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SSC ‘dead’ after Sechelt council vote

SSC ‘dead’ after Sechelt council vote

East Porpoise Bay
Home sales across B.C. hit by strict new mortgage rules

Home sales across B.C. hit by strict new mortgage rules

Home sales across the province fell on an annual basis in February, due to tough new rules that make qualifying for a mortgage harder, according to a B.C. Real Estate Association report released March 14. A total of 6,206 B.C.
’Twas ever thus? Metro Vancouver real estate headlines 30 years ago

’Twas ever thus? Metro Vancouver real estate headlines 30 years ago

It’s easy to think that the problems facing Metro Vancouver’s housing market are relatively new. But if you take a look back at headlines from 20 or 30 years ago, you’ll see a different story.
Major projects move closer to first reading

Major projects move closer to first reading

Gibsons
B.C. home sales forecast to drop 8.6 per cent this year

B.C. home sales forecast to drop 8.6 per cent this year

Just because home sales are slowing and mortgage rates are climbing, you shouldn't expect any home price corrections, according to the latest forecast by the B.C. Real Estate Association (BCREA).
Big turnout for tiny homes talk

Big turnout for tiny homes talk

Sechelt Library
Region's detached home sales slump in February

Region's detached home sales slump in February

In a month that usually starts picking up in terms of sales activity ahead of the spring market, detached home sales in Metro Vancouver saw a considerable slump in February, according to the latest statistics. Detached sales were down 39.
Editorial: Why new speculation tax is not a speculation tax

Editorial: Why new speculation tax is not a speculation tax

Those of us who keep a close eye on the B.C. real estate industry and housing policy were widely anticipating a speculation tax to be introduced in last week’s B.C. Budget, as it had been heavily hinted at by the NDP in advance of the announcement.
Affordable rentals will need financial help from Gibsons

Affordable rentals will need financial help from Gibsons

Council
Eagleview Heights developer back with new plan

Eagleview Heights developer back with new plan

Gibsons