Working at the speed of government just sucks. The City of Vancouver is still sorting out the details of an impact study on AirBnB, which likely won’t report any results until there’s been a significant amount of damage to an already strained city. So we decided to unleash our hungry data analysts to crunch the […]
Shots fired! While our media has been pointing out how Chinese buyers are driving up real estate prices, the Chinese media has been dissecting our economy, government, and warning Chinese buyers of the dangers of owning Canadian real estate. We’re always curious to know how other countries interpret our statistics, political climate and what outside media […]
Sam Sullivan, Vancouver-False River MLA and former Vancouver city mayor explains rising home prices, and what city council needs to do.
An interactive map of racial diversity in Vancouver’s neighborhoods, and how it relates to Vancouver real estate prices.
Talk of a Vancouver real estate bubble had no visible impact on the benchmark composite price of homes in the Greater Vancouver region, with the average home fetching almost 37% in one region. While it’s terrible news for first time buyers, if you’re already into property (or 8 *cough* de Jong *cough*), you’ve basically just won the […]
Juwai President Matthew Moore explains China’s thirst for Canadian real estate, and what he thinks is behind soaring real estate prices.
One of the banking industry’s biggest secrets is one that typically only drug dealers, terrorists, and people evading capital controls ever use – smurfing. Smurfing, sometimes known as structuring, is the process of breaking down money into small amounts to avoid regulatory scrutiny, before transferring said money to a safe haven. Unfortunately, there’s a good […]
The statistics are in and Vancouver’s millennials are getting screwed. Income is up just 10% but housing is up 172% over the past 15 years.