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How Long Does it Take to Find a New Home?

(October 24, 2013, posted in Buying Your Home)

If you're planning to look for a new home sometime in the future, you may be wondering how long the process will take. How much time should you set aside for viewings? How many of the listed homes should you see?

Of course, the process varies from person to person. According to the Department of Housing & Urban Development, home buyers view an average of 15 properties before finally choosing to ma... read more.

BCREA 2013 Q4 Housing Forecast

(October 22, 2013, posted in BCREA Monthly Update)

Housing Market Forecast British Columbia

Housing Market Rebound to Extend Into 2014

Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in British Columbia are forecast to increase 6 per cent to 71,700 units this year. While home sales declined through most of 2012, consumer demand has picked up steam this year, culminating in a year-over-year increase of 43 per cent in September. However, rather than signalling a return of accelerated mar... read more.

BC Home Sales on Upward Trajectory

(October 15, 2013, posted in BCREA Monthly Update)

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,498 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC during September, up 43.2 per cent from September 2012. Total sales dollar volume was 55.7 per cent higher than a year ago at $3.49 billion. The average MLS® residential price in the province was $537,458, up 8.8 per cent from September 20... read more.

Housing Market Update for September 2013 (Video)

(October 09, 2013, 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.

My business grows by b... read more.

Sale and listing activity continues to follow historical averages

(October 02, 2013, posted in REBGV Market Update)

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... read more.



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