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Diana Brum outside the manufactured home she shares with two daughters at Newton’s Crispen Bays park. “It’s so very sad that the only form of actual (home) ownership is now being taken away from us,” Brum says. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

COSTLY LIVING: Housing headaches for residents forced out of Surrey manufactured home parks

‘It’s super affordable living here, and we don’t want to leave, but we’ll have to’

 

The Canadian Real Estate Association says February’s national home sales ticked up by 4.6 per cent from the month before as supply slowly returned to the market, but sales were still down by more than eight per cent since last year. A real estate sold sign is shown in a Toronto west end neighbourhood May 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Canada’s average home price hit record $816,720 last month as supply began to rebound

National average home price climbed by more than 20 per cent since last year: CREA

 

A sign outside a home indicates that it has sold for over the asking price, in Ottawa, on Monday, March 1, 2021. The parliamentary budget officer says the dream of homeownership has become even less affordable despite rock-bottom interest rates through the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Parliamentary budget office says households in some cities financially vulnerable

Report notes debt loads mean homes are less affordable despite low interest rates

 

Sharon Conway photographed by Lia Crowe

A passion for Habitat for Humanity

Sharon Conway wants to make the world a better place, one build at a time

  • Nov 22, 2021
Sharon Conway photographed by Lia Crowe
May 15, 2021, 2021 - Kyle Velikovsky photographed in front of boats and boat houses at Van Isle Marina for Secrets and Lives in Boulevard Victoria. Don Denton photograph

Secrets and Lives With Kyle Velikovsky

White Wolf Homes custom home builder talks business and life

  • Jun 28, 2021
May 15, 2021, 2021 - Kyle Velikovsky photographed in front of boats and boat houses at Van Isle Marina for Secrets and Lives in Boulevard Victoria. Don Denton photograph
The Zebra group's Rus Collins - Photography by Lia Crowe

Secrets and Lives With Rus Collins

Zebra Group designer talks creativity, painting and baking during Covid-19

  • Dec 14, 2020
The Zebra group's Rus Collins - Photography by Lia Crowe
Ben Nishi from FortisBC is one of the industry experts at Home Buying 101, an online video series from Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN).

You can own a home in Vancouver, with help from these experts

Free video series helps consumers navigate new protocols, capitalize on low interest rates and more!

  • Nov 16, 2020
Ben Nishi from FortisBC is one of the industry experts at Home Buying 101, an online video series from Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN).
Building homes and community

Building homes and community

Alair Homes’ Stu Hopewell finds time for work, charity and travel

  • Dec 16, 2019
Building homes and community
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