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Market Insights Video
July 2020 Market Insights
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Metro Vancouver housing market sees steady summer activity.
Legislation & Regulations
Secondary suites now allowed in ground-oriented, multi-family buildings
Friday, August 7, 2020
New updates to the BC Building Code allow secondary suites in duplexes, townhouses, and detached row houses throughout the province.
Legislation & Regulations
Ban on evictions for non-payment of rent ends September 1: What you need to know
Friday, July 24, 2020
On July 16, the provincial government announced details of a repayment framework intended to help landlords and renters to maintain their housing when the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent is lifted.
Market Insights Video
June 2020 Market Insights
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Steady increases in home sale and listing activity continue in June.
Legislation & Regulations
Government begins regulating strata insurance
Monday, July 13, 2020
To help return the strata insurance market to balance, the Ministry of Finance announced amendments to the Strata Property Act .
Home Buying
Attending an open house? Here are seven things to expect
Friday, July 10, 2020
REALTORS® are now able to hold open houses with safety practices in place. Here's what you can expect during today’s period of physical distancing.
Legislation & Regulations
Open houses to resume in BC under new safety guidelines
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Learn more about these guidelines and what you can expect at an open house.
Home Buying
Watch part two in our video chat with Mortgage Broker Angela Calla
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Angela talks about how the mortgage market is evolving.
Legislation & Regulations
BC government extends rental supplement and moratorium on rent increases, relaxes eviction ban 
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The BC government announced plans to extend its rental supplement program and moratorium on rent increases, while relaxing some of the rules around the eviction ban. 
Home Buying
Private insurers aren’t following CMHC in tightening lending standards
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Two private insurers have announced they won’t be following the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation lead to tighten lending standards.
Home Buying
Watch our Innovation Series video with Mortgage Broker Angela Calla
Friday, June 19, 2020
Angela discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing the mortgage market and gives you helpful advice.
Home Buying
CMHC tightens lending standards, making homes less affordable
Friday, June 19, 2020
Effective July 1, 2020, it will be more difficult to buy a home if you’re a first-time buyer.