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Thursday, October 2, 2014 - Sepember Real Estate Statistics from the REBGV

Home sales activity picks up the pace in September Home buyers were active in Metro Vancouver last month, with home sales well exceeding the 10-year average for September.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,922 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2014. This represents a 17.7 per cent increase compared to the 2,483 sales in September 2013, and a 5.4 per cent increase over the 2,771 sales in ... Full Article...
posted in News at Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:06:59 -0700

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - June Statistics from the REBGV

Buyer demand increases while home prices edge up The Greater Vancouver housing market enters the summer season with home buyer activity on the rise. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,406 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2014. This represents a 28.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,642 sales recorded in June 2013, and a 3.7 per cent increase compared to the 3,286 sales in May 2014. Last ...
posted in News at Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:47:36 -0700

Friday, May 2, 2014 - April Statistics from the REBGV

Spring buyers and sellers emerge in the Greater Vancouver housing market Home buyers and sellers became more active in the Greater Vancouver housing market in April. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,050 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2014. This represents a 16.1 per cent increase compared to the 2,627 sales recorded in April 2013, and a 15.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,641 sales in ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 02 May 2014 13:13:26 -0700

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - March Statistics from the REBGV

Home sale and listing activity continue to chart a steady path for the region?s housing market March home sales in Greater Vancouver outpaced last year?s total yet lagged the region?s historical average for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,641 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2014. This represents a 12.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,347 sales recorded in March 2013, and a ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:01:21 -0700

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - March Statistics from the REBGV

Home sale and listing activity continue to chart a steady path for the region?s housing market March home sales in Greater Vancouver outpaced last year?s total yet lagged the region?s historical average for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,641 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2014. This represents a 12.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,347 sales recorded in March 2013, and a ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:01:12 -0700

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - January 2014 Stats from the REBGV

Steady trends continue in the Greater Vancouver housing market The first month of 2014 saw home sale and listing totals outpace historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,760 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2014. This represents a 30.3 per cent increase compared to the 1,351 sales recorded in January 2013, and a 9.9 per cent decline ...
posted in News at Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:13:22 -0800

Friday, January 3, 2014 - December Stats from the REBGV

Metro Vancouver housing market characterized by modest home sale and price increases in 2013 The Greater Vancouver housing market maintained a consistent balance between demand and supply throughout 2013. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2013 reached 28,524, a 14 per cent increase from the 25,032 sales recorded in 2012, and an 11.9 per cent decrease from the 32,390 residential sales in 2011. ?Home sales ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:21:38 -0800

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - November Stats from the REBGV

Steady trends continue in the Greater Vancouver housing market Consistent home sale and listing activity has allowed balanced market conditions to prevail in the Greater Vancouver housing market for most of 2013. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,321 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2013. This represents a 37.7 per cent increase compared to the 1,686 sales recorded in November 2012, and a ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:14:36 -0800

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - September Statistics from the REBGV

Sale and listing activity continues to follow historical averages Home buyer and seller activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continues to far outpace 2012, yet is in line with the region?s 10-year averages. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,483 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2013. This represents a 63.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,516 sales recorded in September ...
posted in News at Wed, 02 Oct 2013 09:34:14 -0700

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - August Statistics from the REBGV

The summer housing market remains active in Greater Vancouver August activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market finished well above last year?s pace and slightly below the 10-year average for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,514 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August 2013. This represents a 52.5 per cent increase compared to the 1,649 sales recorded in August 2012, and a 14.7 per ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 04 Sep 2013 09:37:17 -0700

Friday, August 2, 2013 - July Statistics from the REBGV

July home sale activity increases in Greater Vancouver Sunny weather did not slow the pace of home sale activity in July. Last month was the highest selling month of the year in Greater Vancouver and the highest selling July since 2009. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,946 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2013. This represents a 40.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,098 sales recorded in ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:44:41 -0700

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - June 2013 Statistics from the REBGV

Balanced conditions provide a stable backdrop for today?s home buyers and sellers The Greater Vancouver housing market continues to maintain a relative balance between the number of homes for sale and the number of people looking to purchase a home in the region today. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,642 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2013. This represents an 11.9 per cent increase ...
posted in News at Wed, 03 Jul 2013 15:34:00 -0700

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - May Statistics from the REBGV

Spring months bring balance to Greater Vancouver housing market While the number of home sales in Greater Vancouver continued to trend below the 10-year average in May, the balance of sales and listings meant continued market stability this spring. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,882 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2013. This represents a one per cent increase compared to the 2,853 sales ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:13:13 -0700

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - April 2013 Statistics from the REBGV

Spring delivers greater balance to Greater Vancouver housing market   A closer relationship between home buyer demand and the supply of homes for sale has been having a stabilizing impact on home prices in the Greater Vancouver housing market over the last three months. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,627 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2013. This represents a 6.1 per cent decrease ...
posted in News at Thu, 02 May 2013 10:35:38 -0700

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - March 2013 Statistics from the REBGV

Home sale activity improves but remains below historical averages   Lower levels of both supply and demand in recent months are holding home prices in check in the Greater Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,347 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2013. This represents an 18.3 per cent decrease compared to the 2,874 sales recorded in March 2012, and a 30.6 per cent ...
posted in News at Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:52:23 -0700

Monday, March 4, 2013 - February Stats from the REBGV

Home sales continue at below average pace   Home sale activity has trended below historical averages for a full year in the Greater Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,797 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February 2013. This represents a 29.4 per cent decrease compared to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, and a 33 per cent increase compared to the 1,351 sales in ... Full Article...
posted in News at Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:22:32 -0800

Monday, February 4, 2013 - January Statistics from the REBGV

January home sales remain quiet   Home buyer demand remains below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. This has led some home sellers to remove their homes from the market in recent months. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,351 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2013. This represents a 14.3 per cent decrease compared to the 1,577 sales recorded in January 2012, and an ... Full Article...
posted in News at Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:28:37 -0800

Thursday, January 3, 2013 - December 2012 Stats from the REBGV

Prices hold firm as home buyers and sellers conclude 2012 from the sidelines The Greater Vancouver housing market experienced below average home sale totals, typical home listing activity and modest declines in home prices in 2012. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2012 reached 25,032, a 22.7 per cent decline from the 32,387 sales recorded in 2011, and an 18.2 per cent decrease from the 30,595 ...
posted in News at Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:05:39 -0800

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - November Stats from the REBGV

Greater Vancouver residential property sale and listing activity below 10-year averages in November   Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home prices and a decrease in property sales compared to historical averages. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,686 on the region?s ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:17:36 -0800

Friday, November 2, 2012 - October Stats from the REBGV

Housing market sees slight changes in October   The Greater Vancouver housing market saw a slight increase in the number of home sales, a slight reduction in the number of listings, and a slight decrease in home prices in October compared to the summer months. With those changes, the sales-to-active-listings ratio increased to 11 per cent in October from 8 per cent in September. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reported 1,931 residential property sales of detached, attached ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:05:20 -0700

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - September Stats from the REBGV

Conditions continue to favour buyers in the Greater Vancouver housing market   The summer of 2012 drew to a close in September with home sale activity well below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,516 in September, a 32.5 per cent decline compared to the 2,246 sales in September 2011 and an 8.1 per cent decline compared to ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:18:48 -0700

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - August Statistics from the REBGV

Home sellers continue to outnumber buyers in Greater Vancouver?s summer housing market Home sale activity remained below long-term averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market in August. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,649 in August, a 30.7 per cent decline compared to the 2,378 sales in August 2011 and a 21.4 per cent decline compared to the 2,098 sales in July 2012. August ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:05:48 -0700

Friday, August 3, 2012 - July Stats from the REBGV

Greater Vancouver housing market hits summer lull Residential property sales in Greater Vancouver remained at a 10-year low in July, while the number of properties being listed for sale continued to edge down and prices remained relatively stable. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that there were 2,098 residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in July. That?s an 18.4 per cent decline compared to the 2,571 sales in July 2011 and an 11.2 ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:58:00 -0700

Monday, June 4, 2012 - REBGV Stats for May 2012

Spring activity remains balanced in the Greater Vancouver housing market The number of properties listed for sale continued to increase in the Greater Vancouver housing market in May. The number of sales decreased year over year, but remained relatively constant compared to recent months. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,853 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2012. This represents a 15.5 per ... Full Article...
posted in News at Mon, 04 Jun 2012 16:37:38 -0700

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - April 2012 Stats from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

Greater Vancouver housing market maintains a steady spring pace Home sale and listing activity has maintained a consistent pace on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Greater Vancouver in recent months, which has helped create balanced conditions for the region?s housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,799 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2012. This represents a 13.2 per cent ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 02 May 2012 15:45:05 -0700

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - March 2012 Stats from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

Increased selection helps maintain balance in Greater Vancouver housing market Home sales in March trended below the 10-year average in Greater Vancouver while home listing activity outpaced what?s typical for the month. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,874 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2012. This represents a 12.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, a ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 03 Apr 2012 13:12:42 -0700

Friday, March 2, 2012 - Greater Vancouver housing market trends near long-term averages as spring market approaches

Closer alignment between home buyer and seller activity helped bring greater balance to the Greater Vancouver housing market in February. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,545 on the MLS® system in February 2012. This represents a 61.4 per cent increase compared to the 1,577 sales recorded in January 2012, a decline of 17.8 per cent compared to the 3,097 sales in February 2011 and a 2.9 per cent increase ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 02 Mar 2012 15:24:35 -0800

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - December 2011 Stats from the REBGV

Balanced real estate market prevailed through much of 2011 The 2011 Greater Vancouver housing market began with heightened demand in regional hot spots and concluded with greater balance between seller supply and buyer demand. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2011 reached 32,390, a 5.9 per cent increase from the 30,595 sales recorded in 2010, and a 9.2 per cent decrease from the 35,669 residential sales ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 04 Jan 2012 11:32:59 -0800

Friday, December 2, 2011 - November Statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

Historically normal activity keeps the Greater Vancouver housing market in a balanced state The Greater Vancouver housing market saw relatively typical home sale and listing activity in November. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region?s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reached 2,360 in November. This represents a 5.9 per cent decline compared to the 2,509 sales in November 2010 and a ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 02 Dec 2011 10:34:17 -0800

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - September Statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

Home listings continue to rise in the Greater Vancouver housing marketConsistent increases in property listings and fewer home sales over the summer months has helped move the Greater Vancouver housing market into the upper end of a buyers? market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region?s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reached 2,246 in September, a 1.2 per cent increase compared to ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 04 Oct 2011 10:59:56 -0700

Friday, September 2, 2011 - August Stats from the REBGV

Greater Vancouver home sales trend toward buyers? market over summerAugust marked the third consecutive month that home sale activity in Greater Vancouver was below the 10-year average for the month. In contrast, home listing activity in the region has exceeded the 10-year norm every month since the beginning of the year.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region?s Multiple Listing ...
posted in News at Fri, 02 Sep 2011 10:53:16 -0700

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - July Stats from the REBGV

Active home sellers bring greater selection to the Greater Vancouver housing marketWhile the balance between home buyer and seller activity remains in an equilibrium range in the Greater Vancouver housing market, last month?s home sale total was below the 10-year average for July.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region?s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reached 2,571 in July, a 14 per ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 03 Aug 2011 10:45:31 -0700

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - Real Estate Statistics from REBGV

Summer housing market trends toward balance after an active spring season Home sellers outpaced buyers on Greater Vancouver?s Multiple Listings Service® (MLS®) in June, drawing the market back toward balance this summer.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 3,262 in June, a 9.8 per cent increase compared to the 2,972 sales in June 2010 and a 3.4 per cent decline compared to the 3,377 ...
posted in News at Wed, 06 Jul 2011 11:58:41 -0700

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - May statistics from the GVREB

  May 2011 Stats Greater Vancouver housing market holds steady and favours sellers in May Home sales remained at typical springtime levels on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Greater Vancouver in May. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver reached 3,377 in May 2011, a 7 per cent increase compared to the 3,156 sales in May 2010 and a 4.7 per cent increase compared to the ... Full Article...
posted in News at Thu, 02 Jun 2011 11:28:16 -0700

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - Greater Vancouver housing market sees typical spring activity in April

Greater Vancouver saw a typical, solid month of residential home sales on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April, in contrast to the near record pace witnessed in the two preceding months.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver reached 3,225 in April 2011, an 8.2 per cent decrease compared to the 3,512 sales in April 2010 and a 21 per cent decline compared to the 4,080 ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 03 May 2011 12:59:01 -0700

Monday, April 4, 2011 - March Statistics from the REBGV

Home buyers and sellers enter the housing market at near record pace in MarchActivity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continued to strengthen in March with both the number of homes sold and added to the region?s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reaching near record levels.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver reached 4,080 in March 2011. This represents a 31.7 per ... Full Article...
posted in News at Mon, 04 Apr 2011 12:15:34 -0700

Thursday, December 2, 2010 - November 2010 Statistics

MLS® stats show more sales, fewer property listings in NovemberGreater Vancouver residential home sales improved in November compared to the previous four months, with the number of sales posted on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) coming in slightly higher than the 10-year average for that month.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,509 in November 2010. This represents a 7.4 per cent increase ... Full Article...
posted in News at Thu, 02 Dec 2010 14:05:58 -0800

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - REBGV July Statistics

REBGV StatsHomebuyers and sellers less active in JulyHome sales activity in Greater Vancouver was quieter last month than most Julys over the past decade, with residential sales, prices, and the number of homes listed for sale trending downward in recent months.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,255 in July 2010. This represents a 45.2 per cent decline from the 4,114 sales in July 2009, the ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 04 Aug 2010 14:23:14 -0700

Thursday, July 8, 2010 - REBGV Stats June 2010

REBGV Stats June 2010Activity steady to start the summer seasonThe Greater Vancouver housing market experienced steady activity to begin the summer season.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,972 in June 2010, a decline of 30.2 per cent compared to the 4,259 sales in June 2009, which was the second highest selling June on record.?Activity in June marked a healthy balance between the near record setting pace of ... Full Article...
posted in News at Thu, 08 Jul 2010 18:18:54 -0700

Friday, June 4, 2010 - May 2010 Statistics from the Real Estate Board

REBGV StatsMay market offers buyers greater selection The number of properties listed for sale in Greater Vancouver continued to rise in May, while the number of sales showed a year-over-year decrease.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 3,156 in May 2010, a decline of 10.4 per cent compared to the 3,524 sales in May 2009; 5.1 per cent more than the 3,002 sales in May 2008; and 27.1 per cent less than the 4,331 ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 04 Jun 2010 11:11:29 -0700

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - Real Estate Board Statistics for April

Home buyer and seller activity increases in busy spring market The Greater Vancouver housing market experienced increased activity in April thanks to a steady balance of home buyers and sellers entering the marketplace.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 3,512 in April 2010, the fifth highest-selling April on record. The figure represents an increase of 18.5 per cent compared to the 2,963 sales in April 2009; ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 04 May 2010 11:57:10 -0700

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - Real Estate Board March 2010 Stats

Home listings rise to start the spring seasonA steady influx of new listings has helped create a balanced ?typical spring? housing market in the Greater Vancouver region.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that new listings for detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver totalled 7,004 in March 2010. This represents a 60 per cent increase compared to March 2009 when 4,385 new units were listed, and a 52.1 per cent increase compared to February 2010 ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 06 Apr 2010 14:44:39 -0700

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - Real Estate Board February 2010 Stats

Home sales activity strong through Olympic periodThe Greater Vancouver housing market continued to experience strong demand from homebuyers and an increase in total property listings in a month where the eyes of the world were focused on the region.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,473 in February 2010, an increase of 67.1 per cent compared to February 2009 when 1,480 sales were recorded and a 28.6 per cent ... Full Article...
posted in News at Tue, 02 Mar 2010 13:25:46 -0800

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - Bank of Canada calls talks of housing bubble premature

A Bank of Canada official called talks of a Canadian housing bubblepremature in a speech in Edmonton Monday, adding higher interest ratesare not the solution to cooling the current surge in housing demand andprices."If the bank were to raise interest rates to cool the housing market now- when inflation is expected to remain below target for the next yearand a half - we would, in essence, be dousing the entire Canadianeconomy with cold water, just as it emerges from recession," said DavidWolf, ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:35:18 -0800

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 - Vancouver 2009 stats as per the Real Estate Board

REBGV StatsSlow start, strong finish for housing market in 2009After beginning the year at near record low sales levels, buyers? confidence in the Greater Vancouver housing market quickly returned, allowing for significant and sustained increases in the number of residential property sales for much of 2009.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total unit sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2009 reached 35,669, a 44.8 per cent increase from the ...
posted in News at Tue, 05 Jan 2010 19:04:02 -0800

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - August Stats from the Real Estate Board

Market momentum carries into AugustThe number of home sales in Greater Vancouver increased significantly last month compared to August 2008 and moved closer in line with the active summer months experienced between 2003 and 2007.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver increased 119.5 per cent in August 2009 to 3,441 from the 1,568 sales recorded in August 2008 and increased 1.7 per cent compared to August 2007.New listings ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 02 Sep 2009 15:19:16 -0700

Thursday, August 6, 2009 - July Stats from the Real Estate Board

August 5, 2009July stats:Strong spring market carries into summer monthsVANCOUVER, B.C. ? August 5, 2009 ? The Greater Vancouver housing market gained further momentum in July with record sales levels and a continued strengthening of home prices.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 4,114 in July 2009, becoming the highest volume of sales ever recorded within the REBGV for that month, outpacing the ... Full Article...
posted in News at Thu, 06 Aug 2009 13:08:47 -0700

Friday, July 3, 2009 - Market conditions drive strong June housing sales

VANCOUVER, B.C. ? July 3, 2009 ? The combination of low interest rates and more affordable pricing helped propel Greater Vancouver home sale numbers to the second all-time highest total for the month of June.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties increased 75.6 per cent in June 2009 to 4,259, from the 2,425 sales recorded in June 2008. The figure is just short of the record-breaking 4,333 sales which occurred in June ... Full Article...
posted in News at Fri, 03 Jul 2009 11:25:50 -0700

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - REBGV May Statistics

June 2, 2009REBGV May StatisticsIncreased demand steadies housing market in Greater VancouverA continued increase in buyer activity over the last four months has resulted in increased home sales and lessened the downward pressure on housing prices in Greater Vancouver.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 3,524 in May 2009, an increase of 17.4 per cent from the 3,002 sales recorded in May 2008, and ... Full Article...
posted in News at Wed, 03 Jun 2009 11:08:53 -0700

Monday, May 4, 2009 - Buyer activity brings greater stability to the housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. ? May 4, 2009 ? With more buyers and fewer homes for sale in recent months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has entered a more moderate and balanced state.For the sixth consecutive month, new listings for detached, attached and apartment properties declined in Greater Vancouver, down 33.7 per cent to 4,649 in April 2009 compared to April 2008, when 7,010 new units were listed. The total number of property listings on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), while slightly down ... Full Article...
posted in News at Mon, 04 May 2009 15:34:43 -0700

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 - Building Permits surge in BC

I just came across this article in today's Vancouver Sun.  Perhaps the sky is not falling, or at least there is some positive news in the local real estate market.www.vancouversun.com/business/Building permits surge/1472239/story.html
posted in News at Tue, 07 Apr 2009 11:40:41 -0700

Friday, April 3, 2009 - Rental Permit Required for 2010

The City of Vancouver may be cracking down on short term rentals in the future.  The following link is an article pubished by the CBC today, and should serve as a good reminder that rentals for the 2010 games are not as straight forward as placing a ?for rent? ad on the web.www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/04/03/bc-vancouver-olympic-rentals-permit.html
posted in News at Fri, 03 Apr 2009 15:24:28 -0700

Thursday, April 2, 2009 -

News Release from the Real Estate BoardProperty sales strengthen in current market cycleVANCOUVER, B.C. ? April 2, 2009 ? The Metro Vancouver housing market experienced a movement away from volatility and toward stability to start the spring season.Home sales in March 2009 returned to levels witnessed at the beginning of the decade, with 2,265 sales recorded across Metro Vancouver for the month, a 53 per cent increase over February but a 24.4 per cent decrease over March 2008, when 2,997 sales ... Full Article...
posted in News at Thu, 02 Apr 2009 12:11:26 -0700

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