Canadian Housing Markets See Home Sales Declines Soften

While it may have been the sixth consecutive month-over-month decline for Canadian housing activity, August’s home sales only dipped 1% from July—the smallest decrease seen during this slowdown period. “Along with a stabilization of demand/supply conditions in many markets, [it] could be an early sign that this year’s sharp adjustment in housing markets across Canada […]

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Latest data from BC Assessment paints a grim picture for young, hopeful buyers, experts say

The latest data from BC Assessment shows significant increases in property values across the Lower Mainland. It’s another blow for young people hoping to buy, experts say. The numbers, which are based on market values as of July 1, 2021, were released Sunday, showing increases hovering around 20 per cent and higher across the region […]

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Vancouver house prices expected to soar 12% to $1.9 million in 2022

The trajectory for Metro Vancouver’s housing market continues to be upwards, with heightened demand expected to propel prices even further next year. According to Royal LePage’s new market forecast, by the fourth quarter of 2022, the median price of a single-family detached property in the region is expected to increase 12% year-over-year to $1.893 million. […]

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More farmers get access to affordable, available farmland in B.C.

MORE than 70 farmers from throughout British Columbia have found new opportunities in farming communities through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP). Delivered by Young Agrarians, the BCLMP connects new, young and established farmers with landholders seeking to lease their properties to ensure their land stays in production or starts producing food. Since the pilot launch, […]

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