CBC News – March 25, 2015

Posted on: April 9, 2015

Vancouver homes prices will climb to $2.1 million by 2030: report

A new housing report from the VanCity Credit Union says the average house price in Vancouver will climb to $2.1 million within 15 years. read full article


CP24 – Toronto – January 20, 2015

Posted on: April 9, 2015

imageVancouver’s housing market ranked among least affordable in the world, survey says

TORONTO — Vancouver has been ranked among the most unaffordable real estate markets in a recent international report, leaving economists concerned about the potential impacts of rising mortgage rates on the city’s homeowners. read full article


CTV News – January 20, 2015

Posted on: April 9, 2015

ctvnewsVancouver ranked No. 2 globally for unaffordable homes

TORONTO — Vancouver is the second most unaffordable housing market in the world after Hong Kong, according to a new study of major property markets. read full article


Globe & Mail – January 20, 2015

Posted on: April 9, 2015

gam-mastheadOnly Hong Kong has less affordable housing than Vancouver, study finds

Vancouver is the second most unaffordable housing market in the world after Hong Kong, according to a new study of major property markets. read full article


Reuters – December 28, 2014

Posted on: April 9, 2015

reutersFEATURE-Vancouver home price surge worries businesses as they seek to hire, retain staff

Dec 28 (Reuters) – When Allan Pulga, a communications manager, found out he was going to be a father, he had to make a tough choice – stay in a tiny downtown condo or leave Vancouver. read full article


CTV News – November 14, 2014

Posted on: April 9, 2015

bc.ctvnews.caAffordability crunch: Study says B.C. renters spending too much on housing

Renters in British Columbia are facing a crisis when it comes to how much they’re spending on housing, according to a newly released rental index. read full article


The Globe & Mail – October 10,2014

Posted on: April 9, 2015

Vancouver’s real estate boom: The rising price of ‘heaven’

Qiqi Hong walks past her sleek, blue-tiled hot tub and an infinity pool that seems to disappear like a waterfall into the chilly air above West Vancouver. She leans on the patio railing and breathes in the majestic ocean view that takes in the towering Douglas firs of Stanley Park, the skyscrapers of Vancouver, the Asia-bound freighters anchored in English Bay and – way off in the misty distance – the faint, rugged outline of Gabriola Island. read full article


CTV News – August 27, 2013

Posted on: April 9, 2015

ctvnews‘Renewed vigour’ in Vancouver market hurting housing affordability

OTTAWA — Home ownership has become less affordable for the average Canadian, but that hasn’t stopped many from jumping into what may already be an overpriced market, suggests a new report from the Royal Bank. read full article


Huffington Post – May 24, 2013

Posted on: April 9, 2015

huffingtonpost britis columbia logoVancouver Housing Affordability Is The Worst In Canada: Royal Bank

The costs of owning a detached bungalow in Vancouver take up 82.3 per cent of household income, while a standard two-storey home takes up 87.2 per cent, despite housing prices reaching 10-year lows, the bank’s May 2013 Housing Trends and Affordability report shows. read full article


Huffington Post – March 8, 2013

Posted on: April 9, 2015

huffingtonpost britis columbia logoVancouver Housing Affordability Drops Despite City Efforts

Vancouver’s housing affordability keeps on dropping, and it seems that nothing politicians have done can stem the tide. read full article