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Burnaby councillor calls for expanding ICBC amid strata insurance crisis

Burnaby councillor calls for expanding ICBC amid strata insurance crisis

A Burnaby councillor is calling on the provincial government to expand the mandate of ICBC to include strata insurance amid a crisis that has seen rates climb as much as 300% in one year.
New West condo owners launch petition in response to insurance crisis

New West condo owners launch petition in response to insurance crisis

Soaring insurance premiums are causing panic among some condo owners.
Condo owners face huge bills from massive strata insurance rate hikes

Condo owners face huge bills from massive strata insurance rate hikes

Strata property owners – and those who rent from them – are looking at unprecedented costs, while some strata buildings risk losing their insurance entirely
Metro Vancouver’s residential real estate prices continue to creep up

Metro Vancouver’s residential real estate prices continue to creep up

Home sales in January 2020 were 42.4 per cent higher than one year previously, reports board, while inventory remains low
More rental units eyed in New West's Brewery District

More rental units eyed in New West's Brewery District

Changes are coming to the Brewery District in Sapperton – but exactly what they’ll look like remains to be seen.
Explore new developments with this Showcase of New Homes

Explore new developments with this Showcase of New Homes

Make 2020 the year you purchase that dream new home to invest in your family, your lifestyle and your future
Comment: Your property tax bill won’t drop along with assessment

Comment: Your property tax bill won’t drop along with assessment

Is this the year that the myth linking property taxes and assessment values will finally be debunked?
Detached-home market recovery may be slower than predicted: analyst

Detached-home market recovery may be slower than predicted: analyst

Experts differ on year ahead for B.C. property market, as real estate analyst predicts “rough year” for Metro Vancouver’s single-family homes
Housing affordability a continuing issue: Notaries

Housing affordability a continuing issue: Notaries

A December survey of 193 B.C. Notaries across the province found that most saw the same or decreased level of first-time buyers in 2019 despite a softened market, particularly during the beginning of the year.
New West assessments see similar decreases as other cities

New West assessments see similar decreases as other cities

Assessments for residential properties in New West are dropping at a similar rate to other Lower Mainland cities, says BC Assessment.