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Could taxing all homes over $1M fix Canada's housing crisis?

Could taxing all homes over $1M fix Canada's housing crisis?

CMHC-backed report has floated a surtax on all homes over $1 million. Targeting the top 9% of homeowners in Canada, the tax would only apply when a home is sold.
Province to introduce cooling-off periods for home buying

Province to introduce cooling-off periods for home buying

“We’re not sure what ­problem they are trying to solve with this,” says Victoria Real Estate Board president
Expect growth in markets that offer a solution for 'the missing middle'

Expect growth in markets that offer a solution for 'the missing middle'

Dwellings like rowhomes and duplexes are in low supply. Will addressing the issue see growth and appreciation of the next year?
This mini-Mediterranean resort is actually a $12.8-million Vancouver mansion

This mini-Mediterranean resort is actually a $12.8-million Vancouver mansion

Check out that lair.
Vancouver Island real estate searches see major uptick

Vancouver Island real estate searches see major uptick

While interest and prices may be rising, one of the most notable trends taking place on Vancouver Island is the limited supply of housing.
Mission, B.C. is the market to watch: REW

Mission, B.C. is the market to watch: REW

The city is currently home to under 50,000 residents.
The top 3 performing markets on REW over the last year

The top 3 performing markets on REW over the last year

From a city by the sea to a booming metropolis, these areas are garnering a lot of interest on home search platform REW.ca.
7 things the fall housing market could have in store for buyers in B.C.

7 things the fall housing market could have in store for buyers in B.C.

Thinking of buying a home in B.C.? The housing market could have more movement this fall.
Ex-student aims for near-record Vancouver mansion deal

Ex-student aims for near-record Vancouver mansion deal

Hanying Chen runs a boutique theatre production company and could set a record sale for a single residential lot sale in Vancouver should negotiations exceed expectations.
How the return to work could impact Canada's real estate landscape

How the return to work could impact Canada's real estate landscape

With many workers returning to the office for just a few days a week to start, there will also be a continued interest in renters and buyers needing spaces with home offices.