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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.
B.C. launches anonymous tipline on dirty money in real estate and other markets

B.C. launches anonymous tipline on dirty money in real estate and other markets

Those with insider knowledge on money laundering now have a safe way to share information with province
Slow B.C. residential sales creates “much-needed” supply of homes

Slow B.C. residential sales creates “much-needed” supply of homes

Overall housing market now balanced, but this varies between home types and areas, says BCREA
More low- and middle-income affordable housing on its way across B.C.

More low- and middle-income affordable housing on its way across B.C.

Province announces 4,900 new affordable rental homes for mixed-income residents
B.C. government seeks public's ideas for tackling 'dirty money' in real estate

B.C. government seeks public's ideas for tackling 'dirty money' in real estate

B.C. residents invited to share views and suggest solutions, especially those who have real estate market experience and insight
Metro Vancouver has nation’s highest per-square-foot home prices

Metro Vancouver has nation’s highest per-square-foot home prices

Survey of home costs per square foot reveals gaping bang-for-buck differences between neighbouring areas
B.C. home prices will flatline over next two years: forecast

B.C. home prices will flatline over next two years: forecast

Province's housing market in 2019 and 2020 will be characterized by slower sales and more home inventory, says CMHC
Signs of a Metro Vancouver market recovery? Home sales improve slightly in October

Signs of a Metro Vancouver market recovery? Home sales improve slightly in October

After a gloomy September, Metro Vancouver’s real estate activity brightens somewhat
Greater Victoria housing sales still falling in rocky route to balance

Greater Victoria housing sales still falling in rocky route to balance

Residential transactions fall on an annual basis for 11th consecutive month
Building permit values reach record highs

Building permit values reach record highs

With the year still far from over, the value of building permits issued by city hall has set a record. As of Friday, it stood at $169.26 million, city hall said, well above the previous high of $147.88 set in 2007. At $135.