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Pacific Promenade - The Terraces

1488 Hornby Street, Vancouver West, V6Z 1X3VVWYA - Yaletown

  • Levels: 6
  • Suites: 163
  • Status: Completed
  • Built: 1995
  • Title To Land: Freehold Strata
  • Building Type: Strata
  • Strata Plan: LMS1378
  • Management company:  First Service Residential  Phone  604-689-6950  
  • Management Co. Contact:  Ross Bolan
  • On Site Manager Contact: Doug Nicholsen, 604-682-2476
  •  Bldg#: 8051

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Pacific Promenade "The Terrace" - 1488 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1W8, Canada, Strata Plan Number LMS1378, 6 Levels, 163 units in the development, was built in 1995. Maintenance fees include Caretaker, Garbage Pickup, Gardening, Management and Recreation Facility.  The closest grocery stores are Beach Avenue Market, Drake Market and Pacific Rim Mushrooms. Nearby parks include May & Lorne Brown Park, Granville St and George Wainborn Park. Nearby schools include EHMC - Executive Hotel Management College, Universal Mixed Martial Arts and Shine Dance Challenge. Walking distance child care services are Beach YMCA Daycare, Little Rae Kids Club and Yaltetown Montessori Preschool and Extended Day. 

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Pacific Promenade - The Terraces Technical Info

Building Name Pacific Promenade - The Terraces
Address 1488 Hornby Street
City Vancouver West
Neighborhood Yaletown
Listing Price Range N/A
Floors 6
Units in Development: 163
Units in Strata:163
Property Types Freehold Strata
Sub Categories:Strata
Year Built 1995
ManagementFirst Service Residential
 p. 604-689-6950
 f. 604.689.4829
Management Co. Contact: n  Ross Bolan
Restrictions Details
Strata Plan LMS1378
Title to Land Freehold Strata
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MLS® Listings Summary (1) New Projects under Construction  Area MLS® Listings  Team Listings 
(Open houses highlighted in yellow)

MLS® Address Style BD BA Area Mnt Price F/Plan
1 R2087163 603 1488 Hornby Street Corner Unit, 3 2 1,602 $667 $1,875,000
Listings Listed By:  1. RE/MAX Crest Westside (VanBch)   
Legend: BD - Bedroom, BA - Bathroom, Mnt - Maintenance Fee, $/sqft - Dollars per square foot.
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MLS® Disclaimer for BC: This representation is based in whole or in part on data generated by the Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board or Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver which assumes no responsibility for its accuracy.

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Pacific Promenade - The Terraces, 1488 Hornby Street - Suite Summary View All 

# Suite Address Postal S/L rr4t Plan No S/F BA BD
1 101 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1574 sq.ft. N/A 3 Bedroom
2 102 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1264 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom
3 103 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1282 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Terrace
4 201 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1557 sq.ft. N/A 3 Bedroom + Balcony
5 202 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1243 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Balcony
6 203 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1255 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Balcony
7 301 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1543 sq.ft. N/A 3 Bedroom + Balcony
8 302 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1244 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Balcony
9 303 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1260 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Balcony
10 304 1488 Hornby St. N/A N/A N/A N/A 1188 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Balcony
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Housing Market Update for July 2016

BCREA Housing Market Update (July 2016)

9,900 sales across the province in July, down 4.3% from last year. Listings across the province are down 26%.

Housing Market Update for June 2016

4,400 homes sold in June, 28% above last year. 5,875 new listings in June, up 1% from last year.

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# Article Publish Date Source
1 Stimulus Stockpile Means Trudeau Isn’t in a Rush to Double Down
Stimulus money is not being used as it should be.
Signs show Trudeau in no rush for stimulus #LesTwarog
2016/08/24 The Vancouver Sun
2 Is there a limit to social housing?
58 West Hastings vacant lot proposed to be 100% social housing. Low income earners are constantly looking for affordable housing.
Squeezed middle class has a right to ask where government’s priorities lie #
2016/08/20 The Vancouver Sun
3 Concord Pacific sues city over False Creek land development
Concord Pacific bought 200 acres of Expo 86 land in 1988 then gave the city a portion for social housing. Now the city is selling the land for commercial residences in a high rise.
Does Concord Pacific care about social housing the height of the building blo
2016/08/20 The Vancouver Sun
4 Ravenswood 39289 Falcon Crescent Squamish 117 single family homes by Benchmark Homes
Squamish is a short commute to Vancouver and offers a lifestyle that is relaxed and peaceful.
Squamish development Ravenswood offers an idyllic mix of value and lifestyle #
2016/08/20 The Vancouver Sun
5 Gellatly Place 4215 Gellatly Road West Kelowna 33 condos in phase 1 of three phases marketed by Fortune Marketing
Gellanty Place in beautiful West Kelowna, affordable for now. West Kelowna Yacht Club is about half a kilometre away.
Gellatly Place balances rural living with all the amenities #LesTwarog
2016/08/20 The Vancouver Sun
6 Equifax releases latest country-wide delinquency stats
Delinquency rates for seniors declined in the last year. All others increased.
Delinquency rates by Millenials in on the rise #LesTwarog
2016/08/18 REP
7 Vancouver rents on track to jump 20% in 2016
Rents in 2014 and 2015 rose by 4.3%. Rents in 2016 rose 20%, due to the increase in house prices.
Data from online listings show rent rates mirrored the steep increase seen in
2016/08/18 Metro
8 The Crossing at 288 171 Street Surrey 67 townhomes by Gramercy Developments Ltd
The Crossing townhouses are away from the hustle of main town Surrey in a peaceful setting, yet close enough to all amenities.
The Mill Design Group helps bring the funk to The Crossing by Gramercy Develop
2016/08/18 The Province
9 ‘Warehousing’ compromises safety
'Warehousing' the act of family buying or renting a condo / apartment to house their elderly parent(s), leaving the care to someone else.
RISKS: Take the right steps to ensure the security of residents is maintained
2016/08/18 The Province
10 How the new foreigner tax is affecting Canadian homeowners
Homeowners left with loosing their down payment and being sued for not completing a purchase after their house failed to sell because of the new tax
In transition state homes are in status quo mode #LesTwarog
2016/08/17 REP
11 Chinese agents miffed by B.C.’s new tax
The liberal government's foreign tax of 15% is quoted as a 'political' move for votes not for home prices.
How can a foreigner trust Canada if they feel that Canada wants to punish them
2016/08/17 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
12 Vancouver to build 400 new affordable homes to stem housing 'crisis'
The City of Vancouver is going ahead with building rental housing on government owned land.
Vancouver’s housing ‘crisis’ births plan to develop city-owned lots #LesTwarog
2016/08/16 The Vancouver Sun
13 Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales volume down 1.3% in July
It appears that the Vancouver real estate market was slowing down before the foreign buyers tax took effect.
Vancouver Leads Third Straight Fall in Canada Home Sales #LesTwarog
2016/08/15 other
14 Chinese Envoy Challenges Vancouver Home Tax as Fallout Spreads
The foreign buyer's tax is affecting foreign students as well as Canadian sellers. Thousands of deals are in jeapardy and legal action is expected.
Liu Fei is latest critic to question rationale behind real estate levy #LesTwarog
2016/08/13 The Vancouver Sun
15 Cardaro at 1575 West Georgia 119 homes in a 26 storey tower by Bosa Properties
A description of the show suite at Cardero residences designed by Henriquez.
Cardero development sets high bar for sophistication #LesTwarog
2016/08/13 The Vancouver Sun
16 Lakepoint One 1311 Lakepoint Way Langford 46 condos in a six storey building by Westhills Land Corp
Westhills community is a 500 acre development 30 minutes northwest of Victoria. The community has single family homes and condo units.
Westhills community in Langford expands its offerings #LesTwarog
2016/08/13 The Vancouver Sun
Free-market worldview, the unrestricted movement of money and migrants. The 15% tax, lobbyists say, contravenes the North American Free Trade Agreement. The NAFTA, some say, is affecting Canadian Sovereignty.
Housing debate shows erosion of nation states like Canada #LesTwarog
2016/08/13 The Vancouver Sun
18 B.C. strips rights of condo investors, according to investor
Hycroft Towers has a 1 rental unit allowed for the 158 units in the building. The strata council won an appeal to the bylaw.
An investment without appreciating the bundle of rights attached to the invest
2016/08/12 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
19 Premier’s new foreign ownership tax involved fire, aim, ready
Again the flip flop of the government on the real estate issue. First it was not important, then is was a rush job to make a foreign tax law.
B.C. housing fix no more than a knee-jerk muddle #LesTwarog
2016/08/12 The Province
20 Ottawa in bind over new Vancouver tax
The fight over densification and sprawling suburbs is have a great effect on the real estate market and the plowing over farm land.
Feds concerned about effectiveness of real estate levy and overall economic im
2016/08/12 The Province
21 Vancouver real estate: Doubts about foreign-buyer tax leave Trudeau in bind
Attacks to contain Vancouver and Toronto rising real estate costs could trigger a decline in the rest of the economy. Prices have been rising at +10% a year, the Federal government feels that 15% isn't enough.
Foreign-buyer tax puts the ball in Ottawa’s court #LesTwarog
2016/08/12 The Vancouver Sun
22 CIBC expert warns that housing market curbs could hit economy
The rising house prices do not boost the economy as many have to scrimp and save to afford the downpayment.
Housing markets do not have to see a boom and bust cycle, if the right policie
2016/08/12 REP
23 Sales down in B.C.
House demand is moderate providing a needed boost in inventory of homes.
Residential unit sales fell 3.4% in July #LesTwarog
2016/08/11 REP
24 Housing Market Slows to a Simmer in BC
The less frenetic pace of sales provides a boost to the inventory of homes for sale.
BCREA reports a drop in sales in July #lesTwarog
2016/08/11 other
25 Residence at Gateway 33553 Marshall Road Abbotsford 48 homes in a 6 storey wood frame building by Boulevard Group
For people who are looking to downsize without giving up needed storage, Residences at Gateway should be your choice.
Single-level living a big draw at the Residences at Gateway #LesTwarog
2016/08/11 The Province
26 ‘Memorial garden’ disrupts needed repairs
The Strata Corporation will have to respect the cremated remains, but the repairs have to be made. Compromise is necessary.
Garage work disrupts memorial garden #LesTwarog
2016/08/11 The Province
27 A number of sellers willing to sell below value
A debate is ongoing with the Vancouver Home Project where homeowners willing to sell below market value are paired with buyers, and the conventional way real estate is transacted.
Vancouver Home Project – connecting sellers with buyers #LesTwarog
2016/08/10 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
28 Realtors send grieving man business cards
Realtors in Surrey recently sent a sympathy card to a family who lost a loved one. Included in the card was there business card and solicitation to help with their real estate needs.
Daughter lashes out at two agents who tried to drum up her father’s business
2016/08/09 The Province
29 Point Grey cube house 'will be stunning' when finished, realtor promises
The Point Grey home designed by Tony Robins is not for everyone. The unique house is estimated to sell between $8.5 and $10 million.
Prospective buyers are making calls about criticized Point Grey home #LesTwarog
2016/08/09 The Vancouver Sun
30 Developers concerned about impact of new tax on cooperative ventures
A debate is rising over development company investors and the impact that will have on new projects.
A development company who has foreign investors would be hit with the 15% tax
2016/08/08 Mortgage Broker News
31 Prices in GTA up by more than 20 per cent in July
Toronto is having the same problem that Vancouver is having. Demand is high and inventory is low.
Toronto Real Estate Board says prices in the Greater Toronto Area are up #LesTwarog
2016/08/08 Mortgage Broker News
32 Is Montreal the next big foreign buyers' haven?
Montreal real estate market is not as hot as Toronto or Vancouver. Foreign buyers will seek investments outside BC.
The French language is a major deterrent for the Chinese to settle in Montreal
2016/08/08 Mortgage Broker News
33 Leave ethnicity out of real estate debate
Why blame foreign immigrants for the rise in real estate prices when the problem is a lack of homes for sale.
We must work together to solve affordability crisis #LesTwarog
2016/08/08 The Vancouver Sun
34 Markets hot and cold
Everyone in Seattle wants to rent, which makes it a great place to invest. Hamilton is coming around as a good place to invest.
The markets to target and avoid, according to one investment veteran #LesTwarog
2016/08/08 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
35 Options for millennials seeking their own detached homes
Millennials have a decision to make in their home buying, detached home, condo, urban, suburban.
Millennials’ delicate balancing act between education and ownership #LesTwarog
2016/08/08 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
36 Wave of stratas could disband, sell whole buildings to developers after new legislation
About 24 stratas across Metro Vancouver are debating on whether to dissolve their stratas and sell the entire building to developers.
Stratas poised to disband and sell off condo buildings #LesTwarog
2016/08/08 The Vancouver Sun
37 Scuttled Home Purchases, Legal Risks Mount From Vancouver Tax
Like dominos falling in a row real estate deals are falling apart because of the new foreign buyers tax.
More than 400 deals reported to face collapse after new tax #LesTwarog
2016/08/07 other
38 McKinnon 2102 W 48th Avenue 40 homes in a 4 storey building by Cresssey Development Group
Kerrisdale residents who are downsizing and want to stay in the same area are moving to large condominiums. McKinnon is the ideal place.
Single family homeowners in tony community part of builder’s target market #
2016/08/06 The Vancouver Sun
39 SKAHA HILLS 501 Skaha Hills Drive Penticton 24 condos in the master planned community of 600 homes by Greyback Developments
The 24 homes are divided in 2 buildings overlooking Skaha Beach. The homes have an open concept with lots of natural light.
Latest phase of Okanagan development has spectacular sights #LesTwarog
2016/08/06 The Vancouver Sun
40 Vancouver leads world again in property value increases
House prices rose 36% over the past year making it the highest in the world.
Canada's national housing agency rang more alarm bells about Vancouver's real
2016/08/06 The Vancouver Sun
41 Foreign buyers tax a threat to the rule of law
The Urban Development Institute estimates that as many as 3,000 pre-sale deals involving foreign buyers are affected by the new tax.
Failing to exclude existing deals injects uncertainty into investment climate
2016/08/06 The Vancouver Sun
The real estate industry says provincial regulations encouraging density and choking off developable land has created the imbalance between supply and demand.
Despite record high prices and big risks, gen Y chasing hot homes #LesTwarog
2016/08/06 The Vancouver Sun
43 New tax on foreign buyers might induce price growth instead – analysis
Chinese billionaires look at the 15% tax as a rounding figure. Vancouver might serve as a test case for other markets.
The 15 per cent tax might instead only induce a home price increase #LesTwarog
2016/08/05 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
44 Real Estate Council of B.C. requires photo ID for applications after exam deception
The change for photo ID required to write the real estate license comes into effect September 1, 2016 after it was revealed someone wrote the exam for the person wanting their license.
The Real Estate Council of B.C. is making changes to crack down on agents tryi
2016/08/05 The Vancouver Sun
B.C. legislators passed into law a tax bill that deprives Americans of their NAFTA opportunities and protections. B.C. MLAs have thus put British Columbians and all Canadians with U.S. residential real estate at risk of U.S. retaliatio
Levy on foreign buyers could hurt Canadians with U.S. property #LesTwarog
2016/08/05 The Vancouver Sun
46 Foreign buyer study not a waste: province
The study, which will be finished by the end of the year, is a complex issue. The opposition thinks othewise.
Incomplete government study on foreign buyers now a waste of money: Opposition
2016/08/05 The Vancouver Sun
47 Oak + Park 7600 Oak Street 40 townhouses by Alabaster Homes
The sales centre has a cross-section of the layout as shown in the picture on the right. Read more about the unique features of the townhouses.
Simplicity within the home and exterior offers a ‘modern classic’ feel #LesTwarog
2016/08/04 The Province
48 Forms can help dispute claims
Costly problems can result from not requesting the Form F disclosure before buying a strata residence.
FINANCES: Stratas must disclose details on Form F Payment Certificate #LesTwarog
2016/08/04 The Province
49 Realtor rallies East Vancouver homeowners for $25-million land deal
10 homes on Renfrew Street are the center of a land assembly project that appears to be speculative, suggesting commercial at ground level and market rentals above.
A strip of family homes in East Vancouver has become a $25-million dream, form
2016/08/04 The Vancouver Sun
50 Tales of a Vancouver luxury broker in a transformed market
Foreign buyers with money will continue to buy. The sale price will just get higher.
Foreign property tax will have no effect on affordability #LesTwarog
2016/08/04 Mortgage Broker News
51 Metro Vancouver home sales plunge in July
Even though sales were down, prices continue to rise. Are normal market trends on the horizon?
July home sales fell 18.9% compared to year previous and 26.7% from last month
2016/08/03 Vancouver Courier
52 NDP demand probe of real estate agent's knowledge of B.C. foreign property tax
Bob Rennie knew of the new foreign tax weeks before it was announced by the government.
The government told the press they were looking at slowing foreign investment
2016/08/03 Mortgage Broker News
53 Mike Stewart Vancouver agent under investigation for advocating tax evasion
The Real Estate Council is investigating the actions of Stewart, with the government looking on to make sure justice is done.
Vancouver agent under investigation for advocating tax evasion #LesTwarog
2016/08/03 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
54 Foreign buyers tax fallout seals thousands of deals, sinks others: realtors
More than 9,200 transactions were filed on Friday July 29 to beat the August 3 implimentation of the 15% foreign buyers tax.
Metro Vancouver realtors are saying deals are collapsing because of the new 15
2016/08/03 The Vancouver Sun
55 Metro Vancouver Home Sales Plunge – But Prices Continue to Soar: REBGV
REBGV sales analysis for July
Number of residential properties changing hands returns to “more normal” J
2016/08/03 REW
56 Home Sales in the Fraser Valley Fall but Demand Stays Strong: FVREB
Fraser Valley Real Estate (FVREB) sales stats for July
Transactions in July are first this year to fail to break monthly records, rep
2016/08/03 REW
57 Canada beholden to housing boom
Canada's economy is reliant for growth on bank lending and the hot Vancouver and Toronto housing markets.
Real estate and financial services account for 20 per cent of economy #LesTwarog
2016/08/03 The Vancouver Sun
58 Mayor promises social housing on West Hastings lot
Gregor Robertson wants to crack down on the slumlords in the single-room occupancy buildings. He also is pressing the BC government to raise shelter rates in order to end homelessness.
Mayor Gregor Robertson vowed Tuesday to expedite the rezoning and development
2016/08/03 The Vancouver Sun
59 B.C. foreign buyer tax won't make big dent in housing affordability, experts say
The next 4 to 6 months will show how much the 15% tax has impacted the real estate market. Supply is down and demand is high. House prices are not likely to drop any time soon
Experts are expressing doubt a property transfer tax on foreign buyers that ta
2016/08/02 The Vancouver Sun
60 Vancouver’s new residential tax on foreigners starts Tuesday, here’s what to expect next
Heavy traffic at the Land Tile and Survey Authority over the weekend as agents tried to close deals before the new tax took affect today.
Legal woes, lost deals feared as tax begins #LesTwarog
2016/08/02 The Vancouver Sun
61 Can we have a correction please say Vancouverites
90% of Vancouverites agree with the new tax and 87% back the proposed vacant homes tax. Three quarters of respondents to the poll believe foreign buyers will find a loop hole.
A market correction is the only way prices will come down #LesTwarog
2016/08/02 REP
62 Real Estate Deals Collapse as Foreign Buyer Tax Takes Effect: Local Agents
Foreign buyers have backed out of signed deals, walking away from their deposits due to the new tax that will add 1000s of dollars to the original purchase price.
As new tax on overseas buyers of Metro Vancouver real estate is launched, agen
2016/08/02 REW
63 Markets see US Fed rate hike unlikely before 2017
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is closely watching the financial market. A weak growth rate makes a rate increase unlikely in September.
Rate increase is possible even after second-quarter weak growth #LesTwarog
2016/08/01 Mortgage Broker News
64 Foreign buyers rush to beat B.C. implementation of new tax
A couple from London who bought in Richmond frantically re-negotiated the closing date from November 1 to July 30.
Real estate levy set to kick in Tuesday sparks panicked closure #LesTwarog
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
65 B.C. property law vulnerable to challenge, says prominent lawyer
A prominent lawyer on constitutional and tax law is challenging B.C.'s new tax on foreign homebuyers. He says, "Foreign buyers are not criminals."
Tax on foreign homebuyers under fire #LesTwarog
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
66 Metro Vancouver foreign buyer tax: New poll shows high support
An Angus Reid poll says that Lower Mainlanders agree with the new transfer tax.
An overwhelming majority of Lower Mainland residents believe the B.C. governme
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
Introducing the new Tsawwassen Mills Mall.
High prices for Metro property hurt case for such projects #LesTwarog
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
68 The Crossing 288 171 Street South Surrey 67 townhomes by Gramercy
A 67 townhouse development in South Surrey completion date 2017.
Spacious townhomes close to nature and U.S. border #LesTwarog
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
69 George Gibsons Marine Resort and Residences Gower Point Road Gibsons 39 waterfront condos by Klaus Fuerniss Enterprises Inc.
The new development in Gibsons in named after George Gibson, a former British naval officer who landed here in 1886.
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
70 A way to provide new homes to working families
A proposal of how to get families living within the area that they work by having the company supplying the houses.
Bring back employee housing, architect urges #LesTwarog
2016/07/30 The Vancouver Sun
71 Stay rich, even during a downturn
Stay busy, choose your next investments wisely, find motivated sellers are three of the points outlined.
How to excel in a struggling real estate market #LesTwarog
2016/07/29 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
72 Canadian professionals’ statements reflect Chinese fears over new tax
The Urban Development Institute CEO Anne McMullin said "It's unfair to the buyers and it's also unfair to the sellers."
B.C. REALTORS have voiced opposition on behave of Chinese Buyers
2016/07/29 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
73 The domino effect of B.C.'s new foreign buyer's tax
The real concern for the new transfer tax is the implementation. It hasn't taken a look downstream to see all the different groups that would be impacted.
The levy will be applied to all B.C. homes #LesTwarog
2016/07/29 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
74 Vancouver’s 15% foreign buyer tax: Have your say
Many real estate agents and developers are critical about the new transfer tax. Name calling has been sited many times.
The new transfer tax: the most divisive topic in recent memory #LesTwarog
2016/07/29 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
75 Foreigners buy $885M worth of Vancouver real estate in just 5 weeks - study
New data from the BC Government shows how much foreign buyers are purchasing real estate in Vancouver.
Approximately 10% of total real estate sales in Vancouver from June 14 to July
2016/07/29 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
76 BC government passes foreign buyer tax; ignores calls to exempt signed contracts
Not Grandfathering existing sales is causing headaches for sellers and real estate agent alike. The government seems to not care about the consequences of this action.
The BC legislature passed the foreign buyer tax effective August 2 #LesTwarog
2016/07/29 other
77 Top Vancouver realtor rapped for trying to avoid new 15% property transfer tax
The Real Estate council of B.C. is investigating Mike Stewart of Century 21 for suggesting ways to avoid the new 15% transfer tax on foreign buyers.
NEW LAW: Real Estate Council of B.C. investigating agent Mike Stewart after em
2016/07/28 The Province
78 B.C. premier rules out changes or presale exemptions to foreign buyer tax
The new transfer tax on foreign buyers might affect more then just foreign buyers. Canadians who sold to foreigners with closer dates after August 2 might have to rethink the sale.
B.C. ‘not amending’ real estate fee #LesTwarog
2016/07/28 The Province
79 Hillside West Concord Brentwood 4756 Lougheed Highway Burnaby 426 homes in a 45 storey tower by Concord Pacific Developments
Concord Pacific has another major project in Burnaby. A 10 building community. Phase one "Hillside West" is sold out, future owners will enjoy the 13 acre park and all the amenities close by.
PHASE 1 SOLD OUT: Earthy tones, playful elements on display at Concord Brentwo
2016/07/28 The Province
80 New Metro Vancouver property transfer tax could affect outlying areas
The new transfer tax applies to buyers of homes in Metro Vancouver which could lead the investors buying in the Fraser Valley or Okanagan.
Municipalities outside of Metro Vancouver will be watching closely to see if t
2016/07/28 The Vancouver Sun
81 Tax on foreign homebuyers expected to boost lenders
The new transfer tax could slow the Vancouver house prices significantly giving a positive outlook for Canadian Banks.
New B.C. tax on foreign homebuyers will help Canadian banks: Moody’s #LesTwarog
2016/07/28 The Vancouver Sun
82 B.C. realtors voice unease over new foreign-buyer tax
Cressey Development and ITC Construction Group have sent letters to Christy Clark voicing their concerns over the new transfer tax.
Vancouver realtors unhappy with new foreign buyers tax #LesTwarog
2016/07/28 The Globe and Mail
83 Sun commercial and Ex realtor Julia LAU being investigated in a $500M scandal
Kevin Sun founder of Sun Commercial has eluded interviews, photographers and the authorities in the scandal involving the Industrial and commercial Bank of China.
Chinese tycoon allegedly at the centre of $0.5B in B.C property deals #LesTwarog
2016/07/27 Mortgage Broker News
84 Lenders prepare for 50 per cent correction in Vancouver prices
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions is suggesting banks prepare for the worse case scenario in house prices dropping
Mortgage lenders preparing for some scary drops in home prices
2016/07/27 Mortgage Broker News
85 Condo 'presales' could be left in chaos by new B.C. tax, industry warns
The new tax for foreign buyers is coming under fire regarding purchases that close after the August start of the tax. Who pays and who doesn't?
B.C.’s new tax for foreign buyers could end up causing a “huge mess” #LesTwarog
2016/07/27 The Province
86 Foreign buyers in Metro Vancouver twice as high as previously thought
The previous lower figure did not take into count the month of June which is a busy purchasing month for foreign buyers.
The figures released by Finance Minister Mike de Jong showed approximately 10
2016/07/27 The Province
87 Vancouver housing market sees risk rating jump to 'high': CMHC
The latest from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is that there is strong evidence of a housing imbalances across the country.
Canada's national housing agency says evidence of problematic conditions in th
2016/07/27 The Vancouver Sun
88 How to help census staff
Tony Gioventu explains the census issue for condo residences and the best way for the census staff to contact condo residences.
COMPLICATIONS: Strata owners expect security and privacy #LesTwarog
2016/07/27 other
89 CMHC releases third quarter Housing Market Assessment
CMHC has identified overvaluation in nine markets, resulting in moderate evidence of problematic conditions.
The Crown Corporation reports an increase in housing market worries #lesTwarog
2016/07/27 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
90 B.C. Liberals unveil a surprise 15-per-cent tax on foreign home buyers in Metro
Premier Christy Clark and the Liberal government have flipped from the idea that a foreign buyers home tax was not workable to announcing yesterday that they will implement the tax starting August 1.
Premier’s announcement of foreign-buyers tax about-face from previous positi
2016/07/26 The Province
91 B.C. adds 15 percent foreign buyers tax to insulate Metro real estate
Other countries that have imposed a tax on foreign real estate buyers have shown a reduction in home price increase.
Premier unveils foreign buyers tax on Metro Vancouver real estate #LesTwarog
2016/07/26 The Vancouver Sun
92 Clarification on the foreign buyer tax
information about the new 15% tax on foreign buyers of real estate in Canada
additional Property Transfer Tax on Residential Property Transfers to Foreign
2016/07/26 other
On Monday July 25 the Liberal Government promised re-regulation of the real estate industry and Mayor Gregor Robertson's power for Vancouver to tax vacant residential properties.
Two-pronged attack designed to tax foreign buyers, boost supply #LesTwarog
2016/07/26 The Vancouver Sun
94 Premier unveils plan to tax foreign real-estate buyers an extra 15 per cent
Foreign buyers will be taxed an extra 15% by way of the property transfer tax on non-Canadians. Beginning August 2 it will apply to all residential property in Metro Vancouver.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark has unveiled her government's proposed new legislat
2016/07/25 The Province
95 B.C. to bring in a 15 per cent additional real estate tax on foreign buyers
Reasons why the foreign buyers tax was adopted after being rejected last year
The legislative package would also enable the City of Vancouver to amend its c
2016/07/25 REP
96 B.C. launches new 15% on foreigners who buy residential properties
More info on the new transfer tax from the Vancouver Courier
New property-transfer tax kicks in on Aug. 2 for those not citizens or permane
2016/07/25 Vancouver Courier
97 Second draft plan for Grandview-Woodland stirs hope, anxiety
The Grandview-Woodland Community Plan is forging ahead displaying the Second Draft to the public.
Plan adds 9,500 residents over three decades #LesTwarog
2016/07/25 The Vancouver Sun
98 Vacancy tax is a numbers game
The City of Vancouver wants government data on home ownership so that they can apply a vacant house tax.
Vancouver needs provincial government to share key data #LesTwarog
2016/07/25 The Vancouver Sun
Chinese real estate magnate Kevin Sun founded Sun Commercial Real Estate in 2013. Allegations are that he is using the Canadian real estate market to launder money.
Mysterious wheeler-dealer is at centre of a web of B.C. real estate deals #LesTwarog
2016/07/24 The Province
100 Christy Clark’s plan to make homes affordable: Will it work?
Christy Clark, after a year of doing nothing about the real estate skyrocketing prices, calls a summer sitting of the legislator to push her new tax on foreign buyers.
Liberals looking at tax on vacant homes, but only in the city of Vancouver #LesTwarog
2016/07/24 The Province
101 Residential real estate audits cranked up
The tax man will get you in this red hot residential real estate market. Ending March 2016 the CRA audited 339 files and recovered $4.2M.
In red-hot market, focus aimed at non-compliance #LesTwarog
2016/07/23 The Vancouver Sun
102 Metro Vancouver home sales fall again, but it's still a seller's market: report
The conference Board of Canada the annual rate of sales in Metro Vancouver dropped 5.3% last month compared to the previous month.
Home sales fell in Metro Vancouver for a fourth straight month in June, but as
2016/07/23 The Vancouver Sun
103 In hot real estate markets, realtors are going to make you an offer - whether you want it or not
A real estate agent isn't braking the law when they approach you for a listing. You just may not like it.
Listings are in short supply, expect a real estate agent to ask for your listing
2016/07/23 The Vancouver Sun
104 Residences at Gateway 33553 Marshall Road Abbotsford 48 condos in a six storey wood frame building by Boulevard Group
The quality of the homes at Residences at Gateway are very impressive and the amenities are a seller.
Couple ends their months-long home hunt at Abbotsford’s Residences at Gatewa
2016/07/23 The Vancouver Sun
105 Portfolio homes at Predator Ridge Vernon BC 12 semi-detached homes and 5 single family homes by Wesbild developers
Portfolio homes targeting buyers who want a principal residence, and Wesbild has filled that market.
Portfolio homes aimed at those with modest taste #LesTwarog
2016/07/23 The Vancouver Sun
106 Gabriola Mansion at 1531 Davie was B.T. Rogers of B.C. Surgar Refinery private residence
The Mansion was converted to the Angus apartments in 1926 then in 1978 converted into a restaurant and in 1994 to a bar & grill. Now it will be converted to rental apartments.
Sugar baron opened doors of 17,000-square-foot home in 1901 #LesTwarog
2016/07/23 The Vancouver Sun
107 Dangers outweigh possibilities in $200B Canadian housing wealth
This huge housing wealth in Canada is generating an increase in fears of a bubble which is the biggest threat to the economy
Housing wealth has reached $200B over the last 12 months
2016/07/22 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
108 This underdog market could set an all-time sales record
Winnipeg often ignored as a hot market, has a 9% increase in sales year-over-year. The strong Manitoba economy is safeguarded from some of the turmoil in other parts of the country
Winnipeg real estate sales on the rise but still affordable
2016/07/22 REP
109 Housing affordability: Why Burnaby and Vancouver are worlds apart
Seven people protesting so-called demovictions in Burnaby, B.C., has been evicted from an empty apartment building they have been occupying for 12 days.
Demoviction protesters removed from apartment #LesTwarog
2016/07/21 The Province
110 Guildhouse at 14975 101A Avenue Surrey 221 homes by Mosaic
Guildhouse is Mosaic's new apartment and townhouse development in Surrey. The interior design by Allisa Karvonen of Insight Design displays a modern and 'quirky' look that is appealing to all visitors
Display suites at Guildhouse have that lived-in look #LesTwarog
2016/07/21 The Province
111 New Civil Resolution Tribunal makes it simpler to settle strata disputes
Tenants who ignore strata rules have to face the New Civil Resolution Tribunal which has more enforcement power then the old disputed methods.
Active enforcement of bylaws has been a chronic challenge for strata councils
2016/07/21 The Province
112 BC New Home Construction Investment Up 31.9%, Led By Condo Surge: StatCan
New housing construction investment in BC for May is at $937M, $6M shy of the April new housing investment.
New housing construction investment in BC was led by a year-over-year leap of
2016/07/21 REW
113 Oak + Park Townhomes 7600 Oak Street 40 townhomes in Marpole by Alabaster Homes
Marpole is being transformed, one townhouse at a time. The latest development by Alabaster homes introduces 40 boutique townhouses at Oak + Park.
Boutique development of classically inspired townhomes part of Marpole's trans
2016/07/21 REW
114 Bad blood behind concerns over marketing video: realtors
Increased vigilance by the real estate council over advertising practise by some REALTORS
Group defends ad after Real Estate Council launches investigation #LesTwarog
2016/07/20 The Vancouver Sun
115 Vancouver’s height limits would hurt social housing project, proponent says
The Grandview-Woodland community plan calls for mixed-use developments between four to nine storeys. Boffo developments wants 12-storeys.
Commercial Drive tower battle threatens social housing plan, sponsor says #LesTwarog
2016/07/20 The Vancouver Sun
116 Townhouse teardowns: Get used to the term
A change in the Strata Property Act makes it easier for a strata owner to vote to disband their strata and sell the entire complex to a developer
For the first time, townhouse owners can more easily access the true value of
2016/07/19 REW
117 Real estate tax cheats probed by CRA
The CRA is concerned that taxes have not been collected or paid on transactions in Vancouver
Canada Revenue Agency is investigating real estate transactions
2016/07/18 REP
118 Oak + Park Townhomes 7600 Oak Street 40 townhomes by Alabaster Homes
Oak + Park a new 40 townhome project at 7600 Oak Street Vancouver. The first townhome community to be built in Marpole.
Thousands register for new 40-unit project #LesTwarog
2016/07/16 The Vancouver Sun
119 Crisis time for Vancouver tenants feeling 'soul-crunch' of sky-high rents
The rental market is becoming out of reach for the average couple. Low supply and high demand has landlords asking exorbitant prices for tiny units.
Metro Vancouver residents feel soul-crushing reality of sky-high rents #LesTwarog
2016/07/16 The Vancouver Sun
120 Home sales fall in June
Nationally sales fell 0.9% in June. BC and Ontario saw increases, while Alberta and Saskatchewan sales declined.
Canadian sales declined in June - CREA Report #LesTwarog
2016/07/15 REP
121 Good news for investors outside Toronto and Vancouver
The Housing Price Index rose 0.7% in May. This is the largest monthly advance since July 2007. This is driven mainly by higher new housing prices in Toronto, Oshawa and Vancouver.
Statistics Canada's housing price index shows several Canadian real estate mar
2016/07/15 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
122 Royal LePage projects 12.4% price growth by year's end
According to the Q2 2016 National House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast prices in Greater Vancouver rose by 24.6% and Greater Toronto saw 10.2% increase
Year-over-year home prices have increased attracting foreign buyers
2016/07/15 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
123 Vancouver housing market outstrips the rest of Canada - report
Homwowners who were thinking of selling are holding onto their homes because they are afraid of being priced out of the market in buying a new home.
Metro Vancouver saw on average a 20% increase in home prices
2016/07/15 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
124 CRA to target real estate ‘astronaut’ millionaire immigrants
The Canadian government did only one global audit of foreign real estate buyers of pricey homes.
It represents gross negligence in this area, since questionable activity in th
2016/07/15 The Vancouver Sun
125 Want a new home? Lately, it’s VIPs only
Condo developers are under fire for prioritizing access to units. Friends and family 1st, then VIP REALTORS, regular REALTORS and then the public.
Prospective condo buyers left out as developers sell to friends, family first
2016/07/15 The Vancouver Sun
126 Real estate regulation report had hits and misses
The practice of a real estate agent representing the seller and buyer is not only unfair it is a conflict of interest.
The only thing hotter than B.C. housing prices is the debate over them and wha
2016/07/15 The Vancouver Sun
127 B.C. firm criticized for role in cash-for-visa program
The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program is a concern for Metro Vancouver because it provides a doorway for rich foreign investors getting into the Vancouver housing market.
Politically-connected RCI helps rich foreigners get Canadian residency #LesTwarog
2016/07/15 The Vancouver Sun
128 Feds finally tackle real estate issues
A leaked document to South China Morning Post indicates the Canada Revenue Agency did only one global audit last year of millionaire immigrants buying pricey homes.
After doing little to stop tax cheats, government is about to beef up West Coa
2016/07/15 The Province
129 Tight Market Conditions Prevail Around the Province #LesTwarog 2016/07/14 other
130 Home Prices in Canada’s Biggest City Gain Most Since 1989 #LesTwarog 2016/07/14 REP
131 Bank of Canada holds rates to tame 'fire-breathing' Vancouver housing market 2016/07/14 The Province
132 Prescott Commons 3323 151 Street Surrey 248 homes in a 4 storey building by Polygon Prescott Commons Ltd
Young buyers attracted to old feel #LesTwarog
2016/07/14 The Province
133 Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) can order repair, payment
OWNER WON’T PAY: Without bylaws, strata has no authority to maintain or fix
2016/07/14 The Province
134 Vancouver real estate market won't cool soon, Royal LePage says
The national average home price climbed 9 per cent in the 2nd quarter compared to a year ago. Predictions has the second half of this year rising by 12 per cent.
Economic and social disruptions have rocked the world once again #LesTwarog
2016/07/14 The Vancouver Sun
135 Home Prices in Canada’s Biggest City Gain Most Since 1989
Prices on the west coast are up 5.1% from a year ago. Nationally new homes rose by 2.7% from a year age.
New house prices in Vancouver rose by 1.1% in May #LesTwarog
2016/07/14 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
136 Vancouver, Toronto not alone in making house price gains
Existing house prices across the country rose in June. Vancouver and Toronto had the largest gain.
Canadian housing markets not named Vancouver or Toronto are showing signs of l
2016/07/14 The Vancouver Sun
137 Realty firm was ‘a sham’
Pare Realty was the center of a 'rent to own' scam. They offered to provide short term loans to renters to help them use the funds for down payments on home purchases. Investors were asked for $81,000 to purchase in advance through numbered accounts.
Securities Commission says director must pay $187,875 in penalties #LesTwarog
2016/07/14 The Vancouver Sun
138 Heritage reno turns into long waiting game
An inspection application for a 'field review' was the wrong application and the owner had to re-apply for 'reno' application. From January 2016 to August 2016 they are still waiting for a work permit.
Eight months after plans submitted, homeowner still waiting on permit #LesTwarog
2016/07/14 The Vancouver Sun
139 Brexit to Fuel Canada Home Prices in Highest Forecast Since 2000 #LesTwarog 2016/07/13 Mortgage Broker News
140 CMHC releases additional foreign ownership data #LesTwarog 2016/07/13 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
BC hotel profits are up while most of the other provinces profits have fallen.
emand for hotel rooms in Vancouver offsets Alberta's weakness in sector #LesTwarog
2016/07/13 The Vancouver Sun
142 B.C. to allow Vancouver to tax vacant homes #LesTwarog 2016/07/12 The Province
143 B.C.'s soaring housing starts trigger construction cheers, economists' concern 2016/07/12 The Province
144 Vancouver housing market is crashing already says LePoidevin
Shorting of mortgages and not investing in the sector is slowing home sales.
Fund manager says 'crash' government doubts it #LesTwarog
2016/07/11 Canadian Real Estate Wealth
Slum lord acquiring a fortune at the hands of the poor. Treating them worse then animals.
Tenant who’s owed $1,675 by his multimillionaire landlord stands up for his
2016/07/10 The Province
146 Is racism part of the housing issue? Of course it is #LesTwarog 2016/07/09 The Vancouver Sun
147 Experts, investors see warning signs of real estate slowdown in Vancouver #LesTwarog 2016/07/09 The Vancouver Sun
148 Concord Brentwood 4756 Lougheed Burnaby 10 towers in development, phase I a 45-storey tower with 426 homes by Concord Pacific Developments Inc.
Concord goes green in Brentwood 4756 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby #LesTwarog
2016/07/09 The Vancouver Sun
149 Lakestone 9295 Okanagan Centre Road West, Lake Country 550 acres for single family homes and 12 duplex homes by Macdonald Development Corp
Multi-level Lake Club adds to appeal of Okanagan development #LesTwarog
2016/07/09 The Vancouver Sun
150 5½ nights the average stay for Airbnb guests in Vancouver #LesTwarog 2016/07/08 The Province
151 Real estate sales data under fire
Foreign nationals account for 5% of Metro Vancouver purchases #Lestwarog
2016/07/08 The Province
152 Luxury home sales in Metro doubled in 2016, report says
You have $1M for a house, forget Vancouver. Average is up to $3.2M
‘Higher price spectrums’ seeing ‘unrelenting’ demand: Sotheby’s #LesTwarog
2016/07/08 The Vancouver Sun
153 Intracorp Townhome Collection Granville and West 57th Avenue two and three bedroom homes
SIMPLE LIFE: More privacy than a condo and no grass to mow attracts buyers to
2016/07/07 The Province
154 Bylaws need to be filed
Condo Smarts: Failure to file bylaw changes causes #LesTwarog
2016/07/07 The Province
155 Oak+Park 1018 Park Drive Vancouver 40 townhomes by Alabaster Homes
A great place to call home #LesTwarog
2016/07/07 REW
156 Chinese buyer enquiries for Japan surged 191%
Japan ranks #4 on the list of top 10 most popular travel destinations for rich Chinese this year.
6 factors driving Chinese towards Japan real estate #LesTwarog
2016/07/07 other
157 'People are buying blind': Home inspections drop drastically in no-subjects market
HOT HOUSING MARKET: Home Inspectors Association of B.C. raises concern over la
2016/07/06 The Province
158 The 'average' Greater Vancouver home now costs $917,800 #LesTwarog 2016/07/06 The Province
159 Boom! New record for Vancouver, Fraser Valley home sales #LesTwarog 2016/07/06 REP
160 2016 Canadian Realtor Survey #LesTwarog 2016/07/05 other
161 Pace of Metro Vancouver Home Sale Growth Sees Summer Cool-Off: REBGV
June's transactions up only slightly over last year – but still the most Jun
2016/07/05 REW
162 Home Demand in Fraser Valley Stays Strong in June, Sales Up 21%: Board
Fraser Valley real estate transactions show less of an early-summer cool-off t
2016/07/05 REW
163 Foreign-buyer real estate data coming soon: de Jong says
There is lots of speculation about the investment by foreign purchasers. The Latest data resulted in the foreign buyer's tax.
B.C.’s finance minister says he expects to release new provincial data on fo
2016/07/05 The Province
164 City of Vancouver investigates Kitsilano apartment complex with 17 Airbnb rentals among its 29 units
2016/07/04 The Province
165 Drug trafficker used illicit proceeds to buy Metro Vancouver house, suit says
BC's director of civil forfeiture says Frederic Wilson is the actual owner of the house. The law suite, sites many drug charges and the money was used to buy the property.
PROCEEDS OF CRIME: Surrey home is the subject of a provincial government civil
2016/07/04 The Province
166 Old idea floated as heritage fix
Contractor renovating heritage homes into townhouses keeping the heritage look.
‘Powerful’ revitalization deals might slow pace of demolition #LesTwarog
2016/07/04 The Vancouver Sun
167 Buyers treat condos like stock, not homes
In 2010 the Strata Property Act was amended to all new constructed strata titled home to be available for rentals and prevented the newly formed strata corporations from passing bylaws to restrict the number of rental units.
How Vancouver became a speculators' playground #LesTwarog
2016/07/04 The Vancouver Sun
168 Guildhouse 14975 101A Avenue Surrey 221 homes in a 4 storey building by Mosaic Vaenue Developments
Mosaic's Guildhouse designed with first-time buyers in mind #LesTwarog
2016/07/02 The Vancouver Sun
169 Royal Bay in Colwood Victoria 2,300 single family homes by GableCraft Homes
Royal Bay in Colwood will offer 2,300 homes in beautiful setting #LesTwarog
2016/07/02 The Vancouver Sun
170 Real estate helps Canada’s economy reverse decline #LesTwarog 2016/07/01 REP
171 End of real estate self-regulation met with resignation
The misconduct by some real estate agents and the lack of governing by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, led the Liberal government into the position where they had to step in and regulate the conduct of realtors.
Premier Christy Clark says a report shows that self-regulation of the industry
2016/07/01 The Vancouver Sun
172 Foreign owners do impact Vancouver home prices say academics #LesTwarog 2016/06/30 Mortgage Broker News
173 B.C. real estate loses self-governance as Christy Clark shakes up industry
Structure had ‘not met the standard’ to protect public interest: de Jong #
2016/06/30 The Province
174 Woodland Park 8570 204 Street Langley 106 townhouses by Infinity Properties
Touches such as a record collection or books transcends the ‘staged’ setti
2016/06/30 The Province
175 Mahogany at Mill Lake fused urban and rural living 2016/06/30 REW
176 Flying the flag on unit may not be allowed #LesTwarog 2016/06/30 The Province
177 BC Government Ends Real Estate Industry Self-Regulation Following Report
Going further than Independent Advisory Group recommendations, Premier announc
2016/06/30 REW
178 The 19 countries with the highest standard of life #LesTwarog 2016/06/30 other
179 No bubble here, says report from mortgage industry
Organization warns of risks in changes to lending conditions #LesTwarog
2016/06/29 The Vancouver Sun
180 Smaller businesses driving 'condo office' market to curb high leasing costs
‘Evolving’ demand means more firms looking to own rather than lease #LesTwarog
2016/06/29 The Vancouver Sun
181 Province ends real estate industry’s ability to self-regulate #LesTwarog 2016/06/29 Vancouver Courier
182 B.C. to end self regulation of real estate industry after damning report #LesTwarog 2016/06/29 REP
183 British Columbia panel urges higher fines for errant brokers #LesTwarog 2016/06/29 REP
184 Vancouver mayor to tax vacant properties to ease housing market #LesTwarog 2016/06/28 Mortgage Broker News
185 Juwai unveils Q1 2016 Global Property Index (GPI) Report
Q1 2016 saw housing prices rise in 31 – out of 45 – housing markets in the
2016/06/28 other
186 The Headlines May Trigger Excuses Not to Invest #LesTwarog 2016/06/27 other
187 As home prices climb, taking 30 years to pay off mortgage is becoming new norm 2016/06/27 The Vancouver Sun
188 Revised Grandview-Woodland density plan calms revolt, but still contains flash points
Grandview-Woodland Plan is designed for the next 30 years with an estimate of 10,000 new residences and towers as high as 24-storeys.
But some on the Drive are still spinning over bike lane #LesTwarog
2016/06/27 The Vancouver Sun
189 Greater Victoria home prices hit record high: RBC #LesTwarog 2016/06/25 The Vancouver Sun
190 Prescott Commons 3323 151st Street Surrey 248 homes in two 4 storey buildings by Polygon Prescott Commons LTD
Full-featured Prescott Commons at Harvard Gardens in Surrey is uncommonly dist
2016/06/25 The Vancouver Sun
191 Sole Downtown 1350 St. Paul Street Kelowna 40 condos in a 6-storey building by Sole Squared Developments
Sole Downtown features small, affordable condos in city centre #LesTwarog
2016/06/25 The Vancouver Sun
192 Will the Mayor’s Vacant Home Tax Help with Rentals and Affordability?
Gregor Robertson said this week that Vancouver will go ahead with implementing
2016/06/24 REW
193 Vancouver may implement vacant homes tax even without province #LesTwarog 2016/06/24 Mortgage Broker News
194 Chinese buyer demand in the wake of Brexit
Chinese demand expected to continue despite Brexit #LesTwarog
2016/06/24 other