April 2023

A New Way To Save

Posted on Apr 12, 2023

TFSAs, RRSPs, HBPs, and now FHSAs. No, these aren’t Wheel of Fortune final puzzle letters, or letters to work into your Wordle strategy (are people still playing Wordle?). These are savings plans, and one of these four is not like the other. Mostly because, well, it’s brand-spankin’ new.

If reading all of those acronyms induced more anxiety than the...

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Spring Brings Renewed Price Growth Across Vancouver's Housing Market

Posted on Apr 06, 2023

Home prices across Metro Vancouver’s housing market showed modest increases in March, while new listings remained below long-term historical averages.

March data also indicates home sales are making a stronger than expected spring showing so far, despite elevated borrowing costs.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that resid...

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Four Key Changes to the Foreign Buyer Ban

Posted on Apr 03, 2023

The Government of Canada has announced four key amendments to its foreign buyer ban, which came into effect on January 1 of this year.

Officially known as the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act, the two-year ban was introduced as part of the government’s efforts to address housing affordability concerns.

But fol...

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