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November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

Jump in activity takes Metro market back to “historically typical levels” while Fraser Valley also sees “unexpected demand”
Real estate prices continue to hold in Powell River

Real estate prices continue to hold in Powell River

Housing costs remain at upper end of historical pricing
Home sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: forecast

Home sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: forecast

Biggest recovery in sales activity will be seen in the hardest-hit areas of Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley, with more modest rises in Victoria, predicts real estate association
Opinion: Housing policies to expect from Liberal minority government

Opinion: Housing policies to expect from Liberal minority government

With the minority Liberal government most likely to turn to the NDP for support, where does that leave federal housing and real estate promises?
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
Real estate market in Powell River shows decrease in September sales

Real estate market in Powell River shows decrease in September sales

Limited inventory cited as a cause for drop in sales
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