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Increasing supply in a housing bubble linked to a bigger crash

By ThinkPol Staff The BC government has promised to tackle the housing affordability crisis in Metro Vancouver by “aggressively” increasing supply. A new study coming out of Princeton suggests that the NDP government may want to reconsider that strategy. In

Homes sell for well below asking as Metro Vancouver market slumps

By Amy Chen Homes are selling in Metro Vancouver for up to 20% below asking as the housing market continues to tumble, according real estate sales data. ThinkPol analysed a random sample of 54 detached house sales in Vancouver, West

Investors dumping Metro Vancouver homes at a loss as bubble bursts

By Amy Chen Investors who bought homes in Metro Vancouver last year at the height of the bubble are dumping them at a loss to flee the market in a hurry as prices continues to tumble, recent sales listings show.