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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

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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

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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

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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

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Some Vancouver stratas aim to crack down on short-term rental sites like Airbnb

A quick look at the Airbnb app shows that there are dozens of properties in downtown Vancouver listed on the online rental hub.

Now some stratas councils are getting serious about the issue, posting signs in buildings that warn owners of potential fines for short-term rentals. 360 more words

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Has Europe found a fix to B.C.'s housing crisis?

VANCOUVER – Imagine living in a former church, school building or fire station for $50 a week. Consider a 25 per cent tax on people who leave their homes vacant. 1,075 more words

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