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Realtors offer advice, seek clarity on growing pot in homes

Realtors offer advice, seek clarity on growing pot in homes

Campaign by B.C. real estate board offers tips to home owners and potential buyers
Love it or lawyer it? North Vancouver couple sues reality home reno show

Love it or lawyer it? North Vancouver couple sues reality home reno show

A North Vancouver couple who appeared on the TV show Love It Or List It Vancouver has filed a lawsuit against the show’s parent company and its producers, claiming the renovation completed on their home for one of the episodes was substandard and res
Feds announce new national housing fund

Feds announce new national housing fund

Through new fund, CMHC will create up to 60,000 affordable units across Canada and renew up to 240,000 more
‘Barriers to building’ add $644K to cost of Metro Vancouver detached house

‘Barriers to building’ add $644K to cost of Metro Vancouver detached house

Region is by far Canada’s most expensive to build a house, says think tank
B.C. Greens and Richmond residents call for provincial action following council vote on ALR

B.C. Greens and Richmond residents call for provincial action following council vote on ALR

After council voted to keep the status quo on home sizes in Richmond’s agricultural land reserve and permit a secondary dwelling without rezoning, B.C.’s Greens are putting pressure on the province to step in.
Boomers cashing in on high-value homes to buy vacation properties

Boomers cashing in on high-value homes to buy vacation properties

Retirees driving demand for recreational real estate
Richmond council keeps status quo on ALR home sizes, approves additional dwelling

Richmond council keeps status quo on ALR home sizes, approves additional dwelling

It was the second council meeting this year to draw more than 30 delegations speaking on the issue of home sizes on Richmond’s agricultural land reserve. This time, however, the discussion went past midnight.
Richmond to legalize secondary suites in duplexes

Richmond to legalize secondary suites in duplexes

Although secondary suites are common in single-family houses and townhouses in Richmond, they are not permitted in a duplex, which is a house that has two separated apartments for two different households.
B.C. home price trajectory flattens with slow sales, more listings

B.C. home price trajectory flattens with slow sales, more listings

Rising inventory creates “less upward pressure on prices”
Richmond Citizens’ Association to rally against ALR mega mansions

Richmond Citizens’ Association to rally against ALR mega mansions

A group of Richmond residents is planning to hold a rally to protest mega-mansions on the city’s agricultural land reserve before tonight’s city council meeting, where a decision is expected to be made on size limits and secondary units.