Metro Vancouver is the eviction capital of Canada, first-of-its-kind study suggests

British Columbia’s most populated region holds a new undesirable title as the eviction capital of Canada. That’s according to a new study out of the University of British Columbia, which attempts to highlight the extent of the housing and affordability crisis in Metro Vancouver. The research, published this month by Silas Xuereb with the title […]

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Vancouver’s luxury housing market seeing explosive rebound so far in 2021

The strong rebound in the city of Vancouver’s residential real estate market this year to date was also very apparent in the luxury submarket, according to Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s newly released report. During the first half of 2021, residential sales over $4 million and $10 million surged 152% and 300% year-over-year, respectively. Property sales […]

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Steady sales, reduced listings and virtually unchanged home prices in July

NEWS PROVIDED BYReal Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Metro Vancouver’s housing market saw more moderate sales, listings and pricing trends in July compared to the heightened activity seen throughout the pandemic.  Metro Vancouver’s housing market saw more moderate sales, listings and pricing trends in July compared to the heightened activity experienced throughout much of the pandemic. […]

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Vancouver housing market less intense in May but sales, listings still strong: GVREB

The super-heated housing market in Metro Vancouver cooled slightly in May but the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board says sales still remained active. A statement from the board says 4,268 homes changed hands across the region last month, a 13 per cent drop compared with April. While May didn’t match record-breaking activity seen earlier in […]

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Canadian Real Estate Markets Crammed Up To 15 Years Of Price Gains Into One Year

Canadian real estate prices have been rising quickly, but it’s never been like this before. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows home prices made a big jump in March. Over the past 12 months, home prices increased more than they did over the previous 4 years. That’s just at the national level. More than a half-dozen […]

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Luxury Real Estate Across the Globe Sees Lowest Rate of Growth in a Decade

London saw its high-end prices fall most significantly in the second quarter; Cape Town saw the most growth in the sector   High-end housing markets across the globe, beleaguered by the coronavirus pandemic and the accompanying damage to the economy, have reached their lowest rate of annual growth in almost a decade, according to the […]

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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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