October 2012

BC Home Sales Forecast to Grow in 2013

Posted on Oct 26, 2012

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 106,3...

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

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 in Buying Your Home

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 th...

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Tighter Regulation Trims Home Sales

Posted on Oct 15, 2012

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 Septem...

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Housing Market Update for September 2012 (Video)

Posted on Oct 10, 2012 in Market Insights 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 he...

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Conditions continue to favour buyers in the Greater Vancouver housing market

Posted on Oct 02, 2012 in Vancouver 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...

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