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Real Estate

Nov 16, 2017
Parksville has the highest percentage of homeowners in British Columbia
Nathan Caddell

Metropolitan areas lead B.C. in percentage of renters Among cities and municipalities with more than 5,000 people, Parksville leads British Columbia with the highest percentage of homeowners. Almost 82 per cent of home dwellers in the Vancouver Island city own their property, according to recently released data from the 2016 census. Other areas...

Nov 15, 2017
Industry experts eye Kelowna as hot real estate opportunity
By the Editors

With Vancouver’s sizzling real estate showing no signs of cooling, the average condominium gained 16 per cent in value year-over-year in the third quarter, according to Royal LePage. That might not come as a surprise, and with an average price of more than $750,000, the city’s condos aren’t exactly affordable for the typical buyer. What...

Nov 2, 2017
Big Fat Deal: $9 million for Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger's crib. Again
Fiona Morrow

Address: 30709 North Burgess Avenue, Abbotsford Price: $ 8,848,000 MLS: R2138661 The skinny: Six-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 20,135-square-foot rock star playhouse on a 18.5-acre estate in Abbotsford. The bling: Usually that would be simple: a house with a rock star history, every possible upgrade (an ice rink!) and...

Oct 26, 2017
Big Fat Deal: $7 million for a piece of Point Grey pastiche
Fiona Morrow

Address: 4103 West 10th Avenue, Point Grey Price: $6,888,000 MLS: R2211078 The skinny: Eight-bedroom, six-bathroom, 3,411-square-foot house on a 5,750-square-foot corner lot in Point Grey. The bling: You’ve been saying how bored you are by the ubiquitous Italian marble, fancy kitchen appliances, media rooms...

Oct 25, 2017
Downtown Vancouver posts four-year office vacancy low
By the Editors

Well, now we know why it’s impossible to find parking in downtown Vancouver. In its third-quarter report, CBRE Inc., an international real estate services firm with an office in Vancouver, found that the city's downtown office vacancy rate has dropped to 5 per cent. That's the second lowest in North America...

Oct 24, 2017
Vancouver city council holds public hearing on short-term rentals
By the Editors

One thing's for certain about tonight’s public hearing at Vancouver's City Hall on short-term rentals: it will be well attended. With 77 people already having signed up to speak at the 6 p.m. meeting, city officials will have their hands full. Though it doesn’t explicitly say so on the council agenda...

Sep 29, 2017
Entrepreneur of the Year 2017: Real Estate/Construction
Felicity Stone

In 2008, most Canadians buying U.S. real estate were looking for deals on vacation homes. North Vancouver native Janet LePage was just looking for deals. Over two years, while working full-time as a senior marketing manager at Ledcor Group, LePage...

Sep 28, 2017
Big Fat Deal: $23 million for a Bowen Island getaway
Fiona Morrow

Address: 370-374 Smugglers Cove Road, Bowen Island Price: $22,998,000 MLS: R2172690 The skinny: Seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 11,360-square-foot house on 14 acres of Bowen Island. The bling: We all have those days when we just want to disappear from view. Take a break from our fabulous selves, and...

Sep 14, 2017
Big Fat Deal: $7 million for your castle in Dunbar
Fiona Morrow

Address: 4208 Dunkirk Street, Vancouver Price:$7,138,000 MLS: R2203471 The skinny: Five-bedroom, five-bath, 3,974-square-foot house on a corner lot in Dunbar. The bling: Looking for a castle to call your own but not really sold on the whole medievalism thing? We know all that lowering and...

Sep 12, 2017
What You Need to Know About Estate Planning

BCBusiness + McQuarrie Hunter LLP It’s not uncommon for people to try to avoid the perceived expenses associated with retaining lawyers, at least with regards to estate planning; but taking matters into one’s own hands by establishing joint property ownership can ultimately be costly, as...

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