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The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Stats for September 2017

October 18th, 2017



    Home Buyer Demands Continues to  Differ on Housing Type 


VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2017 – 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 reg ...

Government Adds New Qualifying Requirements for Uninsured Mortgages

October 18th, 2017
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October 17, 2017

Government Adds New Qualifying Requirements for Uninsured Mortgages

Effective January 1, 2018, 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 the Super ...