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Real Estate Related

» Parkview Estates 16525 103 Avenue Surrey 64 single-family home lots by Foxridge Homes Feb 15, 2019
» No housing-related ‘brain drain’ from Metro Vancouver, says analyst Feb 10, 2019
» Red tape is a major influence in Vancouver’s housing scarcity Feb 12, 2019
» Redfin comes to Canada with full-service agents in Toronto Feb 12, 2019
» New brokerage entices recruits with unique incentives Feb 12, 2019
» Canada’s housing starts remained steady in January Feb 11, 2019
» Centra 13868 101 Avenue Surrey 24 storey highrise with 167 homes by Everst Group Feb 08, 2019
» Vancouver’s empty homes tax visibly improved vacancy rates, supply Feb 11, 2019
» Stress testing is a much-needed ‘margin of safety’ – OSFI Feb 11, 2019
» Why the agitation over vacant home forms? Feb 08, 2019
» Centra 13852 101 Avenue Surrey 167 homes in a 23 storey tower by Everest Group Feb 07, 2019
» Multifamily building permits hit a record high in December Feb 07, 2019
» University District South Tower 10448 University Drive Surrey 431 homes in a 38 storey tower by BlueSky Properties Feb 07, 2019
» Avani Centre 13586 98 Avenue Surrey 181 homes in a 30 storey tower by Avani Investment Group Feb 07, 2019
» Vancouver is a “victim of its own success” says Avison Young Feb 06, 2019
» Building permits rise 25% Feb 06, 2019
» Mortgage rules are the prudent approach to underwriting says OSFI Feb 06, 2019
» Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reports another sharp drop in monthly sales Feb 03, 2019
» Metro Vancouver has posted the lowest January sales since 2009 Feb 05, 2019
» This has never happened in the Fraser Valley before Feb 05, 2019

Strata Information

» Strata rules oversee common facilities Feb 14, 2019
» Owner’s insurance claim can’t be blocked Feb 07, 2019
» Review members’ duties at the start of each year Jan 31, 2019
» Government recommendations don’t apply to short-term rentals Jan 24, 2019
» Condo Smarts: Unit-entitlement errors not uncommon Jan 17, 2019
» Survey owners before proceeding with plan to sell suite Jan 10, 2019
» Clarity needed on possible change to rental bylaws Jan 03, 2019
» Repair bill should be paid by strata Dec 13, 2018
» Any owner eligible for council Dec 06, 2018
» Limited common property bylaws quite often misunderstood Nov 29, 2018
» Landlords may allow tenants to run for council Nov 22, 2018
» Eligible voters should have chance to discuss proposed resolutions Nov 08, 2018
» Maintaining common property is the responsibility of the strata Nov 01, 2018
» Easing of cannabis laws creates questions for condos Oct 25, 2018
» New finishes at odds with building appearance Oct 18, 2018
» Undisclosed fees and commissions a growing problem Oct 11, 2018
» Strata residents not obliged to provide council with keys Oct 04, 2018
» Chat room risks outweigh benefits Sep 27, 2018
» Rules are your ally against council bullies Sep 20, 2018
» Incorrect owners’ lists could be a worry Sep 13, 2018

Other News Articles

» By not claiming CPP until 70, you could get 150 per cent of the income you would receive at 65 Dec 31, 2018
» In Sweden, cash is almost extinct and people implant microchips in their hands to pay for things Nov 22, 2018
» Canadian Retail Sales and Inflation Oct 19, 2018
» Scams Mar 31, 2018
» Popular repurposed shipping containers are ‘potential bombs’ Feb 22, 2018
» Popular repurposed shipping containers are ‘potential bombs’ Feb 22, 2018
» Powered by solar energy the ARKUPP livable yacht is environmentally friendly Oct 22, 2017
» Fines associated with using cell phones while driving Sep 20, 2017
» Uber begins ?significant investment? of collecting data on Metro Vancouver Aug 09, 2017
» Whistler community more than Whistler Village, skiing and mountain biking Jul 08, 2017
» Buying fake jobs to immigrate to Canada Jul 07, 2017
» Do you have consent? Anti-spam rules in effect July 1 Jul 03, 2017
» Pollster Keeps Tabs On Nation?s Mood Jun 25, 2017
» Are you in compliance with the Anti-Spam Law? Jun 01, 2017
» Victoria-to-Vancouver ferry launching in May targets luxury market Feb 17, 2017
» ?Amazing? hourly service on Sunshine Coast ferries will likely end in April Feb 04, 2017
» Essilor to Buy Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica for About $24 Billion Jan 16, 2017
» Ottawa eyes new drone rules Dec 25, 2016
» Canadian and US Employment Oct 07, 2016
» Feds face B.C. pressure over Temporary Foreign Worker program Aug 13, 2016

Real Estate Legal Articles

» Vacancy Tax explanation from city of Vancouver Jan 17, 2019
» New anonymous tipline for reporting real estate misconduct Mar 15, 2018
» Property Transfer Tax Calculator Mar 01, 2018
» Permanent immigration to get easier for French and English speakers, those with Canadian siblings May 19, 2017
» B.C. court rules notary public is responsible for tax owed by buyer May 07, 2017
» Court Ruling Increases Risks to Realtors and their Clients Apr 03, 2017
» CRA is coming… Feb 13, 2017
» CRA Whistle Blower program – Federal programs tackle offshore avoidance evasion Feb 10, 2017
» 2017 Property Assessment Notices Dec 20, 2016
» New program partners with first-time homebuyers as they enter the housing market Dec 15, 2016
» What happens when there is a fire before the property completes Nov 23, 2016
» Owner-builders liable for poor construction Oct 24, 2016
» West End Community Plan Sep 21, 2016
» Changes to Assignment Provisions in Standard Contracts May 09, 2016
» Consumer awareness took a step forward with the announcement of new requirements for real estate contracts. May 09, 2016
» Parking Stall and Storage locker allocation in a strata Mar 12, 2016
» First Time Home Buyers’ Program Feb 17, 2016
» PDS – Court decision expands risks of disclosure with seller property information statement Nov 13, 2015
» Beating the taxman through bequests, treaties and credits Sep 16, 2015
» Owner Built Homes – Info from Real Estate Council Sep 01, 2015

Technology Related Articles

» Experts weigh in: 20+ cybersecurity guidelines for individuals and SMBs Nov 19, 2018
» New rules for Facebook business use Oct 18, 2018
» How has the on-demand economy impacted real estate? Aug 28, 2018
» Everything You Need to Know for Perfect Meta Tag SEO Jul 19, 2018
» Cryptocurrencies the coin of the future Apr 26, 2018
» DNA printing could spark next Industrial Revolution Apr 13, 2018
» Burnaby’s Fortinet bulking up to combat brewing cyber threats Sep 16, 2017
» Google Drive Shutting Down?!? Here’s the real story Sep 12, 2017
» 7 Ways Big Data Could Revolutionize Life By 2020 Jul 27, 2017
» Web Presence in China Commerce Mar 28, 2017
» Rigs to roll on reserve power and save 25% on fuel costs Jan 16, 2017
» Altus Group – Canada’s Top Real Estate Data Provider going into property tax consulting Jan 16, 2017
» The Future of Tech is Happening Now Jan 11, 2017
» Technology IPOs poised for liftoff after early stumbles ? real estate data company Real Matters Inc Nov 20, 2016
» How Canadian tech startups could become multibillion-dollar companies Sep 18, 2016
» Rank High to be Found Online Sep 08, 2016
» New video-chat app part of Google?s plan to catch up with rivals Aug 16, 2016
» More high-tech = easier to steal Aug 04, 2016
» Tread carefully when it comes to social media Oct 08, 2015
» Agents making use of drones to boost business Aug 12, 2015

Commercial Real Estate Articles

» Purpose-Built Rental Boom Jan 18, 2016