Despite the recent slowdown, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday it still sees Canada will be the leader in economic growth among major industrialized countries this year and next.
The realty firm Re/Max is looking to British Columbia’s high-end home sales as one bellwether for its prediction that provincial real estate markets are settling into a period of stability, according to a forecast released Tuesday.
Millennium Water owners frustrated and contented: ‘I wanted to be part of history’ … ‘I couldn’t be happier’ … ‘money well spent’; ‘This home most reminds me of …’
Reports in the media about the Millennium Water sales challenge and the developer’s financing difficulties have been many; reports from the men and women residing in the new community, few.
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.
Don’t listen to the naysayers, says the Conference Board of Canada, a double-dip isn’t in the cards.
Dire warnings of a return to recession fail to recognize one key factor, the board said: a slow recovery from this recession was expected.
Housing prices rose for the 15th straight month in July, but by the smallest margin in four months, according to a national index released Wednesday.
And for the first time in four months, prices failed to rise above the previous month’s in all of the six metropolitan areas measured in the Teranet-National Bank house price index.
September home sales in Greater Vancouver were consistent with activity experienced in the preceding two months across most categories.
Vancouver is one of five metropolitan areas in Canada that recorded sharp year-over-year increases in housing starts in August, according to figures released Tuesday by the Conference Board of Canada.
The Fight HST campaign will throw down another gauntlet Monday, as it spells out how the B.C. government can head off an effort to recall MLAs – and which elected representatives it will target if the governing Liberals do not accede to its demands.
To understand the housing market and where it’s headed, it’s a good idea to take a close look at the big banks.
As providers of more than 60% of home loans in Canada they are major players, determining everything from who gets to be a buyer to what people can afford to pay.