Recent Articles in ‘State of the Industry’
Sales have been brisk for condos and houses in the first half of 2015, and there is no slowdown in sight
Downsizers are playing a key role in B.C.’s still-strong real estate outlook
Builders, renovators and developers compete for national SAM Awards recognizing outstanding work in the industry
The Vancouver market benefits from continued immigration and low interest rates.
B.C.’s Real Estate Boards offer intriguing facts that are sure to be good conversation-starters.
Confidence has returned to the Metro Vancouver real estate market and moderate price increases are expected over the next year.
VICTORIA — An interest in green and efficient building techniques is leading to a comeback of prefabricated homes —
The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association gave out more than 40 awards this spring to winning Metro Vancouver builders, renovators and designers.
While the complete picture is not yet clear, the return to PST should be good news for homebuyers, home sellers and those renovating their homes.
Small changes in the supply of housing can make for a big difference in price, especially in certain areas of Metro Vancouver
Ottawa’s action to reduce mortgage amortization periods to 25 from 30 years particularly affects younger people looking for their first home
Longtime Westcoast Homes columnist Peter Simpson is about to retire after 19 years as chief executive officer of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association — a stint during which he’s observed significant change in the industry.
Homeowners awaiting the HST’s disappearance could be wasting time
Air leakage can lead to a number of problems that could take away from the value of your home
Defenders of highrises say the building form defines Vancouver’s downtown neighbourhoods