Heller Murch RealtyClive Levinson Estate Agent
Clive Levinson

Heller Murch Realty
110 - 2490 Birch Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H 3X9

604.307.0995
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Clive Levinson

Heller Murch Realty
110 - 2490 Birch Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H 3X9

604.307.0995
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The Latest Metro Vancouver and Canada Housing and Real Estate News

Share of homes owned by “non-residents” in four Canadian provinces highest in Metro Vancouver at 4.2 percent

Report says non-resident-owned homes in B.C. dropped slightly in 2020.

The Georgia Straight  13 hours ago
Canadian Households Spend More Income On Debt Than Any Other G7 Country: BIS

Canadian households devote an astronomical amount of income just to carry their debt payments. Data from the Bank of International ...

Better Dwelling  15 hours ago
Metro Vancouver home listings drop to lowest level since 2016

Active home listings in Metro Vancouver’s real estate market dipped to their lowest levels in five years, since 2016, according to a ...

Daily Hive  15 hours ago
A small-town feel in downtown Langley: Peek inside these beautiful homes from the low $400Ks

When most of us go on vacation, it’s to immerse ourselves in someplace new, surrounded by hidden gems — somewhere it makes sense to ...

Daily Hive  22 hours ago
Canadian home prices expected to be up 20% by end of the year

Canadian home prices are on the rise with a near 20% projected increase by the end of December, according to the Canadian Real Estate ...

Daily Hive  1 day ago
Canadian New Housing Starts Slow, But A Supply Tsunami Is Still Coming

Canadian new housing supply is slowing, but no need to worry about a lack of inventory coming to market. Canada Mortgage and Housing ...

Better Dwelling  1 day 4 hours ago
Vaughn Palmer: Housing goals clearly the priority as Eby cuts deal with developer

Opinion: Housing minister wants to make deals to build more affordable housing — no reasonable offer will be refused

Vancouver Sun  1 day 5 hours ago
Douglas Todd: Parties mostly duck big migration issues in Election 2021

Opinion: A look at the migration issues the parties are taking on this election — or studiously avoiding

Vancouver Sun  1 day 11 hours ago
Canadian Real Estate Prices See Further Slowing, As Demand Falls Faster Than Supply

Canada’s red hot real estate market continued to cool, according to new numbers from the industry. Canadian Real Estate ...

Better Dwelling  1 day 14 hours ago
BC Lions to give out 10,000 “Every Child Matters” shirts at next home game

The BC Lions have announced that the first 10,000 fans at their next home game will receive an “Every Child Matters” T-shirt. ...

Daily Hive  1 day 17 hours ago
Canadian Inflation Soars To the Highest Level In 2 Decades, Driven By Housing

Canadian inflation looks less transitory by the day, as costs surge higher and higher. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows the ...

Better Dwelling  2 days 3 hours ago
Canadian Real Estate Sales Continue To Spiral Lower, Fewest In Over A Year

Canadian real estate saw the fewest home sales in over a year, as the market continues to cool. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) ...

Better Dwelling  2 days 14 hours ago
Home sales cool in August, but average prices still well up from last year

Canada's housing market continued to show signs of a slow cool-down in August, as the number of sales ticked lower even as selling ...

CBC News  2 days 18 hours ago
Supplies! Bank of Canada Researchers Say Supply Alone Can’t Explain Home Prices

Canadian housing supply plays a role in home price growth, but doesn’t explain all of it. The Bank of Canada (BoC) published a ...

Better Dwelling  3 days 9 hours ago
Canada Faces A Huge Trade Worker Shortage, and It’s Going To Cost You More

Young Canadians aren’t interested in joining the trades, and it’s a big problem. RBC Economics took a look at skilled ...

Better Dwelling  3 days 13 hours ago
Report finds Vancouver has highest rental eviction rate in the country

The first-ever national report on evictions found that Vancouver has the highest eviction rate for tenants at 10.5 per cent

Vancouver Sun  3 days 18 hours ago
Canadians consider splitting a mortgage with friends. But it's complicated

Before signing that mortgage agreement with a group of buddies, there’s a few things you should take into consideration

Financial Post  3 days 21 hours ago
Latest threats of rising interest rates and high inflation may shift real estate outlook

Rising interest rates could have an ugly effect on Canada's housing market. But does anyone believe central banks will actually hike them?

CBC News  3 days 23 hours ago
Canadian Wealth Soars Relative To Debt, But Bank Exec Warned This Might Be A Mirage

Canadians must be hoping for a recession every year, since they’ve never made more money. A National Bank of Canada (NBC) analysis ...

Better Dwelling  4 days 4 hours ago
Canadian Building Investment Drops For The Third Month Due To Housing

Canadian building investment is falling, and it’s due to a lack of housing investment. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows total ...

Better Dwelling  4 days 9 hours ago
First Home Savings Account called 'voter candy for millennials' by mortgage insider

New savings vehicle proposed by the Liberals seen as redundant by some, despite tax shelter

Financial Post  4 days 13 hours ago
Canada’s Real Estate Bubble Is The Second Longest In The World: US Federal Reserve

Canadian real estate has long been frothy, but how does it look compared to other countries? According to the US Federal Reserve (the ...

Better Dwelling  4 days 15 hours ago
Is flipping a house now a flop? Why the practice has lost its cachet in Vancouver

Real estate insiders say the party is probably over, for now, as housing becomes a hot election issue even as the market cools.

Vancouver Sun  5 days 11 hours ago
How to fix the blind-bidding process in home sales instead of banning it altogether

The Liberal plan to outright ban blind bidding is rather abrupt and suggests a federal overreach into a provincial matter

Financial Post  7 days 12 hours ago
Trailer parks could hold the answer to Canada's national housing crisis

Coveted as winning investments, MHCs also offer buyers affordable homes that range in price from $120,000 to $350,000

Financial Post  7 days 13 hours ago
Douglas Todd: Vancouver luxury realtor Layla Yang’s provocative, pricey world

High-flying businesswoman says five clients, fearing a ban on foreign buyers, have asked her to list their homes

Vancouver Sun  8 days 13 hours ago
How the three top federal parties plan to tackle Canada's housing crisis

Everything you need to know about what the Conservatives, NDP, and Liberals are promising

Financial Post  8 days 16 hours ago
Douglas Todd: Five reasons to doubt Trudeau’s housing promises

Opinion: In light of the prime minister showing no previous intent to protect the young from soaring prices, it is stunning to see him ...

Vancouver Sun  13 days 16 hours ago
Another real estate boom in Canada is being fuelled by our insatiable appetite for online shopping

Vacancy rates in Calgary, Edmonton industrial property plunge as investors forced to reach beyond Vancouver, Toronto

Financial Post  14 days 13 hours ago
Real estate doubters can now double down as Horizons' introduces leveraged sector ETFs

Pair of ETFs will give investors the chance to place bets either for or against the sector

Financial Post  14 days 13 hours ago
The Liberals have spent a lot on improving housing affordability, but still come up short

Consider that the number of households with core housing needs stands stubbornly at 1.7 million

Financial Post  14 days 13 hours ago
Vaughn Palmer: Land deal shows B.C. Liberal coverup, incompetence and disregard for the public interest

Opinion: The Liberals, even now they are in opposition, still have a lot of explaining to do about the sweetheart deal for the Little ...

Vancouver Sun  15 days 1 hour ago
Crypto mortgages are coming, but there are big hurdles to their acceptance

Paying your mortgage down with crypto may still be a ways away, but the use of blockchain technology in real estate could be another story

Financial Post  15 days 22 hours ago
Condo sales are roaring back to life as people flock back to cities

Watch: Zoocasa CEO Lauren Haw talks about rebounding condo sales

Financial Post  15 days 22 hours ago
New mortgages surge to record high, raising red flag about HELOC growth

New home equity lines of credit jumped almost 57% to the highest level in a decade, says Equifax

Financial Post  17 days 20 hours ago
'Modest in ambition, average in imagination': How the three major parties are trying to address housing woes

Anyone hoping for a quick fix to their housing troubles will be disappointed

Financial Post  21 days 13 hours ago
Mortgage costs are less than rate of inflation for first time in 40 years

Why you should spend wisely on that mortgage-rate free lunch. Strategies for buyers and owners

Financial Post  21 days 21 hours ago
Homebuilding expected to stay strong across Canada amid high demand from buyers

Canadian Home Builders Association's Kevin Lee speaks about the outlook for residential construction

Financial Post  22 days 18 hours ago
'The deck is stacked against you': Liberal housing platform acknowledges massive hurdles for wannabe homeowners

The Liberals unveil their list of promises to woo a demographic of voters hard hit by soaring housing costs that is key to all parties.

Vancouver Sun  23 days 15 hours ago
Liberal housing platform includes foreign home buying freeze, blind bidding ban

Liberals also plan to support affordable-housing construction and repairs, vowing to invest in 1.4 million home units over four years

Financial Post  24 days 10 hours ago
A road through Vanier Park? Kits Point resident says people signing up to protest proposal

An illustration for the Senakw development, located beside the Burrard Bridge, includes what appears to be a road through an ...

Vancouver Sun  26 days 10 hours ago
Conservatives' housing plan includes a two-year trial ban on foreign buyers

“We have a housing crisis in Canada. The supply of homes — to own as well as to rent — is not keeping up with our growing ...

Vancouver Sun  28 days 16 hours ago
West Side homeowners say Vancouver pushing high-density rentals before full consultation

The Vancouver Plan, which would fast-track permission for four- to six-storey secure rental buildings in low-density neighbourhoods, is ...

Vancouver Sun  30 days 15 hours ago
Developers shift amenities to focus on active, outdoor living

There will still be swimming pools and saunas, but some developers are also marketing projects by promoting how they foster outdoor ...

Vancouver Sun  32 days 9 hours ago
B.C. housing market slowed down in July: B.C. Real Estate Association

The association says new listings hit a near record low, especially on Vancouver Island, and in the Interior.

Vancouver Sun  37 days 11 hours ago
Detached home sales and prices cool in Metro Vancouver. How long will it last — and how low will it go?

Analysts wonder if a combination of market fatigue and the usual slow days of summer will give way to the prospect of rising interest ...

Vancouver Sun  37 days 13 hours ago
Many B.C. residents considering moving somewhere more affordable: poll

The Insights West Poll found 46 per cent of homeowners and 26 per cent of renters are considering moving elsewhere because of high costs.

Vancouver Sun  43 days 10 hours ago