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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
No increase in 2019 for new fixed-rate mortgages: BCREA forecast

No increase in 2019 for new fixed-rate mortgages: BCREA forecast

With a recent decline in bond yields, lenders have pushed interest rates as high as they will go for a year, predicts association
No major residential price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

No major residential price drops for Metro Vancouver and B.C. next year: forecasts

Two separate brokerage surveys predict home values will stay virtually flat or decrease only slightly
More than half of all short-term rentals in Vancouver now licensed

More than half of all short-term rentals in Vancouver now licensed

As of Nov. 30 there were more than 4,500 active short-term rental listings in the city
Homeowners can expect a mixed bag of property values: B.C. Assessment

Homeowners can expect a mixed bag of property values: B.C. Assessment

Detached homes in Metro Vancouver down by up to 10 per cent, while other parts of province rise up to 15 per cent
Mid-Century Vancouver home to go to highest bidder in Hong Kong

Mid-Century Vancouver home to go to highest bidder in Hong Kong

Dunbar property joins Whistler lakeside estate at live auction December 19 in Hong Kong, targeted at Chinese investors
Metro Vancouver home sales down 42.5% in November

Metro Vancouver home sales down 42.5% in November

Following October’s slight uptick, November’s transactions are hit with double-whammy of cooling market and slower season
What Vancouver’s impressive Empty Homes Tax revenue tells us

What Vancouver’s impressive Empty Homes Tax revenue tells us

Not even the City’s seemingly optimistic projections had predicted this much revenue – but does that make the tax a success?
Vancouver’s empty homes tax revenue higher than expected

Vancouver’s empty homes tax revenue higher than expected

City anticipates collecting $38 million — $8 million higher than predicted
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