B.C. government introduces new housing market rules on shadow flipping and foreign data collection.   The new regulation under the Real Estate Services Act will require real estate agents and licencees to include, in every contract, a prohibition on the assignment of the contract by the purchaser unless the seller consents to such assignment and […]

Vancouver is said to be one of the key drivers for foreign capital in Canada. Vancouver B.C. – Due to the exceptional performance of Canada’s most active housing markets, Vancouver and Toronto continues to play a central part in the increasing number of foreign capital investment in these already dynamic areas. In a forum on global real […]

A total of 12,560 homes were sold across the province in March, up 38 per cent year-over-year, according to British Columbia Real Estate Association. B.C. Housing – The housing market in Victoria is enjoying a strong increase in demand as buyers seek alternatives to high-priced Vancouver homes. Greater Victoria is in a seller’s market and […]

Results from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.'s first-ever rental turnover survey in Metro Vancouver points to a migration of rental demand from the pricier centre to less-expensive suburbs.

Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) awarded REALTOR® Sandra Wyant the Professional Excellence Award on March 15. read more

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) recognised two REALTORS® yesterday for their exemplary commitment to charity and community causes. read more

In the spirit of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament, YPNextHome put together our own bracket of championship housing markets across Canada. It's East versus West, as city market takes on city market to determine the eventual Canadian slam-dunk champion.
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A strong fourth quarter closed 2015 as a record-breaking year in commercial real estate sales in the Lower Mainland. read more

Surging real estate values added $2.3 million to B.C. cabinet ministers’ personal wealth this year alone, as the government says coming measures to …
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A massive infusion of offshore cash into the Lower Mainland’s multi-family residential property market is “disrupting the local development and investor communities,” resulting in bidding wars and a surge in the value of real estate sales. A report by well-known apartment property analysts David Goodman and his son Mark also notes the region’s vacancy rates continue to drop and tenants in some parts of the region are being hit with rent hikes of more than five per cent.