Home Sellers Take The Lead In April’s Real Estate Market

  • Residential property sales in the Metro Vancouver real estate market totalled 2,579 last month. While sales increased by 2.5% from March this year, it’s a 27.4% decrease from April 2017 and 22.5% below the 10-year average for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver credits fewer home buyers and more home sellers for […]

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  • Upward pressure on real estate prices continues as fewer homes are listed for sale in the quietest March since 2009, continuing to drive activity particularly in the condo and attached home market while total sales were 23% below historical averages. A total of 6,542 homes of the 12,469 listed sold in the first quarter of […]

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  • Home sales in Metro Vancouver dipped last month below the long-term historical average for February. Residential property sales totalled 2,207; a 9% decrease from February 2017 and 14.4% below the 10-year sales average for the month. Sales still, however, increased 21.4% from January this year. “Rising interest rates and stricter mortgage requirements have reduced home […]

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  • “Demand remains elevated and listings scarce in the attached and apartment markets across Metro Vancouver,” Real Estate Board of Vancouver president, Jill Oudil, remarked on the numbers that categorized the first month of 2018. Residential home sales were 7.1% above the 10-year average for January. While by property type, detached sales were 24.8% down from […]

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  • Steady sales and diminished listings were the top characteristics that defined Vancouver’s real estate market in 2017. Metro Vancouver home sales returned to more historically normal levels after record highs the previous two years, while new home listings dropped by several thousand below usual activity. In fact, 2017’s total listings were 4.4% below the 10-year […]

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  • Townhomes and Apartments Push October Real Estate Sales to Historical Numbers Last month’s sales exceeded historical averages for October by 15%. A total of 3,022 residential property sales were made, which is a whopping 35.3% increase from October 2016, and 7.1% from September 2017. Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver president, Jill Oudil credits the […]

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  • A typical summer on the Vancouver Real Estate Market mean more listings and fewer home sales occurred in July. “Because home sale activity decreased to more historically normal levels in July, the selection of homes for sale in the region was able to edge above 9,000 for the first time this year,” said REBGV president, Jill […]

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  • Demand for condominiums in the Lower Mainland is far outstripping the supply. “Two distinct markets have emerged this summer. The detached home market has seen demand lease back to more typical levels while competition for condominiums is creating multiple offer scenarios and putting upward pressure on prices for that property type,” said Real Estate Board […]

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  • While the increase of new listings increased the most in the detached home segment of the market last month, it’s demand in the condominium and townhome that’s truly driving current activity. Here is your REBGV update for May.  “First-time buyers and people looking to downsize from their single-family homes are both competing for these two […]

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  • The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s April (REBGV) 2017 report proved yet again that attached homes are driving the market. While April sales were 4.8% above the 10-year average for the month, it was still a significant 25.7% decline from the same month last year, and a 0.7% decline from March 2017. “Our overall […]

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