Brooklyn is as populous as Toronto but less than a third as large geographically.
Across the Greater Golden Horseshoe it takes an average of 18 months to obtain a building permit.
In light of public outcry, the B.C. government has tasked a committee to examine real estate practices such as flipping and shadow assignment.
There’s been a lot of media coverage on “house flipping” in Vancouver, and quick sales are common in many real estate markets.