Five agencies are banding together to help fight money laundering in British Columbia's real estate industry. B.C. Attorney General David Eby and Finance Minister Carole James released a joint statement saying the collaboration will go a long way towards getting dirty money out of the real estate market and protecting consumers.
A landmark Vancouver condo tower that won architecture awards before construction even began is nearing completion -- and that's actually bad news for investors hoping to flip their units before the building opens and get out with a tidy profit.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted efforts by the Liberal government to help first-time homebuyers put more down on their mortgages during a visit to a region of the country today that is facing a housing squeeze.
Luxury home sales fell in the two formerly hot housing markets of Vancouver and Toronto, as well as Calgary, in the first couple months of the new year, according to data released Wednesday by Sotheby's International Realty Canada.
Buyers around the world will have the opportunity to bid on a luxury home and a piece of British Columbia's history when an early 1900s substation-turned-estate in Abbotsford goes up for online auction this week.
The federal government is promising to pick up part of the cost of a mortgage for a new home and increase the amount of retirement savings Canadians can tap as part of budget measures unveiled today to help first-time homebuyers get into the market.
B.C. laws don’t require realtors to disclose crimes or violent deaths in homes unless a buyer specifically asks, and even then, address changes are easily approved making it harder to learn a home’s history.
Vancouver has released its annual rental guidelines for what it calls "for profit affordable housing," and the numbers for studio and one-bedroom units have jumped considerably on both sides of the city.