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All property owners in Speculation and Vacancy Tax regions must complete declaration

All property owners in Speculation and Vacancy Tax regions must complete declaration

Every homeowner in affected areas will get declaration letters between January 18 and February 28, and must apply for exemption or pay up
Backlash builds over homeowner speculation-tax form

Backlash builds over homeowner speculation-tax form

The B.C. NDP is scrambling to respond to backlash over its surprise announcement that all homeowners in B.C.’s urban centres will be treated like speculators unless they fill out a tax exemption to declare otherwise.
Advertised one-bed rents in B.C. cities see huge increases: report

Advertised one-bed rents in B.C. cities see huge increases: report

Vancouver, Burnaby and Victoria's advertised rental prices for one-bed units soar way above inflation, says PadMapper
Victoria homeowners appealing ‘surreal’ property assessments

Victoria homeowners appealing ‘surreal’ property assessments

A Victoria homeowner is gearing up for a fight with B.C. Assessment after the property valuation she received in the mail last week “simply did not reflect reality.
Property assessments are inaccurate more often than you might think, says author

Property assessments are inaccurate more often than you might think, says author

As many as 20 per cent of all residential property owners in the province should be appealing their property assessments, says the man who has literally written the book on the assessment appeals process.
Property assessments are inaccurate more often than you might think, says author

Property assessments are inaccurate more often than you might think, says author

As many as 20 per cent of all residential property owners in the province should be appealing their property assessments, says the man who has literally written the book on the assessment appeals process.
Comment: B.C. cities not alone in global real estate slowdown

Comment: B.C. cities not alone in global real estate slowdown

If you think southern B.C. cities are the only ones experiencing declining sales and prices, think again
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.
Provincial leaders hear conflicting advice on strata rentals

Provincial leaders hear conflicting advice on strata rentals

Rental task force recommends allowing all strata condo units to be rented, while industry group argues this would fuel speculation

The Lower Mainland’s top five priciest home sales of the year

Curious about the fanciest homes that sold on the region’s MLS in 2018 – and for how much less than asking? Here’s our rundown