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Stress test suddenly expands to all homebuyers

Stress test suddenly expands to all homebuyers

Change just days from June 1 roll out will see some homebuyers scrambling to arrange mortgage financing and close on a home
New service helps sales of (very) small businesses

New service helps sales of (very) small businesses

New service aims to help mom-and-pop enterprises determine its worth and find potential buyers for the businesses
First rental rule ‘enforcer’ seldom needs his nightstick

First rental rule ‘enforcer’ seldom needs his nightstick

Former cop Scott McGregor credits ‘amazing restraint’ by landlords as pandemic upended rental market
BREAKING: B.C. will open restaurants, local travel May 25

BREAKING: B.C. will open restaurants, local travel May 25

Premier John Horgan said the “great news” is the circuit-breaker restrictions will be over the day after the May long weekend
New West edges Vancouver as Millennial magnet

New West edges Vancouver as Millennial magnet

Survey of 85 Canadian cities places New Westminster No. 6 as the best city for Millennials to buy a home, raise a family and work – Vancouver ranked No. 13
Woodbridge bails out of Kitimat LNG project

Woodbridge bails out of Kitimat LNG project

Woodbridge follows partner Chevron out the door of Kitimat LNG project, leaving just LNG Canada proceeding
North Shore home sales soar without foreign buyers

North Shore home sales soar without foreign buyers

Despite a near total lack of foreign buyers, North and West Vancouver home sales - and prices - have hit stratospheric levels: up to 60 houses sold for $5 million or more
CanFirst expands Metro Vancouver industrial footprint

CanFirst expands Metro Vancouver industrial footprint

Toronto industrial fund steps in with $104.5 million acquisition of 11 buildings in Surrey and Abbotsford
B.C. rental apartments with shared kitchen, bathrooms pitched

B.C. rental apartments with shared kitchen, bathrooms pitched

Townline Homes pitches ‘communal’ rental tower in Victoria where tenants would share bathrooms and kitchen space, but pay studio rent about 30 per cent below market rates
199 acres of waterfront could be in play

199 acres of waterfront could be in play

BC Hydro power plant site on Port Moody waterfront expected to draw interest due to shortage of industrial land in Metro Vancouver