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What’s the worst Canadian city for a single person to buy a home?

What’s the worst Canadian city for a single person to buy a home?

No Valentine’s Day prizes if you figure it out – but can you guess where Victoria is ranked?
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
B.C. Assessment process unfair to homeowners, small business

B.C. Assessment process unfair to homeowners, small business

B.C.'s municipalities are badly served by a "hobbled" system — but there are solutions, says former assessor
Metro Vancouver residential market still ‘highly vulnerable to risks’ even in slowdown

Metro Vancouver residential market still ‘highly vulnerable to risks’ even in slowdown

Despite home prices falling, CMHC’s quarterly report continues to find strong evidence of real estate overvaluation
How much have Metro Vancouver homes dropped in value? (INFOGRAPHICS)

How much have Metro Vancouver homes dropped in value? (INFOGRAPHICS)

Visual representations of dollar values by which benchmark detached home and condo prices have fallen in a year
Metro Vancouver residential price decline will bottom in 2019, then reverse: forecasters

Metro Vancouver residential price decline will bottom in 2019, then reverse: forecasters

Panel of developers predict housing trends for coming year with cautious optimism; one says single-family price correction was “necessary”
Victoria to ask B.C. for authority to levy surtax on empty houses

Victoria to ask B.C. for authority to levy surtax on empty houses

Victoria councillors have endorsed a motion introduced by Coun.
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