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Richmond condo investors take developer to court

Richmond condo investors take developer to court

Anderson Holdings cancelled pre-sale contracts at a condo under construction on Buswell Street.

Gig-economy trend leaves workers struggling to qualify for mortgages

Those making a living from contract or part-time work get cold shoulder from big lenders — but there are solutions, say mortgage experts
November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

Jump in activity takes Metro market back to “historically typical levels” while Fraser Valley also sees “unexpected demand”
Tommy Chong's West Van crash pad for sale for $7M

Tommy Chong's West Van crash pad for sale for $7M

If you’re looking for a crash pad at the “high” end of the market, you could do worse than Tommy Chong’s home in West Vancouver, which just went on the market for a mellow $7 million. That’s a lot of Acapulco gold.
Here is how much more you’ll pay per floor in Metro Vancouver buildings

Here is how much more you’ll pay per floor in Metro Vancouver buildings

How much more would you be willing to pay to live on the 50th floor of a building? Roomvu, a Vancouver-based real estate marketing and analytics firm, has calculated the average price per square foot for each floor level per neighbourhood and by what
Opinion: Rent-to-own housing solution catching on with developers

Opinion: Rent-to-own housing solution catching on with developers

Concept is well-established in other countries, and is finally gaining traction in B.C., says Urban Development Institute boss
Burbs and boondocks lure Metro Vancouver rental building investors

Burbs and boondocks lure Metro Vancouver rental building investors

Price per door lower outside Metro region, but rents in many places are similar and return on investment is higher
Industrial real estate sales in Richmond set new record at nearly $332 million: report

Industrial real estate sales in Richmond set new record at nearly $332 million: report

Richmond industrial real estate sales set new records last year ­– fueled by an extremely high demand – according to the latest report by Avison Young. With 79 transactions totalling a record $331.
Steveston's Imperial Landing units leased to gym, restaurants and hotel

Steveston's Imperial Landing units leased to gym, restaurants and hotel

The former ghost town that was the Imperial Landing site in Steveston is about to get a lot more lively. “Leased” signs have recently popped up on most of the remaining vacant commercial spaces at the waterfront location.
Home sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: forecast

Home sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: forecast

Biggest recovery in sales activity will be seen in the hardest-hit areas of Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley, with more modest rises in Victoria, predicts real estate association