Friday, February 18, 2022
REBGV Economist Keith Stewart's January 2022 Jobs Report is now available. (1 minute read)
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Learn about the employment trends observed through the end of 2021 and how they could impact the housing market in 2022.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Employment is now at around 1.5 million jobs in the Lower Mainland. What's next?
Monday, December 6, 2021
Our latest economic analysis takes a deeper look at housing supply trends in Metro Vancouver and the ratio of buyers to sellers who've been active in the market throughout the pandemic.
Friday, November 26, 2021
What do the latest sales and listings trends tell us about the housing market?
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Positive employment trends, like falling unemployment and an increase in higher earning jobs, support rising housing demand, according to the Metro Vancouver Jobs Report published by REBGV Economist Keith Stewart.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Will low rates continue or start to rise?
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Read this report that takes stock of what has happened in Metro Vancouver’s housing market within the pandemic and what we can expect in the months ahead.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Cannabis is regulated at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. Here’s a summary of how it’s dealt with in Greater Vancouver municipalities.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
If a home is more than 60 years old, home owners may refer to it as having character merit or as “heritage”, regardless of how well it has been preserved or how much it has been altered over the years.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Many local governments in Greater Vancouver have a bylaw or policy addressing tree removal, retention, pruning and damage on private property. This fact sheet is an overview.
Friday, May 1, 2020
The Property Transfer Tax (PTT) is a land registration tax paid by a home buyer when a title is registered at the Land Title Survey Authority. Learn how much PTT you need to pay.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
This fact sheet provides a summary of bylaws and policies for secondary suites located within primary residences, auxiliary suites above garages, small garden suites, and coach houses (not laneway homes).
Thursday, September 6, 2018
The five per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) applies to the sale of some home sales in BC. Find out if GST applies to you by using this handy fact sheet.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Licensing and Consumer Services is a branch of BC Housing, a provincial government agency, established to improve the quality of residential construction and strengthen protection for new home buyers. Learn more about Consumer Services in this fact sheet.