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Vancouver has second least affordable North American housing market (INFOGRAPHIC)

Vancouver has second least affordable North American housing market (INFOGRAPHIC)

San Francisco is only city that's even less affordable than Vancouver, comparing home prices with typical incomes
Easing mortgage stress test better for first-time buyers: critics

Easing mortgage stress test better for first-time buyers: critics

The new federal budget includes a plan for Canada’s housing agency to offer interest-free loans to first-time homebuyers, but mortgage brokers, real estate agents and economists say it will do little to get millennials into the housing market.

B.C. real estate not alone as home prices slide across prime global cities

London, Sydney, Hong Kong and more seeing price declines over past year, reports The Economist – a correlation that could herald a global recession

What B.C. cities can learn from Seattle’s successful housing outcomes

Seattle’s changes to density zoning, development incentives and consultation processes have resulted in more supply and moderating home prices, says global housing expert
B.C. government not stablizing housing market the right way: BCREA

B.C. government not stablizing housing market the right way: BCREA

Finance minister says housing market is moving in right direction, but real estate industry critics disagree
B.C. budget delivers few new measures for housing and homeownership

B.C. budget delivers few new measures for housing and homeownership

Biggest new policy is a $76 million investment in modular housing for homeless; no sign of promised renters’ rebate
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
Metro Vancouver home prices continue to weaken

Metro Vancouver home prices continue to weaken

The latest Teranet-National Bank data shows prices in the region have fallen 3.2 per cent over the last six months
Province expecting $400M hole in Property Transfer Tax revenues

Province expecting $400M hole in Property Transfer Tax revenues

Housing market slowdown has slashed B.C. government’s projected income from purchase taxes, including foreign buyer tax revenues
No housing-related ‘brain drain’ from Metro Vancouver, says analyst

No housing-related ‘brain drain’ from Metro Vancouver, says analyst

More young professionals are coming to the region than are leaving it, according to Census data