June 4, 2021 Stratas: Maintenance fees and special levies What are strata maintenance fees and special levies and how are they determined? June 2, 2021 Metro Vancouver home sales start to slow in May The Metro Vancouver housing market saw steady activity in May, a shift back from record-breaking activity in the earlier spring months. May 4, 2021 Supply response emerges in Metro Vancouver’s housing market Home sellers have become increasingly active in Metro Vancouver’s housing market this spring in response to heightened demand and rising home values. April 29, 2021 Q&A: Tips for home buyers in today’s hectic housing market Here's what hopeful home buyers need to know to successfully navigate Metro Vancouver’s hectic housing market. April 27, 2021 What's a non-conforming strata? If you’ve heard the term “non-conforming strata” before, there’s something you should know: There’s no such thing. Find out why. April 19, 2021 Commercial real estate regained momentum to end 2020 Sales in the Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market slowed in early 2020 as COVID-19 took hold and rebounded in the second half of the year. April 16, 2021 Real estate regulators advise due diligence in busy market In an active market, seeking professional advice from a REALTOR® is more important than ever. April 14, 2021 Here are seven strata terms you should know If you’re looking to own a strata home, make sure you’re familiar with related terminology. Here’s a guide to some of those terms. April 12, 2021 Are BC home owners protected against title fraud? Two rare fraud attempts highlight protection for home owners. April 9, 2021 New minimum qualifying rate for uninsured mortgages proposed OFSI has begun consultation on a proposed increase to the minimum qualifying rate for uninsured mortgages. April 2, 2021 March home sales and new listings set records Home buyer and seller activity reached unprecedented levels across Metro Vancouver in March. March 26, 2021 Largest year-over-year price increases The five areas in our region with the largest year-over-year price increases might surprise you. March 24, 2021 Cannabis fact sheet Cannabis is regulated at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. Here’s a summary of how it’s dealt with in Greater Vancouver municipalities. March 22, 2021 Rent freeze extended; renovictions, disputes addressed Check the details of the BC government's proposed legislation to extend the residential rent freeze, and other related items. March 10, 2021 Tips for preparing to buy or sell a home in a busy market See how you can avoid the pitfalls of a busy market by preparing ahead so your expectations are realistic. March 3, 2021 Commercial Indicator Reaches High in Q4 2020 BCREA's CLI reached a new high since the start of the series in 1999. March 2, 2021 Home buyer competition intensifies across Metro Vancouver Intense competition amongst home buyers is putting upward pressure on home prices across Metro Vancouver’s* housing market. February 22, 2021 Eight ways you can prepare for a disaster Natural disasters can strike at any time. How can you prepare for a natural disaster? February 17, 2021 Buying or selling? 4 trends to expect in today's market A mix of high demand, limited housing, and COVID-19 restrictions is changing how buyers and sellers are operating in Metro Vancouver’s housing market. February 12, 2021 Aging in place: Top tips on how you can adapt your home Whether you’re looking for your ‘forever’ home or already live there, adjusting its design will help make your life easier and safer.