Vancouver’s population growth is still booming, but the rental vacancy rate is climbing. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) data shows primary rentals saw vacancies increase in 2019. The rate of vacancy is now at the highest level since 2013, but it has a long way to go to clear that number. Vancouver Rental Vacancies […]
Vancouver real estate is hella expensive, but it’s become ridiculous in recent years. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) crunched the numbers to find the wage needed to rent in Greater Vancouver. Breaking down the numbers further, we see how unsustainable the region has become. The average one-bedroom is now unaffordable to over half of […]
Cooling Canadian real estate prices are dragging rental price growth. Numbers from the rental platform rentals.ca show 1 bedroom prices increased in markets with slower price gains last year. However, last year’s red hot real estate markets are experiencing slow to negative growth – especially around the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area. Canada’s Most Expensive Rental Market […]
The CBC just reported over 130 people lined up for a shot at renting a single apartment, and things could get worse for Vancouver renters.
Soaring Vancouver real estate prices are pushing rents higher too. Here’s how one bedroom prices are moving… if you can find a place.