The Vancouver Real Estate market - especially for Detached Homes - went through a rough patch from late Summer 2018 to Winter 2019. The effect of restrictive new mortgage lending policies introduced by...

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On November 28th, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its Fall Rental Housing Market Report for the Census Market Areas of Vancouver. CMHC releases these reports semi-annually, and the lengthy...

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The Vancouver Real Estate market - especially for Detached Homes - has gone through a bit of a roller coaster ride from Winter/Spring 2016 through to now - Winter/Spring 2018. 2016 1st half saw a very robust,...

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As of January 1, 2018, uninsured mortgage consumers (i.e. those with 20% or more downpayment) must now qualify for property financing using a new minimum qualifying rate. The rate will be the greater of...

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The 1st half of 2017 in the Vancouver Residential market (at least for Detached and land based property) can justifiably be characterized as “The Comeback” - i.e. from the effects of the 2016...

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As noted in my last Fall Newsletter, 2016 was a “Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde” Real Estate Market in Vancouver. After a very robust 1st half, the market was blindsided by the 15% Non-Residents Tax, and...

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Finally, for a change, some positive news and policy initiative by Government to support property owners and buyers, and strengthen the Real Estate market locally and throughout BC.

Through the B.C. HOME...

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On November 28th, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its Fall Rental Housing Market Report for the Census Market Areas of Vancouver. CMHC releases these reports semi-annually, and the lengthy...

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On July 28, the BC Liberal Government passed Bill 28 - the new Property Transfer tax - adding 15% to the price of all residential home and multifamily property purchases closing after August 2. The tax...

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The Vancouver home sales market was extremely active - hot - for the 1st half 2016 and it was constantly in the News and top of mind for Buyers and Sellers throughout the City, and beyond. After the July...

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On December 16th, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its Fall Rental Housing Market Report for the Census Market Areas of Vancouver and Abbotsford-Mission. CMHC releases these reports sem...

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The Vancouver area Real Estate market has taken a significant hit lately, and the bloom is certainly off the rose. This is partly a result of the challenges now facing all world finance markets, and also...

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