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West Vancouver district wants couple to demolish $3M home

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:04PM EDT The District of West Vancouver wants two homeowners to demolish their $3-million home for allegedly failing to build it with the proper permits and mandatory home inspections. “I haven’t talked to one person that doesn’t know about this house,” Sandy Dey, ...

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Options available when you don’t have the full downpayment!

Raising a down payment can be the trickiest part of buying in Vancouver’s hot market – but some programs may help, say mortgage experts Jorge and Alisa Aragon Q: I really want to put in an offer on a condo, but I haven’t raised the full down payment amount yet? ...

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Government adds new qualifying requirements for uninsured mortgages

  Effective January 1, 2018, first-time home buyers who don’t require mortgage insurance — those with a down payment of 20 per cent or more — must qualify for their mortgage at a higher rate. This new stress test won’t apply to people renewing their uninsured mortgage. Canada’s Office of ...

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Average cost of a condo in Metro Vancouver:

Greater Vancouver’s real estate market is being propped up by its condo sales, as the average price of detached homes drops, according to Royal LePage’s Q3 House Price Survey. The real estate group’s survey found the median cost of a detached home in the region is down by 1.1.%, in comparison ...

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News Release: Home buyer demand continues to differ based on housing type

Apartment and townhome activity is outpacing the detached home market across Metro Vancouver. This activity helped push total residential sales above the historical average in September. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,821 in September 2017, a 25.2 per ...

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