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No-payment mortgage scheme floated in Vancouver

No-payment mortgage scheme floated in Vancouver

A homebuyer must be able to afford a 60 per cent down payment, compared to the five to 20 per cent in the conventional mortgage market.
Vancouverites lead search for B.C. recreational property

Vancouverites lead search for B.C. recreational property

At least 62,000 Vancouver residents searched for rural B.C. property since June 2020 as the pandemic locked down reasons to live in the city.
How B.C. plans to move homeless into market rentals

How B.C. plans to move homeless into market rentals

New Homeless Prevention Program is meant 'to help access rental housing in the private (non-subsidized) housing market'
5 Canadian real estate market trends to watch in 2021

5 Canadian real estate market trends to watch in 2021

What's coming next for Canada's housing markets?
Richmond considers incentives to build 'passive houses'

Richmond considers incentives to build 'passive houses'

Richmond city council might allow building permit fees to be waived in exchange for energy-efficient homes.
More than trees need saving in Richmond development: Harold Steves

More than trees need saving in Richmond development: Harold Steves

A park plan was shifted by a developer to save a forested area on its property in Capstan.
5 energy-efficient features that buyers love right now

5 energy-efficient features that buyers love right now

Learn what home seekers are after in a modern, eco-friendly home.
Rental vacancy rate in Metro Vancouver region highest since 1999

Rental vacancy rate in Metro Vancouver region highest since 1999

Vacancy rate in University Endowment Lands jumps from 0.4 per cent to 13 per cent
Feeling crowded at home? Here are 8 design tips to make a small space feel bigger

Feeling crowded at home? Here are 8 design tips to make a small space feel bigger

Storage 'absolutely essential' in small spaces
Richmond named 2nd 'most cost-burdened' city in Canada

Richmond named 2nd 'most cost-burdened' city in Canada

Homeowners in Richmond spend 44 per cent of their income on mortgage payments