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Metro Vancouver housing starts on track for record year: home builders

The mantra for Metro Vancouer’s housing woes has been supply, supply, supply, and 2018 is on track to deliver.

That’s according to the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association, which believes 2018 will eclipse 2017 with 22,000 new housing starts already on the docket. 412 more words


Vancouver's density lags comparable wealthy cities: Fraser Institute

Vancouver has a lot of room to grow — upwards.

That’s according to the latest density report from the free-market think tank the Fraser Institute. 519 more words


Temporary modular housing coming to site near Olympic Village Station

The City of Vancouver is spelling out the next phase of its modular housing plan.

The next location will be the 500-block of West 2nd Avenue near Olympic Village. 147 more words


B.C. year in review 2017: housing in Vancouver, where a one-bedroom unit costs $2,090

A recovery and an awakening.

Two words to describe Vancouver’s housing market in 2017.

Coverage of Vancouver real estate on Globalnews.ca:

The city’s real estate took a hit last year with the introduction of a 15 per cent property transfer tax (PTT) on foreign buyers. 1,983 more words


The Housing Crisis & Canada

After years of stagnate wages and rising costs for everything from housing to education, many Canadians are deep in debt, with very little money saved. 857 more words


Vancouver plan to build 72,000 new homes — and maybe restrict foreign owners — approved

Vancouver council has approved a plan to build 72,000 new homes in a bid to see the “right supply of housing” built around the city. 498 more words


It takes 29 years to save for a down payment in Vancouver, and prices just keep climbing

Freeze yourself and re-emerge three decades later.

If you invest your money wisely, that might be the best way to save up for a down payment on any kind of home in Vancouver, a city where prices… 375 more words