Category: News

UBC Vancouver

Rapid transit for UBC has priority over Surrey’s

The push for rapid transit to the University of B.C. is heating up, with the Alma Mater Society urging Metro Vancouver to make the issue an “urgent priority.”

Society president Bijan Ahmadian has sent a letter to the regional district saying rapid transit to UBC should be considered as “equally urgent” as that for south of Fraser communities in Metro Vancouver’s draft regional growth strategy.

Downtown Vancouver Condo

September home prices steady

The average price of a home sold in Canada in September was in line with that of a year earlier, even as 19.8 per cent fewer sales were registered.

Vancouver Real Estate Sold

Home sales, prices up in September

Housing sales rose in September for a second straight month while average prices reversed the falling trend with a 1.9% increase from August, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Friday.

Building permit values down in August

Building permit values down in August

Total building permit values in the Abbotsford region declined in August, according to the Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada building permit report.

CREA reaches agreement in principle with Competition Commissioner

CREA reaches agreement in principle with Competition Commissioner

The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has reached an agreement in principle with the Commissioner of Competition regarding the application before the Competition Tribunal, subject to the approval of CREA’s member boards at a Special General Meeting in St. John’s, Newfoundland on October 24, 2010.

Solar Homes Strategy Vancouver

$4300 Incentive from City and Terasen Gas Targets New & Existing Homes

The fall season is shaping up to be a shining success for solar hot water in BC. The Solar Community of Vancouver has increased their incentive offer to homeowners in the city with $4300 now available for solar hot water installations in both new and existing homes.