wendy moreton on the porch of a Victoria BC traditional house


BCREA Market Update says mortgage rates are set to rise again in 2018. read more here
A recently released "Radical" housing plan for the City of Vancouver has many lessons that apply to the local Victoria market.
Row of houses in New Orleans
New Orleans has recently moved to legalize and control AirBnB in their city, and after six months the ultimate impact is still far from clear. 
A Supermarket in Montreal has taken farm to table to a new level, with 1.5 acres on the rooftop where they grow vegetables sold in the store. There is even a live video feed in the produce aisles so customers can see where their produce is coming from.
5 year fixed mortgage rates on the rise
BCREA Interest Rate Forecast for September 2017 - The Bank of Canada surprised many by increasing their benchmark rate in July and then again in September. Will interest rates continue to rise?  
luxury east coast home news article by Wendy Moreton
For the second time in three years, the world’s “hottest” luxury real estate market is ... Toronto, but Victoria is right behind in second place, according to a recent article in Christies International Real Estate latest market report. 
development on the real estate market shown with an arrow and a house
Jim Reid shares his views in REM Online about how Canadian real estate markets continue to experience a boom in some areas, and a possible bubble in others. Media headlines often don't tell the whole story, and false comparisons and superficial research and analysis can leave the real estate consuming public with less than the whole story.
Many Vancouverites are choosing life away from the city as housing becomes increasingly unaffordable. CBC interviews several who have made the difficult choice to leave.
Portland planners promote taller buildings as the antidote to urban sprawl, but high-rises also undermine livability.