Thursday, September 7, 2023
Read about the conditions required for paying capital gains, and what you need to do even if you don't have to pay. (2 minute read)
Friday, September 1, 2023
Property taxes in BC are due the first business day after July 1. If you buy a home at another time, you may have to pay a share of the year to avoid a penalty.
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Affordable housing projects in Vancouver received grants worth over $8.7 million, partially from Vancouver’s EHT. (1 minute read)
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Before building a laneway home or buying a property with one, you should understand the tax implications of doing so.
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.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Local REALTORS® Vern Jurovich, Andrew Leong, Steven Thom, and their office helped raise $350,000 for refugees in Metro Vancouver.
Monday, August 31, 2020
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver honoured REALTOR® Rosemary Barnes with the Professional Excellence Award on August 27.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
These are unusual times for all of us and many Metro Vancouverites are facing unprecedented hardship.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Ron Antalek has been honoured with the Canadian REALTORS Care® Award for his outstanding contributions to his community of Maple Ridge.
Thursday, December 19, 2019
More than 40,000 Lower Mainland residents have received blankets and warm clothing this month thanks to donations collected during the 25th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Henry Pybus (H.P.) “Budge” Bell-Irving was one of our most storied members. In addition to the significant contributions he made to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and the industry, he accomplished much outside of the profession.
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Board first published Through Lions Gate: A Pictorial Tour of Greater Vancouver in 1966. It was the first four-colour pictorial book published in Canada and was dedicated to the citizens of Greater Vancouver.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
In 1885, 40-year-old Malcolm A. MacLean was at a crossroads in his life.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Each year, Realtors host activities such as golf tournaments, Christmas parties, and professional events from which the fundraising proceeds are distributed to local charities.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) turns 100 this year! REBGV was founded as the Vancouver Real Estate Exchange on March 13, 1919.
REBGV has a history of pioneering initiatives that benefit real estate practitioners and the communities they serve across Metro Vancouver and the country.
Friday, December 21, 2018
More than 39,000 Lower Mainland residents will receive blankets and warm clothing this winter from donations collected during the 24th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive.
Friday, December 14, 2018
The 24th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive supports local housing projects like the Budzey, a unique social housing project run by RainCity that supports women and women-run families.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
When Vancouver Realtor Michelle Yu saw a video online of a mother sleeping outside with her child in the slums of El Salvador, she knew she had to do something. That’s why she's donating her commission on a recently listed $13.8 million Shaughnessy home to help house families from the Central American country.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Port Coquitlam REALTOR® Risa Bassetto was integral to finding a missing person earlier this month.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
REALTOR® John Patricelli received our REALTORS Care® Award earlier this year for his work with Camp Choice BC. It’s a program that helps teach at-risk youth how to become leaders, achieve their goals, and live positive lives.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Calvin Lindberg has been a fixture of leadership in the real estate profession at every level throughout his career, from local to international organisations.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Each home owner will have received a property status declaration from the City to determine if their property is subject to the Empty Homes Tax.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
REALTORS® across the country have so far raised over $154,000 for the Red Cross BC Fires Appeal to support the communities affected by the ongoing wildfires in BC.
Monday, December 2, 2013
William PJ McCarthy, a long-time member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, made the single largest charitable bequest to a sole beneficiary in BC’s history.