Politicians talk about the problem, but real estate has only become more expensive, says CBC News columnist Mark Ting. This column is an opinion by Mark Ting, a partner with Foundation Wealth who helps clients reach their financial goals. He can be heard every Thursday at 4:50 p.m. on CBC radio as On the Coast’s guide to personal finance. […]Read more "Will the upcoming federal election improve housing affordability?"
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 […]Read more "Vancouver’s luxury housing market seeing explosive rebound so far in 2021"
The total number of home listings in the MLS system within the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) reached its lowest level since 1981 in July 2021. Market activity in FVREB softened in home sales and new listings, but the number of buyers significantly outnumbered sellers. Over the course of July 2021, there were a […]Read more "Surrey and Fraser Valley record lowest number of home listings since 1981"
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. […]Read more "Steady sales, reduced listings and virtually unchanged home prices in July"
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 […]Read more "Vancouver housing market less intense in May but sales, listings still strong: GVREB"
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 […]Read more "Canadian Real Estate Markets Crammed Up To 15 Years Of Price Gains Into One Year"
Tidy up the garage, clean the patio furniture or finally get around to that DIY project…we all have a list of projects around the house that seems to grow faster than you can finish it. Now that you might be spending more time around the house, why not use this as an opportunity to start a […]Read more "8 Around-the-House Projects to Tackle"
CREA economist Shaun Cathcart on how the overheated markets before the crisis could become a source of strength after Shaun Cathcart, senior economist at The Canadian Real Estate Association, talks to Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the state of Canada’s real estate in the wake of the pandemic and how the overheated market could […]Read more "Ignore the gloomy forecast — property prices are not poised to decline 18%"
Click the links below to view the monthly market statistics for your area in an easy to understand infographic. Listings, sales and prices are summarized for condos, townhomes and single family homes for cities across B.C. Abbotsford Bowen Island Burnaby East Burnaby North Burnaby South Cloverdale Coquitlam Kelowna Ladner Langley Maple Ridge Mission Nanaimo New […]Read more "Monthly Market Update"
Tidy Up First and foremost, you should make sure your bedroom is clean. It’s not just better hygienically and aesthetically speaking, but it can also be less stressful. “None of us want be in this situation, but we’re in it, so we can at least keep our spaces clean, which can it can make you […]Read more "You Can Make Your Bedroom More Relaxing Right Now"