• Lower Mainland real estate: Sellers will soon need to disclose multiple bids
    Starting later this month, the three real estate boards in the region will formally require listing realtors to disclose the number of offers on a sale after a bid is accepted.
    Jul 6, 2023
  • B.C. property assessments up despite softening market
    BC Assessment's latest valuations have pegged home values at five to 15 per cent higher than last year, despite real estate sales and prices slumping across the province.
    Jan 3, 2023
  • Four ways life could get pricier in B.C. in 2023, and a handful of ways it might not
    From food to fuel, here are four ways life is about to get more expensive in the New Year -- and a handful of ways that it probably won't.
    Jan 1, 2023
  • Canada’s home prices boom amid COVID-19 as policymakers sit back
    In Canada, the average home price jumped 22.8 per cent in January to a record $621,525.
    Mar 7, 2021
  • ‘Too little, too late’: Vancouver’s plan to boost housing supply for families draws criticism
    Young families say their generation has been priced out of the Vancouver condo market, making it impossible to get housing anywhere near the city.
    Jul 11, 2016
  • Pre-selling and re-selling: Vancouver realtor calling foul on ‘impossible’ condo market
    A Vancouver realtor is irritated that would-be buyers are increasingly missing out on condo sales due to developers selling out units to friends, family, and investors before opening to the public.
    Jul 13, 2016
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  • Vancouver homes being flipped like ‘cheap penny stocks’ according to realtor
    A Vancouver real estate agent is putting the spotlight on how speculators are rapidly driving up prices for homes in the region.
    Jun 17, 2016
  • Real Estate agents to no longer represent both sides of a sale in 2018
    Realtors will soon no longer be able to represent both sides of a deal in B.C.
    Sep 8, 2017
  • Toronto election 2018: Who’s running for council, and how, where and when to vote
    Global News has compiled a list of Toronto mayoral and city council candidates as well as all the information you need on how, where, and when to cast your ballot.
    Sep 21, 2018
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  • ‘Sell before you buy’ is the new housing market battle cry
    Frosty housing markets in much of Canada are changing the rules of the game for homesellers.
    Apr 27, 2019
  • Greater Vancouver home sales hit lowest point since 1986: Realtor
    According to Steve Saretsky, unreleased numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association show just a little over 1,700 transactions last month.
    Apr 1, 2019
  • Metro Vancouver housing sales hit nearly 20 year low
    “People used to say, ‘I’d better jump in the market, it’s going to be higher next month, now they say, ‘I’d better sit back.’”
    Jan 5, 2019
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  • Is improved consumer protection in B.C.’s housing market on the horizon?
    In an interview with Consumer Matters, B.C.'s Minister of Finance says when it comes to home buying and making legislative changes the province is addressing a number of issues.
    Jun 2, 2021
  • Impact of foreign-buyers’ tax to be revealed
    The numbers will be the first look at the immediate impact of a 15-per-cent tax on foreign buyers in Metro Vancouver's real estate market, one month after it came into effect on Aug. 2.
    Sep 1, 2016
  • Vancouver developers want more townhomes. Critics say they’ll just be sold overseas
    A new report confirms what most people already know: affordable housing is in short supply in Metro Vancouver. Critics say there's a bigger problem.
    May 30, 2017
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  • Demand for Metro Vancouver condos outstrips supply at record rate in June
    Demand for condos was as high as ever in June, while detached home sales across the region dropped off
    Jul 5, 2017
  • Langley condo market is ‘insane’ as listings quadruple, local real estate blogger says
    He said Langley was the hottest condo market this time last year but now prices are dropping off as the area becomes flooded with condos.
    Nov 5, 2018
  • Will it crash? Here’s what to expect from the Canadian housing market in 2019
    The boom is over. Here's what that means for buyers and sellers.
    Nov 24, 2018
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  • B.C. real estate faces COVID-19 slump. But how deep and for how long?
    Sales have already begun to drop off, but will the pandemic have a lasting impact on prices?
    Apr 21, 2020
  • Behold, the Canadian condo market joins the COVID-19 real estate frenzy
    A return of investor demand is driving a surge in home sales volumes in Toronto and Vancouver.
    Mar 18, 2021
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