Four-in-Five British Columbians Back Absentee Homeowner Tax

Three-in-four residents are dissatisfied with the actions taken by the provincial government to deal with housing issues in the province. Vancouver, BC – The proportion of British Columbians who would like to implement a tax on absentee homeowners has increased over the past year, a new Insights West poll has found. In the online survey… Read more »

More than Half of British Columbians Likely to Move in the Next 5 Years

B.C. is going to be a province on the move in the next five years. More than four in 10 B.C. homeowners and seven in 10 renters are planning to buy or rent a different home in the next five years. These and other sentiments are captured in Resonance Consultancy’s new Future of B.C. Housing… Read more »

British Columbians Have Higher Economic Confidence in 2017

The proportion of British Columbians who expect higher gasoline prices has doubled (from 39% to 81%) since January 2016. Vancouver, BC – Three-in-five British Columbians believe the provincial economy is doing well, but four-in-five are expecting higher costs for groceries and gasoline in the next six months, a new Insights West poll has found. In… Read more »

For B.C. Millennials, It’s Vancouver or Nowhere

The province’s youngest owners and renters want to live in the Lower Mainland more than anywhere else. These and other sentiments are captured in Resonance Consultancy’s new Future of B.C. Housing study, just as British Columbians have identified housing as the top provincial election issue this spring. Vancouver, BC – According to a new study… Read more »