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Positioning Year

For the first time, the Canadian Housing Statistics Program (CHSP) published data on investors and the residential properties they owned in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia for 2020. The proportion of investors in British Columbia came…

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2030 BARCLAY at Stanley Park

Introducing 2030 BARCLAY at Stanley Park—by renowned Canadian architect Richard Henriquez and interiors by Alda Pereira Design. I’ve always had a special connection to the West End, having lived and invested there for over 12 years. Back in the day…

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Pause and Reflect

The Bank of Canada made its first rate hike of the year, increasing its key policy interest rate by 25 basis points to 4.5%, sending the prime rate to 6.70%—the highest since March 2001. Adjustable-rate mortgage payments will jump about…

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Year of the Rabbit

Despite the plethora of new regulatory policies focused on the demand side of the transaction, buyer activity has been picking up over the last couple of weeks. Homes that have been sitting on the market are suddenly going into multiple…

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Housing Market 2023

2023 is the Year of the Rabbit symbolizing peace and prosperity, while 2022 was all about the three ‘i’s—inflation, interest rates, and inventory constraints. Never in history has there been a rate move like we saw on a percentage basis, with the prime…

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1650 Alberni

Residence Over 170 private homes  Luxury mixed-use tower 208,336 square feet “Set to become one of downtown Vancouver’s tallest luxury residential towers, 1650 Alberni is an icon of the future. Designed by SOM, the architects behind some of the most…

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Landrush Outlook 2023

Landrush 2022

In-person events are back in full swing. Nothing matches the collective energy of people coming together to network and share success stories so that others can learn to leverage real estate as a vehicle to achieve financial independence. Not only…

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Affordable Housing Choices

In an effort to increase the supply of affordable housing, the City of Vancouver (CoV) approved the Affordable Housing Choices Interim Rezoning Policy to allow for consideration of rezoning proposals evaluated on the following criteria: Affordability, Location, and Form of…

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