New property listed in Steveston South, Richmond
The housing market is teetering. Happy now?
BY PETE MCMARTIN, VANCOUVER SUN
How long has it been since we last heard complaints about offshore Asian buyers driving up Metro Vancouver house prices?
Eons? Last month? Is there a difference when it comes to the short attention span of urban folklore?
Whatever the time, suddenly the shouting has stopped. From the enclaves of our tonier neighbourhoods, where angry residents were forced out of their homes after first cashing a cheque several hundreds of thousands of dollars above...
Mortgage Rule Changes by the Federal Government
These changes take effect July 9th:
As part of the Federal Government’s continuous efforts to strengthen Canada’s housing finance system, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today announced further adjustments to the rules for government-backed insured mortgages.
“Our Government stands behind the efforts of hard-working Canadian families to save by investing in their homes and their future,” said Minister Flaherty. “The adjustments we are making today will help them realize...
Vancouver's budding romance with row houses
From The Globe and Mail, Published Friday, June 8
Not another single-family house on the west side like the one they’d been in the last seven years. Too big, too expensive to maintain, and too affected by the trend of investors buying houses and leaving them empty.
But not an apartment either. She wanted a garden.
“And I didn’t want strata,” says Ms. Choptuik, an effervescent fifty-something. She and her physics professor husband, Matthew, had lived in a strata apartment at the...
Toronto, Vancouver house prices to sink 15% over 2-3 years, TD warns
From The Globe and Mail, Published Monday, June 11
Toronto, Vancouver prices forecast to sink
Toronto-Dominion Bank economists expect house prices in Toronto and Vancouver to sink by at least 15 per cent over the next two to three years.
Canada's two largest real estate markets appear to have gone their separate ways recently, with a slowdown in Vancouver and continued gains in Toronto.
But average prices can be deceiving, said economists Derek Burleton and Leslie Preston.
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