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Metro Vancouver’s residential real estate prices continue to creep up

Metro Vancouver’s residential real estate prices continue to creep up

Home sales in January 2020 were 42.4 per cent higher than one year previously, reports board, while inventory remains low
Explore new developments with this Showcase of New Homes

Explore new developments with this Showcase of New Homes

Make 2020 the year you purchase that dream new home to invest in your family, your lifestyle and your future
Comment: Your property tax bill won’t drop along with assessment

Comment: Your property tax bill won’t drop along with assessment

Is this the year that the myth linking property taxes and assessment values will finally be debunked?
Housing affordability a continuing issue: Notaries

Housing affordability a continuing issue: Notaries

A December survey of 193 B.C. Notaries across the province found that most saw the same or decreased level of first-time buyers in 2019 despite a softened market, particularly during the beginning of the year.
Most valuable Richmond homes located on farmland

Most valuable Richmond homes located on farmland

“Ivy Manor” is the most valuable home in Richmond, according to BC Assessment, with an assessed value of $9.782 million. The luxury home, built in 1989, is at 12911 No. 3 Rd. close to Finn Road and is 19,000 square feet in size.
BC Assessments show modest overall value declines, steeper in Lower Mainland

BC Assessments show modest overall value declines, steeper in Lower Mainland

Biggest drops in home values are in West Vancouver and UBC, while many parts of B.C. post an increase in home assessments
B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

Our round-up of various industry groups’ predictions for B.C.’s housing market next year — and is there a consensus?
Real estate agent fined over property rental

Real estate agent fined over property rental

West Vancouver realtor was not licensed to act as a rental agent, and was fined $7,500 for unprofessional conduct
B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

With listings down for seventh straight month, sector edges towards seller’s market territory once more
Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Residential sector — especially in Lower Mainland — to see lower valuations, but commercial and industrial real estate values hold firm