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Council OK’s form, character for first phase of Gospel Rock

Council OK’s form, character for first phase of Gospel Rock

After asking Greenlane Homes to reconsider some of the design elements for the first phase of its Gospel Rock project, known as Touchstone, councillors in Gibsons have signed off on the form and character development permits for the project.
Newcomers to Canada buy one in every five homes: study

Newcomers to Canada buy one in every five homes: study

Immigrants, workers and refugees are investing in their new Canadian lives and having a significant effect on real estate demand, finds Royal LePage
84% of Canadians feel housing affordability negatively affects their lives

84% of Canadians feel housing affordability negatively affects their lives

Housing is a major source of stress, yet most people also feel homeownership is an important part of life
Home sales uptick seen across B.C. in September: BCREA

Home sales uptick seen across B.C. in September: BCREA

Residential resale activity “built on momentum from the summer” with transactions up 24 per cent year over year and average prices on the rise
Poll: Do legal weed and nearby dispensaries devalue a home?

Poll: Do legal weed and nearby dispensaries devalue a home?

Nearly a year on from legalization, survey asks owners and renters how they feel about cannabis in homes and nearby dispensaries
Bottomed out? Metro Vancouver home sales leap 46.3 per cent

Bottomed out? Metro Vancouver home sales leap 46.3 per cent

Market balances with transactions on par with 10-year September average; prices still correcting
Five-year fixed rates to drop to 2.77%, then hold steady: BCREA

Five-year fixed rates to drop to 2.77%, then hold steady: BCREA

Canadian mortgage rates are still falling, but will then level off for at least a year, predicts association
B.C.'s first surf park proposed for South Britannia

B.C.'s first surf park proposed for South Britannia

New development proposal for south of Squamish revealed at Sept. 21 open house
B.C.'s first surf park resort planned for South Britannia on Howe Sound

B.C.'s first surf park resort planned for South Britannia on Howe Sound

New development proposal south of Squamish revealed at September 21 open house
Cannabis stores available to purchase for first time on B.C.’s MLS

Cannabis stores available to purchase for first time on B.C.’s MLS

Commercial brokerage aims to capitalize on growing marijuana market