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REALTORS® across Canada urge governments to reduce costs and remove barriers to home ownership
Thursday, September 12, 2019
REALTOR® associations from Canada’s largest real estate markets are calling on all levels of government to take meaningful action to make home ownership more accessible.
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August 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Home buyer activity increased to more typical levels in Metro Vancouver throughout the summer months.
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July 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Home buyer demand picked up across Metro Vancouver making July, a traditionally quieter month in real estate, the second highest selling month so far this year.
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June 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
With home buyer demand below long-term historical averages in June, the supply of homes for sale continued to accumulate in Metro Vancouver.
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May 2019 Market Insights
Thursday, June 13, 2019
REBGV President Ashley Smith provides a summary of the May 2019 housing market statistics.
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What is the beneficial ownership registry and how will it work?
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Property owners can no longer anonymously list companies, trusts, and partnerships. New provincial legislation establishes Canada’s first public registry of beneficial owners of BC property, and has new disclosure requirements.
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April 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
REBGV President Ashley Smith provides a summary of the April 2019 housing market statistics.
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March 2019 Market Insights
Thursday, April 11, 2019
REBGV President Ashley Smith provides a summary of the March 2019 housing market statistics.
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Federal budget 2019 – new initiatives for home buyers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Federal Budget 2019 includes initiatives for first-time buyers, renters and measures to prevent tax non-compliance and money laundering.
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February 2019 Market Insights
Monday, March 11, 2019
REBGV President Phil Moore provides a summary of the February 2019 housing market statistics.
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BC launches first-of-a kind pre-sale condo registry
Thursday, March 7, 2019
A new Condo and Strata Assignment Integrity Register (CSAIR) has been introduced by the BC Ministry of Finance to track condominium pre-sales throughout the province.
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Nothing for home buyers in Budget 2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
BC Budget 2019, tabled on February 19, 2019 by Finance Minister Carole James, offers nothing to help home buyers – whether they’re first-timers or trading up.