September 2018

Why Vancouver housing prices are not going down anytime yet.....

Posted on Sep 21, 2018

Good news for home owners and not so good news for new home buyers or those trying to get into the housing market...

A relatively positive outlook from the Scotiabank Economic Report states the following:

We look for continued moderate home price gains in Vancouver and BC, with sales gradually resuming their upward trajectory later this year and into...

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In Luxury Homes, Walk-In Closets Dazzle

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

In a perfect pairing, high design and haute couture have brought their fashion sense to one of the more utilitarian spaces of the house—the closet—transforming it from a storage work horse to a chic clothes horse.

This metamorphosis, driven by homeowners’ desires to show off their invaluable valuables in an organized and opulent manner, has literall...

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Fallout from new mortgage rules is mostly a thing of the past for BC real estate

Posted on Sep 14, 2018

So much for tougher mortgage rules biting into buyer demand in BC’s housing market. That’s mostly a thing of the past, at least so far as the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) is concerned. 

“The downturn in housing demand induced by the mortgage stress-test is now largely behind us,” says Cameron Muir, BCREA’s Chief Economist, in a s...

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