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Residential construction industry recognized at Northern B.C. Housing Awards of Excellence

Residential construction industry recognized at Northern B.C. Housing Awards of Excellence

The Canadian Home Builders' Association of Northern B.C. came together to recognize and honour members of the local and regional residential contruction industry at the Northern B.C.
Prince George's development incentives sweet but not a deal-maker

Prince George's development incentives sweet but not a deal-maker

City sees building surge as infrastructure and resource development spark a buzz downtown
Average B.C. home costs three times more than Millennials can afford: study

Average B.C. home costs three times more than Millennials can afford: study

A 25-34-year-old on a typical salary can only afford $250K home, based on current interest rates, says Generation Squeeze
Housing markets mix of contradictions

Housing markets mix of contradictions

Riding the Skytrain in Vancouver always brings back a flood of memories to me. One of these surrounds a small mossy home, derelict, and in a less-than-desirable section of Whalley (one of the tougher neighbourhoods in Surrey).
Home ownership in city above CMHC affordability threshold

Home ownership in city above CMHC affordability threshold

The cost of owning a home in Prince George in 2018 was slightly above the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's suggested threshold, according to a report from the B.C. Northern Real Estate Board.
Building permit value reaches $26.9 million

Building permit value reaches $26.9 million

Construction is on pace to beat last year's record, according to the latest building permit report from city hall. As of the end of March, 101 permits for $26.9 million worth of construction were taken out so far this year, up from $24.
B.C.’s ‘policy-induced’ housing slowdown gives chill to January's market: BCREA

B.C.’s ‘policy-induced’ housing slowdown gives chill to January's market: BCREA

B.C. Northern board bucks provincial trend as one of only three boards seeing home prices higher than one year previously
Property values rising in northern B.C.

Property values rising in northern B.C.

Home values are going up in northern B.C., and they are going up inside the City of Prince George.
Landlords the winners as Metro Vancouver housing sales slump

Landlords the winners as Metro Vancouver housing sales slump

Prince George could be province's real estate investment hotspot over next year, says Western Investor outlook
October building permit value hits $15.7 million

October building permit value hits $15.7 million

Permits for $15.7 million worth of construction were taken out in October, according to a city staff report. The number is well above the $11.8 million reached over the same month last year and $5.