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The mayor of Caledon, a town of about 60,000 northwest of Toronto, says government can try all it wants, but the dream of owning a home will persevere. 188 more words


B.C. foreign buyers tax really did yank down Vancouver home prices: BMO

The verdict is in: the B.C. foreign buyers tax really did pull down Vancouver’s home prices.

That’s if you ask BMO economist Douglas Porter, who… 378 more words


Avoid buying above what you can afford when looking for a home, financial planners say

Financial consultants are urging first-time homebuyers to use caution when considering the B.C. government’s new HOME Partnership program, which promises to match those buyers on what they have saved for a down payment with an interest-free, 25-year loan. 350 more words


Priced out of the housing market? Here are your options

With home prices higher than ever, especially in Toronto and Vancouver, lots of people are watching home ownership climb ever-further out of reach.

But don’t fret – if you can’t afford a house in your chosen city, there are other options. 699 more words


Vancouver rental incentive program hurting tenants, benefiting developers, experts say

A Vancouver government program designed to encourage developers to build more rental housing is coming under fire, with prospective tenants and even some city councilors saying the program is not doing enough to curb high lease rates and shrinking unit sizes. 678 more words


City of Vancouver spending millions buying, demolishing homes for park land

A house with a $1.1 million asking price is one of the more affordable homes found in Vancouver, but prospective buyers of the property at 1011 East 45th Ave. 779 more words


B.C. man seeks 'compassionate' roommate, offers free room, board and $1,500 a month

For anyone trying to find somewhere to rent in Vancouver’s crazy housing market, this sounds like a dream come true.

A Coquitlam man is offering to pay someone to be his roommate, with a few catches. 222 more words