Canadian home sales edge up
Canadian Real Estate Association, September 15, 2017
 
BC housing market webcast (3-minute video)
BC Real Estate Association, September 15, 2017
 
New financing rules could drive more consumers into more volatile mortgages
Financial Post, September 15, 2017
 
Income data now available on Census mapper
Census Mapper, September 15, 2017
 
Canada's tax on being American (The Vancouver vacant homes tax)
Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2017
 
Why North Vancouver District coach house policy is so useless
Lanefab, September 15, 2017
 
Look for 75 cent loonie when Canada comes off its sugar high, forecasters warn
Financial Post, September 14, 2017
 
Tax avoidance behind Metro Vancouver's disconnect between housing, income
Vancouver Sun, September 14, 2017
 
Radical disconnect as average Metro Vancouver earner reaps $72,000 a year, pays $1.4 million for home
Vancouver Sun, September 14, 2017
 
What can we do about social isolation
Vancouver Courier, September 14, 2017
 
Vancouver Park Board commissioner floats ban on harmful balloons
CBC News, September 14, 2017
 
Prominent West Vancouver Realtor® denies he demanded $75K bonus
The Province, September 14, 2017
 
BC handed out $4 million in environmental fines in 2016
Alaska Highway News, September 14, 2017
 
NDP candidate wants more housing - just not near him
Vision Vancouver, September 13, 2017
 
Luxury super car condos are coming to Richmond
Daily Hive, September 13, 2017
 
Vetting an apartment before you buy
New York Times, September 9, 2017Five things to watch in the Canadian business world this week

CTV News, August 21, 2017
 
Developing densified Vancouver into a designer metropolis
Globe & Mail, August 21, 2017
 
Selling high end island properties
REMOnline, August 21, 2017
 
Port moody takes off
Royal Pacific Realty Group, August 21, 2017
 
Rare lemon harvest in Vancouver
Vancouver Sun, August 20, 2017
 
Langford man suing over blasting on neighbour's site
Victoria Times Colonist, August 20, 2017
 
Why the foreign buyers tax isn't making Vancouver more affordable
MacLean's Magazine, August 18, 2017
 
Vancouver is the third most livable city in the world
Business in Vancouver, August 18, 2017
 
North Vancouver developers to pay higher rates for bigger projects
Business in Vancouver, August 18, 2017
 
The ethics of high prices: should Vancouver home owners take the money?
Vancouver Sun, August 18, 2017
 
Developers to pay higher rates for bigger projects in the City of North Vancouver
North Shore News, August 18, 2017
 
BC government trying to seize Richmond mansion used for violent crime and money laundering
Vancouver Sun, August 18, 2017
 
Assess the facts first: corporation hope new government will keep the Massey Bridge project alive
Delta Optimist, August 18, 2017
 
Four new strategies you can use this year to get ahead of Ottawa's proposed tax changes
Financial Post, August 17, 2017
 
Metro Vancouver's Kingsway headquarters on chopping block
Business in Vancouver, August 16, 2017
 
Why Vancouver builds condos; while Seattle builds apartments
Real Estate Weekly, August 16, 2017
 
One house, four homes: the potential of stacked flats
Medium, August 16, 2017
 
Is there a perfect density?
Planetizen, August 14, 2017
 
Trying stuff in New Westminster
Patrick Johnstone, August 10, 2017
 
What happens to your house when you get deported? Most undocumented immigrants who get deported are Latino men with jobs.  This has a ripple effect on housing
Marketplace, August 10, 2017
 
They are basically running hotels. Property management companies AirBnb's biggest winners
CBC, August 7, 2017
 
Canadian Realtors® brace for the end of the boom as housing market tightens
CBC News, August 2, 2017
 
Canada's cooling experiment
Globe & Mail, August 2, 2017
 Canada's low mortgage default rate doesn't mean everything's fine
Canadian Business, July 26, 2017
 
New government brings new approach to housing issues
Business in Vancouver, July 26, 2017
 
Taxman taking tougher stance on rental buildings
Business in Vancouver, July 25, 2017
 
City quadruples housing targets for purpose-built rental homes
Mayor of Vancouver, July 25, 2017
 
Vancouver plans to regulate short-term rentals
Royal Pacific Realty Group, July 25, 2017
 
Why the loonie shot higher and what it means to you
MacLean's Magazine, July 25, 2017
 
BC housing starts slip but stay above trend (chart)
Business in Vancouver, July 25, 2017
 
How Premier John Horgan will put me out of a job
Vancouver Courier, July 25, 2017
 
City of Richmond gives John Horgan options to twin George Massey Tunnel
Richmond News, July 25, 2017 
 
Trail head tree cutting irks North Shore neighbours
North Shore News, July 25, 2017
 
District of North Vancouver gets first peek at Delbrook Lands affordable housing
North Shore News, July 25, 2017
 
New approach to explore deeper affordability in new rental apartments
Mayor of Vancouver, July 24, 2017
 
Duplex, triplexes, fourplexes, oh my, for SW Coquitlam
Tricity News, July 22, 2017
 
Clients buying US property? Consider trusts
Mondaq News, July 21, 2017
 
How do strata owners split the proceeds when selling to developers?
Mondaq News, July 21, 2017
 
Not what Realtors® want to hear: long workdays may be bad for your heart
New York Times, July 20, 2017
 
BC's unemployment numbers up in June
Business in Vancouver, July 18, 2017
 
Bill 40 condo sellers hit the lottery
Western Investor, May 18, 2017
 

10 ways to reduce housing prices in Metro Vancouver
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, July 21, 2017'
 
Canada's annual inflation rate eases to one per cent in June
CBC News, July 21, 2017
 
The case for another bank rate hike in June
Financial Post, July 21, 2017
 
CRA's tax shift collides with municipal rental incentives
Business in Vancouver, July 20, 2017
 
Stetski calls out restrictions on Credit Unions
BC Local News, July 20, 2017
 
Canadians snatch up foreign properties
Mortgage Broker News, July 20, 2017
 
Builder says property owners can help solve Vancouver's affordability crisis
Vancouver Courier, July 20, 2017
 
Commute cost versus shelter costs tradeoffs
Jenns Von Bermann, July 20, 2017
 
Performing a branding effectiveness analysis
REMOnline, July 19, 2017
 
Spending up in Canada 3.88 per cent in second quarter of 2017
Cision, July 19, 2017
 
Tax changes would hurt profitable businesses opponents warn Ottawa
Globe & Mail, July 19, 2017
 
Canadians should be worried about real estate slowdown (20-minute audio recording)
CBC News, July 19, 2017
 
Retail shift drive increased demand for industrial real estate
Business in Vancouver, July 19, 2017
 
A smarter tax would help ease Vancouver's housing crises
The Province, July 19, 2017
 
AirBnb expands trips experiences to Vancouver
AirBnb, July19, 2017
 
What Vancouver can learn from Trump supporters
Vancouver Courier July 18, 2017
 
Marketing tips for Realtors® - here's what you need to know! Articles, tip sheets, ideas and more
National Association of Realtors®
 
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Vancouver Realtors® pledge $10,000 for victims of BC wildfires, but we need help
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, July 17, 2017
 
A portrait of a dense city - Vancouver
Globe & Mail, July 16, 2017
 
The emergence of row homes: what you need to know
BC Business, July 16, 2017
 
Why you should and shouldn't share your location using a Smartphone
New York Times, July 15, 2017
 
Renters of Vancouver: that's when the bidding war started
Georgia Straight, July 15, 2017
 
Canada: Mortgages on the rise and a massive ice chunk
New York Times, July 14, 2017
 
Vancouver Chinatown condo project to be downsized due to Council's rejection
Daily Hive, July 14, 2017
 
How big is too big in Richmond? Public hearing will decide on Monday
Richmond News, July 14, 2017
 
Liberal bridge spin offensive
Delta Optimist, July 14, 2017
 
Can Massey Tunnel bottleneck be relieved by short sea shipping?
Gordon Price's blog, July 14, 2017
 
Interest rate hike: don't panic, plan ahead say local financial planners
Envision, July 13, 2017
 
Holdout splits City of Vancouver project into two locations on Southwest Marine Drive
Georgia Straight, July 13, 2017
 
How to escape the online spies
The Guardian, July 13, 2017
 
Experts weigh in on first interest rate hike in 7 years
VanCity condo Guide, July 12, 2017
 
Interest rate hike a double-edged sword for Vancouver housing
Metro News, Vancouver, July 12, 2017
 
How much will the Bank of Canada's interest rate rise cost you?
Burnaby Now, July 12, 2017
 
How long will BC's new government last?
Georgia Straight, July 2, 2017
 
Events
Today, July 17 Richmond Council Meeting - public hearing regarding the Zoning Bylaw Amendment related to Building Massing of Single Family Dwellings is item #7 on the Agenda. Here is new information and here is the previous information package.
 
Thursday, July 20, 2017 The City of Vancouver is hosting a public hearing on the rezoning of the Dogwood Pearson Site at 500 - 650 West 57th Avenue. Learn more.

The real estate agent's  guide to winning over more customers and closing more deals
REMOnline, July 14, 2017
 
BC forest fires: how you can prepare your family and help animals
The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals, July 14, 2017
 
Vancouver's gardens
Tourism Vancouver, July 14, 2017
 
Record high home prices in Victoria in Q2 2017
Mortgage Broker News, July 14, 2017
 
Americans see homeownership as a good investment, affordability as a growing concern
National Association of Realtors®, July 14, 2017
 
June residential real estate sales soar in BC, but not in areas you'd expect
BC Business, June 13, 2017
 
Greater Vancouver housing market continues to defy expectations
Global BC TV, July 13, 2017
 
Greater Vancouver home sales and prices up in June
Business in Vancouver, July 13, 2017
 
Local governments sound alarm over development on Vancouver's Grouse Mountain
Globe & Mail, July 13, 2017
 
Photos: Mount Pleasant then and now
Vancouver Courier, July 13, 2017
 
How technology will affect commercial real estate
BC Business, June 13, 2017
 
Teardowns in Vancouver (Interesting infograph map)
Jenns Von Bermann, July 13, 2017
 
Central Saanich woman awarded $110,000 after neighbour builds house blocking her views
Vancouver Sun, July 13, 2017. This article is about a restrictive covenant, which we explained in this Royal Pacific Realty Group articleearlier this year
 
The best paint colour to sell a home
Realtor Magazine, July 13, 2017
 
Investors make up 90% of this market
Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine, July 12, 2017Here's an interest rate forecast (5-page pdf)
Central 1 Credit Union, July 10, 2017
 
Mortgages won't be the only problem for Canadians as rates rise
CBC News, July 10, 2017
 
27% if Canadians in over head with mortgage payments (includes 3-minute video)
Business News Network, July 10, 2017
 
Why women need to be financial savvy
The Star, July 10, 2017
 
Regulate short-term rentals with a light touch
Vancouver Sun, July 8, 2017
 
BC continues to see steady job growth
Global News, July 5, 2017
 
BC Liberals' home loans (Up to $37,500) a risk for the most vulnerable
The Tyee, July 7, 2017
 
City of Vancouver sweeping $1.5 million discount under the rug
The Breaker, July 7, 2017
 
Fastest way to more rental housing? Tax changes
The Tyee, July 6, 2017
 
Stop blaming foreign home buyers
Sightline institute, July 5, 2017
 
Fraser Valley apartment sales reach all-time high in June
Fraser Valley Real Estate Board, July 5, 2017
 
Short-term rentals generate almost 300 complaints
Vancouver Courier, July 5, 2017
 
Vancouver mayor predicts new Airbnb rules will free up 1,000 units
Globe & Mail, July 5, 2017
 
Buyer beware: defects that home sellers may not disclose
Mondaq News, July 5, 2017Canada is the world's most reputable country
Business in Vancouver, July 5, 2017. Here is the report this is based on.
 
Demand for condominiums continues to outstrip supply, according to latest stats report
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, July 5, 2017
 
Victoria home sales see second hottest June sales on record
Real Estate Weekly, July 5, 2017
 
Individual investors still own more than half the apartments, foreign investors barely making a dent
Financial Post, July 5, 2017
 
Plausible scenarios in the event of a Bank of Canada interest rate hike
Mortgage Broker News, July 5, 2017
 
Central 1 CEO Don Wright to head BC Public Service in new government
Central 1 Credit Union, July 5, 2017
 
Mayor Gregor Robertson's penthouse apartment
Montecristo Magazine, July 5, 2017
 
Vancouver property owners in panic to rent as vacancy tax implemented
CBC News, July 4, 2017
 
City of North Vancouver topples proposed tree cutting restrictions
North Shore News, July 4, 2017
 
In Coquitlam, habitat for humanity builds "buy back" affordable housing
CBC News, July 4, 2017
 
Ease up on accelerator before stop light: Poloz comments on interest rates ahead of decision deadline
CBC News, July 4, 2017
 
Vancouver's unoccupied home rate is high, but not unusual
Business in Vancouver, July 4, 2017
 
Surrey woos companies with pro-business formula
Business in Vancouver, July 4, 2017
 
Oak Bay voted as best place to live in BC
Oak Bay News, July 4, 2017

Why Canadians won't sue over spam emails
CTV News, June 30, 2017
 
Over one quarter of young families willing to trade their urban homes for cottages
Mortgage Broker News, June 30, 2017
 
One in three homebuyers make an offer sight unseen
Forbes, June 30, 2017
 
NDP leader John Horgan becomes BC Premier designate
Vancouver Courier, June 29, 2017
 
Vancouver City Hall approves so-called empty homes tax
Michael Geller's Blog, June 29, 2017
 
Deadline for landlords to rent homes, avoid tax is July 1, 2017
Vancouver Courier, June 29, 2017
 
Vancouver still Canada's least affordable housing market, but Toronto closing in
Business in Vancouver, June 29, 2017
 
BC residents say moving is worse than divorce
Real Estate Weekly, June 29, 2017
 
2.8% of Metro homes bought by foreign buyers since tax launch
Real Estate Weekly, June 29, 2017
 
Ground water licensing for shared wells
BC Real Estate Association, June 28, 2017
 
Florida developer reaches for sky in Kelowna
Business in Vancouver, June 27, 2017
 
Housing migrants driving recreational property price inflation
Business in Vancouver, June 27, 2017
 
Bridge and office tower up in the air
Richmond News, June 27, 2017
 
What you need to know about property taxes - due in early July
Royal Pacific Realty Group, June 26, 2017
 Condo flipping on the rise as Vancouver market heats up
Global News, June 27, 2017
 
Five tips to make sure you're getting the best deal from your bank (5-minute video)
Financial Post, June 27, 2017
 
What you need to know about property taxes - due in early July
Royal Pacific Realty Group, June 26, 2017
 
BC MLAs make political history
Vancouver Sun, June 26, 2017
 
Vancouver leads Cascadia in protected bike lanes
Georgia Straight, June 26, 2017
 
Canuck the crow visits East Vancouver McDonalds, helps himself to customer's meals
Global News, June 26, 2017
 
Join Metro Vancouver's mailing list and find out what's happening in the region
Metro Vancouver, June 26, 2017
 
Cyber fraud is only getting worse in Canada but the punishments are getting lighter
Financial Post, June 26, 2017
 
Yaletown launches free wifi as Vancouver looks to expand coverage
CBC News, June 22, 2017
 
13,00 more trees for Port Coquitlam
Tri-City News, June 22, 2017
 
1075 Bitcoins will get you a home in Coquitlam
Vancouver Courier, June 22, 2017
 
Vancouver developers flock to build in Victoria's core
Vancouver Courier, June 20, 2017
 

Real Estate Council to hear case on prominent West Vancouver realtor
Vancouver Sun, June 20, 2017
 
A Vancouver house makes more than you do: introducing the National Post salary ranking calculator
Vancouver Sun, June 20, 2017
 
Concord Pacific unveils massive plans for its portion of North East False Creek
Daily Hive, June 20, 2017
 
Recreational property in BC booming as Vancouver homeowners cash out