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» GTA new home sales started strongly in 2022 before easing in the second half of the year with annual sales sitting at a four-year low | Edward Jegg Jan 24, 2023
» Metro Vancouver area drove rental demand in 2022 | CMHC Jan 25, 2023
» Higher building costs and supply-chain issues continue to hamper investment and limit rental supply growth | CMHC Jan 25, 2023
» Canada”s luxury real estate market cooled significantly last year, setting 2023 up for a buyer’s market across much of the country as prices come down Jan 17, 2023
» Ministry of Housing making mandatory for developers and strata corporations to make minimum contingency reserve fund payments of 10% as of Nov. 2023 Jan 24, 2023
» B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022 Jan 23, 2023
» B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022 Jan 23, 2023
» 3.41 acres land assembly sells for $24.42 Million located at Langley, B.C. Jan 18, 2023
» 391,000 sqft office building in Calgary sells for $17.25 Million Jan 18, 2023
» Housing market in 2022 generally outperformed expectations both in terms of sales and price growth | CREB Jan 19, 2023
» Housing market in 2022 generally outperformed expectations both in terms of sales and price growth | CREB Jan 19, 2023
» Fed announces a joint investment $3M to support the development of new affordable housing in Toronto Jan 20, 2023
» Vancouver property owners can now start make their EHT property status declarations for the 2022 tax year Jan 20, 2023
» Canadian home prices fell by the most on record in 2022 Jan 15, 2023
» 14 acres industrial land sells for $75 Million located at 12091 88th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. Jan 16, 2023
» 1.5 acres land assembly in Vancouver sells for $100 Million Jan 17, 2023
» Rent is projected to rise by another 5% in 2023 Jan 17, 2023
» Rent is projected to rise by another 5% in 2023 Jan 17, 2023
» 3.08 acres commercial site sells for $24 Million located at Langley, B.C. Jan 11, 2023
» David Eby predict the fund will protect “thousands” of renters from gouging and worse Jan 12, 2023

Strata Information

» Strata management oversight involves standard safeguards Aug 13, 2020
» Maintenance issues – you can pay now or pay even more later Aug 06, 2020
» Plenty to consider before re-opening shared facilities Jun 04, 2020
» Addressing the challenges of electronic AGMs May 28, 2020
» Make updates and reduce risks to tame rising insurance cost May 14, 2020
» Electronic meetings under emergency orders May 07, 2020
» Don’t cut corners to accommodate hardships Apr 30, 2020
» Electronic meeting check list for annual or special general meetings Apr 23, 2020
» Review bylaws before electronic meeting Apr 09, 2020
» If possible, try to maintain business as normal Apr 02, 2020
» Do we have to continue paying strata fees in these tough times? Mar 26, 2020
» Managing through a crisis Mar 19, 2020
» Discuss insurance options in advance of renewal time Mar 11, 2020
» Reviewing all transactions is serious business Mar 09, 2020
» Plan budget, contingency inputs to anticipate future risks Feb 27, 2020
» At tax time, get strata to consult with accountant Feb 20, 2020
» Two methods to obtain strata records Feb 13, 2020
» Insurance options should be considered Feb 06, 2020
» Council must vote on, report use of reserve funds Jan 30, 2020
» Bylaw on deductible won’t benefit insurance renewal Jan 22, 2020

Other News Articles

» Taxes, Rental Rates, LOTR, Flipping Tax in BC for 2 years taxed as bus income Dec 08, 2022
» Be updated on the latest US Presidential election result Nov 04, 2020
» Multi-family sales soar 900 per cent across Lower Mainland Jun 09, 2020
» Why it’s time for companies to change or be changed May 22, 2020
» Why flying is about to get a lot more expensive – for good May 07, 2020
» Manufacturers swivel to arm front-line workers Apr 29, 2020
» COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions About Government Programs Apr 27, 2020
» Canadian Inflation (Mar) – April 22, 2020 Apr 22, 2020
» Canadian Retail Sales (Feb) – April 21, 2020 Apr 21, 2020
» Ethics Guy: Doing business virtually in a crisis Mar 27, 2020
» The Best Tips for a Quick Home Office Set-Up Mar 19, 2020
» Corona virus analogy Mar 04, 2020
» Canadian Monthly Real GDP (Nov) – Jan 31, 2020 Jan 30, 2020
» How all leaders can contribute to the employee experience Jan 28, 2020
» 7 Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them Jan 15, 2020
» Phishing, Doxxing, Botnets, and Other Email Scams: What You Need to Know Jan 15, 2020
» How to Avoid these 6 Common Senior Scams Jan 15, 2020
» Online Scams Targeting Teens and Young Adults Jan 15, 2020
» B.C. Liquor Store selling a $78,000 bottle of Scotch Oct 23, 2019
» The Worst Passwords of 2018 May 14, 2019

Real Estate Legal Articles

» Need to know about: Serving Notices During Tenancy Nov 30, 2020
» Need to know about Land Owner Transparency Act Nov 17, 2020
» Need to know about Land Owner Transparency Act Nov 17, 2020
» Should a deposit be part of the damages award? Apr 16, 2020
» Winding up a Strata corporation – legal precedent Dec 18, 2019
» Legal issues to consider when buying a cottage Jul 15, 2019
» KNOW YOUR SELLER Apr 18, 2019
» 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

Technology Related Articles

» Canadian-traded crypto ETFs had just C$1.64 billion in assets under management | Daniel Straus Nov 24, 2022
» Platform developed by Fraction Technologies designed at the refinancing of existing home loans Feb 11, 2021
» Zillow’s innovative approach to provide a better customer experience in Real Estate market Feb 19, 2021
» Dust off your cybersecurity toolkit Apr 09, 2020
» Password management startup wins $200 million investment to grow enterprise business Nov 13, 2019
» The Tech Stock Boom Has Arrived in Canada?s Market (Finally) Aug 21, 2019
» Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies Jun 20, 2019
» Montreal-based Lightspeed is writing a new chapter in Canadian tech story May 27, 2019
» How smart will smartphones get? A look at the exciting , and worrisome, possibilities May 16, 2019
» Simplifying Data for Real Estate Marketing Apr 04, 2019
» 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

Commercial Real Estate Articles

» Purpose-Built Rental Boom Jan 18, 2016