Tagged: New Homes

BC Home Sales Trend Higher

BC Home Sales Trend Higher

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province declined 36 per cent to 5,507 units in October compared to the same month last year.

British Columbia Housing Market Outlook for 2011

British Columbia Housing Market Outlook for 2011

Housing starts in British Columbia will hold steady then gradually rise next year, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)’s Housing Market Report published today.

Moderate Rise in Home Sales Forecast

Moderate Rise in Home Sales Forecast

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its Fall Housing Forecast 2010 today.

Canadian mortgage debt tops $1-trillion for first time

Canadian mortgage debt tops $1-trillion for first time

The Canadian residential mortgage market crossed the $1-trillion threshold for the first time this year as higher prices forced many to borrow heavily to finance their new homes and low interest rates encouraged many more to refinance.

October Housing Starts in Vancouver and Abbotsford

October Housing Starts in Vancouver and Abbotsford

According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), there were 1,447 housing starts in October in the Vancouver Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), bringing the year-to-date total to 12,584 homes.

Housing Activity to Stabilize in 2010-2011

Housing Activity to Stabilize in 2010-2011

After a strong finish to 2009, and a robust first quarter of 2010, housing starts have moderated.

Vancouver - The Solar Ready City

Vancouver – The Solar Ready City

Bordered by the Coast Mountain Range and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is not only recognizable as one of the world’s most scenic cities but is renowned for its innovative programs in the area of sustainability.