wind up approval under new law

(December 22, 2016)

https://www.biv.com/article/2016/12/vote-signals-first-condo-sale-approval-under-new-l/

Condos dominate new housing starts as building permit values recover

(December 22, 2016)

https://www.rew.ca/news/condos-dominate-new-housing-starts-as-building-permit-values-recover-reports-1.4170645

Home prices increase 40% in Metro Vancouver. Where are all the cranes? (3-minute video)

(December 22, 2016)

http://bloombergtv.ca/2016-12-13/news/industries/real-estate/home-prices-jumped-40-in-vancouver-so-where-are-all-the-cranes/

BC Weekly Economic briefing (Opens 3-page pdf)

(December 22, 2016)

https://www.central1.com/sites/default/files/uploads/files/analysis_report/report_file/2250%20BC.pdf

What's really warming the earth? (Interesting info-graphics)

(December 11, 2016)

http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-whats-warming-the-world/

Friday's Evergreen opening in Vancouver brings new era for Tri-Cities

(December 11, 2016)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/friday-s-evergreen-line-opening-brings-new-era-for-tri-cities-1.3876277

Metro Vancouver home assessments to rise by 50% this year (includes 2-minute video)

(December 11, 2016)

https://globalnews.ca/news/3111205/metro-vancouver-home-assessment-values-to-rise-by-up-to-50-this-year/

Duke rental apartments on the rise in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant

(December 11, 2016)

http://skyrisecities.com/news/2016/11/duke-rental-apartments-rise-vancouvers-mount-pleasant

Bank of Canada holds key rate at 0.5% as significant economic slack lingers

(December 11, 2016)

https://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/bank-of-canada-holds-key-interest-rate-at-0-5-per-cent

Public invited to shape the future of Granville Island

(December 11, 2016)

https://www.biv.com/article/2016/12/Public-invited-to-shape-future-Granville-Is/

Prospective home owners adopt co-housing lite

(December 11, 2016)

https://www.biv.com/article/2016/12/prospective-homeowners-adopt-cohousing-lite/

City of Vancouver looks to reduce building permit waits

(December 11, 2016)

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/city-of-vancouver-looks-to-reduce-building-permit-waits-as-citizens-suffer

Foreign investors continue to gobble up Canadian commercial real estate

(December 11, 2016)

https://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/mortgages-real-estate/foreign-investors-continue-to-gobble-up-canadian-commercial-real-estate-report

Vancouver housing tax pushes Chinese to $1 million Seattle homes

(December 11, 2016)

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-04/vancouver-housing-tax-pushes-chinese-to-1-million-seattle-homes

Housing sales show signs of dropping prices: some selling well below asking, some under $1 million (2-minutevideo)

(December 11, 2016)

http://bc.ctvnews.ca/prices-plunging-houses-selling-well-below-asking-some-under-1m-1.3190864 

Weekly economic briefing (Opens 5-page pfd)

(December 11, 2016)

https://www.central1.com/sites/default/files/uploads/files/analysis_report/report_file/2248%20BC.pdf

Metro Vancouver Market Update Video - November 2016

(December 08, 2016)


Metro Vancouver Market Speedo Infographic - November 2016

(December 08, 2016)

City launches probe into $1.5 million break for real estate developer

(December 02, 2016)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/rental-housing-dcl-developer-vancouver-1.3876931

The CRA is cracking down on real estate tax dodgers in Canada's red hot market

(December 02, 2016)

https://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/the-cra-is-cracking-down-on-real-estate-tax-dodgers-in-canadas-red-hot-market

TD increasing rates for longer mortgages and rental properties, today, December 1, 2016

(December 02, 2016)

http://www.investmentexecutive.com/-/td-bank-hiking-rates-for-longer-mortgages-and-rental-properties-on-dec-1?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=nl&utm_content=investmentexecutive&utm_campaign=INT-EN-morning

Developer saves 111-year-old West End house from demolition

(December 02, 2016)

http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/developer-saves-vancouvers-111-year-old-west-end-house-from-the-demolition

BC gives Richmond $6 million for 160 units of seniors and family housing

(December 02, 2016)

http://www.richmond-news.com/news/b-c-gives-city-6-million-for-seniors-and-family-housing-1.3208212

Vancouver hottest hotel market in North America in 2015 but edged out by Toronto this year

(December 02, 2016)

https://business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/mortgages-real-estate/vancouver-hottest-hotel-market-in-north-america-in-2015-but-edged-out-by-toronto-this-year

BC home sales to decline in 2017 from record pace. BCREA fourth quarter housing forecast

(December 02, 2016)

https://www.bcrea.bc.ca/docs/News-2016/2016-11-29forecast.pdf

Novel mix of industrial strata and housing may trigger a trend

(December 02, 2016)

https://www.biv.com/article/2016/11/novel-mix-industrial-strata-and-housing-may-trigge/ 

CMHC REP says “Hike in minimum down payments should beconsidered”

(December 02, 2016)

àhttps://www.rew.ca/news/hike-in-minimum-down-payments-should-be-considered-cmhc-chief-1.3211611

BC economic briefing (opens 3-page pdf)

(December 02, 2016)

àhttps://www.central1.com/sites/default/files/uploads/files/analysis_report/report_file/2247%20BC.pdf 

Vancouver's Burrard slopes to get block-long park

(December 02, 2016)

http://www.straight.com/news/833026/vancouvers-burrard-slopes-get-block-long-park

Green living: passive house project in East Vancouver sets new city standard for green buildings

(December 02, 2016)

http://www.straight.com/life/832816/green-living-passive-house-project-east-vancouver-sets-new-standard-green-buildings