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Thursday, June 01, 2023

To-Dos: Your June Home Checklist

Summer officially begins June 21, but why wait until then to get into the summer spirit? Get your house ready for summer with a mix of maintenance musts and breezy room refreshes...

Monday, May 29, 2023

Canada's homebuyers need help from 'bank of mom and dad'

Though there is no current data on the extent of financial help homebuyers are receiving, research from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in late 2021 showed 30 per cent of first-time buyers were, with the average gift rising along with home prices to $82,000...

Friday, May 26, 2023

Investor-occupants made up almost 10% of B.C. homeowners in 2020: Statistics Canada

A new report from the data agency shows B.C.'s share of investor-occupants, who own a single property with multiple units, including their primary residence, sat at 9.6 per cent that year, much higher than in other provinces...

Saturday, May 13, 2023

To-Dos: Your May Home Checklist

From scheduling house painting to organizing your outdoor cooking tools, tick these 12 items off your to-do list so you can get to the good stuff: hanging out around the grill, kicking back on the porch and savoring the season...

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Prices continue rising as home buyer confidence returns

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,7412 in April 2023, a 16.5 per cent decrease from the 3,281 sales recorded in April 2022, and 15.6 per cent below the 10-year seasonal average (3,249)...

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Monday, May 01, 2023

Residents of stratas with 55-plus age limits can now have younger family members live with them

British Columbians residing in stratas with 55-plus age restrictions will now be able to have family members under that age live with them, the province announced Monday...

Saturday, April 29, 2023

The Ultimate Room-by-Room Spring Cleaning Checklist

Our complete spring cleaning checklist guides you through a deep-cleaning that will breathe new life into your home after a long winter...

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Bank of Canada rate hikes hitting immigrants and millennials hard, boomers not so much

Millennials and immigrants are bearing the brunt of the Bank of Canada’s aggressive interest-rate hikes. But baby boomers who own their homes outright aren’t likely to be feeling the pinch...

Monday, April 24, 2023

Land lift: How Vancouver zoning policy creates multi-million-dollar teardowns

A $10.5-million teardown on West 41st Avenue near Oakridge mall is just one of many Vancouver properties on the market for several times what they "should" be worth in their current state...

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