Vancouver real estate

  1. “We have a crisis where hard-working British Columbians are being shut out of the market. We have seen examples of families being forced to live in tents, workers & seniors living in their cars & young professionals leaving the province.”

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    "faced with some of the highest housing prices in the world. The speculation & vacancy tax is already moderating the housing market curbing foreign investment against people looking to use the market as a resting place for foreign capital"

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    Someone's high because where detached go, attached is sure to follow. "Eventually, he added the drop in sales of roughly 43% will lead to a price correction of 5 to 10% in single-family homes, but not for condominiums where demand is still 'high.'"

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    "a far better fix would be to build housing for students, faculty and staff right on campus. Even proponents of the Broadway extension don’t claim that we need such an expensive system ... it’s wildly overbuilt for current transit loads."

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    "when the province is facing a crisis and the people for British Columbians is facing a crisis and the economy is facing a crisis because of the lack of the affordable housing, it is the responsibility of the provincial government to act.”

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    "I can tell you it is tied to the opioid crisis that has taken thousands of people from their families,” said . “It’s linked to the real estate market and prices that have made life unaffordable for British Columbians.”

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    $2,988,800, Sold Jan-2016 $3,200,000, Tax Assess $3,317,800. "Ideal corner lot in one of the West Side's most sought-after neighborhoods. Substantial 49 x 130.35 with North Mountain view. Located on the quiet part of W. King Edward, only 2 blocks to Dunbar shops."

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    $938,000, Tax Assess $1,174,000. "Renfrew Vancouver East. Cute 2 bedroom home with nice living room, kitchen with eating area and full bathroom on main floor."

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    "Too much new development, or land inflation due to increased development potential, kills social capital. This affects both housing and small businesses. Addressing this requires a deeper dive into the details of zoning."

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    “Communities are essentially hollowing out there. Some coffee shops on the west side are now closing a couple of days a week [because they can’t get servers who can afford to live nearby].”

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    ⁩ “Most of the roughly 5,000 migrants a year who exploit Quebec’s buy-a-passport program immediately move to Metro Vancouver and Toronto, where their foreign-sourced dollars pump up the cities’ already high-priced real estate.”

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    “‘Tax changes targeting foreign buyers or higher stamp duty (Vancouver, Toronto, Hong Kong) has led to slower growth at the luxury end of the market,’ Knight Frank said in the report issued last week.”

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    "Sales in Vancouver fell by 1.5 per cent in September and benchmark prices declined 1.2 per cent, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday."

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    "Vancouver apartment prices have fallen 3.1 per cent over the last three months, according to the city’s real estate board."

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    Thanks for sticking up for the , and bringing up the fact there was exactly no retribution on Matheson. They need some enforcement to protect their players.

     
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    pushing up camper prices "cost her $6,200. A good deal for a used fibreglass trailer, according to Ian Giles, vintage camper fanatic & repairman. Mr. Giles estimates the standard used vintage camper now sells for $8,000 to $10,000.”

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    Remember this article a month from now. "Despite B.C. home sales taking a nosedive in September, BCREA stands by its assertion that the 'downturn is largely behind us' and that market activity is expected to pick up."

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    "The B.C. Court of Appeal on Thursday turned down a proposed class-action suit against the Sahota family. The B.C. government says it will review a court ruling to determine whether changes are needed to protect renters."

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    Housing Affordability " has compiled brief summaries on where they stand on key issues facing the city. The following responses were submitted by seven top mayoral candidates."

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    "The Globe canvassed parties to get their positions on recent affordability initiatives taken by the outgoing Vision Vancouver council - and their big ideas to ease the housing crunch."

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    "There are many accusations about why there is an agenda to remove them. It would be prudent to obtain a current seismic report from a different engineering firm"

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    "the Branch is working to recover the funds owing. That said only a small amount ($70,000) has been recovered so far from asset auctions & seized funds. A judgment on a multi-million-dollar property is still going through the legal system"

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    "We heard about a new report, titled No Vacancy, shows that Metro Vancouver’s affordability crisis is now surging into the suburbs. tells us what the province is doing to tackle some of the troubling findings in No Vacancy."

     
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    $5,280,000, Tax Assess $6,502,000. "Impressive First Shaugnessy Georgian with 100' frontage, circular driveway w/porte cochere, North-South lot, plus back lane access. Large 5,000 sf living, with spacious principal rooms with generous-cut interiors."

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    $2,180,000, Tax Assess $2,809,100. "Prime Dunbar location in a family neighbourhood. Seldom available, this special location has a peaceful and tranquil outlook over forest, backing onto Pacific Spirit Regional Park."

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    $1,499,000, tax assess $1,925,300. "West of Main Street! This 3 level home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a lower level with high ceiling. Close to Oakridge Mall, Canada Line, transit, Queen Elizabeth Park, Main Street shops and lots more."

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    "In short, the housing affordability crisis has reached a point where Vancouver organizations are finding it hard to operate social-housing programs — the very thing people rely on when they can’t find housing."

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    "With the crisis spreading, calling Metro Vancouver home is only getting harder. Your vote matters. On October 20, vote with affordability and homelessness in mind. Learn your mayoral candidates’ stances"

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    $515,000, Tax Assess $572,000. "Perfect Kits Location! Connaught Park Place is steps to IGA, London Drugs, Connaught Park, community centre and all that Kitsilano has to offer."

     
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