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Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among 5 of the most 'livable cities' in the world

While you may struggle to buy a house in these cities, Vancouver and Toronto finished at the top of a list of the most “livable cities” in a… 908 more words


U.S. family's experience with B.C.'s new buyer tax anything but smooth

VANCOUVER – The Pate family was terrified their offer on the Vancouver condominium would be accepted.

Just hours after riding rented bicycles to a bank and transferring enough U.S. 698 more words


B.C. government to impose a 15% additional Real Estate Tax on Foreign buyers


This week, the British Columbia government has announced that beginning Aug. 2nd there will be an additional 15% land transfer tax on foreign national (personal or corporate) purchases of properties in Metro Vancouver. 212 more words


Home sales down in Vancouver: report

VANCOUVER – Home sales fell in Metro Vancouver for a fourth straight month in June, but aspiring homeowners shouldn’t celebrate yet — it’s still a seller’s market… 307 more words


City of Vancouver launches online survey on short-term rentals

The City of Vancouver has launched an online survey as part of their consultation process on short-term rentals.

This comes after a report by a third-party firm showed more than… 107 more words


Homeless advocates create tent city in DTES, demand meeting with Mayor Robertson

“What do we want? Gregor! When do we want him? Now!”

That’s what homeless advocates chanted at the door of city council Tuesday and they ended up getting their wish. 134 more words


Vancouver's housing market 'doesn't have any good outcomes': PM Trudeau

VANCOUVER – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is concerned about the ballooning cost of housing in Vancouver and Toronto but it wants to be certain any action it takes doesn’t make the problem worse. 548 more words