Recent Articles in ‘State of the Industry’
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
Creative solutions are required if residential concerns are to be adequately addressed
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, event celebrates excellence in home-building industry
Experts believe the state of the Lower Mainland’s housing market is stable and balanced – and thus an excellent time to buy a new home.
When other parts of the world have problems people look for safe places to live – and Vancouver is such a place.