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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.
BC Assessments show modest overall value declines, steeper in Lower Mainland

BC Assessments show modest overall value declines, steeper in Lower Mainland

Biggest drops in home values are in West Vancouver and UBC, while many parts of B.C. post an increase in home assessments
This Vancouver company’s tiny homes are now available on Amazon for $49K

This Vancouver company’s tiny homes are now available on Amazon for $49K

These ‘micro homes’ are constructed of insulated steel panels and have been compared to Ikea products
OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to B.C. housing market, technology sector

Last year the provincial economy downshifted to its slowest expansion since the 2009 recession. Fortunately, 2020 is looking a little brighter thanks to an upswing in non-residential construction.
B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

Our round-up of various industry groups’ predictions for B.C.’s housing market next year — and is there a consensus?
Real estate agent fined over property rental

Real estate agent fined over property rental

West Vancouver realtor was not licensed to act as a rental agent, and was fined $7,500 for unprofessional conduct
B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

With listings down for seventh straight month, sector edges towards seller’s market territory once more
Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Residential sector — especially in Lower Mainland — to see lower valuations, but commercial and industrial real estate values hold firm
Never again: Burnaby mayor pledges controversial land sale last of its kind

Never again: Burnaby mayor pledges controversial land sale last of its kind

City moves ahead with sale of public land to developer, despite last-ditch attempts to cancel deal
Richmond condo investors take developer to court

Richmond condo investors take developer to court

Anderson Holdings cancelled pre-sale contracts at a condo under construction on Buswell Street.