housing prices

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Reforming the minutiae of the building permit process might not seem exciting, but it can encourage homebuilding and affect prices.


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Housing tends to be less scarce, and less expensive, in markets where homebuilders are less constrained by geography or regulations.


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The Bank of Canada and other central banks around the world have artificially lowered interest rates, making investment and risk-taking much cheaper.


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As rising housing costs in Metro Vancouver continue to make headlines, municipal policy-makers, including Vancouver’s mayor, point to a number of potential causes.