Month: October 2019

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How parties plan to tackle housing crisis

By Rohana Rezel Here’s an analysis of how each party plans tackle the housing affordability crisis affecting millions of people in Canada’s big cities. Highlights The Good Both the NDP and the Greens plan to massively build out public housing Both the NDP and the Greens intend to support co-ops and co-housing Both the Liberals […]

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West Vancouver houses shed half their peak prices

West Vancouver median detached houses prices have dropped by half compared to the peak prices recorded at the height of Lower Mainland’s real estate frenzy. In the 30 days leading up to December 13, 2017, the median detached house price stood at $4.5 million. In the 30 days leading up to October 7, 2019, the […]

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Metro Vancouver townhouse prices continue to fall

Metro Vancouver townhouse prices continued their slide in September, with some homes selling for as low as 32% below assessed. The OpenHousing Home Price Index for Metro Vancouver townhouses – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat sales or Case-Shiller method – fell 6% year-over-year, the September final update shows. OpenHousing Home Price Index covers […]

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Metro Vancouver condo prices edge lower

Metro Vancouver condo prices edged lower in September, assuaging consumer fears of a return to runaway home prices predicted by the real estate industry. The Open House House Price Index for condos – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat sales or Case-Shiller method – fell 6% year-over-year, the September mid-month update shows. Address Assessed […]

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