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BC Home Sales Forecast to Grow in 2013

(October 26, 2012, posted in BCREA Monthly Update)

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2012 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today.

BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to decline 9.8 per cent to 69,200 units this year, before increasing 8.3 per cent to 74,920 units in 2013. The fifteen-year average is 79,000 unit sales, while a record 106,300 MLS® residential sales were recorded in 2005.

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Is your neighbourhood in a "Buyers Market", "Balanced Market" or "Sellers Market"?

(October 17, 2012, posted in Local Information)

SnapStats™ is a unique, simple, single-page summary of the preceding months sales activities by price band, style of home and individual neighbourhoods. The Report also includes a 12 month trend tracker for sales activity and active listings complemented with valuable monthly Sales Ratio % calculations (sales to active listings ratio) for all of the above.

SnapStats™ infornation help my buyers and... read more.

Tighter Regulation Trims Home Sales

(October 15, 2012, posted in BCREA Monthly Update)

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that the dollar volume of homes sold through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC declined 28.5 per cent to $2.2 billion in September compared to the same month last year. A total of 4,539 MLS® residential unit sales were recorded over the same period, down 24.3 per cent from September 2011. The average MLS® residential price was... read more.

Do you live near 1396 Richards Street (at Pacific Blvd)? Rezoning Application Open House!

(October 15, 2012, posted in Local Information)

Local Downtown Vancouver and Yaletown residents may be interested to know that Onni Group have applied to the City of Vancouver to rezone 1396 Richards St (currently the site of a storage business) to allow for a proposed 42-story mixed-use building.

The new development will have a significant impact upon the neighbourhood particularly as this corner location is one of the last remaining areas for... read more.

Housing Market Update for September 2012 (Video)

(October 10, 2012, posted in REBGV Market Update Videos)

How does this latest information effect your plans to buy or sell your property? The key to a successful real estate experience is knowing and understanding the detail behind the headlines for your city, neighbourhood, street and property type.

Please call or email me with any questions that you may have after watching this video. I'd be happy to help you plan your next steps.

As a Vancouver real es... read more.

Conditions continue to favour buyers in the Greater Vancouver housing market

(October 02, 2012, posted in REBGV Market Update)

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 d... read more.



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