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Metro Vancouver needs 30,000 new rental units in next two years: analyst

Metro Vancouver needs 30,000 new rental units in next two years: analyst

Incoming tech workers, downsizing empty-nesters, international students will all add to demand for purpose-built rental homes, says researcher
Metro Vancouver home prices could return to peak levels in a year: CMHC

Metro Vancouver home prices could return to peak levels in a year: CMHC

Rebound in market sales activity likely to spark return to price growth, which could be “modest” or significant
Opinion: Housing policies to expect from Liberal minority government

Opinion: Housing policies to expect from Liberal minority government

With the minority Liberal government most likely to turn to the NDP for support, where does that leave federal housing and real estate promises?
B.C. speculation tax personal info can be collected and disclosed: privacy commissioner

B.C. speculation tax personal info can be collected and disclosed: privacy commissioner

Liberals concerned about future use of collected data
Opinion: Developers, planners should broaden approach to include thin homes

Opinion: Developers, planners should broaden approach to include thin homes

Narrow houses in cities can offer enough living space plus manageable yards, helping fill housing’s “missing middle”
Experts on hand to offer all your home building and reno advice

Experts on hand to offer all your home building and reno advice

Sign up now to see HAVAN’s Ask the Experts stage at the Vancouver Fall Home Show, October 24-27, and you could attend the show for free
Newcomers to Canada buy one in every five homes: study

Newcomers to Canada buy one in every five homes: study

Immigrants, workers and refugees are investing in their new Canadian lives and having a significant effect on real estate demand, finds Royal LePage
84% of Canadians feel housing affordability negatively affects their lives

84% of Canadians feel housing affordability negatively affects their lives

Housing is a major source of stress, yet most people also feel homeownership is an important part of life
Home sales uptick seen across B.C. in September: BCREA

Home sales uptick seen across B.C. in September: BCREA

Residential resale activity “built on momentum from the summer” with transactions up 24 per cent year over year and average prices on the rise
New West notary and couple quarrel over missing $20k after condo sale

New West notary and couple quarrel over missing $20k after condo sale

How does $20,000 disappear? That’s the question at the bottom of a legal battle between a New Westminster notary public and the couple whose condo sale he facilitated.