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For $7M, you can own this fixer-upper home in Vancouver's West End

A sky-high listing for a modest home in Vancouver’s West End is quickly becoming the face of the city’s affordability crisis.

The two-storey, four-bedroom house at 1511 Barclay St. 404 more words


B.C.'s new taxes on $3M homes could lean hard on Vancouver's west side, maps show

B.C.’s new taxes on properties worth $3-million or more could lean hard on West Vancouver and Vancouver’s west side, traditionally some of the region’s richest areas. 701 more words


Vancouver city council passes motion calling for real estate 'flipping tax'

The provincial government unveiled a suite of new taxes aimed at cracking down on property speculators on Tuesday, but Vancouver City Council says it doesn’t go far enough. 411 more words


Another casualty of Metro Vancouver's brutal housing market? Your health

The Global News and CKNW Health Series is tackling the issues of sleep and stress. Today’s topic is housing anxiety and health.

In Metro Vancouver housing is always a story. 863 more words


Vancouver home prices have some living in campers. And businesses have had it with them

They line Glen Dr. near the Home Depot close to Vancouver’s train station.

Camper vehicles — about a half dozen of them, and people living inside them because they can’t afford to live anywhere else. 260 more words


Vancouver homeowner says Empty Homes Tax is hurting those with second homes

The Unfair Vancouver Vacant Homes Tax Coalition describes its purpose in the name. The group is calling on the city to do something as the Feb. 538 more words


In Vancouver, you're competing with non-residents for condos worth as little as $600K

When you look at one metric, the effect of non-residents on housing in Metro Vancouver can be measured at about five per cent.

But a deeper dig into the data produces very different results. 641 more words