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Inspiration from Steveston Village

I have listed a new property at 308 5800 ANDREWS RD in Richmond.
An open and spacious plan with two bedrooms with two full bathrooms. This is a corner unit on the third floor that gets good natural light. The floor above is set back, so nobody is above most of your unit, keeping things nice and quiet. Built in 1997, but recent updates include real hardwood floors in main living area,...
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BY PETE MCMARTIN, VANCOUVER SUN

 

How long has it been since we last heard complaints about offshore Asian buyers driving up Metro Vancouver house prices?

 

Eons? Last month? Is there a difference when it comes to the short attention span of urban folklore?

 

Whatever the time, suddenly the shouting has stopped. From the enclaves of our tonier neighbourhoods, where angry residents were...

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These changes take effect July 9th:

 

As part of the Federal Government’s continuous efforts to strengthen Canada’s housing finance system, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today announced further adjustments to the rules for government-backed insured mortgages.

 

“Our Government stands behind the efforts of hard-working Canadian families to save by investing in their homes...

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From The Globe and Mail, Published Friday, June 8

 

Not another single-family house on the west side like the one they’d been in the last seven years. Too big, too expensive to maintain, and too affected by the trend of investors buying houses and leaving them empty.

 

But not an apartment either. She wanted a garden.

 

“And I didn’t want strata,” says Ms. Choptuik, an effervescent f...

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From The Globe and Mail, Published Monday, June 11

 

Toronto, Vancouver prices forecast to sink

Toronto-Dominion Bank economists expect house prices in Toronto and Vancouver to sink by at least 15 per cent over the next two to three years.

 

Canada's two largest real estate markets appear to have gone their separate ways recently, with a slowdown in Vancouver and continued gains in Toronto....

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