Bigger, bolder, higher: Vancouver’s push for density has builders rejigging their plans

Rendering of the original Raphael building.Cape Group When Vancouver developer Zack Ross heard that the Broadway Plan had been approved, he immediately ordered all work stopped at the site of a 95-unit apartment building on East 2nd Avenue, in the False Creek Flats area. Instead of a five-storey building, Mr. Ross now had the potential … Read more

A Sprawling Farm Is For Sale In BC & It’s Still Cheaper Than The Average Condo In Vancouver

This farm for sale in BC looks like it’s out of a storybook, with a sprawling green pasture, hay bales, and a little barn to top it off. It’s also half the price of a tiny condo in Vancouver, making it that much more tempting to ditch the city life and hop on a tractor. … Read more

Vancouver social housing complex residents face demo-viction over redevelopment plan

Linsea O’Shea sits outside her home where she is facing demo-viction at the three-storey Alma Blackwell housing project in Vancouver on Sept. 4.Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail Linsea O’Shea has lived in a highly affordable three-bedroom rental unit on the east side of Vancouver for almost 20 years. The single mother raised her three kids … Read more

Group opposing development on Vancouver’s Jericho Lands pushes for changes

Murray Hendren and Susan Fisher are part of the Jericho Coalition who are concerned about the debate around development on the Jericho Lands in Vancouver.Jimmy Jeong/The Globe and Mail Imagine a new 35-acre community of midrises built out of mass timber – a place that restricts cars and has a significant share of truly affordable … Read more

Vancouver offers to extend leases to residents of 13 buildings in False Creek South

MiJoung Kim and her husband Rob Renger spending time in their False Creek South neighborhood in Vancouver on August 12, 2022.Jimmy Jeong/The Globe and Mail After years of uncertainty, the owners of 13 strata leasehold buildings in Vancouver’s False Creek South neighborhood have been offered extensions on their leases with the city. The local government … Read more

This Farm For Sale In BC Is Under $800K & Has A Workshop Bigger Than Most Vancouver Condos

Ever think about getting out of the city and living out your dreams as a farmer? This rural listing in northern BC allows you to do just that. Plus, it won’t break the bank. Included in this listing are additional guest cabins that have heating and plumbing, a large pond, and a 1,200-square-foot workshop. That’s … Read more

6 Places Near Vancouver Where The Real Estate Is Way Cheaper, According To A Top Realtor

It’s no secret that Vancouver real estate is pricey, but luckily there are a few small towns and neighborhoods just outside of the big city, that are cheaper to buy a place in. Top real estate agent Conor Kelly, from Stonehaus Realty, sat down with Narcity and gave his expert advice on what the most … Read more

Canada’s Most Expensive Home For Sale Has A Pool Going Off A Cliff & It’s In BC (PHOTOS)

There is a massive home for sale in BC and it’s actually the most expensive home for sale in all of Canada currently. The luxurious dream mountain home is for sale in Whistler, BC, and it is going for a whopping $39 million. It has six bedrooms and ten bathrooms — basically, it’s large enough … Read more

What Wednesday’s interest rate hike means for B.C.’s housing market

With interest rates in Canada seeing a hefty bump Wednesday, industry insiders are warning of a potentially bumpy road ahead for those in BC’s housing market. The Bank of Canada hiked its key overnight rate by a surprise full point on Wednesday, in a bid to curb surging inflation. It was the fourth consecutive rate … Read more

This Stunning House For Sale In Vancouver Comes With Its Own Aquarium & Koi Pond (PHOTOS)

There is a massive luxury home for sale in the Vancouver area and it has some wild amenities. This modern home that comes with its own aquarium and koi pond is for sale for $29.9 million in the Shaughnessy neighbourhood. It seriously looks like something plucked straight out of the reality TV series, Selling Sunsets† … Read more