Wow, California Housing Is Expensive

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B.C. readies housing affordability plan amid skyrocketing home prices and soaring rents

The NDP's first full budget is expected to include measures to curb speculative demand, crack down on tax cheats and money laundering, and stabilize...

Wall Street’s Home-Rental Bets Shift to Lower-End US Houses

(Bloomberg)—For Invitation Homes Inc., the U.S. landlord built by Blackstone Group LP, the 220 houses it owned in working-class areas around Atlanta were outliers,...

Wall Street Snaps Up Cheap Single-Family Rentals

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Is home ownership losing its luster in these Bay Area cities?

As more people are unable, or unwilling, to buy a home, many major destinations in the Bay Area and beyond are turning into cities...

BC to start taxing Airbnb

Home owners and tenants who are renting their premises on Airbnb will soon have to start charging an 8% sales tax and a 3%...

Douglas Todd: Death, taxes and the terrible injustice of Metro Vancouver’s housing crisis

Richard Wozny, a Vancouver-based commercial property analyst, became acutely aware of the harsh indirect consequences of Metro Vancouver’s real-estate investment boom while being treated...

Vancouver vigilantes take housing matters into their own hands

The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Alec Smecher and his daughter Luciana...

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