Recent Articles in ‘State of 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
Legal advice can help a buyer make a more informed decision
People looking to hire someone to do work around the house might not know it, but they should be asking for two important letters from their contractor.
Mayor’s task force has issued some ‘quick-start’ recommendations, but still has work to do